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John Wilson, Jr.

Birthdate: (83)
Birthplace: Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Death: 1735 (79-87)
Bedford,Middlesex,Massachusetts,USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Wilson, Sr., of Woburn and Hannah Fuller
Husband of Johanna 'Joanna' Wilson; Susanna Miles / Rediat and Rebecca Wilson
Father of Lt. John Wilson; Dorcas Hildreth (Wilson); Ruth Wilson and Susanna Richardson
Brother of Sarah Snow; Dorcas Cleveland; Samuel Wilson, Sr.; Francis Wilson; James Wilson, Sr. and 4 others

Managed by: Richard Frank Henry
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About John Wilson, Jr.

biography

From https://old.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=103204120

John Wilson, Jr. was born about 1651 in England.

Per "History of the Town of Bedford, Massachusetts, from its Earliest Settlement to the Year of Our Lord 1891", published 1891 by Abram English Brown, John Wilson was the son of John Wilson. He died in Bedford on 1 February, 1735 at age 84 years.

Bedford Deaths, page 141: Wilson, John, Lt, h of Rebecca*, Feb. 1 1735, in 84th y. CR

He was established as a corn-miller before 1683, and in 1685 received a grant for thirty acres of land "for encouragement of his corn mill".

Lt. John Wilson, of Billerica, married Susanna Goodenow Rediat Miles of Concord, on 10 November, 1698 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts. They were married by Justice Minot. VR

He was a lieutenant in the Massachusetts Militia and Cotton Mather said "distinguished himself in the wars of 1692-3 by going to the relief of Dover during the Indian alarm" at that place, serving under Captain Converse. John was prominent in the early years wars, at the Eastward.

21 March, 1883, at a town meeting, "Billerica granted to John Wilson Jr. (Lieutenant), priviledge upon our commons for ye future, to the proportion of a five-acre lot, he paying to ye town's use twenty shillings in silver, within six months".

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John Wilson, Jr.'s Timeline

1652
1652
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
1673
January 3, 1673
Age 21
Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1679
March 11, 1679
Age 27
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
1680
1680
Age 28
Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
1685
March 25, 1685
Age 33
Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
1735
1735
Age 83
Bedford,Middlesex,Massachusetts,USA
1936
February 29, 1936
Age 83
February 29, 1936
Age 83