Wilson, Harmon Theodore


1 Feb. 1815–27 June 1851. Merchant, deputy sheriff. Born in Montgomery Co., Virginia. Son of John Wilson and Elizabeth Cummins. Moved to Christianburg, Montgomery Co., by 7 Aug. 1820; to Newbern, Montgomery Co., by June 1830; and to Hancock Co., Illinois, Jan. 1836. Ran unsuccessfully for Hancock Co. sheriff, 1838. Elected Hancock Co. coroner, 1840. Appointed Hancock Co. deputy sheriff, 1843. Married Helen M. Williams, 9 July 1846, in Hancock Co. Died in Warsaw, Hancock Co.