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William McAllister Sr. in Alburg, Grand Isle County, Vermont 1756

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William McAllister Sr. in Alburg, Grand Isle County, Vermont 1756

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Surnames: McAllister Wiltsie
Does anyone have any information on the parents of William McAllister Sr. He married Eleanor Wiltsie. Military Service: 1777 Served as private in Capt. Jonathon Perry's Co., Col. Henry B. Livingston's 4th New York reg't. According to information gathered from the records of Bureau of Pensions, Department of the Interior, Revolutionary War Section on Feb. 16, 1916 by Hugh McAllister:
William McAlister (McAllister or McCollister) was allowed pension Sept. 22nd, 1818 while a resident of Alburgh, Grand Isle County, Vermont. He was 62 years of age.
He enlisted in the State of New York in the spring of 1777, in Capt. Jonathon Perry's company, Colonel Henry B. Livingston's 4th New York regiment was in both battles of Stillwater, battle of Monmouth and battle of Newtown under General Sullivan in his expedition against the Indians. He was transferred to Captain Thoedosius Fowler's Company, Colonel Philip Van Cortland's 2nd New York regiment, was in the battle of Yorktown and at the taking of Cornwallis, and was discharged after the war was over in June at Little Britain, New York.
Warrant #7475 for 100 acres of bount land on account of services of William McAllister as private of New York troops, issued May 5th, 1791.
William McAlister marries Jan. 17th, 1784, Eleanor Wilsey (Willsee or Wilsie) born Apr. 1st, 1756, daughter of William Wilsey (Willsee or Wilsie) and evidence on file shows that on Jan. 17th, 1784 William McAlister of Ulster County and Eleonore Wiltsee of Pokeepsie prect. were married after lawful publishment by Isaac Rysdyck, Pastor of Reformed Dutch Church of New Hackensack, Dutchess County, New York.
William McAlister died Sept. 1st, 1819 at Alburgh, Vermont.
Any information would be appreciated thanks,
Linda McAllister
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