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Do you know them?

Rose and Marvin W. sitting and Robert Edward
Lee Wilson
standing.  Children of Christopher
Columbus and Matilda Wilson

This is Matilda (on your right), with her mother, 2
sisters, Lynnore and Annie, and brother.

Christopher Columbus

      Matilda Auarilla Taylor was born Sep 1879, census states.  Death certificate with son, Robert E. as informant, says she was born 18 Sep 1882 in Ashland, Clay, AL.  She died of septecemia on 15 Dec 1939 at Birmingham.  She is buried in the Oakland Cemetery in Birmingham, Alabama.  
      Matilda's parents are Owen H. Taylor and Marie Clayton.  Known children are:  Amanda, Mary J., Annie, Martha, Matilda, John D., and Rosa L.
     According to the 1910 census, Matilda married Christopher Columbus Wilson about 1900.  He was born about 1878 in Georgia.  They had 3 surviving children, Robert Edward L. born about 1906, Marvin W. born about 1908, and Rose Lynnore born 2 Jul 1912 Birmingham, AL.  Rose died Jan 2004.
     One of the brothers is believed to have been in the Navy on the USS Solomon.  Marvin married Amelia __  and had Marvin W. born about 1928 and John E. born about 1929.
     Matilda and their 2 of their 3 children, Marvin W. and Rose Lynnore are listed in the 1930 Brimingham, AL census.  Where were Christopher and Robert in 1930?
     Christopher Columbus Wilson later moved to Johnson City, TN and worked for the railroad.  Barbara believes he was in his 90s when he died.
     Rose married Edwin Marshall Connell about 1936, unsure of the date.  Rose had 2 daughters, Dorothy Lee and Barbara Lynne.  Edwin was born 30 Nov 1912 and died 6 Jun 1974.