Wilson, Joseph Jones Abernathy

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DOB: July 7, 1830
POB: Dallas County, AL
DOD: January 12, 1865
POD: Camp Chase, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH
Bur: Camp Chase, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH

Father: Wilson, Nathaniel Burdine
Mother: Jones, Jane

Spouse and Children

  1. High, Mary Elizabeth m. 9 October 1851 in Dallas County, AL
    1. Wilson, William Henry
    2. Wilson, Texana
    3. Wilson, Reuben
    4. Wilson, George


See Also


From https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/75277577/joseph-abernathy-wilson

Joseph, age 32, enlisted in the Home Guard on 5 April 1862 in Cahaba, Alabama for 90 days. Almost two months later he enlisted in the Confederate States Army on 31 May 1862 in Cahaba, Dallas County, Alabama. He was mustered as a Private in Company D, Lewis Battalion Alabama Cavalry. On 24 June 1864, Joseph was wounded in action, severely in thigh, at Lafayette, Georgia and was taken prisoner of war. He was received at Camp Chase Confederate Prison on 10 September 1864 where he died on 12 January 1865.

Joseph was born 7 July 1830 in Dallas County, Alabama to Nathaniel Burdine Wilson and Jane Jones. He married Mary Elizabeth High on 9 October 1851 in Dallas County, Alabama. From this union they had four known children: William Henry "Willie", Texana, Reuben, and George.

1850 United States Federal Census
Name: Joseph Wilson
Age: 20
Birth Year: abt 1830
Birthplace: Alabama
Home in 1850: Cahawba, Dallas, Alabama, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 547
Household Members - Name/Age:
William Guinn 29
Rossman Guinn 28
Elizabeth Guinn 7
Wm Guinn 2
Joseph Wilson 20
Charles Tarr 18

1860 United States Federal Census
Name: J A Wilson
Age: 29
Birth Year: abt 1831
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Alabama
Home in 1860: Cahaba, Dallas, Alabama
Post Office: Cahaba
Family Number: 584
Household Members - Name/Age:
J A Wilson 29
Mary E Wilson 24
William H Wilson 7
Texana Wilson 4
Reubin Wilson 2

Alabama, Civil War Soldiers, 1860-1865
Name: Joseph Abernathy Wilson
Birth Date: abt 1830
Enlistment Date: 5 Apr 1862
Enlistment Place: Alabama, USA
Enlistment Age: 32
Military Branch: Home Guard
Regiment or Unit: 90 Day Militia
Company Unit Name: Capt. William E. Beard's
Enlistment Info: Age 32, Alabama, Dallas County, Cahaba, Private
Author: Undated Muster Roll