John Travis “John T.” Wilson, Sr, Baldwin County, Alabama

Wilson and Flowers Families

John Travis John T. Wilson, SrJohn Travis John T. Wilson, SrJohn Travis John T. Wilson, SrSilverhill Farm in 1948, Annie Wilson and Twelve Children2on left Alton Comer Wilson, Silverhill, Alabama
Birth: Sep. 19, 1866
Escambia County
Alabama, USA
Death: May, 1916
Baldwin County
Alabama, USA

Son of Henry Travis Wilson and Mary Ellen Vickery of Alabama.
Husband of Annie Missouri Flowers.

Married December 7, 1887 in High Hill, Walker County, Alabama.
Father of sixteen children, of which thirteen children lived to adulthood.
Church of Christ religion.

John & Annie established a turpentine still and the Wilson Naval Store Company with his brother Robert. John T. traveled and established business accounts, and the public relations aspect of the business, and Robert ran the financial aspect, and they built a very lucrative business.

John T. Wilson owned the first Cadillac in Baldwin County, Alabama, a 1912 Cadillac Touring Car.

Annie bought a 1919 Buick in Mobile, Alabama and had it ferried over to the Fairhope landing.

Her son, Bosso, would later be seen “driving through town in his new car”, per…

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