Place:Wilson (town), Niagara, New York, United States


NameWilson (town)
Alt namesWilson
Coordinates43.3°N 78.817°W
Located inNiagara, New York, United States
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Wilson is a town in Niagara County, New York, United States. The population was 5,993 at the 2010 census. The town was named after an early settler, Reuben Wilson, who built and dwelt in a log cabin on the shore of Lake Ontario at the site of what would become the Village of Wilson.

The Town of Wilson is on the northern border of the county and contains a village, also called Wilson.


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The Town of Wilson was established in 1818. The origin of the town name is Reuben Wilson, one of the earliest pioneers of the town.

The Morse Cobblestone Farmhouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.

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  • Outstanding guide to Wilson family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.

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