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Samuel "Uncle Sam" Wilson
Birth: Sep. 13, 1766
Arlington
Massachusetts
Death: Jul. 31, 1854

Businessman. A Troy, New York Meat Packer, he supplied the United States Army with meat during the War of 1812. He stamped his shipments with a "U.S.", that gained him the moniker of "Uncle Sam", which then became a symbol for the United States. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Betsey Mann Wilson (1773 - 1863)*
 
 Children:
  Polly Wilson (1797 - 1805)*
  Samuel Wilson (1800 - 1807)*
  Benjamin M. Wilson (1802 - 1859)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Troy
Rensselaer County
New York, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 42.76252, -73.66827
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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