John Wesley Gwin

John Wesley Gwin

Male 1816 - 1898  (81 years)

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  • Name John Wesley Gwin 
    Born 22 Jul 1816 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census From 1860 to 1870  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 7 May 1898 
    Notes 
    • John W. Gwin is surety & witness (along with Thomas T. Brown) to the marriage of David Stephenson & Esther R. Gwin on Oct 13, 1842. Robert Gwin consents. Returned Nov 1 by T.H. Busey. [Bath Co Marriages p.96]

      1850 May 1: John W. Gwin patented 25 acres in Highland Co on northwest side of Back Ck Mtn. [LVA-Gwin-card 44]

      13 June 1867 - John W. Gwin bought 50 acres from the Jarvis family of New York, formerly owned by Wm. McClintic Jr., on Back Ck in Bath co, for $1 [Bath Co. Deed Bk 12, p.471]

      G.W. Cleek also has details on this family.

      CENSUS:
      1850 VA, Highland Co, 25th District (roll 952, pg 69, ln 30, #19) - July 16
      John W. Gwin 34 b. Bath, farmer r.e.value 2500
      Emeline 26 " "
      John W. C. 5 " "
      Bawler A. 3 b. Highland
      --Near neighbors: Robert B. & Christina Matheny, E.S. Calahan, Ezekiel Townsend. Lots of Mathenys nearby. Wonder if Bawler is taken from Bowler of the Cocke cousins? Or a misspelling of the surname Bolar, since the Bolars lived nearby and Sarah Bolar md. John Austin.

      1860 VA, Bath Co, Bath Courthouse PO (p.240 ln9 #87/76), 5 June
      John W. Gwinn 43 farmer, r.e.value:3000, pers:5000, all b. VA
      Emeline 35
      John C. 14
      Austin 12 male [this must be Bawler A. from 1850; Price says so, p.508]
      Alberta V. 10 fem.
      Margaret A. 8 fem.
      Sarah 6 fem. [should be Clara]
      David F. 3 male

      1870 VA, Bath co, Warm Springs Twp, p.27-B printed, p.4 of this twp
      #26 30 Aug
      Gwin, John W. 54 farmer re:4000 pv:2000 b. Bath, July
      Emiline 46 keeping house, b. Feb
      John C. 24 farm laborer, b. Oct
      Boller A. 23 farm laborer, b. Nov
      Roberta B. 20 at home, b. Apl
      Margaret 18 b. Apl
      Clara B. 15 b. Sept
      David F. 12 b. ??
      Luella R. 9 b. ??
      Rosilla 9 b. ?? twins
      Annie L. 5 b. May
      Georgia M. 5/12 fem. b. Feb
      Beard, William H. 17, black, farm laborer
    Person ID I686  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2001 

    Father John Gwin, Sr.,   b. 1 Aug 1787, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1872, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Margaret "Peggy" Bradshaw,   b. 1785,   d. 17 Apr 1838, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 11 Apr 1809  Jackson's River, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Family ID F211  Group Sheet

    Family Emmeline Gillaspy,   b. 3 Feb 1824,   d. 3 Feb 1893  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 30 May 1844  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. John W. Clayton Gwin,   b. 29 Oct 1845, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1909, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Bawler Austin Gwin,   b. Abt 1847,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Roberta V. Gwin,   b. 1850, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Margaret A. Gwin,   b. 1851-1852, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Clara B.O.A. Gwin,   b. 12 Sep 1854, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. David Franklin Gwin,   b. 24 Jan 1857, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Luella Robertine Gwin,   b. Abt 1861, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1936, Charlottesville, Albemarle Co, Virginia' Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
     8. Rosella Josephine Gwin,   b. 28 Jan 1861, Back Creek, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1936, Warm Springs, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     9. Annie L. Gwin,   b. 6 May 1865, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. George Mackey Gwin,   b. 5 Feb 1870, Back Creek, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1873, Back Creek, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F210  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Historical Sketches of Pocahontas C, Price, Wm. T., (Price Brothers, Publishers 1901), P. 508 (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S5] Bath County Marriages, P.37 BOND FILED APR 11 1809 FOR JOHN GWIN AND MARGARET BRADSHAW. SURETY, JOHN BRADSHAW, SR. RETURNED "JAN 12" BY JEREMIAH BURNS.--MAYBE JUNE 12? SEVERAL MARRIAGES ON THIS PAGE BY THE SAME MINISTERALSO HAVE A JAN 12 RETURN AFTER A LATER BOND. (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S5] Bath County Marriages, P. (Reliability: 0).
      99 Bond filed May 29 for John W. Gwin and Emeline Gillaspy. Surety, Wm. J. McGlaughlin. James Gillaspy consents for dau. Emline. Witnesses, John Wiley and Wm. J. McGlaughlin. Returned May 30 by Wm. J. Rider for John M. Gwin and Evelime Gillaspy.earlier. Wm. J. McGlaughlin may be the Wm McGlaughlin who married JohnWiley's sister Agnes/Nancy in 1825.