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John Wilson
b.abt. 1755
d.8 January 1845
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Name John Wilson
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1755
Marriage 1787 Cathey's Creek near Pleasant Garden, Burke County, North Carolinato Mary 'Polly' Vickery
Death? 8 January 1845

John Wilson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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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, John - entered service Staunton (Augusta County), Virginia, in Virginia regiment & served at Battles of White Plains, Brandywine, Germantown, & Monmouth (where wounded in head); received Pension age 65 in Pendleton District, South Carolina, 1820 resided near County post office; died 1/8/1845; married 1787 Mary/Polly Vickery, on Cathey's Creek near Pleasant Garden, Burke County (area later McDowell County) North Carolina by Colonel Joseph McDewell; widow received Pension abt. age 85 Pickens District, South Carolina; resided there 1848; died 1/7/1853; children: eldest Thomas born 7/18/1789, Luke born 1791, William born 7/18/1792, James & John; soldier's surname also spelled Willson. F-W26081, R2607.