Historical Rosters Database
John Parke WilsonRoster ID 608
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1855|
|Biography & Genealogy:||John Parke Wilson, Class of 1855: Genealogy: Born- Sept. 16, 1833, in Cumberland Co., Va. Father- John P. Wilson; Mother- Elizabeth W. Trent. Pat. Grandfather- William Wilson; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Park. Mat. Grandfather- Stephen W. Trent; Mat. Grandmother- Elizzabeth Copeland. Married- Elizabeth Inskeep Gibson; 1st child- Elizabeth B. Wilson; 2nd- Willis S. Gibson; 3rd- Ann Vanmeter Wilson; 4th- David G. Wilson; 5th- Eliza C. Wilson; 2 boys and 3 girls died in infancy. Military Record- Civil War; Capt., Co. B., 9th Va. Infantry; Major, Infantry, Pickett's Division, C.S.A. Career: Farmer, Civil Engineer. Died- Feb. 13, 1922, in Blackmountain, NC.|