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  1. Zerilda "Jane" Wilcoxson: Birth: 4 AUG 1812 in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Death: 16 OCT 1874 in Fulton County, Illinois

  2. Jesse Boone Wilcoxson: Birth: 1814 in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Death: 17 OCT 1872 in Fulton County, Illinois

  3. Nancy M Wilcoxson: Birth: 13 JAN 1816 in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Death: 12 DEC 1883

  4. Elijah Jr Wilcoxson: Birth: 12 MAR 1817 in Estill County, Kentucky. Death: 22 JAN 1872 in Fulton County, Illinois

  5. Andrew Jackson Wilcoxson: Birth: 7 DEC 1818 in Estill County, Kentucky. Death: 22 MAR 1884 in Arizona

  6. Mary Emaline Wilcoxson: Birth: 31 DEC 1819 in Estill County, Kentucky. Death: 24 FEB 1894

  7. Isaiah M Wilcoxson: Birth: 8 FEB 1822 in Estill County, Kentucky. Death: 1822 in Estill County, Kentuckiy

  8. Elizabeth Caroline Wilcoxson: Birth: 3 AUG 1824 in Estill County, Kentucky. Death: 4 APR 1863 in Fulton County, Illinois

  9. Anna Adeline Wilcoxson: Birth: 10 DEC 1825 in Estill County, Kentucky. Death: 6 JUN 1904 in Fulton County, Illinois

  10. Marshall Ney Willcockson: Birth: 5 SEP 1827 in Estill County, Kentucky. Death: 5 JAN 1901 in Fulton County, Illinois

  11. James Calvin Wilcoxson: Birth: 23 JUL 1829 in Estill County, Kentucky. Death: 31 DEC 1907 in Sturgis, South Dakota

  12. Charlotte Wilcoxson: Birth: 17 DEC 1830 in Fulton County, Illinois. Death: ABT 1840 in Fulton County, Illinois

  13. Jeremiah F Wilcoxson: Birth: 17 DEC 1833 in Fulton County, Illinois. Death: 4 JAN 1912 in Fulton County, Illinois

  14. America Wilcoxson: Birth: 11 DEC 1835 in Fulton County, Illinois. Death: 13 OCT 1884 in Fulton County, Illinois


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a. Note:   NI005931
Note:   Elijah Fought In The War Of 1812, He Volunteered And Rose To The Rank Of Captain, He Also Fought In The Black Hawk War. m.21 Nov., 1811, Charlotte Calloway b.1 April, 1792, North Carolina d. 18 June, 1875; both buried in the Wilcoxen Cemetery near Bryant, Illinois. On his tombstone, southeast of Lewistown, Ill., were inscribed the dates of birth and death and the statement "nephew of Daniel Boone." Pictures of both tombstones are on file at D. A. R. National Headquarters. He farmed in Kentucky from 1815 to 1830 when he moved to Illinois. He served in the War of 1812 and two years in the Black Hawk War as a lieutenant and was discharged as a Captain. He held many civic positions in his community. At the time of his death, twelve of his children attended his funeral and his posterity numbered In The Hundreds. A son and daughter died young. His will, dated 1 May 1852, Fulton Co., Ill., is signed Elijah Willcockson and was witnessed by Andrew J. Willcockson, William Hummel and Marshall N. Willcockson It was probated there, 13 July, 1860, by Jesse B. Willcockson and Elijah C. Willcockson. It is not known when they changed the spelling to "Wilcoxen."Elijah immigrated in 1815 to Kentucky from North Carolina. Resided in Kentucky in 1815 to 1830. He then immigrated in 1830 to Fulton County, Illinois from Kentucky. Elijah died in Fulton County, Illinois on 3 Jul 1860; he was 70.4, Buried in Wilcoxen Cemetery, near Bryant, southeast of Lewiston, Fulton Co., Illinois. Tombstone states he is nephew of Daniel Boone; he was actually his great-nephew. Occupation: farmer. Alias/AKA: Wilcoxson, Wilcoxon.


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