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Families covered: Wilson of Coole Lane, Wilson of Croglin, Wilson of Dublin
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BLGI1912 identifies the arms of the following family as "Arg. a chevron between three mullets gu.".
John Wilson of Croglin, Dumfriesshire ("of an old-established family in Dumfriesshire") "said to be" father of ...
1. Thomas Wilson of Croglin (d 1571)
  m. Agnes Grierson
  A. Matthew Wilson of Croglin (d c1612)
  i. John Wilson of Croglin (d before 1641)
  m1. (1610) Margaret Dalzell (dau of Robert, Lord Dalzell (1st Earl of Carnwath))
  a. John Wilson of Croglin (a 1649)
  m1. _ Halliday
  m2. _ Gordon
  Not clear which wife was mother of ...
  (1) William Wilson of Croglin (dsp)
  m. (1643) Sarah Grierson (dau/coheir of Thomas Grierson, younger of Barjarg)
  b. Susanna Wilson
  m. (1626) John Sitlington of Stanehouse
  c. Anne Wilson (b 1619, d 1682)
  m. John Stewart of Drumbeg
  m2. Helean Maxwell
  d. James Wilson, later of Croglin (d c1683)
  m. Helen Creichton (dau of Robert Creichton)
  (1) William Wilson of Croglin
  (A) James Wilson of Croglin (d 1735)
  m. _ Gordon
  (i) Walter Wilson of Croglin (b 1705, d 1781)
  m. (1761) Isabel Gordon (d 1772, dau of George Gordon of Troquhain (cadet of Lochinvar))
  (a) Walter Wilson, later of Croglin (d 1807, youngest son)
  m. (1795) Jane Stewart, heiress of Maryville (d 1849, dau of Robert Stewart of Drumbeg)
  ((1)) Alexander George Wilson of Maryville, co. Antrim (b 1797, d 1856) had issue
  m. (1837) Emily Lawrence Boyd (d 1899, dau of Rev. Charles Boyd of Magheradroll by Emilia Juliana Theresa Lawrence, dau of Col. Thomas Dawson Lawrence of Lawrencetown)
  ((2))+ other issue - Robert Gordon (b 1796, d young), Walter (d young), Mary Isabella (b 1798, d unm 1900)
  (b) Ann Wilson (b 1765, d 1824)
  m. (1790) John Thompson of Jennymount
  (c)+ other issue - James (b 1767, d infant), Walter (b 1771, d infant), Margaret (b 1762, d unm 1822), Elizabeth (b 1764, d young), Isabel (b 1769, d unm 1805)
  e. Jean Wilson
  m. George Clelland (minister of Morton)
  f.+ other issue - George, Robert
  ii. Thomas Wilson in Edinburgh
  B.+ other issue - Michael, Janet, Katherine, Malic, Christian
2. Christian Wilson
  m. Gilbert Brierson



Hugh Wilson (b 1662-3, d 1735, vicar of Tallaght & Clondalkin and Whitechurch & Cruagh, co. Dublin)
1. Thomas Wilson of Dublin (b c1698, d 09.07.1754)
  m. Mary Mitchell
  A. Hugh Wilson of Collinstown, Clondalkin & Dublin (bur 22.09.1805, KC)
  m1. (1769) Elinor Rose
  i.+ issue (d young) - Hugh (bpt 04.07.1779), Benjamin Brown (bpt 21.09.1789)
  m2. (1790) Mary (Trench) (dau of Frederick Trench (not French) of Woodlawn & Moate, sister of Frederick, 1st Lord Ashtown)
  B. Frances Wilson
  m. (03.1766) Richard Mills (rector of Annaclone)



Robert Wilson of Coole Lane, Cheshire
m. Hannah Baker (dau of Robert Baker of Althrey)
1. Robert Wilson of Coole Lane (dsp)
2. John Wilson of Sandbach, later of Coole Lane (b 13.03.1700, d 25.02.1764)
  m1. (30.10.1727) Margaret Lowndes (d 18.11.1728, dau of Richard Lowndes of Bostock House, Little Hassall)
  A. John Wilson (b 30.07.1728, bur 01.01.1729)
  m2. (c1733) Adrian(a) Forde (d 09.04.1753, dau of Rev. William Forde of Woolstaston)
  B. John Wilson of Sandbach had issue
  m. Rebecca Furnivall (b 01.09.1736, bur 10.02.1775, dau/coheir of Peter Furnivall)
  C. Robert Wilson (b 24.09.1737, bur 29.04.1738)
  D. William Wilson (b 20.03.1738, d 07.021818, Rector of Great Shefford)
  m. Mary Backhouse (b c1758, d 27.12.1822, dau of James Backhouse (son of James of Milnthorpe) by Rebecca Calkin)
  i.+ issue - William (b 1787-8, dsp 23.04.1803), John (dsp 08.07.1873, Rector of Garsington)
  E. Robert Wilson (b 20.12.1740, dsp 09.06.1813)
  m3. (07.11.1755, sp) Jane Hurst (bur 15.10.1783)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 27.07.20) : BLGI912 ('Wilson of Maryville')
(2) For middle section (uploaded 27.07.20) : 'The Pedigree Register' (edited by George Sherwood, vol 1, No. 11 (December 1909), 'Wilson', p328)
(3) For lower section (uploaded 18.06.21) : MGH (NS3 vol 3 (1900), Pedigree of Forde of Forde Green, co. Stafford', p45)
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