Facts and Events
Eli Wilson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
- American Revolutionary War Veteran
Revolutionary War Pension Information
Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 6, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :
Wilson, Eli - born Augusta County (area later Pendleton County), Virginia; entered service 1776 Pendleton County, Virginia, where he resided, in Virginia regiment; entered service 1781, resided there at Bullpasture, in Virginia regiment; Pensioned there 1832 age 77, per County Justice of the Peace William McCoy Jr. & County Court Clerk Zebulon Dyer; plantation to soldier & soldier served with affiant's brother mentioned but not named in Revolutionary War company of affiant's father, Captain John McCoy; soldier died 11/11/1845; married 10/29/1788 Hannah, who resided 1846 Pendleton County, age 75. F-S6401, R2605.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 121.--21st March, 1780. Edward Hynds' estate settlement recorded--8th July, 1778, sale at vendue to, viz: John Peebles, Anthony Johnson, Francis Foard, Mathew Pen, Eli Bab Wilson, John Kingin, Thos. Deverix, Lewis Baker, Wm. McKeamey, Thos. Dugless, Joseph Newton; 1777, John Jordan; paid Elizabeth Peilentine, William Smith's legacy.