Hamilton Gwin

Hamilton Gwin

Male Abt 1820 - 1890  (~ 70 years)

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  • Name Hamilton Gwin 
    Born Abt 1820  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 
    Died 19 Aug 1890  Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Gwin Family Cem, Headwaters, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1850: With parents, age 30, in Highland Co, VA.

      1851 May 1: Hamilton Gwin patented 280 acres in Highland co on east side of Cowpasture river, adj. John Gwin; bounds mention Hall's draft; del'd to A. Stephenson Jr. 28 Jul 1851. [LVA Land Grants database, Gwin, card 25; Grants 105, p.378]

      1851 May 1: William A.B. Gwin & Hamilton Gwin patented 820 acres in Highland co in the double of the Shenandoah mtn near the head of Angland's branch (an eastern branch of the Cowpasture), adj. a new survey of David G. McClung; bounds mention Mick's ridge, a big draft run near the land formerly owned by Joseph Gwin, the path that goes over the mtns to Adam's old place; del'd to A. Stephenson Jr 18 Jul 1851. [LVA Land Grants database, Gwin, card 26; Grants 105, p.379]

      1851 Nov 1: Hamilton Gwin patented 13 acres in Highland co on the east side of the Cowpasture river. [LVA Land Grants database, Gwin, card 27]

      1854 Aug 1: Hamilton Gwin patented 33 acres in Highland co on the Cowpasture river. [LVA Land Grants database, Gwin, card 29]

      1854 Aug 1: Hamilton Gwin patented 67 acres in Highland co on Shenandoah mtn on top and east side of Brushy Ridge. [LVA Land Grants database, Gwin, card 28]

      1859 Sep 1: Hamilton Gwin & William A.B. Gwin patented 298 acres in Highland co, on top and both sides of Shenandoah Mtn. [LVA Land Grants database, Gwin, card 30]

      1860 VA, Highland co, Williamsville, July 18, #589-557
      Hamilton Gwin 43 m farmer, R=2,380, P=2,095
      John C. Gwin (fa) 75 m
      Sarah 47 f housekeeper
      Adison Hooks 15 m farmhand

      1870 VA, Highland co, p.33 Stonewall Twp, Monterey
      #218
      Gwin, Hamilton 52 farmer, 3000,891
      Sarah 55 keeping house

      1880 VA, Highland co, Stonewall Twp, #79
      Gwin, Hamilton 63 farmer, all b. VA
      , Sallie 65 sister, housekeeping
    Person ID I2350  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2002 

    Father John C. Gwin,   b. Abt 1786, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1861, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother Rachael (Unknown),   b. Abt 1790, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1850 and 1860, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married Bef 1850  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F782  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] Death records - Highland co VA, HAMILTON GWIN, AUG 1890, COWPASTURE R., PNEUMONIA, AGE 75, PARENTS JNO. & __ GWIN, FARMER, NO OTHER INFORMATION SHOWN (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S22] Vital Records of Highland County, VA, Matheny, John C. and Emma R., P.119 HEADSTONE: BROTHER - HAMILTON GWIN - D. AUG 19, 1890  [NEXT TO SISTER SALLIE] (Reliability: 0).