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Pvt George Deliverance Wilson

Pvt George Deliverance Wilson

Original Name George D.
Birth
Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA
Death 18 Oct 1887 (aged 79)
Hillsdale, Garfield County, Utah, USA
Burial Hatch, Garfield County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 184066 · View Source
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Son of Deliverance Junior Wilson and Lovina Fairchild

Married Mary Ellen Johnson, 7 Feb 1842, Macedonia, Hamilton, Illinois

Children - George Jacob Wilson, David Johnson Wilson

Married Martha Ann Riste, 21 Sep 1856, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Children - Mary Johnson Wilson, George Hyrum Wilson, Martha Ann Wilson, James William Wilson, Joseph Deliverance Wilson, Jesse Stephen Wilson, Levinah Emaline Wilson, David Israel Wilson, John Thomas Wilson, Sarah Ann Wilson, Ellen Almire Wilson

History - George became a convert to the Mormon faith in Kirkland, Ohio and spent the winter of 1837-1838 repairing wagons for the brethern who were moving from Ohio to Missouri. He followed the Church to Missouri and Illinois.

In 1842, he married Mary Ellen Johnson who became the mother of two sons. She died in 1845.

During the exodus from Nauvoo and the journey of the Saints westward, George Wilson enlisted in the Mormon Battalion Company "E," but on account of sickness was sent with Lt. Willis's company to winter in Pueblo. He arrived in Salt Lake Valley in late July, 1847.

Mr. Wilson located at Santaquin where he married Martha Ann Risto in 1856. Afterwards he moved to Sanpete County and then located in Millard County. He took an active part in the Black Hawk wars.

In 1867, Mr. Wilson went to the Muddy as a colonization missionary and, after his release from this duty, settled in Panguitch. He was residing in Hillsdale, Utah when he passed away.

Mormon Battalion, Company E



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  • Created by: SMSmith
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 184066
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt George Deliverance Wilson (28 Dec 1807–18 Oct 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184066, citing Hillsdale Cemetery, Hatch, Garfield County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by SMSmith (contributor 46491005) .