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Richard Eggleston Wilbourn

Lucy Wilbourn Waddell (View posts)
Posted: 984225600000
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I am looking for more information on my great grandfather Richard Eggleston Wilbourn. So far I have acquired the following informatiom. He was b. May 16, 1838 in Noxubee County, Mississippi. He was the son of Dr. William Brooke Wilbourn (b. in Nelson County, Virginia) and Martha Charlotte Eggleston, daughter of Richard Eggleston and Martha Baugh of Amelia County, Virginia. Dr. Wilbourn served in the Mississippi State Senate in the 1840's. Dr. Wilbourn was the son of Richard Wilbourn and Elizabeth Lewis of Virginia. Richard m. Anne Byram Moseley on March 31, 1869. She was b. January 4, 1847 to John Townes Moseley and Mary Wortley Montague (b. June 8, 1808) of Powhatan County, Virginia and later Yalobusha County, Mississippi. John Townes Moseley was the son of William Moseley and Rebecca Clark Townes of Amelia County, Virginia. Annie has direct lineage to the Montague family in Virginia and I have traced her side of the family back to 1040 AD in France. I think Richard and Annie lived in Meridian, Mississippi after their marriage. I have two coin silver serving spoons with Annie's name on them. Richard and Annie had three children, William Brooke Wilbourn (my grandfather) born October 28, 1870 and married to Lucy Fancher Wilbourn in 1904. They lived in Benton, Louisiana. He died in circa 1949. They had my dad William Brooke Wilbourn Jr.(b. February 27, 1906 and d. Jauary 29, 1989) and his brother James Cary Wilbourn. I have one brother Robert Brooke Wilbourn b. September 4, 1931 and I was b. January 2, 1946. The second sister born to Richard and Annie was Mary Wortley Wilbourn Tyson. She was b. 1873 and m. John W. Tyson. The third son of Richard and Annie was Richard E. Wilbourn b. March 12, 1875 and m. to Constance Cox of Lowndes Couunty, daughter of James Ervin Cox and Mary Worley Hairston Cox. They had four children Mary Arrington, Charlotte Carriere, James Cox Wilbourn, and Ann Wilbourn. He d. circa 1950,s. I know that Richard Eggleston Wilbourn was at the University of Virginia when the Civil War began. He was a Captain and chief signal officer on Lt. General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's staff. He assisted Jaskson when he was wounded at Chancellorsville and reported this directly to General Robert E. Lee. He fought at Gettysburg and at Second Manassas he was severely wounded in the left arm. After the war he became a merchant in Mississippi and d. 1878 of yellow fever. Does anyone have any further information. I knew nothing about my great grandfather until about two weeks ago. Thanks.
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