Born: 1742 or 1744 New York
Buried: Wilson Family Cemetery, north of Orangeville, IN.
Service: Commissioned as 1st lieut, May 6, 1777, Capt Matthew GRIER'S 2nd Co., Col Arthur ERWINE, 2nd Battalion
Proof: Penn Archives, 5th series, vol 5, pp 334 & 444
Married: Mary BRITTON, died 1843
Margaret: Born 1787
Andrew: Born 1789 (War of 1812)
Rachel: Born 1791
Nathaniel: Born 1794 (War of 1812)
Joseph: Born 1797
Directions: Go south of Orleans on State Hwy 37 approx. 1 1/2 miles or more, turn left or west on CR 500N, go about 3 1/4 miles west until you come to Wesley Chapel Church and Cemetery, turn north on 350W and go north/northeast for about a mile and cemetery is on the left back behind house and barn on an Amish Farm.
The gravesite of Rev. War Soldier Joseph Wilson is located in the Wilson Family Cemetery on a farm owned by an Amish Family in Section 4-T,2 N.-R.1 W. of Orangeville Township, Orange County about a mile north of Wesley Chapel.
Information above was gathered by Mrs Ida BONNER, Orleans, Indiana
Photo and directions provide by Edward Hitchcock and Larry Hammersley, Daniel Guthrie SAR Chapter in Bedford, IN.
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