Logan Gwin

Logan Gwin

Male 1822 - 1895  (73 years)

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  • Name Logan Gwin 
    Born 1822  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1860  Pekin, Tazewell co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigrated to 1853-1860  Pekin, Tazewell co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  Cincinnati Twp, Tazewell co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigrated to 1877  Sumner Co, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  Palatine Twp, Sumner Co, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 7 Jun 1895  Sumner Co, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Belle Plaine Cemetery, Sumner Co, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1831 Sep 13 bond by Ferdinand Kinkead & Robert Carlyle for $800 for Kinkead's service as guardian of Logan and Clarissa Gwin, infant children of Joseph Gwin [BCWI p.155]

      1835 May: Ferdinand Kincaid's will was probated in Bath Co. Mentions granddaughter Clarissa and grandson Logan.

      1835 Jul 14 bond by Benjamin Fawcett, Thomas McDannald, & John Kinkead for $400 for Fawcett's service as guardian of Logan and Clarissa Gwin, infant children of Joseph Gwin [BCWI p.170]

      1837 Sep 12 bond by Albert Fawcett, Joseph Payne, & Thomas McDannald for $300 for Fawcett's service as guardian of Logan Gwin, infant child of Joseph Gwin [BCWI p.182]

      1844 June 24: Logan was surety for marriage bond of John A. Joseph & Margaret Jane Graham. Elizabeth Stuart consents for dau. Margaret Jane. Witnesses, Sam'l Marshall & Logan Gwin. [BCM p. 99] - Elizabeth Graham md. Wm. R. Stewart July 21, 1840. [BCM p.91]

      1845 Jan 1: Accounts of Albert Faucett, guardian of Logan Gwin - Benjamin Faucett
      was original guardian; Logan is now of age. [Bath Co Will Bk 5, p.94]
      -- this means Logan was probably born in 1822 if he is now 21; this is corroborated by later census ages

      1846 March: Logan was at estate sale of Nancy Wiley. [Bath Co Will Bk 5, p.162]

      1850 VA, Bath Co, #181-181, Aug 3 (indexed as Quinn]
      Logan Gwin 28 farmer, b. Augusta co
      Elizabeth 29 b. Bath
      Melissa 3 all kids b. Bath
      Elizabeth 2
      Rebecca 9/12

      2 June 1851, Highland co: Logan Gwin patented 100 acres on East side of Cow Pasture River joining the land the formerly belonged to Ferdinand Kincaid & a "track" of his own which was surveyed in the name of George M. Rhyne; bounds mention "the foot of a hill in Jerkemtight draft, corner of said Kincaid's 90 acre tract and corner to his own aforesaid tract... corner of a tract of 150 acres of said Kincaid's...corner on a division line between said Ferdinand Kincaid and David Kincaid"; surveyed 22 May 1850, LOTW 16657; delivered to W.A. Stephenson Jr on 20 July 1851 (or 1857? unclear). [Lib. of VA patent database; http://198.17.62.51/LONN/LO-4/171/171_0461.tif]
      -- note that George M. Rhyne is married to Logan's mother's sister Julia Kincaid, so he is Logan's uncle

      Not in Bath co Will Bk 6. Not in 1860 Bath or Highland census.

      1860 census, Illinois, Tazewell co, City of Pekin
      Logan Gwin 38 M No Occupation, everybody born VA
      Elizabeth " 43(?) F
      Mary " 13 F school
      Elizabeth " 11 F
      Rebecca " 10 F
      Marshal " 9 M
      Sarah " 7 F

      1870 Census, Illinois, Tazewell co, Cincinnati Township
      Logan Guin 48 M Farmer, born VA, personal property $300
      Elizabeth " 21 F Keeping House, birthplace blank
      Marshall " 20 M Farmer, birthplace blank

      No entries for Logan in the BLM database of land patents in any state.
      Moved to Sumner Co, Kansas in the spring of 1877. [son Marshall's obit]

      1880 census, Kansas, Sumner co, Palestine Twp, ED 196, page 2, June 2 1880, dwelling 12, family 12
      Devore, William H. 42 farmer, whole family born Indiana
      Nettie P. dau. 19 keeping house
      Thomas J. 17 farm laborer
      Belle B. 14 at home
      Lina(?) E. f 11
      Shay, J. Andrew 26 farmer, b. IL
      Sarah E. wife 24 keeping house, b. MO
      Charles M. 1 b. KS
      Pay(?)n, Ernest(?) 49 farmer, b. NY
      Ann wife 31 b. IN
      Guin, Logan 58 farmer, boarder, divorced, b. VA, parents b. VA
      Epperson, Abraham 62 farmer, b. KY
      Nancy H. wife 56 b. IN
      Alford L. son 22 b. MO

      So Logan divorced his 3rd wife in IL or KS between 1871 and 1880.

      Logan was my great-great grandfather. [Janet Griffith, gumibaer@aol.com]
    Person ID I2326  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2001 

    Father Joseph Gwin,   b. 1794-1798, Augusta or Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Oct 1823, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Kincaid,   b. Abt 1800, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1858, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married 18 Sep 1818  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F775  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Elizabeth J. Wright,   b. 1817-1821, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1853-1868  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 17 May 1845  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Melissa Mary Gwin,   b. 1846, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1886, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     2. Elizabeth Kincaid Gwin,   b. 21 Oct 1848, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1898, Sumner Co, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     3. Rebecca Gwin,   b. Abt Sep 1849, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Marshall Gwin,   b. 26 Feb 1851,   d. 12 Oct 1906, Sumner Co, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     5. Sarah Susan Gwin,   b. 22 Aug 1852, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1893, Sumner Co, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F910  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Elizabeth Ann Golting,   b. Bef 1845,   d. Bef Jun 1870  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Married 27 Nov 1862  Tazewell Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2001 
    Family ID F1103  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Nancy Berry,   b. Bef 1851,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 19 Sep 1871  Tazewell Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Divorced Bef Jun 1880 
    Last Modified 17 Apr 2001 
    Family ID F1122  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S83] Tombstone.

    2. [S5] Bath County Marriages, 1818 SEPT 18 BOND FOR JOSEPH GWIN & ELIZABETH KINKEAD. SURETY, FERDINAND KINKEAD. NO RETURN. [BCM P.54] (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S5] Bath County Marriages, 1845 MAY 17 BOND FOR LOGAN GWIN & ELIZABETH J. (Reliability: 3).
      Wright. Surety, James Wright. Robert & Susanna Wright consent for dau. Elizabeth. Witness, James Wright. Returned June 19 for Logan Gwinn & Elizabeth T. Wright by Lem'l C. Waters. [BCM p.101]  -- Susan Wright was Susan Graham before her marriage; earlier, Logan was surety at a Graham marriage

    4. [S155] Marriage record, IRAD INDEX: GUIN, LOGAN  & GALTING, ELIZABETH ANN   TAZEWELL    11/27/1862 VOL B PAGE 282 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S155] Marriage record, IRAD INDEX: GUIN, LOGAN  & BERRY, NANCY   TAZEWELL    09/19/1871 VOL D PAGE 24 (Reliability: 3).