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B.6.m. Nancy Gillespie {B.6.m.}

 

Timeline of Nancy Gillespie and William Kerr

 

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

~1800296

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

10 Oct. 1818296

Descendants of Jacob Gillespie & Rebecca Berry
Marriage of Nancy Gillespie and William Kerr in Bath County, Virginia

~1820676

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

19 Oct. 1822676

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

29 Jan. 1825303

Pocahontas County, West Virginia, General Index to Deeds and Miscellaneous, 1825 Book 1, page 155, Grantors from 1822
This indenture made this January the 29th day 1825 in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty four betwixt Jacob Gillaspie & Rebecca Gillaspie his wife of the county of Pocahontas and state of Virginia of the one part and William Kerr of the county and state aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that the said Jacob Gillaspie and Rebecca his wife for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars current money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said William Kerr at or before the unsealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged the said Jacob Gillespie and Rebecca his wife hath bargain and sold and by these presents do bargain sell and convey unto the said William Kerr his heirs or assigns forever one certain parcel of land lying in the said county of Pocahontas joining and lying on the west side of said Jacob Gillaspie containing seventy one acres part of a tract of four hundred acres granted to the said Jacob Gillaspie the 22nd day of May 1783 and bounded as follows to wit.

Beginning at a hickory pine and white oak on a ridge corner to William Arbogast south five degrees west sixty eight poles to two small white oaks on a small ridged south eight degrees east fifty three poles to a pine and thorn on a road south sixty six degrees west sixty poles to three pines north twelve degrees west one hundred and three poles to two oaks on a hill north twenty seven degrees west ninety six poles crossing a bushy swamp to two pines corner to Warwick heirs formerly belonging to James Becker south fifty seven degrees east one hundred and sixty three poles to the beginning

together with all its appurtenances to have and to hold the said seventy one acres of land be it the same more or less with all its appurtenances unto the said William his heirs or assignees to the only proper use and behold of the said William Kerr his heirs and assigns forever in absolute fee simple and the said Jacob Gillaspie for himself and heirs assigns free from the claim or claims of all and every person or persons whatsoever will and do hereby forever warrant and de----- in witness whereof the said Jacob Gillaspie and Rebecca his wife hath hereunto subscribed their names and affixed their seals in the day and year first above written.
Jacob Gillespie (seal)
Rebeccah (X) Gillaspie (seal)
Pocahontas County
We Benjamin Tallman & Patrick Bruffey Justices of the Peace in the county aforesaid in the state of Virginia do hereby certify that Jacob Gillespie & Rebeccah Gillaspie ---- parties to a certain deed bearing date on the 29th of January 1825 and hereto addressed personally appeared before us in our county aforesaid and acknowledged the same to their act and do and desire us to certify the said acknowledgment to the clerk of the county court of Pocahontas in order that the said deed may be recorded Given under our hands and seals this 29th of January 1825.
Benjamin Tallman (seal)
Patrick Bruffey (seal)
Pocahontas County to wit
We Patrick Bruffey and Benjamin Tallman Justices of the Peace in the county aforesaid in the state of Virginia do hereby certify that Rebecca Gillespie the wife of Jacob Gillespie parties to a certain deed bearing date on the 29th day of January 1825 and hereto addressed personally appeared before us in our county aforesaid & being fully explained to her she the said Rebecca Gillespie acknowledged the same to be her act & deed and declare that she willingly signed sealed & delivered the same & that she wished not to retract it -- Given under our hand & seals this 1st day of February 1825.
Patrick Bruffey (seal)
Benjamin Tallman (seal)

30 Mar. 1825303

Pocahontas County, West Virginia, General Index to Deeds and Miscellaneous, 1825 Book 1, page 155, Grantors from 1822
Pocahontas County Court Clerks Office
This deed of bargain and sale from Jacob Gillespie & Rebecca his wife to William Kerr was presented in the clerks office and the acknowledgment and private examination being legally certified by Patrick Bruffey & Benjamin Tallman Justices of the Peace in the said county, was admitted to record.
Teste Josiah Beard Clk

19 Dec. 1825670

Pocahontas County, Virginia Deed Book ___, Page ___
Know all men by their preasants that I Jacob Gillaspie of the County of Pocahontas and State of Virginia are held and himself bound unto James Gillaspie of the County and State aforesaid in the just and full sum of one thousand dollars in witness whereof I bind myself my heirs Executors and administrators unto the said James Gillaspie his heirs or assigors. Given under my hand and seal this nineteenth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty five. The condition of the above obligation is such that if the above bound Jacob Gillaspie shall well and truly make unto said James Gillaspie sufficient deed in fee simple to the tract of land the said Jacob Gillaspie now lives on containing two hundred and forty six acres (with the following reserves). First the said Jacob Gillaspie reserves to himself the house he now lives in together with all the houses and lotts around the dwelling house and extending around the barn during his life time all above the following boundery (to wit). Beginning at Joseph Woodell's line near the great road, crossing Deer Creek, thence up said Creek to a cross fence through the meadow, thence with said cross fence to a bank near the lane, thence up said bank running to James Tallman's line, thence with said line running to William Kerr's line, thence with said line to the beginning. Now if the said Ja cob Gillaspie shall well & truly make the deed aforesaid the above obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force and virtue. Given under my hand the day and year first above written.
Jacob Gillespie (Seal)
Signed, sealed & delivered in the preasance of us
William Arbogast
Polly M. Sutton

~1828676

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

17 July 1829676

Descendants of Alexander Gillespie and Jane Blake & Descendants of Nancy Gillespie and William Kerr
Birth of George Kerr in Pocahontas 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, M19_199, page 87
William Karr

3 males < 5 Andrew (2), George (1), ?
2 males 5 - 10 Jacob (8), ?
1 male 30 - 40 William (38)
1 female 10 - 15 Rachel (10)
1 female 20 - 30 Nancy (30)

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

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

29 Sept. 1834303

Pocahontas County, West Virginia, General Index to Deeds and Miscellaneous, 1825 Book 1, page 155, 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 turing 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.

30 Oct. 1834296

Descendants of Jacob Gillespie & Rebecca Berry
Death of Nancy (Gillespie) Kerr in Pocahontas County, Virginia

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