Niagara County

1897 Biography - S. S. Wilson

Wilson, S. S., was born in the town of Wilson, Niagara county, N. Y., April 17, 1840, a son of Stephen and Eleanor Wilson. Stephen Wilson was born in Saratoga county, September 23, 1800, and removed to Niagara county, settling in Somerset, where he remained twelve years and then moved to Wilson, where he remained sixteen years and then moved to Newfane, where he died in 1881, and his widow in 1896. They had these children: Elizabeth, Matilda, John A., Charlotte, Eunice, lives in Pontiac, Mich.; Harvey, S. S., Hezekiah, lives in Binghamton, N. Y.; Mary, lives in Lockport; Martha (deceased), and William, who lives in Lockport. S. S. Wilson married Adelaide Dickinson of Newfane, December 24, 1873, and they have three children: Emma, born December 19, 1874, married George D. Linsey; Allen, born March 19, 1867, married and resides at home; and Burt, born July 17, 1871, lives at home. Mr. Wilson is engaged in fruit and grain growing and stock raising. He is an ardent silver man, is well read and keeps abreast of the times. He is meeting with the success of an untiring business man and is apparently in a prosperous condition.

Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897

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