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Parentage of Margaret Wilson
Margaret Wilson is identified as the daughter of Rebecca (Unknown) Wilson and step-child of James Moody in the following Chalkley's reference (Margaret's mother Rebecca married James Moody abt. 1731, when Margaret was about 12 years old, per the following record):
- MAY, 1789.--JANUARY CAUSES. William Ledgerwood and Rebecca, his wife; William Berry and Rebecca, his wife; Esther Carrothers, by John Moffet, her guardian, and next friend, vs. John Frazier.--Ejectment, 1787. James Frazier's deposition, 19th October, 1790.--brother of John. John Brownlee testifies 14th November, 1788. Was acquainted with James Elder and Robert Moody, his brother, upwards of sixty years ago, and they then passed for brothers and they then lived with their parents, Robert and Isabella Moody, and deponent was acquainted with them during the whole course of their lives. James Moody married Rebecca Wilson, by whom they had issue. Rebecca Moody who married William Ledgerwood, Jr. Isabella Moody, who married James McClery. James and Rebecca lived within four miles of deponent at time of their marriage and they always passed for husband and wife. Margaret Christian, step-daughter of James Moody, deposes, 14th November, 1788. She was acquainted with James, the elder, and Robert Moody, his brother, near sixty years ago, and they always passed for brothers; deponent at age of twelve years was present at marriage of James Moody to Rebecca Wilson; they had issue, Rebecca and Isabella, above, and Esther Moody, who married John Moffett. Sarah Brownlee deposes, 14th November, 1788. Was acquainted with James and Robert about fifty-eight years ago and ever since till their death.