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Col John Burgess Willson
Birth: 1701, Ireland
Death: 1774
Augusta County
Virginia, USA

According to the 1902 transcription of his grave, it said:
Col. John Wilson
died in 1773
in the 72nd year of his age
having served his country
27 years as a representative in
the Honorable House of Burgesses

(member House of Burgesses 1748 - 1773)

According to William McClung's 1936 W.P.A.
Historical Inventory, it says:

"Not far from the center, of this Glebe, is a
grave marked with a flat slab, lying flat on
the ground, which marks the last resting
place of Colonel John Willson and his wife.
Following is an exact copy of the
inscription."

"Here lys the inter'd body of Col'n John
Willson, who departed this lif in the Yare of
ourn Lord, 1773, in the 72 yare of his eag,
having served his country 27 yars,
representeive in the Honourable Hous of
Burjesis, in Virginia &c."

"Likewise, the body of his well beloved wife,
Martha, who departed this lif January Ye 10,
1775, in the LX Yr of her lif."

Col. John Burgess Wilson married Martha Crouchman 1724 Ireland, S/O Robert Wilson & Jane Lee, John is my 6th Great Grandfather 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Martha Crouchman Willson (1695 - 1755)*
 
 Children:
  Samuel Wilson (1735 - 1774)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glebe Cemetery
Swoope
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Michael L. Ramsey
Originally Created by: LSP
Record added: Dec 06, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23274717
Col John Burgess Willson
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Col John Burgess Willson
Added by: LC
 
Col John Burgess Willson
Added by: LC
 
 
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- Jean Boyce
 Added: Feb. 13, 2015
I am honored you are my 6th great uncle.
- kDeatonBrown
 Added: Aug. 16, 2014
Remembering a great man
- Teresa Willson Bennett
 Added: Jul. 5, 2014
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