Person:Anthony Gholson (3)

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  1. Lewis Gholson1730 - 1799
  2. Anthony Gholson1733 - 1817
  3. Frederick Gholson1736 -
  4. John Gholson1740 - 1800
  5. James Gholson1743 -
m. abt. 1759
  1. Francis Gholsonabt 1760 - abt 1825
  2. William Gholsonabt 1762 - 1843
  3. Mary Gholson1766 -
  4. Samuel Gholsonabt 1768 - 1852
  5. Sarah GholsonABT 1769 - ABT 1799
  6. Elizabeth Gholsonabt 1770 -
  7. John Gholson1774 - 1850
  8. Benjamin Gholsonabt 1777 - aft 1850
  9. Catherine Gholsonabt 1780 -
  10. Dorothy Gholsonabt 1786 - 1827
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Name Anthony Gholson
Gender Male
Birth? 1733 St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Marriage abt. 1759 Virginiato Elizabeth Unknown
Death? 29 January 1817 Wayne County, Kentucky

Anthony Gholson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 485.--19th November, 1778. James Cowan, of Rockingham, to Anthony Gholston. Delivered: Stephen Beck, May, 1780. (Note: the location of this tract or acreage are not included in this abstract, the original record needs to be examined).


Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 1 - APRIL 18, 1780. - (225) Elizabeth, wife of Anthony Gholston, relinquished dower in deed to Stephen Beck.
References
  1.   Generation No. 3

    5. ANTHONY3 GHOLSON (WILLIAM2, ANTHONY1) was born 1733 in of Spotsylvania, Virginia, and died about 1816 in Steubenville, Wayne Co. Kentucky. He married ELIZABETH Abt. 1759 in Virginia. She was born Abt. 1743, and died Aft. 1810.

    Notes for ANTHONY GHOLSON:

    Anthony Gholson, son of William Gholson (Sr.) and wife Susanna Collins was about 80 years old in 1813, which places his year of birth about 1733. Spotsylvania Co., Va., was formed in 1720 from parts of Essex, King & Queen and King William Counties. Orange Co., was formed from Spotsylvania Co., in 1734. Anthony was raised in the vicinity of Spotsylvania and Orange Counties. Augusta Co., was formed in 1738 from Orange Co. Anthony married Elizabeth............ about 1758. Sometime prior to the Revolutionary War (1775-1783) he moved his family to Augusta Co. He served as a private under Captain James Tate in the Augusta Co., militia during the Revolutionary War.

    Children of ANTHONY GHOLSON and ELIZABETH are:

    7. i. FRANCIS4 GHOLSON, b. Abt. 1760, Spotsylvania County, Virginia; d. Abt. 1825, Hamilton County, IL..
    ii. WILLIAM GHOLSON, b. Abt. 1762, Virginia; d. September 19, 1843, Greenup County Ky.; m. MARY CROSS, December 09, 1784, Botetourt County, Virginia.

    iii. MARY GHOLSON, b. Abt. 1766; m. JOSEPH CHRISMAN, August 23, 1788, Botetourt County, Virginia.

    iv. SARAH GHOLSON, b. Abt. 1768, Virginia; m. ISAAC CHRISMAN, May 22, 1788, Botetourt County, Virginia.

    v. ELIZABETH GHOLSON, b. Abt. 1770; m. WILLIAM NEELY, December 01, 1789, Botetourt County, Virginia.

    vi. JOHN GHOLSON, b. Abt. 1774, Virginia; m. LUCRETIA GRIFFITH, March 10, 1794, Botetourt County, Virginia.

    vii. JAMES GHOLSON, b. September 16, 1776, Virginia; d. September 22, 1853, Madison County, Tenn.; m. MARTHA LEWIS, February 04, 1796, Lincoln County, Ky..

    viii. NANCY GHOLSON, b. Abt. 1778, Virginia.

    ix. JULIA CATHERINE GHOLSON, b. Abt. 1780, Virginia; m. BARTHOLOMEW HADEN, August 10, 1801, Botetourt County, Virginia.

    x. SAMUEL GHOLSON, b. Abt. 1780, Virginia; d. July 04, 1852, Texas; m. MARY ANN SLATON, June 24, 1801.

    xi. BENJAMIN GHOLSON, b. Abt. 1782, Virginia; m. POLLY HADEN, November 17, 1803, Wayne County, Ky..

    xii. DOROTHY GHOLSON, b. Abt. 1786, Virginia; d. June 20, 1827, Winchester, Franklin, Tenn.; m. MICAH TAUL, May 30, 1802, Wayne County, Ky..

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