Person:James Wilson (212)

James Wilson
b.10 DEC 1763 , , Caroline, VA, US
Facts and Events
Name[1] James Wilson
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 10 DEC 1763 , , Caroline, VA, US
Other[2][3] 1780 , , Caroline, VA, USMilit-Beg
Other[2] ABT 1784 , , Caroline, VA, USMilit-End
Marriage 16 OCT 1787 , , Caroline, VA, USto Agnes Pickett
Other ABT OCT 1796 , , Scott, KY, USMigration
with Agnes Pickett
Other ABT 1798 , , Pendleton, KY, USMigration
with Agnes Pickett
Death[1] 12 AUG 1829 , Falmouth, Pendleton, KY, US
Reference Number? 7967
Burial[1] Coleman Lot, , Pendleton, KY, US

At the early age of seventeen or younger James entered the service of the American Revolution principally as a volunteer or to save his father from going, whose services and protection were deemed important during this period to his family. Whether his services were in the state of Continental line or both is not stated.

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Compiler: Beverly Ann Wallace. Wilson Family Research of Beverly Ann Wallace. (2000).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Agnes Wilson Rev. War Widow's Pension Application filed on the basis of her husband James Wilson's service. (U.S. National Archives; DAR, Washington, D.C.).
  3. Service in the Virginia Militia was intermittent but included Camden, Guilford Court House, siege and surrender of Cornwallis, etc.