Pioneer Sunday School Teacher


Pioneer Sunday School Teacher Mrs. William  W Wilson, (Laura Biggs Wilson) seated front, granddaughter of Dr Ameriah Biggs, a pioneer preacher who reared five boys  to become Methodist preachers, is shown here with a Sabbath School class at the Nashville church.  Others include, front row, left to right, Walker Wilson,(son),  John Wepfer, Mrs Wilson, Harry Hutchinson; second row, Albert Moody, Dean Gibson, Harold Haller, Alvin Gibson, Dave Price; back row, Jim Moody, unknown, unknown, Harry Mills  (newspaper photo courtesy of Nelda Wilson)  The date of photo would be about 1915, I believe. 

Laura Biggs Wilson was the daughter of Dr. John Fletcher and Penelope Fraiser Hill Biggs, and the granddaughter of Dr. Ameriah and Mary A Wells.  Three of uncles mentioned above are Rev Joseph A. Wilson,  Rev William Henry Harrison Wilson , and Rev Curtis Ameriah Wilson.

Laura was born 1867, and married William W Wilson on December 16, 1885 in Clark County Arkansas.