Person:Martha Crouchman (1)

Martha Crouchman
Facts and Events
Name Martha Crouchman
Gender Female
Birth[1] 1695 Londonderry, Ireland
Marriage aft. 1742 to Col. John Wilson, of the House of Burgesses
Death[1] 10 Jan 1755 Augusta County, Virginia


Martha Wilson
wife of Col. John Wilson
Died January 10, 1755
in the 60th year of her age


According to the 1936 W.P.A. Historical Inventory by William McClung, it said:

"Not far from the center, of this Glebe, is a grave marked with a flat slab, lying flat on the ground, which marks the last resting place of Colonel John Willson and his wife. Following is an exact copy of the inscription."

"Here lys the inter'd body of Col'n John Willson, who departed this lif in the Yare of ourn Lord, 1773, in the 72 yare of his eag, having served his country 27 yars, representeive in the Honourable House of Burgesses, in Virginia &c."

"Likewise, the body of his well beloved wife, Martha, who departed this lif January Ye 10, 1775, in the LX Yr of her life."

  1. 1.0 1.1 Martha Crouchman Willson, in Find A Grave.