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Pvt Crosley Crosby B "William" Wilson
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Birth: Dec. 3, 1842
Upper Providence
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 17, 1895
Upper Providence
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA

Private Crosley (Crosby) B. Wilson, a farmer from Upper Providence; enlisted at age 18 on Oct. 7, 1861 for a period of 3 yrs.;In Company G, 97th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He mustered out on Oct. 14, 1864, at the expiration of his term.

From the "History of the Ninety-seventh regiment, Pennsylvania volunteer infantry", By† Isaiah Price

The following Info was submitted by findagrave member Dawna

Birth name was William Crosby B. Wilson

Chester Monthly Meeting of Society of Friends (Quaker) - from
Membership Records
William P. Wilson born 9 Jul 1805, died 18 Sep 1880, buried Providence
Hulda T. Wilson, widow of William, died 9 Oct 18921, buried Providence
Levis James Wilson died 11 Sep 1864 aged 27y 11m 17d, buried Providence
William C. B. Wilson born 3 Dec 1842 Parents: William P. and Hulda Wilson of Providence
Crosby B. Wilson married Sallie Regester
Crosby B. Wilson, son of W.P. and Hulda, died 17 Apr 1895 in 53rd year, buried Providence

Minutes of Meeting held at Providence 19 Mar 1866
The undersigned members of this meeting having in the late trouble through which our country has passed been induced to take up arms in defense thereof contrary to our testimony in regard to war and having been favored to return home, in gratitude and love to the testimony of our Society, we feel bound to acknowledge our departure therefrom and hope Friends will pass it by and accept this and retain us in membership. Crosby B. Wilson (plus 11 others)

The above voluntary acknowledgement from the young men of our monthly meeting, having been read and considered, was accepted and they [are] retained in membership.

Chester Daily Times, Chester, PA 15 Jun 1881
Married, at the Mayor's Office, June 14, by Friends' ceremony, Mr. Crosby B. Wilson of Upper Providence to Miss Sarah J. Register [sic] of Willistown Township, Chester County.

Delaware County, Orphans Court, Estate Files
Wilson Crosby B. 6937 6/4/1895
(His estate would not have been probated in June, if he didn't die until September.)

Chester Times, 27 Aug 1912
Deaths - In West Chester, on August 26th, Sarah J. Regester, widow of Crosby Wilson, in the 70th year of her age. Interment at Cumberland Cemetery.

Family links: 
  William P Wilson (1805 - 1880)
  Huldah T Simcock Wilson (1806 - 1892)
  Sarah Josephine Regester Wilson (1842 - 1912)
  Levis James Wilson (1836 - 1867)*
  Crosley Crosby B Wilson (1842 - 1895)
*Calculated relationship
Providence Friends Meeting Cemetery
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: WPA Grave #261
GPS (lat/lon): 39.9186, -75.38054
Created by: Billy Walker
Record added: May 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70561359
Pvt Crosley Crosby B William Wilson
Added by: Bill Bloom
Pvt Crosley Crosby B William Wilson
Added by: Bill Bloom
Pvt Crosley Crosby B William Wilson
Added by: Bill Bloom
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The muffled drumís sad roll has beat, The soldierís last tattoo, No more on lifeís parade shall meet, That brave and fallen few.
- Bill Bloom
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