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Willison, James, New York Militia

James Willison was born Nov. 10, 1790 in New York State and died Sept. 9, 1866 in Barry County, Michigan. He was married twice, first to Betsy Williams around 1810 in NY, and second, after Betsy's death, to Margaret Borthwick on June 5, 1825 in Allegany County, NY. James enlisted in the War of 1812 and served with Capt. James Mack's Company of New York Militia. His second wife Margaret applied for a widow's pension after his death.

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Death of Widow
Widow's Claim
Service Record
Bounty Land
Widow's Affidavit
Children's Affidavits
Bounty Land Claim
Claim of Widow for Service Pension
Suspended Bounty Land Claim Re-Examined
Widow's Pension

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