6th LOGO

JOHN FRANKLIN WILSON
Company "L"


     From records of the Adjutant General's Office, compiled by the West Virginia State Archives:

     John Wilson - Resident or enrolled Cameron, W.Va.; 22; mustered in 10 Dec 1861, Cameron, W.Va.; mustered out 10 Dec 1864, expiration term of service.


     John Wilson, born 8 Jun 1840, was the son of Samuel Wilson (1803-1884) and Charlotte McIntyre (1806-1881). Charlotte was the daughter of David McIntyre and Elizabeth Shepherd. Samuel and Charlotte are buried in Clarington Cemetery, Monroe County, Ohio.

1850 Census, Marshall County, W.Va.
WILSON (1370)
Samuel...Farmer...$1,000...47-M...PA
Charlotte...44-F...OH
Eleanor...19-F...VA
Lydia...15-F...VA
Jasper...12-M...VA
John F...10-M...VA
David...8-M...VA
Eliza Anne...6-F...VA
Silas W...4-M...VA
Esther...2-F...VA

1860 Census, Marshall County, W.Va.
WILSON (86)
Samuel...57-wm...farmer...PA
Charlotte...54-wf...OH
Jasper...22-wm...farm laborer...VA
John F...19-wm...farm laborer...VA
David...17-wm...farm laborer...VA
Eliza A...16-wf...VA
Silas...14-wm...VA
Esther...12-wf...VA
Samuel...8-wm...VA

     On 29 Nov 1865, John Wilson, 25, married Martha Burch in Marshall County, W.Va. Martha was the daughter of Richard Burch and Isabell/Isabella McHenry.

1880 Census, Franklin District, Marshall County, W.Va.
WILSON (226)
John...38-wm...farmer...VA
Martha...37-wf...keeping house...VA...VA...VA
Theodore...13-wm...farmer...WV...VA...VA
Charles...9-wm...WV...VA...VA
Orion...8-wm...WV...VA...VA
Thereca...9/12-wf...Oct...WV...VA...VA

1890 Special Census, Franklin District, Marshall County, W.Va.
WILSON, John F., Private, Company "L", 6th WV Infantry. Enlisted 11/1861; discharged 1864. Address: Woodlands, WV. Disability Incurred: Eye Sight.


Service Record, National Archives
Transcribed by Rae Wilson Baker.

John Wilson Pvt., Co L 6 Reg't Virginia Infantry
Company Muster Roll
Mannington Marion Co., VA Dec. 31, 1861
Muster to date Dec. 10, 1861
Joined for duty and enrolled Nov 22, 1861 At Cameron VA for 3 years
Jan & Feb 1862 Absent sick and gone home on furlough
Mar & Apr 1862 Absent sick at home
Sept. & Oct 1862 present
Signed by Blair Copyist
Aug. 31 to Dec. 31, 1862 Present Second Auditor Roll
Sign Blair Copyist
Jan & Feb 1863 Present
Mar & April, 1863 Present
April 10 1863 Present
May & June, 1863 Present
July & Aug., 1963 Present due Gov't $4 Transportation
August 2, 1863 Absent without leave for 8 days
Sept. & Oct, 1863 Present.
Forfeit 15 days pay by sentence of Regt. Court Martial.
Nov & Dec., 1863 Present
Remarks: Stop 400 transportation not settled on Aug. 31 Roll
Stop 1 canteen & 1 Haversack
Jan & Feb 1864 Present
March & April 1864 Absent
Remarks: In General Hospital Grafton, WV
April 30 to Aug. 31, 1864 Present
May & June, 1864 Present
July & August 1864 Present
Aug 31 to Oct 31. 1864 Present
Nov & Dec, 1964 Muster out by reason of expiration of term of
Service at Cumberland, MD Dec. 10, 1864
John Wilson Pvt. Co L 6 Reg't WV Inf age 21 Muster-out Roll, New
Creek, WV Nov 12, 1864 last paid to Feb 27, 1864 clothing account:
Due soldier $7.84
Due $100 Recruit signed ET Richardson
Wheeling, WVa Dec 10, 1864 Muster out date Dec 10 1864
Last paid to Feb 29, 1864 Clothing account Due Soldier $11.76
Due $100 expired term


     John Franklin Wilson died 31 Aug 1923 and is buried at Greenlawn Cemetery, Moundsville, W.Va.


BACK