Blackburn Gwin

Blackburn Gwin

Male 1824-1827 - 1871  (44 years)

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  • Name Blackburn Gwin 
    Born 1824-1827  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 1862  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    31st Virginia Inf., Co. B 2nd, CSA 
    Died 14 Dec 1871  Cowpasture river, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Notes 
    • 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, #595-563
      Katharine Gwin39 f housekeeper, illiterate, P=20
      Blagburn 36 m farmhand, illiterate

      1870 VA, Highland co, P.32 Stonewall Twp, Monterey, 24 Aug
      #215
      Frield, John 48 laborer, pv=200
      Catharine 38 keeping house
      William G. 7
      Gwin, Blackburn 60
      ---Blackburn should be abt 44/45, per the earlier censuses and his 1871 death record.
    Person ID I2323  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2003 

    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 Betsy McCraig,   b. Bef 1800, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Oct 1843 and 1847, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married (probably) 8 Feb 1816  Pendleton Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F774  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S91] 31st VA Infantry, Ashcraft, John M., (Lynchburg, VA; H.E. Howard, Inc; 1988), P.129 GWIN, BLACKBURN; PVT.; CO. B 2ND. 6/9/62 WOUNDED IN ACTION AT PORT REPUBLIC. 7/20/62 DISABILITY DISCHARGE. 7/22/62 PAID, H.M. BELL. 7/30/62 ON RETURN AT GORDONSVILLE. (Reliability: 0).

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

    3. [S61] Death records - Highland co VA, BLACKBURN GWIN, 14 DEC 1871, COWPASTURE RIVER, "REUMATISM", 44, PARENTS ROBERT & ELIZ., B. HIGHLAND, SINGLE, REPORTER BROTHER-IN-LAW JOHN FRIEL (Reliability: 0).