William Moseley Wylie
Antrim Co., Michigan Family Tree
1879 to 1904



William Moseley Wylie born in NY, moved to Sparta MI then to Alba Mi. in 1879 with his family. See also Antrim Co. Migrations.

William Moseley Wylie b. 4-2-1824 Lebanon Madison Cty. NY d 10-24-1904 ( possibly 10-21 as stated in Obit in Newspaper) Lyons MI buried Sparta MI Greenwood Cem.( William was married previously, had several children and lived in Sparta for several years, lost his wife and remarried. This new family moved to Alba). Because my information stated William , Wife Ermina and children Herbert and Ola moved to Alba I will list them first. It is also believed that all the children because of the ages, came or eventually lived in the same household in Alba and also, all were Married in Alba, Elsie taught school in Alba, therefore I have chosen to list the first family as well, however later and separately.

+Second Marriage to Ermina Ellis b. 11-20-1830 Jefferson Cty. NY. D.1916 buried in Sparta MI. Greenwood Cemetery m. 10-30-1867 Sparta MI.

Children of this Marriage: Extremely unfortunate and very sad was the birth and death within a few days of their first 3 children:

1. Schuler Colfax Wylie b.11-18-1868 d. 11-24-1868 Sparta MI.
2. Charles Addison Wylie b, 10-19-1869 d. 10-31-1869 Sparta MI.
3.Olive Estelle Wylie b. 5-19-1871 d. 7-22-1871 Sparta MI.
4. Herbert Eugene Wylie b. 8-3-1873 Sparta MI. d. unknown. Herbert was a Religious Minister and eventually moved to Lyons, his home, also, because his fathers home had burned and his father was very ill, was the was the home where his father died.
+ Emma Hyde b. Unknown M. 9-3-1902

Children of this marriage:

A. William Calvin Wylie b. 10-23-1903
B. Laurence Vincent Wylie b.3-30-1907 Michigan d.6-23-1989 Destin, Okaloosa FL.
C. Edward Herbert Wylie b.6-26-1911

5. Ola Ermina Wylie b. 12-16-1875 Sparta MI.d.7-9-1958 Clark Memorial Home, Grand Rapids MI.

+ 1. Noah Daniel Koutz b. 1-30-1883 Mifflin Twp Cumberland Co. Pa.

Married 12-9-1908 Lyons, Ionia Co. Mi.

+ 2. Merritt Kountz b. 1869 Married 3-4-1916 Lyons Twp. Ionia Cty MI. Ola had no children of these marriages.

Williams First Marriage:

William Moseley Wylie was married in Sparta previously and had the following family that is presumed to have lived much of their lives in the Alba area.

+ Elizabeth Mills b.6-17-1831 d.6-4-1863 Married 9-28-1853 Sparta MI.

Children of this marriage:

A. Amelia Sophia Wylie b. 7-21-1855 Sparta MI. d. 5-31-1927 Lansing MI.
+ No.1 John Rouse b.9-5-1853 Alpena MI m. 1875 Kent Co. MI.

Children of this Marriage:

A. Ina Louella Rouse b.6-4-1876 Sparta MI.
+ James Francis Carroll b.7-7-1868 d.1947 m.10-17-1896
+ No. 2. Loyal Lorain Taylor b. 9-11-1845 Hannibal Oswego Co. N.Y. d. 1-31- 1926 Sparta Mi. m. Thanksgiving Day 11-26-1885.

Child of this marriage:

A. Ida May Taylor b.1-17-1894 Kalkaska MI.
B. Ida Celina Wylie b.1-21-1856 Sparta MI. d. 7-27-1897 Alba MI. buried Star Twp Cem Alba MI.
+ Benjamin Marshman Wattson b.9-26-1856 Bath England. D. 10-16-1916 Alba buried Star Twp. Cem. Alba Mi. m. 7-4-1883 Alba Mi.

Children of this marriage: ( 3 Children born in Antrim Cty,)

See Benjamin Marshman Wattson Family tree of Antrim Cty.

C. Elsie Luella Wylie b.-12-8-1858 Sparta MI. d. unknown. Taught school in Alba for years.
+ Joel Gilbert b. unknown d. unknown m. 9-27-1882 Alba MI.
D. Lovell Aretus Wylie b. 6-6-1860 Sparta MI. d. unknown.
+ Nellie Tackaberry b.1850. D. unknown. M. 9-27-1882 Alba MI.
E. Lillie Elizabeth Wylie b. 4-30-1863 Sparta, MI.
+ E. J. Howe b. Unknown d. unknown m. 11-4-1883 Alba MI.

Child of this marriage:p A. Elsie Francis Howe b.11-4-1890 Aurelius MI.
+ Spencer w. Galloway b. unknown d. unknown m. 3-11-1908 Leslie Mi.

At this point in time (Jan 1, 2003 ) this is all of the William Moseley Wylie descendents of which I am aware that lived in the Antrim Co area. There were several other Wylies that lived in Antrim but that will have to be another tree, story or whatever:

One family( A Nephew of William Moseley) was William Delaney Wylie Married Annie M. Sleeper raised a family lived in East Jordan and Rockery and some of the offspring lived in Torch lake etc etc.

Author: Charles Wattson
PO Box 751
3680 Witt Blvd.
Indian River MI. 49749
Email :CWattson@racc2000.com
January 1, 2003



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