<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 3.2//EN"> <html> <head> <title>The 1918 Wilson Cousins</title> <STYLE> <!-- A { text-decoration: none } --> </STYLE> </head> <STYLE> <!-- A { text-decoration: none } --> </STYLE> <body bgcolor="#fff8e6" text="black" link="black" vlink="#003300" alink="#200200"> <!--LOGO IMAGE GIF--> <br> <table width="600" border="0" align="center"> <tr> <td align="center"><img src="images/1918wilsoncousinlogo.gif"> </td> </tr> <!-- END LOGO IMAGE GIF--> <!-- THE DESCRIPTION AND CREDITS--> <table width="700" border="0" align="center"> <tr> <td valign="bottom" align=center><a href="1918wilsoncousins.html"><img src="images/wilsoncousins1924.jpg" hspace=2 border="1" bordercolor="black"> </td> </tr> <tr > <td> <br> <p align="justify"><font face="verdana" size="2" FONT COLOR="#660000">In 1918 there were five children born to members of the Wilson family that were either first or second cousins. Miriam Elaine Grasz was born to Floyd May and Tressa Wilson Grass on 28 May. Arlene May Wilson was born to Merle Emerson and Hazel May Miller Wilson 6 July. Frederick Burdette Arch was born to Bert E. and Chloe Adella Wilson 25 August. Charlotte V. Wilson was born to Lester Earl and Edna Louise Parks Wilson on 1 December. Paul Elson Wilson was born to Herbert Elson and Irene Louise Nemeth Wilson on 24 December. </p> <p align="justify"><font face="verdana" size="2" FONT COLOR="#660000">In this photo taken at the 1924 Wilson Family Reunion the five cousins were all sitting together in the front row. They are left to right: Miriam Elaine Grasz Wilson, Paul Elson Wilson (holding hat), Frederick Burdette Arch "Burt" (in sailor suit), Arelene Mae Wilson Clark, and Charlotte V. Wilson Donahue. Between Miriam and Paul is Carolyn Arch a sister of Frederick Burdette. The cousins were good friends as they grew up and many stayed in contact most of their lives.</p> <p align="justify"><font face="verdana" size="2" FONT COLOR="#660000">Miriam died 25 September 2009 in Selma, California. Paul died 18 August 2012 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Burdette died 1 May 2003 in Arizona. Charlotte died 23 August 2002 in Mishawaka, Indiana. As of 4 October 2012 Arelene may still be alive in Chicago.</P> <p align="justify"><font face="verdana" size="2" FONT COLOR="#660000">This photo was given to us by Peggy McCuen Young a daughter of Carolyn Arch McCuen. </P> </td> </tr> </table> <!-- /THE DESCRIPTION AND CREDITS--> <!-- GRAPHIC LINE--> <table width="700" align="center"> <tr> <td aligh="center"> <img src="images/line2.gif"> </td> </tr> </table> <!-- /GRAPHIC LINE--> <!-- LINKS--> <table align=center width=450> <tr width=450> <td align=center> <font face="verdana" size="2" color="660000" link="660000"> <P>[<a href="index.html"><font color="black">home</font></a>|<a href="wilsonlinks.html"><font color="black">wilson</font></a>|<a href="albumlinks.html"><font color="black">album</font></a>] </P> </td> </tr> </table> <!-- /LINKS--> </body> </html>