Col. John WILSON ID#4045, b. about 1740, d. 21 May 1820
Father*Peter WILSON1
Mother*Ailcey (surname unknown)1
Birth*Col. John WILSON was born about 1740.2,3 
He was the son of Peter WILSON and Ailcey (surname unknown).1 
Marriage*Col. John WILSON married Mary Cody LUMPKIN in 1767.1,2,4 
Property1773 Halifax County - 296 acs. Halifax County on the branches of the Dan River, crossing Poplar branch and a fork thereof, crossing a br. of White Walnut Creek, adjacent Peter Wilson & Silvester; 15 Jun 1773, p.367. 1 Pound 10 Shillings.5 
Military*Listed as Col. John Wilson of the Virginia Militia, 12 Mar 1777. The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. X-No.1 July, 1902. 
Elected*Col. John WILSON was Elected in 1778, Virginia House of Delegates for Pittsylvania County, Virginia. 
Property*Land grant, 1 March 1781, for 80 acres located in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, to John Wilson from Governor Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826).
Accession 30016b. Personal papers collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia. Photostats (negative). 
ElectedHe was Elected in 1782, Virginia House of Delegates for Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. 
ElectedHe was Elected in 1788, a member of the Constitutional Convention. 
Death*He died on 21 May 1820 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.2,6 


Mary Cody LUMPKIN b. 1748

Sources (

  1. [S3147] Haven, Doris; Wilson Roots and Branches 1991, Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  2. [S73] Daughters of American Revolution (DAR) - This information has been claimed, but I have no idea if it is accurate.
  3. [S3717] Coleman, Daniel and Cody, Lucillius Lewis - Lumpkin-Wilson or John Wilson, 1740-1820, of Pittsylvania County, Va. - 1929 FSL 721808, Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  4. [S3149] Clement, Maud Carter: The History of Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
  5. [S3124] Hudgins, Dennis R. Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants : Volume Seven, 1762-1776. Richmond, Va: Virginia Genealogical Society, 1999. Print., Personal Collection - printed book.
  6. [S3148] U.S. Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963:
  7. [S24] Hall, Wm. Kearney 1918-. Descendants of Nicholas Perkins of Virginia. 1957 Ann Arbor, Michigan., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
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