son of Silas Frank Wilson and Sarah Anger (transcript of death record)
During the Civil War, Silas served with the 35th and 29th Massachusetts Infantry. The 1890 Census of Union Veterans lists him as a Corporal in Company K, Massachusetts Infantry, from January 27, 1864 to July 29, 1866.
Silas was a member of the Masons. He married Ann Judd on July 26, 1871 in Sheldon, Vermont. The couple lived in Richford. Silas moved to St. Johnsbury in 1920; his son Elmer Edward lived there as well.
An obituary was published on page 1 of The Caledonian-Record (St. Johnsbury, Vermont) on December 31, 1921.
Ann Betsey Judd Wilson
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