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Willson, Albert Allen
LAST NAME: Willson FIRST NAME: Albert MIDDLE NAME: Allen NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME:  AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
GENDER: M TITLE: 
BORN: 7 Dec 1896 DIED: 24 Apr 1943 BURIED: 29 Apr 1943 ~ Smith Cemetery
OCCUPATION:  
BIRTH PLACE:  Florence, Lane Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Tillamook, Tillamook Co, Oregon
NOTES: 
1900 OR CENSUS - Albert A. Wilson (b Dec 1896, Oregon) enumerated with parents Joseph E. (b Sept 1850, Illinois, married 25 years) & Gula E. (b Mar 1857, Illinois, mother of 11 children, 8 living at time of census) & 5 siblings, Joel W. (b Oct 1879, Illinois), Jessie M. (b Apr 1882, Illinois), Daniel Grover (b Oct 1885, Illinois), Douglas J. (b Mar 1892, Oregon) & Willis Polk (b Apr 1900, Oregon) and mother-in-law [of Joseph, Gula's mother] Clementina A. McKinney (b May 1825, North Carolina, widowed, mother of 11 children, 7 living at time of census) 1910 WA CENSUS - Albert A. Wilson (13y, b Oregon) enumerated with parents Joseph E. (59y, b Illinois, married 35 years) & Gula E. (53y, b Illinois)and 3 brotherss, Daniel G. (24y, b Illinois), Joseph D. (18y, b Oregon) & Gilbert W. (10y, b Oregon) World War I Draft Registration Card - Albert Allen Willson, 21, of Jerome, Lincoln Co, Idaho; b 7 Dec 1896, Florence, Oregon; father born Illinois; employed by North Side Auto Co, Jerome, Idaho; nearest relative J.E. Willson of Jerome, Idaho 1920 CA CENSUS - Albert A. Willson, age 22, b. Oregon, is enumerated with parents Joseph E., age 69, occupation farmer, b. Illinois, and Gula, age 62, b. Illinois, along with Daniel, age 33, single, b. Illinois, Douglas J., age 27, widowed, b. Oregon, and Wayne G., age 19, b. Oregon. 1930 OR CENSUS - Albert Wilson (34y, b Oregon, married at age 28y) enumerated with wife Mae (24y, b Montana, married at age 17y), 2 children, Albert (4y6m, b Oregon) & Betty I. (2y4m, b Oregon) and mother Gula E. Wilson (75y, b Illinois, widowed) World War II Draft Registration Card - Albert Allen Willson, 45, of Sweet Home, Linn Co, Oregon; b 7 Dec 1896, Gardner, Oregon; employed by McDowell Creek Logging Co, Sweet Home, Oregon; contact person Betty Wilson, Corvallis, Oregon NOTE - father of Albert William Willson & Bettie Irene Zeller
DEATH CERTIFICATE: 
OSBH DC (1943 Tillamook co) #45 Albert A. Willson, male, auto mechanic, divorced, spouse Alice May; b 7 Dec 1896, Florence, Ore; father Joseph E. Willson (b Ill); mother Gula E. McKinney (b Mt Sterling, Ill); d 24 Apr 1943, Tillamook RFD, age 46y 4m 17d; lived in town 10 months; bur Monmouth [Smith cem]; informant Helen Willson, Corvallis
OBITUARY: 
Military graveside services were conducted Thursday afternoon by Monmouth Post No 65, American Legion, for Bert Wilson, World War I veteran who died suddenly at the Tillamook air base. Through efforts of Major Virgil S. Jackson, chaplain, the army furnished a firing squad and bugler from Camp Adair. Major Jackson led the services. Wilson is survived by a son and daughter in Corvallis. Interment was in Fir Crest [Smith] cemetery. Monmouth Herald, Thursday, April 29, 1943, 1:2
INSCRIPTION: 
Albert Allen Willson Oregon PFC US Army Dec 7, 1896 Apr 24, 1943
SOURCES: 
OSBH DC (1943 Tillamook co) #45 1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Independence, ED 175, FA#168) 1910 WA CENSUS (Okanogan Co, Conconully, ED 127, sheet 6B) World War I Draft Registration card (Ancestry.com) 1920 CA CENSUS (Glenn Co., Nelson, ED 38, sheet 14A) 1930 OR CENSUS (Jackson Co, Medford, ED 47, sheet 8A-B) World War II Draft Registration Card (Ancestry.com) Monmouth Herald, 29 Apr 1943, 1:2
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