Mary Baum

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Date Location Notes Sources
Birth 1806 [2]
Marriage possibly Berks Co. PA To James Wilson [4]
Death possibly Connoquenessing Twp. Butler Co. PA;
possibly Scioto Co., OH

Ancestry chart segment

 Generation 5     Generation 6       Generation 7
              +-- James Wilson
              |   (1805-????)    
 Lot Wilson --+                  +-- [unknown]
 (1831-1906)  |                  |   (????-????)
              +-- Mary Baum------+
                  (1806-????)    |
                                 +-- [unknown]

Sources: [4]


(all children with James Wilson)

Name Gender Date of Birth Birthplace Spouse Notes Sources
Jesse Wilson M 1826 [2]
Tamson Wilson F 1829 James Cratty, Jr. [3][4]
Lot Wilson M 10 Feb 1831 Westmoreland Co., PA Nancy Gallagher Direct line [2][4]
William Wilson M ~1833 [2][4]
Martha J. Wilson F ~1835-6 Hiram Milhuisen [2][4]
George A. Wilson M ~1843 [2]

Places of Residence

Location Dates Notes Sources
Westmoreland Co., PA [4]
Butler Co., PA 1844 [4]


Ref. Num. Description Image of original
1 1840 United States Federal Census, Muddy Creek Township, Butler County, PA, Page 7, lines 25-31 lists James Wilson household with 2 males under 5, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 30-40, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 30-40. This may correspond to James & Mary Wilson & children John, Lot, William, and Martha. Tamson, at age 11, may have been working as a servant in another household; George was not yet born.
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2 1850 United States Federal Census, West Connoquenessing, Butler County, PA, Page 101, lines 25-31 lists James Wilson, 45, married to Mary Wilson, 44. They are listed as living with five children: Jesse Wilson, 24; Lot Wilson, 19; William Wilson, 17; Martha J. Wilson, 15; and George A. Wilson, 7. All family members are listed as having been born in PA. Lot and William are listed a "laborers," John is listed as a "Tanner". James' occupation is illegible. Lot, William, Martha, and George are listed as having attended school within the yaer. The census is dated August 23, 1850.
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3 1850 U.S. Federal Census Franklin Twp., Butler Co. PA, pg. 12. Date of census 3 Apr. 1850.
Lines 10&11: James Cratty Jr., age 28, farmer; wife Tamzen, age 21. Both born in PA.
Next door is the famiy of James Cratty Sr. Nearby are the families of John Gallagher (age 67) & wife Frances; James Gallagher (age 70) & wife Mary (age 40) and 8 children; John Gallagher (age 38) & wife Sarah.
Note: Nancy Gallagher, the daughter of John & Mary Gallagher, married Lot Wilson, the brother of Tamson Wilson Cratty.
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4 1895 History of Butler Co. PA, Brown & Co., p. 1277: "Lott Wilson was born in Westmoreland county Pennsylvania, February 10, 1831, son of James andMary (Baum) Wilson, and came with his parents to Butler county in 1844. His father was a native of Berks county, whence he removed to Westmoreland county, and afterwards to Butler county. After a few years' residence in Connoquenessing township, he removed to Portsmouth, Ohio, where he died. By his marriage to Mary Baum he became the father of ...Martha J., who married Hiram Milhuisen; Tamson, who married James Cratty; William, of Lancaster township, and Lott..." (Complete text, Lott Wilson sketch, 1895 Hist. Butler Co. PA)
5 Personal correspondence from Elizabeth Wilson Williams.


The material in this section is for research leads only. We do not wish to imply any connection to our family at present, nor suggest its use without additional confirmation.

Without a name for her father, census records for Mary Baum can not be found prior to her marriage. As with her husband, James Wilson, no record is found after 1850.
Possible connections:

  • 1860 Census, German Township, Harrison County, OH, pg. 19-20 lists the Thomas and Jane Wilson family with children James B., Robert D., Martha A., and Thomas E. Also in the home are two older women, Ann and Mary Wilson. Mary has the right birth year and was born in PA. Harrison county is close to the border with western PA near Butler Co. Census images have been uploaded.
  • No Mary Wilson of the right age, born in PA, as a widow, is found in 1860 census in Scioto Co. OH or the other counties in OH bordering Scioto. No Mary Wilson born ~1806 is found in the 1860 census for KY.
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