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David Carroll Wilson, Sr.

Male Abt 1733 (Twin) - 1803

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  • Name David Carroll Wilson 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born Abt 1733 (Twin)  Cumberland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Dec 1803  Gallitin, Sumner Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11546  MyTree
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2012 

    Father Zaccheus Wilson, Sr.,   b. Abt 1702, Chester Co. (Cumberland Co.), PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1795, Oglethorpe Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 93 years) 
    Mother Frances MNU (Wilson),   b. Abt 1707, prob PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1738, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Married Abt 1724 
    Family ID F5870  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • Major David Carroll Wilson, born 1733 in Newville,Cumberland Co., PA; died December 19, 1803 in Gallatin,Sumner Co., TN. He was the son of 96. Zaccheus l Wilson and 97. Martha. He married 51. Jean Sharpe Rowan Abt. 1761 in Gallatin,Sumner Co., TN.

      Jean Sharpe Rowan, born May 03, 1733 in PA; died Aft. 1803 in Sumner Co.,Tn. She was the daughter of 102. Rev John Rowan.

      Notes for Major David Carroll Wilson:
      Major David Wilson received many thousands of acres of land in various grants from time to time but only one which says' for services in the Revolutionary War.' State Records of No. Carolina Vol.24 Laws 1777 pg 88 mentioning David Wilson who was granted 2000 acres of land as a soldier of the Revolutionary War . David was also Captain of the Militia from the Salisbury District, NB in the American Revolution adn was given a land grant for those services as well. `779 served with Benjamin Cleveland, Colonel-Lt Colonel William Shepperd and Major Hardin of Salisbury District, NC

      More About Major David Carroll Wilson:
      Comment 2: Bef. 1785, Settled in Sumner Co., TN
      Military service: 1780, Amr. Rev. War Battle of Kings Mt. SC [Major of his company]
      Namesake: Wilson Co., Tn was named for David Wilson
      Occupation: 1792, 1st Speaker TN House of Representatives

      More About David Wilson and Jean Rowan:
      Marriage: Abt. 1761, Gallatin,Sumner Co., TN

      Children of David Wilson and Jean Rowan are:
      i. Narcissa Wilson, born Abt. 1779 in Mechlenberg ,NC; died Bet. 1825 - 1831 in Sumner Co., TN; married Jonathan Wilson Bet. 1795 - 1798 in Mechlenburg, NC.
      ii. James A. Wilson, born Abt. 1770; died 1820; married Peggy Graham.
      More About James A. Wilson:
      Comment 2: Williamson Co., TN [Gift deed from his father Major David, in Sumner Co., TN
      iii. David C. Jr. Wilson, born 1785 in North Carolina; died Bef. 1860 in Grayson Coounty, Texas; married (1) Mrs Driggers; married (2) Jenny Carothers March 09, 1804.
      More About David C. Jr. Wilson:
      Comment 2: 1850, Census shows him as 65 years and 640 acres from the Peter's Colony Grayson Co., TX
      More About David Wilson and Jenny Carothers:
      Marriage: March 09, 1804
      iv. William Wilson, born Bef. 1762; died Abt. 1830; married Sally Brevard November 10, 1793; born June 05, 1762.
      Notes for William Wilson:
      Josiah Wilson a descendent of David: came to Collin Co., Tx before 1860 w his wife Martha Stanfield and their family settled near Plano.
      More About William Wilson and Sally Brevard:
      Marriage: November 10, 1793
      v. Elizabeth Wilson, born Abt. 1774; died Aft. 1816; married Zaccheus Wilson November 24, 1790; born Abt. 1770; died WFT Est. 1796-1861.
      More About Elizabeth Wilson:
      Comment 2: Married Ist Cousin[d. David m s. Samuel]
      More About Zaccheus Wilson:
      Comment 2: Zaccheus and Elizabeth were 1st cousins [Z son of Samuel; Elizabeth D of David]
      More About Zaccheus Wilson and Elizabeth Wilson:
      Marriage: November 24, 1790
      vi. Mary Polly Wilson, born Abt. 1780; died in Bedford County, Tennessee; married Mark Dodd; born in TN; died in Bedford Co., TN.
      vii. Ibby Wilson, born Abt. 1780; married William Steele Street.
      viii. Zachariah Wilson, born in Williamson Co., Tn.