John Wilson (1742 - 1799)

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Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Lincoln, North Carolina
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WILSON-BAIRD HISTORY

John Wilson died 7/9- 1773- The children mentioned in his will are;

  • (1) John, (II) b, 1742, m, Mary Wray, d, 1/4-1799;
  • (2) James, b, 7/13-1743, a, Agnes Henderson, d, 6/3-1799
  • (3) Hugh, went to Georgia;
  • (4) William,b, , d, 1778 of army fever
  • (5) Samuel.b,1754, d, 1799."

(Letter from R..7.Craven, Seattle Vvash., to F.C.S 5/26-1901)

The family record of John Wilson II as taken from an old bible published in Edinboro Scotland in 1781 and now in the possession of Prof. L.C.Grlcnn of Vanderbilt University shows that John Wilson born 1702 married Mary Wray about 1762 and died 1/4-1799 She was born in 1737 and died 4/3-I83O. . Both are buried in the cemetry at Olney Church near Kings Mountain North Carolina. ( I visited their graves in June 1940 and with ray finger traced the nearly obliterated inscriptions on the monuments sacred to their memories. 7.C.S.)

It is though they had eleven children although but nine are mentiones In the record ..n the bible.

Sources

  1. Wilson-Baird history / by Frank C. Shepherd. . Shepherd, Franklin Crothers, 1858-
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John Wilson's Timeline

1742
1742
Pennsylvania, United States
1762
1762
Age 20
Pennsylvania
1763
June 17, 1763
Age 21
PA
1765
February 25, 1765
Age 23
1767
March 6, 1767
Age 25
NC, USA
1768
December 30, 1768
Age 26
1771
April 5, 1771
Age 29
1773
February 20, 1773
Age 31
1775
January 6, 1775
Age 33
1777
September 24, 1777
Age 35
of Crowder's Crk, Lincoln, North Carolina