Robert Gwin

Robert Gwin

Male 1783-1785 - 1869  (84 years)

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  • Name Robert Gwin 
    Born 1783-1785  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 1812  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Virginia Corp., Jones Co., 59th Virginia Militia 
    Census From 1850 to 1870  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1869  Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Dau. Amanda's death record lists her parents as Moses & Mary Gwin, reported by father Moses. Hmm. Was his full named Robert Moses & sometimes he used Moses? Or if her death was reported by her brother Moses and the clerk erred?

      Most descendant info from [Bath Bicentennial, p.204]

      Birth in 1782, death, married Mary Stephenson in 1805. [Morton's History of Highland Co.]
      Birthdate from 1850 census = 1782/83; from 1860 census, 1785/86.

      Marriage not listed in Bath Co Marriages.

      1850 VA, Bath Co, p.121, #167 (not in index; try Pritt, Sally)
      Robert Gwin 67 b. Bath Co, farmer
      Mary 66 b. Pendleton Co
      Robert 25 b. Bath
      Moses 17 " ", laborer on farm
      Amanda Rogers 26 b. Bath
      Nelson Rogers 35 b. Rockingham, farmer

      1860 VA, Bath Co, #61-56, PO Bath C.H., June 4
      Robert Gwinn 74 m farmer, R=2,000, P=1,000
      Mary 75 f
      Mary A. Rodgers 8 f

      1870 VA, Bath co, p.31-B, p.12 of Warm Spgs Twp
      #76-76
      Robert Gwin 85 farmer pv:50 b. Bath, March
      Mary 83 b. Pendleton
      Wesley 37 farmer, re=200, pv=300
      Emily 25 at home

      1873: 9 acres belonging to Robert Gwin dec'd late of Highland county were sold to A.G. Cleek per an 1870 Chancery Court decree, sold by H.F. Gwin, administrator of Robert Gwin dec'd. Land is in Bath co. on east side of "Settle" Mtn on Jacksons River. [Bath Deed Bk 12, p.643]

      Death ca 1870, birthdate 10 Mar 1785. [Carol Watson's Carlile bk, p.19]. Specifies that Rachel and Mary Stephenson were sisters.

      Named in father's will. See his entry.
    Person ID I1650  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2003 

    Father David Gwin,   b. 1742, (probably) Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1822, Clover Creek, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Jane Carlisle,   b. 26 Nov 1746, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1787, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 1768  (probably) Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F515  Group Sheet

    Family Mary "Polly" Stephenson,   b. 1783-1787, Pendleton Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Jun 1860  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1805 
    Children 
     1. Jane Gwin,   b. 1804-1817, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1871, Bath Alum Springs, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     2. Cynthia Gwin,   b. Abt 1816, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1893, Big Valley, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
     3. James S. Gwin,   b. 1816, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. David Gwin,   b. 1811-1818, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Nov 1863 and May 1866, Camp Chase, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     5. Emily M. Gwin,   b. Abt 1820, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Hester\Esther R. Gwin,   b. Abt 1822, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1873, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
     7. Amanda Gwin,   b. 1824-1835, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1869, Monterey, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     8. Robert Gwin,   b. 1829, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1859, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     9. Houston F. Gwin,   b. Abt 1826, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Tomahawk Farm, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Moses Gwin,   b. 1833-1835, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F517  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S58] History of Pocahontas Co - 1981, (Poca. Co. Historical Society;1981), P.204 COL 1 (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S22] Vital Records of Highland County, VA, Matheny, John C. and Emma R., P.121 HEADSTONE:  VA CORP., JONES CO., 59TH VA MIL., WAR OF 1812 (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S22] Vital Records of Highland County, VA, Matheny, John C. and Emma R., P.121 UNNAMED CEM. ON TOMAHAWK FARM. SAME CEM. HOLDS SON HOUSTON F. AND THOMAS BROWN, HUSB. OF DAU. CYNTHA, PLUS A DAU. OF THEIRS. HEADSTONE READS: (Reliability: 0).

    4. [S39] Early Western Augusta Pioneers, Cleek, G.W., (1957; reprinted 1995 by Clearfield Co).