Houston F. Gwin

Houston F. Gwin

Male Abt 1826 -

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  • Name Houston F. Gwin 
    Born Abt 1826  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census From 1850 to 1870  Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service 31 Mar 1862-22 Mar 1865  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    31st Virginia Inf., Co. E, CSA 
    Buried Tomahawk Farm, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Married Jane Seybert. Children: Clarence, Elizabeth, William, Robert, Hiram.[Morton's History of Highland Co.]

      Cleek: Married Jane Seybert, migrated to Arkansas, children Clarence died young, Elizabeth, William, Robert, Hiram lived in Conway, AR

      Birthdate based on age in 1850-60 census.

      1850 VA, Highland Co, p. 99 - indexed as Gevin
      Houston Gwin 24 clerk,b.Bath
      --lives in a house with a landlord and several other young men, next door to sister Hetty & David Stephenson

      1860 VA, Highland Co, 685-649, Monterey PO
      H.F. Gwin 34 m farmer, P=2,078
      Jane E. (wife) 24 f housekeeper
      Clarence W.H. 6 m
      Andrew S.F. 4 m
      Betty M. 1 f
      Mary Stall 17 f houseservant
      William B. Slaven 19 m student

      1870 VA, Highland co, p.14 Monterey 27 July
      #101
      Gwin, Huston N. 44 farmer 4000,600
      Jane 35 keeping house
      Clarence W. 16
      Bettie M. 12
      Robert S. 9
      Millie F. 7
      Hiram H. 5
    Person ID I1994  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 Jane Seybert,   b. Abt 1836, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 16 Jun 1853  Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Clarence W.H. Gwin,   b. Abt 1854, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Andrew S.F. Gwin,   b. 14 Aug 1856 OR 21 Aug 1856, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1862, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     3. Bettie May Gwin,   b. 14 Aug 1858, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Robert S. Gwin,   b. Abt 1861, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Willie F. Gwin,   b. 2 Aug 1862, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Hiram H. Gwin,   b. 20 Apr 1865, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Edith Gray Gwin,   b. 17 Jun 1868, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1868, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F896  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S91] 31st VA Infantry, Ashcraft, John M., (Lynchburg, VA; H.E. Howard, Inc; 1988), P. (Reliability: 0).
      129 Houston F. Gwin, Pvt. Co. E. Enl. 3-31-62 at Alleghany, Myers, 3 yrs. 6-9-62 wounded in action at Port Republic, permanently disabled.8,9,10-62 absent wounded. 3-31-63 paid, Maj. Lewis  (Hosp.), 4-30 - 8-31-64 pd. 2-3-65 returned to invalid corps, Richmond. 2-12-65 Spec. Detail Order. #69/18. 3-22-65 S. O. 67 to command post. Bur. McClintic cem. W. Rt. 220, 5 miles S.W. of Mustoe, Va.

    2. [S22] Vital Records of Highland County, VA, Matheny, John C. and Emma R., P.121 CEMETERY WITH NO NAME ON TOMAHAWK FARM (AS IS THE GWIN FAMILY CEM.). HEADSTONE, UNDATED, READS: HOUSTON F. GWIN, CO. "E" 31ST VA INF., CSA (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S22] Vital Records of Highland County, VA, Matheny, John C. and Emma R., P.353 HOUSTON F. GWIN & JANE SEYBERT, LICENSE 15 JUNE 1853, MARRIED BY HENRY BROWN ON JUNE 16, 1853 (Reliability: 3).