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James Calvin Wilson
Birth: Jan. 13, 1843
Lafayette
Allen County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 10, 1920
Corsicana
Navarro County
Texas, USA

Civil War veteran, James C. Wilson, served as a Private in Company D, 12th Kansas Infantry. He enlisted on 21 Aug 1862, at Franklin Co, Kansas. He served in skirmishes with Indians at Fort Wichita, Kansas, and was with General Custer for several days. While he was returning guns to Fort Leavenworth, the wagon turned over, threw the horse, and he was caught in a way that fractured his left scapula (shoulder). His military records indicated that he had green eyes and was 5 feet 8 and a half inches tall.

He married Lucy Jane Harris 25 Aug 1870 in Johnson Co, Missouri. They had 11 children: Sarah Addie, Maggie Olive, Tulah Mae, Stella Cecil, Nathan Calvin, Dena (died in infancy), Mamie, Lilla "Tippie", Vida Lorene, Joseph M. "Joe", Finis Omega.

Discrepancy on birth year on tombstone.
His enlistment papers dated Aug 1862, state that he is 19 1/2 years old.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John M. Wilson (1801 - ____)
  Sarah Wilson (1812 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucy Jane Harris Wilson (1850 - 1900)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Addie Wilson Mash (1871 - 1964)*
  Maggie Olive Wilson Baker (1872 - 1937)*
  Tula Mae Wilson Lewis (1875 - 1945)*
  Stella Cecil Wilson Curlee (1876 - 1948)*
  Nathan Calvin Wilson (1879 - 1954)*
  Dena Wilson (1880 - 1882)*
  Mamie Wilson Williams (1882 - 1921)*
  Vida Lorene Wilson Blankenship (1886 - 1952)*
  Lilla Mattie Wilson Ellis (1886 - 1953)*
  Joseph Mark Wilson (1889 - 1946)*
  Finis Omega Wilson (1893 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  Susannah Wilson Oliphant (1836 - 1875)**
  James Calvin Wilson (1843 - 1920)
  Mary M Wilson Pletcher (1850 - 1917)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Corsicana
Navarro County
Texas, USA
 
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