Facts and Events
Eli Wilson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
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.