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B.6.b. Alexander Gillespie {B.6.b.}

 

Timeline of Alexander Gillespie and Jane Blake

 

9 Feb. 1777676

Descendants of Alexander Gillespie and Jane Blake & Descendants of Nancy Gillespie and William Kerr
Birth of Alexander Gillespie at William Warick Fort, Greenbank,Virginia

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Descendants of Alexander Gillespie and Jane Blake & Descendants of Nancy Gillespie and William Kerr
Birth of Jane Blake in Greenbrier County, Virginia

1799292

Bath County, Virginia, Tax Listing
Alex Gillaspy
1 tithe      Alex (22)
2 horses
no slaves

1800292

Bath County, Virginia, Tax Listing
Alexander Gillaspy
1 tithe      Alex (23)
2 horses
no slaves

1801292

Bath County, Virginia, Tax Listing
Alexander Gillaspy
1 tithe      Alex (24)
2 horses
no slaves

12 Jan. 1802293

Bath County, Virginia Deed Book 2, page 461
THIS INDENTURE made the twelfth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and two, Between Jacob Gillespy of the county of Bath and state of Virginia of the one part and Alexander Gillespy of the county and state aforesaid of the other part. WITNESSETH that for and in consideration of the sum of fifty pounds, current money of Virginia in hand pad by the said Alexander Gillespy at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged by the said Jacob Gillespy hath bargained and sold and by these presents and bargain, sell and convey to him the said Alexander Gillespy and his heirs, one certain tract or parcel of land in the county of Bath containing two hundred and seventy five acres being part of a tract of four hundred acres first granted to Thomas Lewis by patent dated the 29th day of May 1783 and by him conveyed to the said Jacob Gillespy by deed of bargain and sale dated the ___ day of ___ 17__ , lying on a branch of Back Creek waters of Greenbrier River and bound as followeth to wit:
BEGINNING at a white oak and pine and turning thence South thirty two degrees West one hundred and fifty two poles to two poles thence South twenty three degrees East sixty poles to two white oaks by the creekside. North eighty five degrees East one hundred and forty poles to two beeches near a gully thence South fifty five degrees East one hundred and fifteen poles crossing the branch to two white oaks and ? thence North one hundred and ninety three poles to three whit oaks on flat ground North seventy six degrees West one hundred and eighty four poles to the BEGINNING

together with all appurtenances thereunto belonging with all and singular the premises herein contained to the sole ? and behoof of him the said Alexander Gillespy his heirs and assigns forever and the said Jacob Gillespy for himself and his heirs doth covenant to and with the said Alexander Gillespy and his heirs the said parcel of land with its appurtenances unto the said Alexander Gillespy and his heirs from the claim of him the said Jacob Gillespy and his heirs and all every other person or persons whatsoever will forever warrant. In Witness whereof the said Jacob Gillespy hath hereunto subscribed his name and affixed his seal the day and year first above written.
Jacob Gillespy (seal)
Bath County January Court 1802
This indenture of bargain and sale from Jacob Gillespy to Alexander Gillespy was acknowledged in Court and Ordered to be Recorded.
Teste: Charles Cameron, Clerk

~1807676

Descendants of Alexander Gillespie and Jane Blake & Descendants of Nancy Gillespie and William Kerr
Estimated marriage date of Alexander Gillespie and Jane Blake

~1808676

Descendants of Alexander Gillespie and Jane Blake & Descendants of Nancy Gillespie and William Kerr
Birth of Andrew Gillespie in Greenbank, Bath County, Virginia

1810674

Federal Census, Bath County, Virginia Series: M252, Roll: 66, page: 441
Alexander Gillaspy

1 male < 10 Andrew (~2)
1 male 26 - 45 Alexander (33)
1 female < 10 Jane (?)

page torn, rest of females unreadable

~1810676

Descendants of Alexander Gillespie and Jane Blake & Descendants of Nancy Gillespie and William Kerr
Birth of Jacob Gillespie in Greenbank, Bath County, Virginia

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Descendants of Alexander Gillespie and Jane Blake & Descendants of Nancy Gillespie and William Kerr
Birth of Jane Gillespie in Greenbank, Bath County, Virginia

~1815676

Descendants of Alexander Gillespie and Jane Blake & Descendants of Nancy Gillespie and William Kerr
Birth of Phoebe Gillespie in Greenbank, Bath County, Virginia

~1816676

Descendants of Alexander Gillespie and Jane Blake & Descendants of Nancy Gillespie and William Kerr
Birth of John Alexander Gillespie in Greenbank, Bath County,Virginia

1820668

Federal Census Bath County, Virginia, Series: M33_129, page 66
Alexander Gillaspie

2 males < 10 Jacob (~10), John A. (~4)
1 male 10 - 16 Andrew (~12)
1 male 26 - 45 Alexander (43)
1 female < 10 Phoebe (~5)
1 female 10 - 16 Jane (~8 to 10)
1 female 26 - 45 Jane (31)

~1820676

Descendants of Alexander Gillespie and Jane Blake & Descendants of Nancy Gillespie and William Kerr
Birth of Rebecca Elizabeth Gillespie in Greenbank, Bath County,Virginia

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

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

~1824676

Descendants of Alexander Gillespie and Jane Blake & Descendants of Nancy Gillespie and William Kerr
Birth of Beverly P. Gillespie in Greenbank, Bath County,Virginia

~1826676

Descendants of Alexander Gillespie and Jane Blake & Descendants of Nancy Gillespie and William Kerr
Birth of Margaret S. Gillespie in Greenbank, Bath County,Virginia

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

1830672

Federal Census Pocahontas County, Virginia, Roll M19_199, page 84
Alexander Gillaspie

1 male 5 - 10 Beverly P. (~6)
1 male 10 - 15 John A. (~14)
1 male 15 - 20 Jacob (~10)
1 male 20 - 30 Andrew (~22)
1 male 50 - 60 Alexander (53)
1 female < 5 Margaret S. (~4)
1 female 5 - 10 Rebecca (~10)
1 female 10 - 15 Phoebe (~15)
1 female 20 - 30 Jane (~18 – 20)
1 female 40 - 50 Jane age (41)

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.

1840677

Federal Census Pocahontas County, Virginia, M704_571, page 107
Alexander Gillaspie

1 male 15 -20 Beverly (~16)
1 male 20 - 30 John A. (~24)
1 male 60 - 70 Alexander (63)
1 female 10 - 15 Margaret (~14)
1 female 15 - 20 Rebecca (~20)
1 female 30 - 40 Jane (~28 to 20)
1 female 50 - 60 Jane (51)

1850675

Federal Census, Pocahontas County, Virginia, District 47, M432_969, page 291
Dwelling Number: 427
Family Number: 428

Name

Age

Occupation

POB

Alexander Gillaspie

72

farmer

VA

Jane Gillaspie

62

 

VA

Jane W. Gillaspie

42

 

VA

Beverly P. Gillaspie

25

 

VA

Margaret S. Gillaspie

24

 

VA

19 April 1858676

Descendants of Alexander Gillespie and Jane Blake & Descendants of Nancy Gillespie and William Kerr
Death of Alexander Gillespie in Greenbank, Pocahontas County, Virginia

1860678

Federal Census, Pocahontas County, Virginia, Green Bank, M653_1371, page 762
Dwelling Number: 625
Family Number: 570

Name

Age

POB

Jane Gillaspie  (nee Blake)

74

VA

Jane Gillaspie

50

VA

Margt. S. Gillaspie

29

VA

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