Wilson, James Wesley
Creek County Oklahoma Genealogy ~ OKGenWeb

J. W. Wilson
July 30, 1923
Sapulpa Herald
Sapulpa, Creek Co. OK


Funeral services for J. W. Wilson, 60, South Hickory street, who died at five o'clock yesterday afternoon, will be held at the Nazarene Church tomorrow afternoon at 2:30, it was announced today. The Odd Fellows will have charge of the rites. 

The deceased is survived by his mother, three sons, Charles, Jimmie and Arthur Wilson, two daughters, Mrs. J. T. Horn and Mrs. G. E. Jones, two brothers and fifteen grandchildren. Several relatives are here from Indiana to attend the funeral. Burial will be in South Heights Cemetery.

James family wrote a "Card of Thanks" following his funeral. The August 2, 1923 edition of the 'Sapulpa Herald' reads: "CARD OF THANKS - We wish to thank our friends and neighbors for their acts of kindness and sympathy during the sickness and at the death of our loved one. We also appreciate the floral offerings and thank Mrs. Cox of the Church of God for her kind words spoken at these services. Mrs. Annie Wilson, Mrs. Melinda Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Wilson, J. W. Wilson, J. T. Wilson and family, Arthur Wilson and children, James Wilson, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Jones and family, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Horn and family.

Researcher - Kim 
submits the following:  WILSON, James Wesley  b 10-25-1862 Prairie Creek, Vigo Co., IN d 07-29-1923 Sapulpa, OK; s/o Reason & Marinda (Strain) Wilson; h/o Annie (LITTLE)

James was ill for seven days prior to his death - the last four days he was attended by Dr. Sweeney. The cause of death was Botulism, brought on by eating a can of 'bad' meat.

Also see Charles Wilson obit

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