James S. Gwin

James S. Gwin

Male 1816 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name James S. Gwin 
    Born 1816  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census From 1850 to 1870  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    • Married Margaret Bodkin. Info from Morton's History of Highland Co.
      Birthdate based on age 34 in 1850 census, next to parents.
      Possible 1840 census entry in Pendleton co on p. 127, as James S. Guin.

      1850 VA, Bath Co, #168
      James Guin 34 farmer, whole family b. Bath Co
      Margaret 24
      William 12
      Mary 10
      James (?) 9 male
      Thomas 7
      Malinda 6
      Sarah 5
      -- previous house is James's parents and previous to that is brother David

      1860 VA, Bath Co, #65-60
      James Gwinn 44 m farmer, R=7,000, P=1,500
      Mary A. 35 f
      William E. 23 m laborer
      Mary 19 f
      James R. 18 m laborer
      Thomas 16 m laborer
      Melinda 14 f
      Moses 10 m
      Martha 8 f
      Cynthia 6 f
      Laura 4 f
      Alexander 1/12 m
      Moses Gwinn 25 m laborer
      John Jack 80 m laborer, pauper
      Henry Camden 54 m laborer, pauper
      Mathew McCarty 6 m pauper
      --apparently James ran the Poor House, as several pauper deaths were reported by him in the 1860s as overseer of the Poor House

      1870 VA, Bath co, p.36-B, p.22 of Warm Springs Twp
      #141-141
      James S. Gwin 54 farm laborer, pv=300, b. Aug
      Margaret 49 housekeeper, b. Apl
      Martha J. 17 insane
      Laura 12 at home, b. Mch
      David A. 11 b. May
      --I wonder about the insane designation for Martha, as Cleek says she married 3 yrs later and had a bunch of kids...

      1880 VA, Bath co, Warm Springs Twp, p.452d, #104-104
      Gwin, James S. 66, farmer, all b. VA
      Margaret A. 63, wife
      Laura A. dau, 22
      David A. son, 19, laborer
    Person ID I1985  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2002 

    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 Margaret A. Bodkin,   b. Apr 1821-1822,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 21 Sep 1837  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. William E. Gwin,   b. 1837-1838, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     2. Mary E. Gwin,   b. 1840, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1896, Cleeks Mills, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     3. James R. Gwin,   b. 1841-1842, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Thomas Gwin,   b. 1843-1844, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Melinda Gwin,   b. Abt 1845, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 17 years)
     6. Sarah Gwin,   b. 1844-1845, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Moses Gwin,   b. 1849-1850, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
     8. Martha Gwin,   b. 1851-1852, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Cynthia Gwin,   b. 20 Jan 1856, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
     10. Laura A. Gwin,   b. Mar 1856 OR Mar 1858, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. David Alexander Gwin,   b. 13 May 1860, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F637  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Bath County Marriages, P.86 SEPT 12 1837 BOND FILED FOR JAMES S. GWIN AND MARGARET BODKIN. SURETY, WILLIAM ORNFOOF (PROBABLY ORNDORFF). JAMES BOTKIN CONSENTS FOR DAU. MARGARET. WITNESS, WILLIAM ORNDOFF. RETURNED SEPT 21 BY R. SLAVEN. (Reliability: 3).