About Col. William Wilson
Colonel and Commander-in-chief of militia. Military 1699. Elizabeth City Co. VA
William Wilson was born 1647, and died 1713. His wife was Jane.
Children of Jane and William Wilson are:
- Mary Wilson was born 05 OCT 1675 in Elizabeth City County, Virginia, and died 11 JAN 1741/42 in James City County, Virginia. She married William Roscoe 1692. He was born 1664, and died 27 NOV 1700. She married Miles Cary APR 1702 in Elizabeth City County, Virginia, son of Miles Cary and Anne Taylor. He was born 1656, and died 17 FEB 1708. She married Archibald Blair. He was born 1657 in Edinburgh, Scotland, and died 1736 in Williamsburg, Virginia.
- Jane Wilson was born 1678, and died 1757 in York County, Virginia. She married Nicholas Curle 1707, son of Pasco Curle and Sarah. He was born EITHER 1678 OR 1679 in Elizabeth City County, Virginia, and died 15 AUG 1714 in Elizabeth City County, Virginia. She married James Ricketts AFT 15 AUG 1714. She married Merritt Sweeney AFT 1715, son of Edmund Sweeney and Frances Robinson. He was born 1714 in Virginia, and died 1745 in Virginia.
Lived in Elizabeth City County Elizabeth City County was a county in southeastern Virginia from 1634 to 1952. Originally created in 1634 as Elizabeth River Shire, it was one of eight shires created in the Virginia Colony by order of the King of England. In 1636, it was subdivided, and the portion north of the harbor of Hampton Roads became known as Elizabeth City Shire. It was renamed Elizabeth City County a short time later. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_City_County,_Virginia