Champaign Baptist Church

My great grandmother Essie (Wilson) Luce was raised in the Baptist church. She married Wilford Luce in 1898 in Champaign, Illinois, then moved west to Wyoming to take up life on his ranch. I was curious about the church where they got married. I was fairly certain it would have been a Baptist church, but … Read more


John Wilson (c1700-1783) and his wife Jean (c1705-?) came from Ireland to Berkeley County, Virginia. Rev. Jeremiah Wilson (c1735-c1813) moved first to New Jersey, and later to Bath County, Kentucky. He was the progenitor of a large family. Uriah Wilson (c1755-1825), served as a private in the Washington County, Pennsylvania militia in 1781, during the … Read more