Charles Wilson
Town of Hoosick

Information on this page is from History of Bennington County, Vt., with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers (Syracuse, N. Y.: D. Mason & Co., 1889, page 579). Debra Wilson submitted it to this website. Many thanks, Debra!

CHARLES WILSON of Bennington, Vermont was born in Hoosick, [Rensselaer County] NY 3/9/1828. He is engaged in farming and now has a farm of 165 acres.

His parents were Solomon WILSON and Wessie PRESTLER.

Mr. Wilson served during the War of 1812. Charles was the seventh son of a family of 11 children. The youngest is now aged 67 years, and the oldest is 81 years.

He was married 8/15/1845 to Mary WILCOX, a daughter of Steven and Pathayer WILCOX of Petersburg, [Rensselaer County] NY. They have seven children now living:

Pathayer WILSON, wife of Levi HATHAWAY, of South Adams, Mass.; Charles H. WILSON; Stephen A. WILSON; Newman WILSON of South Adams; Thomas WILSON; Burt H. WILSON; and Chester A. WILSON.

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