Morgan Gwin

Morgan Gwin

Male 1842-1848 - 1922  (74 years)

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  • Name Morgan Gwin 
    Born 1842-1848  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census From 1850 to 1870  Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service Est 1863  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Co. F, 25th VA (CSA) [vol 3 p. 133, Lib of VA index to CSA rosters, card 7 of Gwilliams]
    Died 26 Mar 1922  Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • His marriage record names his only parent as Polly Gwin. He lived with her in the 1850 & 1870 census.

      1860 VA, Highland Co, #603-571
      Robert A. Stuart 53 m farmer, school [!], R=3,000, P=942
      Morgan Gwin 18 m farmhand, school
      Harrison Gwin 17 m farmhand, idiot
      Ellen J. McCray 23 f housekeeper, illiterate
      -- very near Renick and Polly Gwin; who is Harrison? Probably a brother.

      1870 VA, Highland co, p.33 Stonewall Twp, Monterey, #224
      Gwin, Morgan 22 farmhand pv=80
      Mary 60 keeping house pv=1000
      Charles 20
      Rebecca 20

      1880 VA, Highland co, Stonewall Twp, #47 with family of Robt. & Lucy Ann Hupman (Robt. is probably the bro. of Morgan's brother Charles's wife Martha Hupman)
      Gwin, Morgan 36 partner, works the farm, b. VA, parents b. VA

      1910 VA, Highland co (www.ancestry.com)
      Margan Gwin
      Age: 61 State: VA
      Color: W Enumeration District: 0094
      Birth Place: Virginia Visit: 0085
      County: Highland
      Relation: Head of Household
      Other Residents:
      Son Culbert 22 Virginia
      Daughter Ollie 21 Virginia
    Person ID I2653  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2002 

    Mother Mary "Polly" Gwin,   b. 1810-1812, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1887, (probably) Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Family ID F902  Group Sheet

    Family Susan E. Sorrel,   b. Abt 1864,   d. 1 Apr 1889, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1881  Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F903  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] Census, AGE VARIES IN CENSUS, SHOWING BIRTHDATE OF 1838-1842. TOMBSTONE SAYS HE WAS 80 IN 1922, MAKING BIRTH YEAR 1842. (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S22] Vital Records of Highland County, VA, Matheny, John C. and Emma R., P.108 HUPMAN FAMILY CEM (Reliability: 0).
      : Husband - Morgan Gwin - d. March 26, 1922, age 80 yrs  [buried next to wife Susan E.; cem. also contains several Gwins born in the 1880s-1920s. Tombstone before Morgan's says Mother - Mary E. Sorrell - d. Aug 3, 1915, age 86 years - this is Susan's mother, per Susan's marriage record.]

    3. [S45] Marriage Records - Highland Co VA, 7 APR 1881: MORGAN GWIN & SUSAN E. SORREL, BY THOS. HILDBRAND. GROOM: AGE 36, S/O POLLY GWIN. BRIDE: AGE 18, SINGLE, B. HIGHLAND, LIVES HIGHLAND, D/O THOS. & MARY A. SORREL. (Reliability: 3).