Elizabeth Gwin

Elizabeth Gwin

Female Abt 1820 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Elizabeth Gwin 
    Born Abt 1820  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Immigrated to 1845-1848  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigrated to 1850-1860  Wood Co, Virginia (now West Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    • 13 Dec 1849, Wood co VA: Elizabeth Swink (formerly Elizabeth Guin, now the wife of Samuel H. Swink) received 50 acres on Slate Run a branch of South Fork of Lee Creek in Wood co, per the terms of her father Thomas Gwin's will. Land is adj. Woodyard, the Ralston lot line. [Deed Bk 15, p.256]

      1850 Warren County, Ohio; page 291, Turtle Creek Township (p. 146 printed)
      Samuel Swink 37 farmer, all b. VA except James
      Elizabeth 32
      Mary M. 9
      Enos 7
      Thomas 5
      Catharine 5
      James 2 b. Ohio

      1860 census, Wood co VA, Belleville PO
      #221-221
      Samuel Swink 47 farmer, all b. VA
      Elizabeth 40 wife
      Mary M. 17
      Enos 15
      Thomas 14
      Catherine 14
      Lutecia 12
      James 10
      Nancy 8
      Samuel 7
      David 5
      -- prior house is her sister Sarah Rolston

      1870 census, Wood co WV, Steele District, #5-5 (p. 149 of Wes Cochran transcription)
      Samuel Swink 54 farmer, all b. VA
      Elizabeth 50
      Catherine 24
      Thomas 24
      Samuel 15
      Monroe 14
      Franklin 7
      -- next house is her sister Sarah Ralson; Thomas & Nancy Guin are 3 houses further. Is Monroe the same as David in 1860?

      Not found in 1880 census (LDS CDs).

      Civil War service record at ancestry.com shows:
      Swink Samuel co. I 11 West Virginia Infantry. Private Union

      Birth records for children from Wood USGenWeb site:
      SWINK, Samuel 6/1/1854 Sam. H. & Elizabeth Swink
      SWINK, David 4/7/1856 Samuel & Mary Ann Swink
      SWINK, Sarah M. 4/1/1858 Samuel & Elizabeth Swink
      -- David *was* born abt 1856, so the mother's name is probably just a clerical error

      Marriage not in Wood co marriages book, per Elsie Cook, nor in Augusta co marriages book, per Nancy Maxwell (May 2001).
    Person ID I3354  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 H. Swink,   b. Abt 1813, Virginia (probably Augusta co) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Bef 1843  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2001 
    Family ID F1191  Group Sheet