William A.B. Gwin

William A.B. Gwin

Male Abt 1822 - 1882  (~ 60 years)

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  • Name William A.B. Gwin 
    Born Abt 1822  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 17 May 1882  Cowpasture river, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1850: In census, age 28, with parents. Wife/first cousin Rachel is next door, which is odd because they've been married about 6 mos.

      Middle initial B & marriage from Cleek p. 108. Son Nelson. Also listed as William A.B. Gwin in mrg rec and land records with cousin Hamilton, and as W.A.B. in his death record and as William K.B. in the 1880 census!

      1 July 1856: William A.B. Gwin, 108 acres in Highland co, east of the Cowpasture and west of Shenandoah Mtn. [LVA land grants, Gwin, card 71]

      1860 VA census, Highland Co, #591-559
      William A.B. Gwin 36 m farmer
      Rachel (wife) 33 f housekeeper
      Frankin N. 11 m
      -- perhaps it's Franklin Nelson Gwin.

      1870 VA, Highland co, Stonewall Twp, Monterey, #222
      Gwin, William A. 48 farmer 5500, 1610
      Rachel 43
      Franklin 20
      --very near cousin Hamilton and presumed cousin Morgan

      1880 VA, Highland co, Stonewall Twp, #77
      Gwin, Wm K.B. 59 farmer, everybody b. VA [middle initial is VERY clear]
      , Rachel 54 wife
      Gwin, Jennie 75 mother-in-law, widowed, has erysipelas
    Person ID I2354  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2008 

    Father Moses Gwin,   b. Jan 1787, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1867, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Kincaid,   b. 1787-1788, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1862, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 21 May 1821  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F759  Group Sheet

    Family Rachel Gwin,   b. Abt 1826, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1887, Cowpasture river, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married 13 Dec 1849  Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Franklin Nelson Gwin,   b. Abt 1850, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1882-1886  (Age ~ 36 years)
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F784  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] Death records - Highland co VA, W.A.B. GWIN, 17 MAY 1882, COWPASTURE R., BRONCHITIS, 61, PARENTS MOSES & ELIZ. GWIN, FARMER, WIFE RACHEL, REPORTED BY SON F.N. GWIN (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S20] Augusta Co Marriages 1748-1850, Vogt & Kethley, (1986), MOSES GUIN & BETSY KINKEAD MARRIED 21 MAY 1821 BY JOHN D. EWIN CHURCH (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S22] Vital Records of Highland County, VA, Matheny, John C. and Emma R., P.350 LICENSE FOR WILLIAM A.B. GWIN & RACHEL GWIN ON DEC 10, 1849; MARRIED BY JOHN S. BLAIN ON DEC 13, 1849 (Reliability: 3).