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The Whitney Family of Connecticut

by S. Whitney Phoenix
(New York: 1878)

Transcribed by Robert L. Ward.

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Seventh Generation.
went to Le Roy, N. Y., where they were living in Aug. 1874. He is said to have been a chaplain in the war of 1861.
2234 IX. Nicholas Wilson, b. at Troy, N. Y., 14 Oct. 1822; married; was living at Lansingburg, N. Y., in Ap. 1875.
2235 X. Nancy Catherine Wilson, b. at Troy, N. Y., 21 Sept. 1824; married, 24 Dec. 1850, at Sandy Hill, N. Y., Ephraim Townsend Weeks, born at Sandy Hill, son of Joseph and Sarah (Burnham) Weeks; died at Glen's Falls, N. Y., 11 Ap. 1867, and was buried there. He was living at Fort Edward, N. Y., in Sept. 1874. 6828
2236 XI. Charles Lewis Wilson, b. at Troy, N. Y., 7 May 1828; married in 1851, at Sandy Hill, N. Y., Fidelia Cooper; and was living in Third Street, Troy, in Ap. 1875.
2237 XII. Elisha Sheldon Wilson, b. at Troy, N. Y., 13 July 1830; died, 24 Dec. 1830, at Troy, and was buried there.
2238 XIII. Edgar Theodore Wilson, b. at Troy, N. Y., 24 Dec. 1832; died unmarried, at Lansingburgh, N. Y., 14 Nov. 1864, and was buried in Troy. He was 2d lieut. in Co. E, 2d Reg., N. Y. S. Volunteers, which was raised at Troy, and was said to he the first Union regiment that entered Virginia He was in the battles of Big Bethel, Bull Run, Fredericksburgh, Chancellorsville, and with McClellan throughout his campaign on the peninsula; and was mustered out, as captain, with his regiment, at the end of its term of service, 14 May 1863.
2239 XIV. George Washington Wilson, b. at Troy, N. Y., 10 Ap. 1834; married in Dec. 1859, at Lansingburgh, N. Y., Frank Frelott; and was living on Main Street, Lansingburgh, in Ap. 1875. He was capt. of Co. E, 2d Reg., N. Y. S. Volunteers; and was mustered out, as major, with his regiment at the end of its term of service, 14 May 1863. See account of his brother, Edgar Theodore Wilson, for their battles. His bravery, in bringing the body and gun of Lieut. Greble from the battle-ground of Big Bethel, after the rest of the Union forces had retreated, was noticed in all accounts of that engagement.



Chil. of John and Phebe (Wilson) Grace. 649

2240 I. Angeline Grace, b. at Troy, N. Y., 18 July 1805; married, 22 Nov. 1821, at Cooperstown, N. Y., by Rev. Frederick Tiffany, rector of Christ's Church, Episcopal, of Cooperstown, to Richard Cooley, a 6832
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