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Richard Pilson Jr. (abt. 1745 - abt. 1799)

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Richard Pilson Jr.
Born about in Augusta Co.,Virginiamap [uncertain]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died about in Woolwine, Patrick Co, Virginiamap
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Richard was born about 1745. Richard Pilson ... He passed away in 1799. [1]

  • Pilson, Richard. Baptism:

Richard Pilson baptized March 30, 1746 at Tinkling Spring Presbyterian Church by Rev. John Craig.

  • Pilson, Richard. Marriage:

Ancestors of Jay Eric Bennett, 3777 S Gessner, Houston, TX 77063 Richard Pilson, born abt 1745 mar Elizabeth Frances Turner. (Abt 1765)

  • Pilson, Richard. Land:

From Library of Virginia land grants; Land Office Grants No. 38, 1797-1799, p 323, reel 104. Richard Pilson owned land on Rock Castle Creek (near Woolwine, Patrick Co. VA on July 13, 1798). Rock Castle Creek flows from Rock Castle Gap (six miles west of Woolwine) on west edge of Patrick Co., through Philpott Lake west of Martinsville, thence south of Martinsville, to SE corner of Henry Co., and thence into North Carolina, near Fairview.

  • Pilson, Richard. Wills:

Virginia Genealogist Vol 2, 975.5 B2vg Vol 2, page 41, April 1787, Richard Pilson refered to in will in Henry Co, VA Vol 2, page 122, May 30, 1791, Richard Pilson refered to in will in Henry Co, VA

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Compiled by Charles Leon Harris from Abstracts of Virginia Deed Book No. 1, 1791-1801 published by T.L.C. Genealogy <>. Ptrick co., Va.

Smith River USGS Woolwine, Charity & Philpott Lake 22, 30, 71, 72, 117, 157, Richard, William PILSON; Thomas PLASTER; Benjamin POSEY; POTEET;

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  1. Entered by John Wilson, Apr 17, 2013


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