James Harrison Wilson was born 2 September 1837 in Shawneetown, Gallatin County, Illinois, United States to James Harrison Wilson (1789-1852) and Catherine Snyder (1806-1877) and died 23 February 1925 Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States of unspecified causes. He married Ella Andrews (1846-1900) 1866 .
|Offspring of James Harrison Wilson and Ella Andrews (1846-1900)|
|Mary Wilson (1866-1947)||30 October 1866 Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States||2 April 1947 Greenville, New Castle County, Delaware, United States||Henry Burling Thompson (1857-1935)|
|Katharine Wilson (1870-1918)|