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B.6.a. Jacob Gillespie, Jr. {B.6.a}

 

Timeline of Jacob Gillespie, Jr. and ? (Unknown First and Last Name)

 

~1772296

Descendants of Jacob Gillespie & Rebecca Berry
Birth of Jacob Gillespie in Augusta County, Virginia

1797292

Bath County, Virginia, Tax Listing
Jacob Gillispey, Jr.
1 tithe      Jacob (~25)
2 horses
no slaves

1798292

Bath County, Virginia, Tax Listing
Jacob Gillispey, Jr.
1 tithe      Jacob (~26)
3 horses
no slaves

1799292

Bath County, Virginia, Tax Listing
Gillespey, Jacob Jr.
1 tithe      Jacob (~27)
3 horses
no slaves

1800292

Bath County, Virginia, Tax Listing
Jacob Gillaspy, Jr.
1 tithe      Jacob (~28)
4 horses
no slaves

1801292

Bath County, Virginia, Tax Listing
Jacob Gillaspy, Jr.
1 tithe      Jacob (~29)
3 horses
no slaves

~1802666,668

1810 and 1820 Federal Enumerations, Bath County, Virginia
Estimated marriage of Jacob Gillespie Jr and Unknown wife
Date estimated from birth of eldest son, John Gillespie around 1804

12 Jan. 1802293

Bath County, Virginia Deed Book 2, page 460
THIS INDENTURE made the twelfth day of January in the year of our one thousand eight hundred and two, between Jacob Gillespy of the county of Bath and state of Virginia of the one part and Jacob Gillespy Jr. of the county and state of aforesaid of the other part.

Witnesseth that for and consideration of the sum fifty pounds current money of Virginia in hand paid to the said Jacob Gillespy at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, he the said Jacob Gillespy doth bargain, sell and convey to him the said Jacob Gillespy Jr. and to his heirs one certain parcel of land in the said county of Bath containing one hundred and twenty five acres being a part of a certain tract of four hundred acres first granted to Thomas Lewis dated the 29th day of May 1783 and by him conveyed to the said Jacob Gillespy by deed of bargain and sell dated the ___ day of ___ 17__ lying on a branch of Back Creek waters of Greenbrier River and bounded as follows to wit: BEGINNING at two white oaks ground thence South thirty degrees West one hundred and twenty poles to two pines on glady ground South twenty nine degrees East one hundred and fifty seven poles to two pines South fifty one degrees East eighty two poles to two pines on flat ground thence North thirty two degrees East one hundred and fifty two poles to a white oak and a pine North seventy six degrees West two hundred and forty six poles to the BEGINNING

together with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging with all and singular the parcels herein contained or in ? there unto belonging to the sole we and behoof of him the said Jacob Gillespy his heirs and assigns forever and the said Jacob Gillespy doth covenant to and with the said Jacob Gillespy and his heirs the said parcels of land with its appurtenances unto the said Jacob Gillespy and his heirs from claim of any other person or persons whatsoever will forever and warrant. In witness whereof the said Jacob Gillespy hath hereunto subscribed his name and affixed his seal the day and year above written.
Jacob Gillespy (seal)
Bath County January Court 1802
This indenture of bargain and sale from Jacob Gillespy Sr. to Jacob Gillespy Jr. was acknowledged in court and ordered to be recorded.
Teste Charles Cameron, Clerk

~1804666,668

1810 and 1820 Federal Enumerations, Bath County, Virginia
Approximate birth date of John Gillespie in Bath County, Virginia

1800-1810668,669

1820 Federal Census, Bath County, Virginia
Bath County, Virginia Will Book 2, page 329

Birth of Unidentified son in Bath County, Virginia
This son probably is named Jacob. He is identified in the Feb 1821 Jacob Gillespie Jr will, but is presumed deceased by 1829.

1800-1810668,669

1820 Federal Census, Bath County, Virginia
Bath County, Virginia Will Book 2, page 329

Birth of two daughters in Bath County, Virginia
These two older daughters are probably Elizabeth (Betsy) and Martha (Patsy), presuming Jacob Gillespie Jr identified his daughters in birth order in his 1821 will.

1810666

Federal Census, Bath County, Virginia, Series: M252,Roll: 66, page: 462
Jacob Gillaspy Jr

2 males < 10 John (~6), Jacob (?) (~2)
1 male 26 - 45 Jacob Jr. (38)
2 females < 10 probably ‘Betsy’ and ‘Patsy’
1 female 26 - 45 ?

1810-1820119,668

1820 Federal Census, Bath County, Virginia
Pocahontas County, Virginia Chancery Court
Birth of two unidentified sons in Bath County, Virginia
One of these sons was named James Gillespie, and was identified as an heir of Jacob Gillespie Jr in the 1829 lawsuit brought by his brother, James Gillespie. Identity of other son is unknown, but he is presumed to be deceased by time of 1829 lawsuit.

1810-1820668,669

1820 Federal Census, Bath County, Virginia
Bath County, Virginia Will Book 2, page 329
Birth of unidentified daughter in Bath County, Virginia.
This younger daughter is probably Mary Jane (Polly), presuming Jacob Gillespie Jr identified his daughters in birth order in his 1821 will.

1820668

Federal Census, Bath County, Virginia, Series:M33, Roll: 129, page: 75
Jacob Gillaspie Junr.

4 males < 10 Jacob (~12), James (~10), ?, ?
1 male 16 - 26 John (~16)
1 male > 45 Jacob (48)
1 female < 10 Mary Jane (?)
2 females 10 - 16 Betsy (?), Patsy(?)
1 female > 45  ?

1820 - 1821119,668

Federal Census, Bath County, Virginia
Pocahontas County, Virginia Chancery Court
Birth of Rachel Gillespie in Bath County, Virginia
This daughter was not represented on 1820 census, but was identified as an heir of Jacob Gillespie Jr. in the 1829 lawsuit brought by his brother, James Gillespie.

before 1 Feb. 1821669

Bath County, Virginia Will Book 2, page 329
Death of Unknown wife of Jacob Gillespie, Junior

1 Feb. 1821669

Bath County, Virginia Will Book 2, page 329
Will of Jacob Gillespie, Jr.
Witnesses: Moses Houchins, Alexander & James Gillaspie, John Sutten
Probated: May 1821
Executors: James Tallman & Benjamin Arbogast
Inst.: debts to be paid, including those to James Cunningham and James Tallman from monies due from Thomas Kirkpatrick, executor of his father’s estate
Bequeath:
to eldest son John yearling horse and 2 cows, ax, saddle
to daughter Elizabeth 1 bed and bedding and bedstead, spinning wheel & check reel
to daughter Martha the same
to daughter Mary Jane bed and bedding, balance of household furniture, farm utensils, and carpenter’s tools all other property to be sold at public sale with one year’s credit, with equal division among the children ěto be put to use of schooling them to learn them to read the Scriptures reasonably well and to write some. The garls, the boys to read, write and cypher as far as the rool of three land to be sold with each child receiving an equal part at age 21, or the girls when they marry if sooner, but John to get $50 and Jacob $33 more then the others. The boys are to choose guardians to bind them to trades at age 15

19 May 1821669

Bath County, Virginia Will Book 2, page 347
Inventory of: Jacob Gillespie
Submitted: May 19, 1821 by Joseph Wooddell, William Warwick, William Hartman
List:
Household furniture, kitchen untensils, churns, pickling tubs, large wheel, 2 spinning wheels, reel and small wheel, tools, farm implements, coffee mill, dresserware, rifle gun, silverware, shoemaker's tools, 22 sheep, 7 hogs, 6 geese, 7 cattle, 3 horses

Aug. 1821669

Bath County, Virginia Will Book 2, page 360
Sale of Estate of: Jacob Gillaspie
Executor: James Tallman
Date: August 1821
Buyers: James Tallman, Benjamin Tallman, Jacob Gillaspie, Alexander Gillaspie, Patrick Bruffe, Elener Bruffe, William Houchen, John Sutton, Daniel Karr, John Slavin, William Arbogast, Adam Arbogast, George Burner, William Hartman, Thomas Kirkpatrick, Stephen A. Dysert, Moses Houchen, James Dever, William Dever, Thomas Galford, John Lunsford, Thomas Beal, Richard Hudson, Robert Harrone, William Wanless, Edward Stewart, John Yeager, Jacob Cooper, John Galford, James Higgins, Hamilton Mann

29 Sept. 1826669

Bath County, Virginia Will Book 3, Page 200
Settlement of Estate of: Jacob Gillaspie
Executor: James Tallman
Date: Sept. 29, 1826 R. Slaven and John Bird, comm.
Debits and credits: Robert Corby, William Kerr, James Deever, William Hartman, Samuel P. N. Gillaspie, John Sharp, Charles L. Francisco, William Wanlass, Leonard Gum, Daniel Kerr. Mary Ann Reading, Jacob Warwick, Thomas Gatewood, James Cunningham, Daniel Burner, Moses Houchen, John Galford, Jacob Gillaspie, Reuben Salven, John Lunsford, the Rev. Aretas Loomis, Patrick Bruffey (making coffins), James Cooper (crying sale), Betsy Collins (attending family in sickness), and daughters Betsy, Pasty and Polly (board and schooling)

1829119

Pocahontas County, Virginia Chancery Court
James Gillespie vs Jacob Gillespie heirs
Circuit Court files - Suit, James Gillespie vs Jacob Gillespie, Heirs
To the Honorable Allen Taylor, Judge of the Superior Court of Chancery holden at Lewisburg James Gillespie of the County of Pocahontas respectfully states that on the 19th day of December 1825 a certain Jacob Gillespie (who departed this life not long since), your orator's father, executed to him a title bond for Two Hundred and Forty Six acres of land on Deer Creek in the County of Pocahontas which title bond your orator prays may be taken and read (Marked A) as part of this his bill. Your orator states that he was the youngest and only child who lived with his father until his death. His mother died some years since. All his other children being provided for after they had left him and in order to make provision for your orator and for an in consideration of the natural love and affection which his father has and possessed towards him gave him the title bond aforesaid for the land aforesaid who afterwards departed this life intestate leaving the following children and grand children, to wit: John, Betsy, Patsy, James, Polly, Rachel, infant children of Jacob Gillespie who was a son of Jacob Gillespie the elder, Alexander Gillespie, Rachel Sutton wife of John Sutton, Peggy Burner wife of Adam Burner now of the State of Ohio, John Gillespie of the State of Ten(n)essee, Jamima Tallman wife of James Tallman, Thomas Gillespie of Kanawha County, Joshua Burner son of Jane Burner who was a daughter of Jacob Gillespie, dec'd, Samuel Gillespie of Ten(n)essee, Rebecca, Robert and Jacob Stuart, infants and children of Elizabeth Stuart dec'd who was the daughter of said Jacob Gillespie, Rebecca Beale wife of Thomas Beale, late Rebecca Gillespie, Sarah Sammons wife of Richard Sammons late Sara Gillespie, Nancy Kerr wife of William Kerr late Nancy Gillespie. To the end therefore that the aforesaid named persons may be made Defendants to this bill and upon their corporal oaths true and perfect answer make to the several allegations herein before stated the same as if again repeated and interrogated, and that they may be compelled to convey in fee simple all their right and title in and to the aforesaid tract of land to your orator and that your Honor will grant unto your orator such other and further relief in the premises as may be consistent with equity and the nature of his case an in duty bound will our prayer GEO. Mayse P. (?). John A. North, Esq. Will issue subpoenas for the above named persons who reside in this state. G. Mayse

29 Sept. 1834303

Pocahontas County, West Virginia, General Index to Deeds and Miscellaneous, 1834 Book 2, page 268, Grantors from 1822
This indenture made the 29th day of September 1834 between Henry M. Moffett of the county of Pocahontas and state of Virginia of the one part and James Gillispie of the county and state aforesaid of the other part whereas by a decree of the circuit superior court of law and chancery for Pocahontas County pronounced on the 3rd day of October 1833 in a cause there depending therein between James Gillaspie plaintiff and Alexander Gillaspie; John, Betsy, Patsy, James, Polly and Rachel Gillaspie infant children of Jacob Gillaspie Jun’r decd’, John Sutton and Rachel his wife, James Tallman and Jemima his wife, Thomas Gillaspie, Joshua Burner, Robert and Jacob Steward, Thomas Beal and Rebecca his wife, Richard Sammons and Sarah his wife, William Kerr and Nancy his wife, Samuel Gillaspie and John Gillaspie, Adam Burner and Peggy his wife children and heirs of Jacob Gillaspie dec’d defendants it was decreed and ordered that Henry M. Moffett who was thereby appointed a commissioner should convey the 246 acres of land in the bill mentioned to the plaintiff James Gillaspie --- special warranty this indenture therefore wit ---- that the said Henry M. Moffett for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar to have in hand paid by the said James Gillaspie the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained and sold and surveyed and by these presents doth grant bargain sell and convey unto the said James Gillaspie his heirs and assigns the said tract or parcel of land containing 246 acres and lying and being on Deer Creek in the county of Pocahontas and bounded as follows: beginning at Joseph Woodells line near the great --- crossing Deer Creek thence up said creek to a cross fence through he meadow thence with said cross fences to a bank near the lane thence up said bank turning to James Tallmans line thence with said line turning to --- line thence with said line turning to William Arbogast line thence with said line turning to William Kerrs line thence with said line to the beginning together with the appurtenances thereunto belonging to have and to hold the said tract of land with its appurtenances to the said James Gillaspie and his heirs to the only proper use and behoove of the said James Gillaspie and his heirs forever and the said Henry M. Moffett for himself his heirs executors and administrators doth hereby covenant and agree with the said James Gillaspie and his heirs that he will forever warrant and find the said tract of land hereby conveyed with its appurtenances unto the said James Gillaspie and his heirs against the claim of him the said Henry m. Moffett and all persons claiming through or under him but against the claim of no other person. in witness whereof the said Henry M. Moffett hat thereunto set his hand and affixed his seal the day and year herein written.
H. M. Moffett
Pocahontas County December Court 1834
This deed from Henry M. Moffett commissioner to James Gillaspie has presented in court and being acknowledged has admitted to record.
Teste John Tallman D.C.
for H. M. Moffett Clk.

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