52 Ancestors – Week 381: #594 John Wilson (1673-after 1717) of Woburn and Billerica, Massachusetts

John Wilson (1673-after 1717)  is #594 on my Ahnentafel Checklist, my seventh great-grandfather, who married #595 Elizabeth Foster (1673-1742) in 1694 in Billerica, Middlesex County,  Massachusetts.

I’m descended via:

*  their daughter #297 Joanna Wilson (1702-1786) who married #296 Hezekiah Sawtell (1703-1779) in 1723.
*  their son #148 Ephraim Sawtell (1735-1800) who married #149 Abigail Stone (1737-1800).
*  their son #74 Josiah Sawtell (1768-1847) who married #75 Hannah Smith (1768-1827) in 1789.
*  their daughter  #37 Hannah Sawtell (1789-1857)  who married  #36 Zachariah Hildreth (1783-1857) in 1810.
*  their son #18 Edward Hildreth (1831-1899) who married #19 Sophia Newton (1834-1923) in 1852.
*  their daughter #9 Hattie Louisa Hildreth (1857-1920) who married  #8 Frank Walton Seaver (1852-1922) in 1874.
*  their son #4 Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942) who married #5 Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962) in 1900.
*  their son #2 Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983) who married #3 Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)  in 1942.
*  their son #1 Randall Jeffrey Seaver (1943-living)

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1)  PERSON (with supply citations as indicated in brackets):
 

    
*  Identify:                    John Wilson[1–3]    
*  Intercourse:                       Male    
*  Father:                  John Wilson (1652-1734)    
*  Mom:                Johanna Carter (1647-1698)  
2)  INDIVIDUAL EVENTS (with supply citations as indicated in brackets):
 
*  Delivery:                   3 January 1672/3, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States[1-2]    
*  Dying:                  after 1717 (after about age 44), Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States  

3)  SHARED EVENTS (with supply citations as indicated in brackets):

*  Partner 1:             Elizabeth Foster (1673-1742)    
*  Marriage 1:          27 November 1694 (age 21), Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States[1,3]    
*  Little one 1:                John Wilson (1695-1764)    
*  Little one 2:                Elizabeth Wilson (1697-1786)    
*  Little one 3:                Joseph Wilson (1699-    )    
*  Little one 4:                Joanna Wilson (1701-1786)    
*  Little one 5:                Allice Wilson (1703-1756)    
*  Little one 6:                Jacob Wilson (1704-1776)    
*  Little one 7:                Sarah Wilson (1706-1744)    
*  Little one 8:                Mary Wilson (1708-    )    
*  Little one 9:                Esther Wilson (1710-1729)    
*  Little one 10:              Dorcas Wilson (1711-    )    
*  Little one 11:              Seth Wilson (1713-1783)    
*  Little one 12:              Benjamin Wilson (1715-    )    
*  Little one 13:              Rebecca Wilson (1717-1729)  
 
4)  NOTES (with supply citations as indicated in brackets):  

The biography and descendants of John Wilson, who ultimately settled in Woburn, Massachusetts, is offered by the guide Wilsons From New England, Quantity “”J – Descendants of John Wilson of Woburn, Massachusetts, by Ken Stevens, printed in 1991[1].  
John Wilson was born 3 January 1673 in Woburn, Massachusetts, the son of John and Johanna (Carter) Wilson[1-2].  The Wilson household purchased land in Billerica in about 1682.
He married Elizabeth Foster on 27 October 1694 in Billerica, Massachusetts[1.3].  She was the daughter of Joseph and Alice (Gorton) Foster of Billerica, Massachusetts.  
That they had 13 kids, all born and recorded within the Billerica city very important document guide:
*  John Wilson (1695-1764), married 1722 Jemima Shed (1698-1740).
*  Elizabeth Wilson (1697-1786), married 1721 William Frost (1694-1738).
*  Joseph Wilson (1699-????), married 1732 Sarah Wilson (1694-1763).
*  Joanna Wilson (1702-1786), married 1723 Hezekiah Sawtell (1703-1779).
*  Alice Wilson (1703-1756), married 1724 Isaac Stearns (1700-1739).
*  Jacob Wilson (1705-1776), married 1737 Hannah –?– (1710-????).
*  Sarah Wilson (1706-1744), married 1730 John Dean (1705-????).
*  Mary Wilson (1708-????)
*  Esther Wilson (1710-1729)
*  Dorcas Wilson (1711-????), married 1745 Ebenezer Wyman (1706-1760).
*  Seth Wilson (1713-1783), married 1744 Mary Evans (1720-1793).
*  Benjamin Wilson (1715-????).
*  Rebecca Wilson (1717-1729).
There is no such thing as a obvious loss of life document for John Wilson.  He died after about 1717, when his final little one was conceived.  There is no such thing as a obvious probate document for John Wilson of Billerica.  
There’s a Discover A Grave memorial for John Wilson however it lists his loss of life as 1 June 1715, two years earlier than the beginning of his final recognized little one.
5)  SOURCES

1.  Ken Stevens, Wilsons From New England, Quantity “J” Descendants of John Wilson of Woburn, Massachusetts, typescript  (Walpole, N.H. :  the writer, 1991), web page 52, John Wilson 1673 household sketch.

2.  Edward F. Johnson,  Woburn Information of Births, Marriages and Deaths [5 Volumes], (Woburn, Mass.: The Information Print, 1893), Quantity 1, Births, pg. 276, John Wilson entry, 3 January 1673, “son of John”.

3.   “New England Marriages to 1700,” on-line database with digital photos, AmericanAncestors.org (New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008), Quantity 3, web page 1691, John Wilson and Elizabeth Foster marriage entry, 27 November 1694 in Billerica.
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NOTE: In 2014, Amy Johnson Crow advised a weekly weblog theme of “52 Ancestors” in her weblog put up 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks on the No Story Too Small weblog. I’ve prolonged this theme in 2021 for an eighth 12 months to 416 Ancestors in 416 Weeks. The checklist of 52 Ancestors biographies from my great-grandparents to the seventh great-grandparents (in work) is in https://www.geneamusings.com/p/ancestor-biographies.html.

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