Samuel Lindsay Gillock's history continues.......................
Samuel Lindsay Gillock's son...........
John G. Gillock b. ca 1793 d 10-2-1859 Barren Co., KY of consumption
m. Elizabeth Barlow 8-15-1825 Jassamine Co., KY
Barren Co., Ky m. rec File 3shows Jane L. Gillock To Levi P. Conley 2-28-1820. Levi& Samuel Lindsay Gillock sureties. (This may be Samuel Lindsay Gillock's dau. see other items about Samuel on p 6 & 7.)
Lead to this goes to my niece Marjean (Porter) Bowman found in the City Library Hampton, VA. I wrote Nat. Archives for a copy 1976:
(NOTE: This cannot be John G. Gillock as he was born 1793, It isn't John Gillock as he was dead by the time this person applies for pension. It has to be Samuel Lindsay Gillock. nlp)
Virginia Gillock, John or Samuel S.35969
John Gillock of Jassamine Co., KY who was a private in the Company commanded by Capt. Joseph Spencer of the regiment commanded by Col. Spottswood in the Virginia Line, for the term of three years from 1776 - 1779. Inscribed on the roll of KY, at the rate of $8. per month to commence on 1-23-1830. Certificate of Pension issued 2-1-1830 & sent to Hon. R. M. Johnson, House of Rep. appears to 3-4-1830 $11.35, semi-annual allowance ending. Revolutionary Claim, Acts 3-18-1818 & 5-1-1830. Recorded Book 1, Vol 9, Fol 40. Declare that he served in the Rev War as follows:
That he enlisted in the war, as he thinks, of 1775-1776, and in the fall of the year under Capt. Joseph Spencer, in the Rev. Army of the America, an anti-mutual establishment, in the State of Virginia of the regular army for during the war & served till the close of the war in the fall of 1782 when he was honorably discharged, that his discharge is lost or mislaid so that he cannot find-that he is not in receipt of a pension from the U.S. or any other government. That he is poor & needy & thinks he is entitled to the pension of the pension laws of Congress-and the reason that he has not applied sooner is, that he has been able to support heretofore with what property he had but he is now old & very infirm, & has nearly lost his sight & can not labor. And I do solemnly swear that I was a resident citizen of the U. States on the 3-18-1818 & that I have not since that time by gift, sale or any other manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an "ACT of Congress" entitled, "an Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land & usual services of the U. State in the Rev War" passed on 3-18-1818 & that I have not since that time, nor has any person in trust for me property of securities, contracts or debts due me, nor have I any income other then what is contained in this schedule hereto ascribed & by me ascribed.
In the year 1818 I had 5 horses value $60. each, 1 cow $8. I had lost my wife & rented lands-he had ploughs, axes & ect, of small value
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