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Charles Wilson (b1836,New York)

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WDYTYA

WDYTYA Advisor Report 24 Feb 2013 15:08

Charles Wilson (born in 1836, New York) settled in Liverpool around 1850.

He was a merchant seaman.

Are there any of his relatives in the UK or does anyone know anything about his family in the USA?

Gins

Gins Report 24 Feb 2013 15:16

Hi

Not sure what you have already?


1871 England Census

Name: Charles Wilson
Age: 35
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Jane Wilson
Gender: Male
Where born: New York, United States
Civil parish: Liverpool
Ecclesiastical parish: St Titus
Town: Liverpool
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England
Registration district: Liverpool
Sub-registration district: St Martin
ED, institution, or vessel: 27
Household schedule number: 67
Piece: 3759
Folio: 40
Page Number: 11
Household Members: Name Age
Charles Wilson 35
Jane Wilson 24
Mary I Wilson 5
Hariet E Wilson 2
Sarah A Wilson 1 Month


1881 England Census
Name: Chas. Wilson
Age: 45
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Jane Wilson
Gender: Male
Where born: (British Subject), United States

Civil parish: Liverpool
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Street Address: 2 Aintree St
Condition as to marriage: Married
Occupation: Labourer Dock

Registration district: Liverpool
Sub-registration district: St Martin
ED, institution, or vessel: 36
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 3600
Folio: 6
Page Number: 10
Household Members: Name Age
Chas. Wilson 45
Jane Wilson 35
Mary J. Wilson 15
Harriet E. Wilson 12
Sarah A. Wilson 10
Esther Wilson 7
Chas. Wilson 3
Cath.Frances Wilson

1891 England Census

Name: Catherine Wilson
Age: 11
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1880
Relation: Daughter
Parent's Name: Jane Wilson
Gender: Female
Where born: Liverpool, Lancashire, England

Civil parish: Liverpool
Ecclesiastical parish: St Matthew
Town: Liverpool
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Registration district: Liverpool
Sub-registration district: St Martin
ED, institution, or vessel: 6
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 2899
Folio: 25
Page Number: 11
Household Members: Name Age
Jane Wilson 43
Mary Jane Wilson 25
Eather Wilson 17
Charles Wilson 13
Catherine Wilson 11
John Wilson 4



Gins

Gins Report 24 Feb 2013 15:21

Would this be his marriage


Liverpool, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921
Name: Charles Wilson <<<Mariner
Age: Full Age
Marriage Date: 9 Mar 1864
Parish: Liverpool St Silas, Pembroke Place
Spouse's Name: Jane Baynall
Father's Name: James Wilson <<<<Farmer
Spouse Father's Name: Samuel Baynall <<Shoe maker

The name for Jane looks to be Bagnall

WDYTYA

WDYTYA Advisor Report 24 Feb 2013 15:41

I am trying to find out if Charles Wilson had any brothers and sisters in Liverpool or was his family in New York I did know his immediate family history in Liverpool. It is his background before he married Jane I need.

Gins

Gins Report 24 Feb 2013 15:49

According to a family tree this his father


1841 England Census

Name: James Wilson
Age: 35
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1806
Gender: Male
Where born: Lancashire, England

Civil parish: Walton On The Hill
Hundred: West Derby
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Registration district: Ormskirk
Sub-registration district: Bickerstaffe
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 519
Book: 13
Folio: 12
Page Number: 18
Household Members: Name Age
James Wilson 35 <<<Ag labourer
Peter Woods 11


Not sure how accurate that info on the tree is, it would need some research to check the details

Sophia

Sophia Report 27 Feb 2013 22:25

Thank you for the information I will try to do a bit of digging and see where it gets me, at least I have something to try. It has been a brick wall for so long.

James and his wife must have travelled to the states at some time in the eighteen twenties and thirty for charles to have been born there. I* will go back to Ellis Island records again.

I was at the who do you thing you are show in London the weekend and I had a free twenty minuete consultation with a geneoligist. After ten minuetes she said there is nothing I can help you with you have done everything I would do.Can do more in the comfort of my home.
Thank you


SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 28 Feb 2013 00:39

Ellis Island records do not start until 1892


I think you might need to look at Castle Garden records


www.castlegarden.org/


from the Home page:-

"CastleGarden.org is an educational project of The Battery Conservancy. This free site offers access to an extraordinary database of information on 11 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892, the year Ellis Island opened. More than 100 million Americans can trace their ancestors to this early immigration period."



It is a little difficult to work your way through, but you may find something.




sylvia

Sophia

Sophia Report 1 Mar 2013 16:56

Thanks Sylvia,

It is really interesting I found lots of James Wilson's but only knowing information regarding my immediate g.g.granfather limits what I can connect. I am sure the information is there if only I can just find something more regarding his immediate family. I have listed the site in my favourits.,


Sophia

Sophia Report 1 Mar 2013 16:59

Regarding the information from that family tree linking james wilson in Bickerstaffe, appears he works at some stately home and no family is mentioned. I think he is single otherwise his family and children surely would be listed.