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Grave Marker For Colonel Benjamin Wilson
Photographer: Bradley Owen
Taken: September 7, 2021
Caption: Grave Marker For Colonel Benjamin Wilson
Additional Description:
Nov. 30, 1747 - Dec. 2, 1827

Colonel Virginia Militia in Indian and Revolutionary Wars; Built Wilson Fort near Beverly, Member of Virginia Assembly 1783-86, secured creation of Harrison County, 1784, and became its first clerk for 30 years; member Virginia Convention 1788 ratifying U. S. Constitution. Pioneer settler and industrialist of this valley.
To his memory, in 1942, by his great-grandchildren Gertrude Brown Wilson and Robert R. Wilson

Submitted: September 19, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p611173
File Size: 1.226 Megabytes

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