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WILSON, Benjamin Davis "Benito"

WILSON, Benjamin Davis "Benito"

Male 1811 - 1878  (66 years)

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  • Name WILSON, Benjamin Davis "Benito" 
    • NAME VARIATION:
      - Benito Wilson: Marriage record
    Nickname Benito 
    Gender Male 
    Born 1 Dec 1811  Nashville, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • BIRTH PLACE: Per Marriage record
    Biography 1850  Los Angeles, Alta California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Benjamin Davis Wilson, California statesman and politician
    Benjamin Davis "Don Benito" Wilson;
    http://www.familyforest.com/captainslog/17.html 
    Census 18 Jan 1850  Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1850 CENSUS - Los Angeles County, California; 18 Jan 1850
    1850 CENSUS: LN #3 - FAM 70; Benjamin D. Wilson - Age 39
    widowed w/children and employees
    Census 7 Jul 1860  San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1860 CENSUS - San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California; 7 Jul 1860
    1860 CENSUS: LN #18 - FAM 1129; Benjamin D. Wilson - Age 48
    w/2nd wife, children, m-i-l, s-i-l and employees
    Census 29 Jul 1870  San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1870 CENSUS - San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California: 29 July 1870
    1870 CENSUS: LN #34 - FAM 72; Benjamin D. Wilson - Age 58
    w/2nd wife, daughters and employees
    Died 11 Mar 1878  San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Abt. 13 Mar 1878  San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21266  1. Schwald - WA-NY-OR-TX
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2015 

    Family 1 YORBA, Maria Ramona Anselma,   b. Apr 1828, Alta California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt. 21 Mar 1849, Alta California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 20 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1844  Plaza Church, Los Angeles, Alta California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Children 
    +1. WILSON, Maria de Jesus "Sue",   b. 30 Dec 1844, Santa Ana, Alta California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1917, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. WILSON, Juan "John" Bautista,   b. 8 Jan 1847, Alta California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1870, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F6955  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 HEREFORD, Margaret Sale,   b. 16 Jun 1823, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1896, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1853  Santa Clara County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9, 10
    • MARRIAGE DATE DISCREPANCY:
      - Many books list the marriage date as 1 Feb 1853
    Children 
     1. WILSON, Margaret "Maggie",   b. 1854, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1857, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     2. WILSON, Anne "Annie",   b. Abt. 1858, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1931, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
    +3. WILSON, Ruth,   b. 28 Apr 1861, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1928, San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F6956  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Dec 1811 - Nashville, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Feb 1844 - Plaza Church, Los Angeles, Alta California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBiography - Benjamin Davis Wilson, California statesman and politician Benjamin Davis "Don Benito" Wilson; http://www.familyforest.com/captainslog/17.html - 1850 - Los Angeles, Alta California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 18 Jan 1850 - Los Angeles County, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jan 1853 - Santa Clara County, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 7 Jul 1860 - San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 29 Jul 1870 - San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Mar 1878 - San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt. 13 Mar 1878 - San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S254] Archives - www Wikipedia, (http://en.wikipedia.org), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Davis_Wilson#Life_in_California.
      BIOGRAPHY
      Benjamin Davis Wilson

    2. [S295] Archives - www California Digital Newspaper Collection (CDNC), (http://cdnc.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/cdnc), http://cdnc.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/cdnc?a=d&d=LAH18780313.2.18&srpos=1&e=-------en--20--1--txt-txIN-Benjamin+Davis+Wilson------#.
      DEATH, FUNERAL ANNOUNCEMENT
      Los Angeles Herald, Volume 9, Number 90, 13 March 1878
      WILSON - At Lake Vineyard, San Gabriel, on Monday, March 11th, at 7 A.M., Benjamin Davis Wilson, born at Nashville, Tenn., December 1st, 1811.
      The Funeral will take place from his residence, Lake Vineyard, at 12 o'clock M. today (Wednesday), 13th instant. Internment at the cemetery of the San Gabriel Association.

    3. [S201] AVS-Death-Burial - findagrave.com, (findagrave.com), http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?GRid=4620&page=gr.
      DEATH & BURIAL
      Benjamin Davis Wilson
      Birth: Dec. 1, 1811,, Wilson Co., Tennessee
      Death: Mar. 11, 1878, San Gabriel, Los Angeles, CA

      Founder of Mt. Wilson in Los Angeles, Big Bear, and prominent land owner. He was also the first elected mayor of Los Angeles.
      Maternal Grandfather of World War II General George S. Patton, Jr.

      Spouses:
      Margaret S. Hereford Wilson (1823 - 1896)*
      Maria Ramona Anselma Yorba Wilson (1828 - 1849)*
      ...
      Burial:
      San Gabriel Cemetery
      San Gabriel, Los Angeles, CA

    4. [S012] Alta Cal Msn Bk #00_1772-1855 _Marr, Early California Population Project, (huntington.org), http://missions.huntington.org/MarriageData.aspx?ID=3600.
      MARRIAGE
      Performed at L.A. Plaza Church, recorded in Msn. San Gabriel Book of Marriages
      #1966) 19 Feb 1844- BENITO WILSON, Origin: extrangero,
      con MARIA RAMONA YORBA, Msn. S.G. Bap. #7512.
      *More info on web site

    5. [S069] Alta Cal Msn Bk #36_1840-1850_Sn Gab-LA_Marr , Nuestra Senora Reina de Los Angeles Churchmarriages, recorded in Msn. San Gabriel Book, (Thomas Workman Temple III).
      MARRIAGE - Performed at L.A. Plaza Church, recorded in Msn. San Gabriel Book of Marriages
      #65) February 19, 1844 - BENITO WILSON, natural de (Nashville) Tennessee;
      con MARIA RAMONA MARCELINA YORBA, de Bernando y Maria de Jesus Alvarado.
      Juan Roland y Tomas Yorba, wits. Estenaga.

    6. [S167] CENSUS 1850 - U.S. Federal, (ancestry.com), page 6; [11/39], 18 Jan 1850.

    7. [S216] AVS-Marriages - 1850-1952 - California Co., Familysearch.org, California County Marriages 1850-1952, (familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZ31-4MY.
      MARRIAGE - 1 Jan 1853 - Santa Clara Co., CA
      Name: Wilson
      Spouse Name: Herrifered

    8. [S169] CENSUS 1860 - U.S. Federal, (ancestry.com), page 120 (412); [120/158], 7 Jul 1860.

    9. [S170] CENSUS 1870 - U.S. Federal, (ancestry.com), page 5 (595); [5/11], 29 Jul 1870.

    10. [S171] CENSUS 1880 - U.S. Federal, (ancestry.com), page 14 B (404) (595); [5/25], 10 Jun 1880.