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Wilson, Robert White

Wilson, Robert White

Male 1913 - 1988  (75 years)

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  • Name Wilson, Robert White  [1
    Birth 25 Aug 1913  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Name Bob White 
    Reference Number 5986 
    Death 19 Dec 1988  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial Yanceyville Presbyterian Church, Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5907  Caswell County
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2024 

    Father Wilson, Robert Thomas,   b. 8 Apr 1883, Dan River Township, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 23 Nov 1952, Dan River Township, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother White, Ella Sue,   b. 6 Jan 1881, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Aug 1965, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 11 Oct 1911 
    Reference Number 43423 
    Family ID F3076  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wilkinson, Edith Cooper,   b. 31 May 1915   d. 4 Apr 1996 (Age 80 years) 
    Marriage 1 May 1938  [1, 2
    Reference Number 43480 
    Children 
    +1. Wilson, Robert White Jr.,   b. 23 May 1939, Danville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 18 Feb 2016, Morehead City, Carteret County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 76 years)  [Father: natural]  [Mother: natural]
    +2. Living
    Family ID F3088  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2024 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 25 Aug 1913 - North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 19 Dec 1988 - Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - Yanceyville Presbyterian Church, Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Robert White Wilson Obituary
    Yanceyville Auto Sales
    Dale Carnegie Class 1962
    Susannah Cooper Wilson; Judith Lynn Wilson; Edith Cooper Wilkinson Wilson; Robert White Wilson; Robin Annette Wilson; John David Wilson

  • Notes 
    • Robert White (Bob) Wilson (1913-1988)

      Edith Cooper Wilkinson Wilson and Robert White Wilson 50th Wedding Anniversary

      Yanceyville Auto Sales, Inc.

      ROBERT_W_WILSON_Obituary YANCEYV__Aged_75

      (for larger image, click on photograph)
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      Group Photograph: Left-to-Right (from top to bottom): Susannah Cooper Wilson; Judith Lynn Wilson; Edith Cooper Wilkinson Wilson; Robert White Wilson; Robin Annette Wilson; John David Wilson. Location: Woodside Inn (Milton, NC). Event: 50th Wedding Anniversary (Edith Cooper Wilkinson Wilson and Robert White Wilson)

      Obituary: The News and Observer (Raleigh, North Carolina) · 20 Dec 1988, Tue · Page 27
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      The following is from The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985) at 597-598 (Article #823, "Robert Thomas Wilson Family" by Edith W. Wilson):

      Robert White Wilson was the owner of Wilson Trucking Company for sixteen years. Later he was part owner and president of Yanceyville Auto Sales, which was organized in 1950. In 1964 he was appointed dealer for Chrysler-Plymouth-Dodge products and held this position until 1974 when he retired due to a heart attack. "Bob," as he is known, is a Mason having served as Worshipful Master, a charter member of the Yanceyville Kiwanis Club and a member of the Chamber of Commerce for several years. He is a member of the Yanceyville Presbyterian Church, having served as superintendent of the Sunday School, as treasurer of the Church, was a deacon and is now an ordained elder and a trustee. Robert White Wilson married Edith Cooper Wilkinson May 1, 1938. They have two sons.

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      Interstate Commerce Commission Board Petition: 1939

      "Today Joint Board No. 292, representing Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina, will hear Robert White Wilson of Yanceyville ask for rights to haul building materials, fertilizer, furniture and other commodities between Virginia and West Virginia points and Yanceyville."

      The News and Observer (Raleigh, North Carolina), 15 Jun 1939
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      Birth Record
      Name: Robert White Wilson
      Date of Birth: 25 Aug 1913
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birth County: Caswell
      Parent1 Name: Robt T Wilson
      Parent2 Name: Ella Sue Wilson
      Roll Number: B_C021_68003
      Volume: 1
      Page: 82
      Source: Ancestry.com. North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005

      Death Record
      Name: Robert White Wilson Sr.
      Death Date: Dec 1988
      Death State: Virginia
      Death Age: 75
      Burial Location: Burial out of state
      Birth Date: 25 Aug 1913
      Birth Location: North Carolina
      Residence County: Caswell
      Residence State: North Carolina
      Father: Wilson
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Marital Status: Married
      Social Security Number: 224056734
      Autopsy: No
      Institution: General Hospital
      Attendant: Physician
      Source: Ancestry.com. North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-1996 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005

  • Sources 
    1. Details: The Wilkinson Family: A Genealogy Beginning with Thomas Wilkinson and Catharine Wilkinson of Antrim County, Ireland, Mrs. Myrtle Wilkinson Smith and Mrs. Edith Wilkinson Wilson, Compilers (1960, 1978).

    2. Details: The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985) at 597-598 (Article #823, "Robert Thomas Wilson Family" by Edith W. Wilson).