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John W. Wilson
Peachara IXvth of John V. Wilson Spelling School at Mouth Petti-lutm and Other Bchool Events Coming. John W. Wilson was the son of Thomas and Resina Amidon Wilson and was born at Tingwlck, P. Q. in Dec. 1848. He was one of a family of eleven children three of whom are still living, Mrs. Perkins Cleveland, Lorne, P. Q., Mrs. Hannah Scarry, Montreal. P. Q., and Mrs. John Adams, Danville, P. Q. In 1873 he married Margaret Neill. Six children were born, one of whom died in Infancy. The youngest daughter. Ruble (Mrs. Carroll Crane) passed away in June, 1913. Three are liv ing, Albert J. of Mancle, ind.; Mabel of Massachusetts; Lillian. (Mrs. C W. Thresher of this town); Allen of trie. Pa. In 1835, Mr. Wilson moved his family from Tingwick to Vermont. The past seven years have been spent itt Peacham, where in April, 1309, Mrs. Wilson died very suddenly or neart failure. In Oct.. 1913, Mr. Wilson sold his stock and after an extended trip among relatives and friends in Canada, and with his youngest son, Allen in Erie, Pa. went to spend the winter with his son Albert J. Wilson in Muncie, Ind. On Jan. 5 In company with this bob he took a trip to Florida. He was in the best of health until the 9th, When he suffered a shock from which he never raffled and which resulted in his death Jan. 14. Mr. Wilson was very much respected and honored in town and during his stay made many friends. The remains was brought here from Florida by his son Albert J. and the funeral held at the church Monday, Jan. 19. The large number present at the funeral and the beautiful flowers all testified to the love and respect for one gone before. Rev. T. A. Carlson preached and the Peacham quartette sang. Th remains of James W. Somers few ur. in W. now Mr. R. R. ficer are, vv. A. fitni beth is. D. i hnai-o n