Pearline (Ross) Wilson
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Pauline (Ross) Wilson (1902 - 1990)

Pauline (Pearline) Wilson formerly Ross
Born in Greenville, Hunt, Texas, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of [father unknown] and [uncertain]
Wife of — married 1925 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Austin, Travis, Texas, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 17 Oct 2009
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Biography

Pauline (Ross) was raised in Greenville. And she met her spouse in Belton, TX. She married Armon Wilson on September 24, 1922 in Temple TX

Pauline (Ross) Wilson grew up in Belton, TX. She spent her early married years in Littig, TX as the wife of a sharecropper and railroad laborer. In 1947, the family moved to Austin, TX - and lived on East 17th Street, until the latter years when she and her husband moved into the home owned by their son, Corinthus. The address was 4810 Tannehill Lane, Austin, TX 78723. She lived at this address until her death.

She went to school but did not matriculate from high school.

Pauline worked as a professional housekeeper in private homes in Austin, TX.

She was most of all a matriachal figure to her family. Some of the things most important to Pauline included knitting, sewing, gardening, church, family.

Until her death, she mourned the loss of her infant son, George, who died around 1940 after an accidental drop into a tub of hot water resulting in scalding burns. Due to racist actions at the nearest hospital, he had to be driven over an hour and he arrived at the nearest "colored hospital" and survived only a few days, dying of pneumonia.

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