"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHVM-SF5 : 12 April 2016), John W Wilson in household of James Wilson, Clay, Owen, Indiana, United States; citing family 824, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHSS-DWB : accessed 1 May 2016), John W Willson, Clay, Owen, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 259, sheet 385A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0303; FHL microfilm 1,254,303.
"Indiana Death Index, 1882-1920," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VZ72-2XQ : 3 December 2014), Wesley Wilson, 07 Dec 1891, Clay Township, Indiana; from "Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920," database, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2003); citing "The source of this record is the book CSS-2 on page 113 within the series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration." County Health Office, Spencer.
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 29 October 2018), memorial page for John Wesley Wilson (11 Sep 1826–7 Dec 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11869632, citing Heddings Road Chapel Cemetery, Spencer, Owen County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Vada L. Long (contributor 46807018). Image of headstone confirms husband of Piety, shows complete dates of birth and death.