Brief Family History
Spelling variations of this family name include: Wilson, Willson, Willison, Willston and others.
First found in Northern England, where the first on record appears to be Robert Willeson, listed in the Court Rolls of the manor of Wakefield, Yorkshire in 1324.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anne Wilson, a bonded passenger, who arrived in Maryland in 1724; Christopher Wilson, a Scotch prisoner sent to Boston in 1652; Daniell Wilson, a servant sent to Nevis in 1658.
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