Mary "Polly" Gwin

Mary "Polly" Gwin

Female Abt 1815 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Mary "Polly" Gwin 
    Nickname Polly 
    Born Abt 1815  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    • 13 Dec 1849, Wood co VA: Polly Leslie (formerly Polly Guin) received 50 acres on Lee Creek in Wood co, per the terms of her father Thomas Gwin's will. Land is adj. Harrison Buckley & John Leary, division of north & south forks of Lee Ck, Lowers & Leary. Deed delivered to S.P. Leslie 3 Aug 1853. [Deed Bk 15, p.253-254]

      1850 census, Wood co VA, #771-771
      Samuel Leslie 31 farmer, property worth $50, birthplace doesn't look like VA, looks like Ca
      Polly Lesley 35 b. VA, kids b. VA, cannot read/write
      Andrew Lesly 3
      John Lesly 1

      1860 Braxton co VA, p. 395, Braxton Courthouse PO
      Samuel P. Lesly 40 miller, r.e. $300, p.p. $150, all b. VA
      Mary 45 cannot read/write
      Andrew 14
      John 12
      Mary 10

      1870 census, Wood co WV, Harris District, #212-188 (p. 27 of Wes Cochran transcription)
      Samuel P. Leslie 50 minister, all b. VA
      Mary K. 54 keep house
      John 21 farmer
      Mary J. 19
      -- so unless Mary K. is a 2nd wife, Polly is Mary, which is common...

      1880, Wood co, WV, Harris District, p. 422D
      Leslie, Samuel 60 farmer, all b. VA
      , Mary 65 wife

      Marriage not in Wood co marriages book, per Elsie Cook, nor in Augusta co marriages book, per Nancy Maxwell (May 2001).

      Possible Civil War service (ancestry.com):
      Samuel P. Leslie, Co. I or J, 3rd WV Cav, widow Mary K. Leslie, invalid pension applied for 30 Oct 1879 (cert 243830), widow's pension applied for 11 Oct 1889 (cert 271130, filed in VA)
    Person ID I3350  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2005 

    Father Thomas Gwin,   b. 1765-1777, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1847-Jan 1848, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth A. "Betsy" Lockridge,   b. 1779-1784,   d. Aft Dec 1847  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 1790-1795  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1006  Group Sheet

    Family Samuel P. Leslie,   b. Abt 1819, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Bef 1847  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2001 
    Family ID F1189  Group Sheet