Facts and Events
Isaac Gillham was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Revolutionary War Pension Information
Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 2, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :
- Gillham, Isaac - born 11/10/1757 in Augusta County, Virginia; moved in 1763 to South Carolina, where entered service 1777 when resided in Camden District; moved 1800 to Madison County, Illinois where received Pension in 1832; married 1783 or 1787 to daughter of Thomas Kirkpatrick (also Revolutionary War soldier) & 1st wife of York County, South Carolina; (see F-2991, file of Thomas Kirkpatrick for marriage data); query letter in file states soldier resided of Venice, Madison Couinty, Illinois; query letter in file states soldier's wife was Jame Kirkpatrick; query letter in file 1912 from great grandaughtter Mary W. Gillham, Edwardsville, Illinois; query letter in file 1915 from great grandaughter Dr. Marguerita Gillham Squire, Carrollton, Illinois whose father James A. Gillham resided with her at age 84; query letter in file 1908 from descendant Mrs. C.F. Ehnie of Jacksonville, Illinois; query letter in file states following members of Gillham family of South Carolina served in Revolutionary War: Lieutenant Thomas Gillham & his sons Charles, Ezekiel, Thomas Jr., John, William, James & Isaac. F-32270, R1075.