Margaret Ann Cartwright Wilson Family

Margaret Ann Cartwright Wilson Family

Margaret Ann Cartwright Wilson Family taken in front of her home in Creston, IA

Back row:

Lethal Kiesling Sterniuk (Matha's daughter)
Will Wilson (Zenida's husband)
Kenneth Anderson (Sarah's son)
Francis Anderson Smith (Sarah's daughter)
Will Anderson (Sarah's husband)
Grover Wilson (Margaret's son)
Bert Crittenden (Laura's husband)
Wesley Kiesling (Marta's son)
Vernie Boyd (Mary & Leo Boyd's son)
Nellie Boyd (Vernie's wife)
Beatrice Wilson Vonasck (Zenida's daughter)
Bernice Wilson Crittenden (Zenida's daughter)
Don Boyd (Vernie & Nellie Boyd's son)
Leo Boyd (Mary's husband)
William Madison (Edith's husband)
Ed Clark (Alice's husband)
Ted Kiesling (Martha's husband)

Second row:

Ethel Kiesling Ganske (Martha's daughter)
Zenida Wilson (Margaret's daughter)
Sarah Wilson Anderson (Margaret's daughter)
Pauline Pruett Wilson (Grover's wife)
Laura Wilson Crittenden (Margaret's daughter)
Grandma Kiesling (Ted's mother)
Grandma Margaret Ann Cartwright Wilson
Mary Wilson Boyd (Margaret's daughter)
Edith Wilson Madison (Margaret's daughter)
Alice Wilson Clark (Margaret's daughter)
Martha Wilson Kiesling (Margaret's daughter)

Front row:

Natalie Wilson (Zenida's daughter)
Margaret Keisling (Martha's daughter)
Vivan Wilson (Zenida's daughter)
Leona Boyd (Mary's daughter)
Jessie Wilson (Zenida's daughter)
Ted Kiesling Jr (Martha's son)
Dale Boyd (Vernie & Nellie Boyd's son)
Mildred Madison (Edith's daughter)
William "Billy" Madison (Edith's son)
Irene Madison (Edith's daughter)
Jack Clark (Alice's son)
Audrey Kiesling (Martha's daughter)
Charles Crittenden (Laura's son)
Daisy Clark (Alice's daughter)

Margaret Ann Cartwright, daughter of Wesley Cartwright and Nancy Howard, born September 19, 1850 in Boone Co., Indiana and died January 26, 1930 in Creston, Iowa, Union Co. Married on July 18, 1869 in Mt. Aubune, Illinois, Christian Co. to John Lawerence Wilson, son of Thomas VanKirk Wilson and Harriet Heinlein, born September 12, 1842 in Cumberland, Ohio, Guernsey Co. and died July 16, 1892 in Creston, Iowa, Union Co.

Wesley Todd Wilson, born May 01, 1870 in Blue Mound, IL (Macon) died September 29, 1870 in Blue Mound, IL (Macon). Burial: Blue Mound Cemetery.
Notes for Wesley Todd Wilson: Wesley Todd Wilson died at the age of four months and twenty eight days in a house fire.
Mary Elizabeth Wilson, born May 24, 1871 in Blue Mound, IL (Macon) died December 31, 1933 in Creston, IA (Union). Married Alfred Leo Boyd.
Nancy Laura Wilson, born August 21, 1872 in IL died March 03, 1961. She married Charles Byrd Crittenden August 09, 1892.
Thomas Van Kirk Wilson, born October 09, 1873 in IL died March 04, 1962. He married Lucy L. McFaddin January 14, 1906.
Sarah Frances Wilson, born January 29, 1875 in IL died May 10, 1965. She married William Godley Anderson 1901.
Harriet Jane Wilson, born October 18, 1876 in IL died May 16, 1966. She married Ralph Lee Preston January 10, 1900.
Martha Browning Wilson, born December 08, 1878 in IA died August 30, 1964. She married George Theodore Kiesling.
Alice Ann Wilson, born January 13, 1880 in IA died May 18, 1966. She married William Edward Clark November 29, 1900.
Catherine Wilson, born September 01, 1881 in IA died April 19, 1949. She married Frank A. Francis 1916.
Zenida Lucy Wilson, born May 02, 1883 in IA died May 28, 1971. She married William Greer February 22, 1906.
Grover Cleveland Wilson, born October 17, 1884 in IA died March 13, 1969. He married Alice Pauline Pruett.
Edith Mae Wilson, born August 28, 1886 in Lincoln Twp, IA (Union) died February 21, 1937 in Creston, IA (Union). Married on May 01, 1916 to William Thorn Madison, son of Robert Eugene Madison and Emily Jane Soper, born December 01, 1876 in Corning, Iowa, Adams Co. and died September 24, 1952 in Creston, Iowa, Union Co.
Allen Thurman Wilson, born March 15, 1889 in IA died August 28, 1960. He married Lela Estella Goodwin.

Edith Mae Wilson and William Thorn Madison are the parents of my father, William Earl Madison, born March 27, 1923 in Creston, Iowa, Union Co. and died April 12, 1988 in Kansas City, Missouri, Jackson Co.

Submitted by Billie Gail Madison Henderson, tenth child of William Earl Madison


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This is an amazing find for

This is an amazing find for me, I am the great granddaughter of Thomas van kirk and Lucy Wilson.

I, too, have an 8X10 glossy

I, too, have an 8X10 glossy copy of this photo. I am a great-grand-daughter of John Lawrence Wilson and Margaret Ann Cartwright Wilson. My grandfather, Thomas Van Kirk Wilson was the fourth born child (considered the oldest son after the death of the first born child/som Wesley Todd). My father, Loyce, the first born of Thomas Van Kirk and Lucy Wilson. I have visited in Creston and am personally acquainted with many of my relatives there. I have requested assistance with identifying those in this photo, but have not been successful. It is truly a wonderful discovery to find this photo with the identies.
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR EFFORTS TO DOCUMENT THIS INFO. I will welcome further contact if you choose.

My grandfather is in the

My grandfather is in the front row, Ted Kiesling.

Margeret Ann wilson

Oh my goodness! I have an original 8x10 of this photo in my dining room, but never have been able to identify everyone. Margaret Ann Cartwright Wilson was my great-great grandmother. Also in the phot are my great grandmother, Sarah Wilson Anderson, and my grandmother, Frances Anderson Smith. We know where this house is in Creston, but didn't know it was Margeret's home. I'm so excited to see this!

Mary Ann Cartright

This is FANTASTIC! I am the of John L Wilson's brother William and Burnette Talor Wilson. Your post has allowed me to confirm much of my research.

Thank you.

Wonderful Picture

Just wanted to say thank you for posting the picture. Margaret Ann Cartwright is my great-grandmother. My grandfather William Greer Wilson, grandmother, Zenida Lucy Wilson and mother Jessie H. Wilson are all in this picture, plus various aunts, etc.
Richard R. Hamner