Mary E. Crockett was born 24 February 1831. In 1839 her family moved to Randolph, Portage County, Ohio. This is where she met and married John Benjamin Wilson in 1847. Mary and John had nine children, Osse, Benjamin, James Robert "Rob" our ancestor, Edgar, William, Horace, Laura, Lewis and Mary.
Mary died in May of 1869, just three months after the birth of her last child who did not survive. The family was living in Kosciusko County, Indiana at this time. John married Susannah Barbara Adams in December of 1870. John and Susannah had four children, Isaac, Monroe, Harvey and Fanny. Descendants of both Mary and Barbara are still living today.