Searching for ancestral information about Moses Wilson of Jones and Bibb counties in Georgia.
According to census reports, he was born in Georgia in 1815. He married Mary Matthews (b. 1832), and had 7 children, including my gg2-grandmother, Sarah Alma "Sallie" Wilson Moore (b. 1870).
Any information you can provide regarding his parents, siblings or cousins would be greatly appreciated.
The following comments apply to Bibb County also, as many of the soldiers in the unit were from Bibb County.
I'm Jack Poynter, descendant of John Everett, Sr. of Twiggs County, Georgia. His son, John Barrett Everett, and his four Bullard brothers-in-law, served in the Sixth Georgia Infantry Regiment, Co I, during the War Between the States. In addition to the Sixth Georgia, Co I, three other companies were raised specifically in Twiggs County: Fourth Georgia, Co C; Twenty-Sixth Georgia, Co E; and the Forty-Eighth Georgia, Company G. Among those four units, I am connected to more than one-hundred-fifty-one (151) of the five-hundred-twenty-five soldiers (525) in those rosters.
I am looking for other people descended from those units, or for those who have information about them. Beyond the usual genealogical interest, I am interested in finding present-day descendants of those soldiers, with a view to helping other people find their Confederate ancestors.
This activity is most appropriate now, in the Sesquicentennial of the WBTS. But it is always appropriate to help people to learn the history of their country and where they stood in it.
If you think you might be a descendant of one of the soldiers in those units, or think you might be and want help finding out, or if you have information about them, please contact me. I have the rosters of the four units on my website, with pointers into their genealogical information.
This could of knock me over with a stick, I am so thrill to get an answer. You have no Idea how much you look like my Granny Annie Maud Evans Hawkins. Can you get me connected so I am able to see your web site?
I am thrilled to find some one related to my gg grandfather Rufus. Can't wait to hear from you.
I'm not actually related to those Evans, but Rufus' brothers H Jackson and James Evans served in the WBTS units from Twiggs County, Georgia, that I study. Doesn't mean we aren't connected, I firmly believe that most people from middle Georgia are connected somewhere along the line. Of the 525 men in the four companies from Twiggs, I've found family connections to 151 of them. So far.
Let your cursor hover over my name, and a little balloon with some info about me will appear, including my website. Click on the website name, and you'll see an entry about requesting an invitation; click on that and I'll approve you.