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James Wilson “Wilson” TaylorAge: 32 years18301862

Name
James Wilson “Wilson” Taylor
Given names
James Wilson
Nickname
Wilson
Surname
Taylor
Birth 1830
Religious marriageSarah E. “Sally” TaylorView this family
October 12, 1854 (Age 24 years) Husband: 25 Wife: 35
Religion: Christian
Note: The official Marriage Register list Barbary Taylor as Wilson's mother and stated that she was "A Single Woman".
Birth of a son
#1
Henry Tazewell “Tazewell” Taylor
October 27, 1855 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Karena Taylor
about 1858 (Age 28 years)
Religion August 18, 1859 (Age 29 years)
Note: Wilson was a Christian and joined the Bethelehem Christian Church on 18 Aug 1859. Prior to enlisting in the Confederate Army the Church records listed him as regularly attending the quarterly meetings.
Death August 1862 (Age 32 years)
Family with parents - View this family
mother
Not married:
himself
Family with Sarah E. “Sally” Taylor - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: October 12, 1854Nansemond County, Virginia, USA
1 year
son
3 years
daughter
Karena Taylor
Birth: about 1858 28 38Nansemond County, Virginia, USA
Death: after August 12, 1875Nansemond County, Virginia, USA
James M. Pruden + Sarah E. “Sally” Taylor - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: about 1837
2 years
step-daughter
5 years
step-daughter
6 years
step-daughter

Marriage

The official Marriage Register list Barbary Taylor as Wilson's mother and stated that she was "A Single Woman".

Religion

Wilson was a Christian and joined the Bethelehem Christian Church on 18 Aug 1859. Prior to enlisting in the Confederate Army the Church records listed him as regularly attending the quarterly meetings.

Note

Wilson began military service on 8 Jun 1861 when he enlisted in the Confederate Army for one year as a Private in the 6th Virginia Infantry, Company E(2nd). His enlistment was extended on 4/30/1862 due to the War. James Wilson was described as: "5'7 tall with a dark complexion, auburn hair and blue eyes."

Note

According to the 1850 Census, Wilson was educated enough to be able to read and write.

Note

Wilson ended military service in Jun 1862 when he was mortally wounded in combat at Charles City Road, Richmond Virginia. According to the cause of death on the CSA pension application filed by Sarah: "He was struck by a minnie ball in his body and right arm, in a skirmish, a few days before the Battle of Seven Pines near Richmond, Va., was taken to his home in Nansemond County, Va., where he lingered and died about two months, on account of said wounds."

Note

Sarah and Wilson owned property worth $200 and personal property worth $100 according to the 1860 Nansemond County Census and his occupation was listed as a farmer.

MarriageMarriage Registration for Wilson Taylor and Sarah TaylorMarriage Registration for Wilson Taylor and Sarah Taylor
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