Facts and Events
Henry 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, Henry - born Augusta County, Virginia, where entered service 1778 in Virginia unit; moved 1779 with father to Wilson Station near Harrodsburg in Kentucky Territory, where entered service against indians; appointed captain 1781 & served at Battle of Blue Licks; moved to Bourbon County, Kentucky, then 1820 to Montgomery County, Kentucky, where Pensioned in 1832 at age 72; query leter in file 1925 from Katherine Wilson (Mrs. H.C.) Smith, Miles City, Montana; query letter in file 1934 from descendant Mary Lee Harris (Mrs. Marshall) Rust, Pilot Grove, Missouri, who was vice chairman of DAR, gives following ancestral information: (1) Tolliver Craig (b. 1710, died 1796) married c1732 to Mary/Polly Hawkins (b. 1716, died 6/6/1804), (2) their daughter Rejoice (bc 1739) married c1763 John Faulkner (bc 1737), (3) their dau. Frances (b. 1764, died 1828) married 1782 at Bryant Station, Kentucky to Soldier Henry Wilson (b. 1754, son of George of St. Andrews, Scotland, & died 1848 Flat Creek, Bourbon County, Kentucky), & (4) their daughter Frances (b. 1802, died 1882) married 1816 to Richard C. Harris (b. 1791, died 1831), also soldier & wife Frances had 12 children, & soldier's brother of John & Israel. F-S30795, R2605.
- ↑ International Genealogical Index. (LDS Church, 1999-2005).
- Henry WILSON was born on 1 Mar 1754 in Augusta County, Virginia. He died before 4 Dec 1848. Henry had a will probated on 4 Dec 1848. Henry married Frances FAULCONER on 12 Sep 1782