James Gwin

James Gwin

Male Abt 1816-1817 - 1867  (~ 50 years)

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  • Name James Gwin 
    Born Abt 1816-1817  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census From 1850 to 1860  Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • farmer
    Died 6 Jan 1867  Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Notes 
    • CENSUS:
      1850 VA, Highland Co, #246
      James Gwin 33
      Mahala 29 b. NY
      -- siblings John, Samuel, Eliza, Anna, and Alcinda next door; near several Stephensons

      1860 VA, Highland Co,Wilsonville, #248-231
      James Gwin 41 m farmer, R=3,500, P=850
      Mahala (wife) 41 f housekeeper
      Armenia A. 10 f school
      Savannah V. 3 f
      James K. 1 m
      -- next door to Gwin siblings

      1870 VA, Highland co - Mahala with kids; see her entry
    Person ID I2503  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 

    Father James Gwin,   b. 27 Jun 1774,   d. July/August 1844  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Rachel Stephenson,   b. Bef 1784,   d. Bef Jul 1844  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 20 Jul 1799  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F626  Group Sheet

    Family Mahala Pray,   b. 22 Mar 1817, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1902, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 16 Oct 1849  Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Armenia A. Gwin,   b. 1850-1851, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1928, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Savanna V. Gwin,   b. 14 Feb 1857, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1889, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     3. James Kent Gwin,   b. 15 Feb 1859, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1861, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     4. John P. Gwin,   b. 7 Mar 1861, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F841  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S60] Calculation of birth, marriage, or death date., BIRTHDATE BASED ON DEATH DATE & AGE AT DEATH; CORROBORATED BY AGE IN CENSUS. (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S22] Vital Records of Highland County, VA, Matheny, John C. and Emma R., P.294 JAMES GWIN, D. JAN 6, 1867, AGE 50, SPOUSE MAHALA GWIN, PARENTS JAMES & RACHEL GWIN, FARMER (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S61] Death records - Highland co VA, SAME AS VITAL RECS; REPORTED BY WIFE MAHALA GWIN [DIDN'T COPY CAUSE & PLACE] (Reliability: 0).

    4. [S5] Bath County Marriages, P.19 1799 JULY 20 BOND FOR JAMES GIVEN AND RACHEL STEPHENSON. SURETY, JOHN STEPHENSON. JAMES STEPHENSON CONSENTS FOR DAU. RACHEL. WITNESS, JN. STEPHENSON.--A MONTH EARLIER, JAMES GWIN WAS SURETY FOR JOHN STEPHENSON ON HISMARRIAGE TO JENNEY GREEN. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S22] Vital Records of Highland County, VA, Matheny, John C. and Emma R., P.350 LICENSE ISSUED FOR JAMES GWIN & MAHALA PRAY, OCT 16, 1849; NO RETURN (Reliability: 3).