Mary "Polly" Gwin

Mary "Polly" Gwin

Female 1810-1812 - Bef 1887  (75 years)

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  • Name Mary "Polly" Gwin 
    Nickname Polly 
    Born 1810-1812  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census From 1850 to 1870  Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Bef 1887  (probably) Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1847: Mary/Polly Guin of Highland co participated in joint land sale of the Lockridge farm in Augusta co that she'd inherited from her father Robert (see his entry). She is called both Polly and Mary in this deed.

      1850 VA, Highland Co census, p.109
      #586
      Renick Gwin 33 b. Bath, no occupation listed, r.e. value: 100
      Polly 38 b. Bath, as were rest of people except where noted
      Catharine 28
      William 15
      Morgan 12
      Charles R. 9
      Sarah J. 2 b. Highland
      Blackburn 23 b. Bath

      1860 VA, Highland Co, #611-579
      Polly Gwin50 f housekeeper, illiterate, P=10
      Charles 17 m farmhand, school
      Rebecca 14 f school
      --next to brother Renick. Are these children hers? Is Rebecca the same as Sarah? Morgan is nearby with Harrison, 17 & marked "idiotic", who I don't know. William may be with his uncle Joseph in Augusta co.

      1870 VA, Highland co, p.33 Stonewall Twp, Monterey, #224
      Gwin, Morgan 22 farmhand pv=80
      Mary 60 keeping house pv=1000
      Charles 20
      Rebecca 20
    Person ID I2315  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2002 

    Father Robert Gwin,   b. Bef 1784, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1843-Feb 1844, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother Sarah "Sally" Lockridge,   b. Bef 1788, Virginia (probably Augusta co) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1815-Jan 1816, Augusta or Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married Abt 1800  Augusta or Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F773  Group Sheet

    Children 
     1. William Gwin,   b. Abt 1835, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Morgan Gwin,   b. 1842-1848, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1922, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. Harrison Gwin,   b. 1838-1843, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1893, Bullpasture river, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     4. Charles R. or H. Gwin,   b. Abt 1841, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Sarah J.\Rebecca Gwin,   b. Abt 1848, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F902  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S62] Coles County, IL History, (Chicago, IL; Chapman Bros; 1887), DEC'D  IN 1887 WHEN BOOK WAS PUBLISHED (Reliability: 0).