Wilson Family Items -  Fireplace tongs made by Amos Wilson

amos wilson tongsarwilda with tongs
Tongs with label, generated by Elvin  Wilson, indicating that they were made by Amos Wilson, probably about 1850, and used at fireplaces in the homes of John, Dan, and Elvin Wilson.  Now maintained at the home of Christopher Donaldson and Ginger Wilson.  Photo by Ginger Wilson.  Photo showing tongs in use at the Dan Wilson home with Arwilda Wilson and annotated by Margaret Grossen Wilson, ca. 1933.


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