Moses Gwin

Moses Gwin

Male 1833-1835 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Moses Gwin 
    Born 1833-1835  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census From 1850 to 1860  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service Civil War  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Co. E, 26th Virginia Cavalry 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    • Married Elizabeth Cobb, had twins Wm. Tell and Frances Bell. Infant Mary Ann died in infancy and is buried at Bolar. Moses & Elizabeth are buried on the Porter Place, Big Valley, Highland Co, VA. [History of Poca Co, 1981, p.204]

      Birthdate based on age 17 in 1850 census with parents and age 25 in 1860 with brother.

      1860: In Bath co census with brother James, age 25. No other Moses in county, so I assume this is him.

      1880 VA, Bath co, Warm Springs Twp, p. 452, #97-97
      Gwin, Moses 46, farmer, all b. VA
      Elizabeth A. 24
      Wm. Tell son, 4
      Fanny Bell dau, 4
      -- next to Hannah (Folks) Gwin widow of David

      1910 VA, Highland co (www.ancestry.com)
      Moses Gwin
      Age: 75 State: VA
      Color: W Enumeration District: 0092
      Birth Place: Virginia Visit: 0138
      County: Highland
      Relation: Head of Household
      Other Residents:
      Wife Elizabeth A 55 Virginia
      Son William T 34 Virginia
    Person ID I1651  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2003 

    Father Robert Gwin,   b. 1783-1785, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1869, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F517  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth Cobb,   b. Abt 1854, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 17 Jun 1873  Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. William Tell Gwin,   b. 1875, Bolar, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1945, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Frances Bell Gwin,   b. 1875, Bolar, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1887, Big Valley, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F781  Group Sheet

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

    2. [S45] Marriage Records - Highland Co VA, 17 JUNE 1873: MOSES GWIN & ELIZ'TH ANN COBB, MARRIED BY R.S. SHREVE [SHRINE?]. GROOM: AGE 30, SINGLE, B. BATH, LIVES BATH, FARMER, S/O ROBT. & MARY GWIN. BRIDE: AGE 19, SINGLE, B. HIGHLAND, LIVES HIGHLAND, D/O JNO. & ELIZ. A. COBB. (Reliability: 3).