Person:John Gilmore (19)

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m. 11 JAN 1721/22
  1. James GilmoreAbt 1722 - 1782
  2. John GilmoreABT 1723 - BET 1781
  3. William Gilmoreabt 1724 - aft 1776
  4. Thomas Gilmoreabt 1725 - 1763
  5. Isabella Gilmoreabt 1730/31 - 1793
  6. Agnes Gilmoreabt 1731 -
Facts and Events
Name John Gilmore
Gender Male
Alt Birth? AUG 1692 Coleraine, Londonderry, Ulster, Ireland
Birth? ABT 1700 Ulster, Northern Ireland
Marriage 11 JAN 1721/22 prob. Irelandto Agnes Anderson
Death? 10 Oct.1759 killed by Indians in first massacre at Kerr's Creek

John Gilmore 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 220 - November 21, 1745 - John Gilmore bought 500 acres on the north fork of Tees Creek -- (later known as Kerr's Creek)-- from Benjamin Borden, Sr. [Augusta County Deed Book 1, pg 220, (Note: this page is not contained in Chalkley's transcripts)]
  • Page 222.--22d November, 1746. Samuel Norwood to John Gilmer, yeoman, £130; 500 acres, part of a large tract formerly Francis McCown's land and sold to Samuel by Francis. 9th April, 1746, recorded in Augusta on Tees Creek (later called Kerr's Creek). Witnesses, Robt. Erwin, John Carr, Hugh Martin. Acknowledged, 21st May. 1747.


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 34.—16th May, 1758. John Gilmor. Sr., and Agness ( ) to Wm. Gilmore, yeoman, £10, 350 acres on Tees Creek in Fork of James, part of the tract John now lives on containing 500 acres. Teste: Wm. McKemey, Jno. Gilmer. Sent to Wm. Gilmore. May, 1769.
  • Page 322.--20th May, 1760. James Gilmore, eldest son and heir-at-law of John Gilmore, deceased, and Martha, to Thomas Gilmore, £5, 250 acres on Tees', alias Carr's, Creek; corner Jno. and Wm. Gilmore, part of 500 acres conveyed to John Gilmore, deceased, by Samuel Norwood. Sent to Thomas Gilmore, December, 1760.

Administration of John Gilmore

  • Page 342.—22d November, 1759. Thomas Gilmore's bond (with William Elliott, Jno. Gay) as administrator of John Gilmore.
  • Page 279.—20th September, 1763. James and John Gilmore's bond (with James McGavock, Jno. Bowyer) as administrators of John Gilmore.

The Kerr's Creek Massacres

Johh Gilmore and three other family members were killed in the 1st Kerr's Creek Massacre on 10 Oct. 1759. An article detailing the Kerr's Creek Massacres is located here:

The Kerr's Creek Massacres 1759-1763

Information on John Gilmore

alutes@@allcomfla.comGilmer/Gilmore/Gilmour Family Tree Entries: 17194 Updated: Thu Feb 6 17:07:14 2003 Contact: Arthur Lutes

Name: John GILMORE 1 Sex: M Birth: 1703 in Ulster, Northern Ireland 2 Birth: ABT 1700 in Ireland 1 Birth: 1700 in North Ireland 3 Death: 1759 in Kerr's Creek, Augusta Co., Virginia 1 3 of Killed in the 1st Indian massacre at Kerr's Creek Note: The following appeared in the Boston Transcript Jan. 2, 1937; James Gilmore with three brothers came from Scotland via Ireland soon after 1700 (1734-1736) to Philadelphia. James settled in New York; John went with the Scotch-Irish Immagration to Augusta Co., VA. One brother stayed near Lancaster, PA and the fourth went to Guilford Co., NC. Father: Thomas GILMORE b: 1680 in Ulster, Ireland Mother: Marian STERLING

Marriage 1 Agnes ANDERSON b: 1700 in North Ireland Married: 11 JAN 1722/23 in Ireland 2 Children Jane GILMORE James GILMORE , Sr b: ABT 1722 in Londonderry, Ulster, Ireland John GILMORE , Jr. b: ABT 1727 in Ireland William Morgan GILMER , Sr. b: 1730 in North Ireland Marian GILMORE b: ABT 1731 in Ireland Joseph GILMORE b: ABT 1734 in Ireland Stephen GILMORE b: ABT 1735 in Ireland Eleanor GILMORE b: 1735 Thomas GILMORE b: 1736 in Lancaster, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Amy GILMORE b: 1736



Chalkley's Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, (Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County 1745-1800): November 21, 1745 John bought 500 acres on the north fork of Tees Creek -- later known as Kerr's Creek-- from Benjamin Borden, Sr. [Augusta Co Deed Bk 1, pg 220] On Aug 16, 1748 his sons James and John, Jr. purchased additional land [Augusta Co Deed Bk 2, p 53-55] That same year, John Sr. sold 250 acres to his son William. Gilmor, Agness, 352. Page 34.--16th May, 1758. John Gilmor, Sr., and Agness ( ) to Wm. Gilmore, yeoman, £10, 250 acres on Tees Creek in Fork of James, part of the tract John now lives on containing 500 acres. Teste: Wm. McKemey. Jno. Gilmer. Sent to Wm. Gilmore, May, 1769. John, Sr. Gilmor Date: May 16, 1758 Location: Augusta Co., VA Property: 250 acres on Tees Creek in Fork of James, part of tract John now lives on containing 500 acres. Notes: This land record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley. Remarks: 10. Sent to Wm. Gilmore, May 1769. Description: Grantor Book date: 8-34

John became a justice of the Augusta County Court, serving until his death in 1759.


Jno. Gilmore Date: May 20, 1760 Location: Augusta Co., VA Property: 250 acres on Tees' alias Carr's Creek; corner Jno. Wm. Gilmore. Notes: This land record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley. Remarks: 60. James Gilmore is the eldest son and heir-at-law of John Gilmore, deceased. Part of 500 acres conveyed to John Gilmore by Samuel Norwood. Sent to Thomas Gilmore, Dec. 1760. Description: Neighbor Book date: 8-322

CHRONICLES OF THE Scotch-Irish Settlement IN VIRGINIA EXTRACTED FROM THE ORIGINAL COURT RECORDS OF AUGUSTA COUNTY 1745-1800 DEED BOOK NO. 8. ADDITIONAL MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. page 352 Page 34.--16th May, 1758, John Gilmor, Sr., and Agness ( ) to Wm. Gilmore, yeoman, £10, 250 acres on Tees Creek in Fork of James, part of the tract John now lives on containing 500 acres. Teste: Wm. McKemey, Jno. Gilmer. Sent to Wm. Gilmore, May, 1769.

Gilmer/Gilmore/Gilmour Family Tree Entries: 17194 Updated: Thu Feb 6 17:07:14 2003 Contact: Arthur Lutes


http://www.union-county.lib.in.us/USGenwebpage1_files/gilmore.htm#James%20Gilmore%20Jr. Born: 1703 Location: Ulster, Ireland Died: 10 October, 1759 Location: Augusta Co., Virginia Married: Agnes Anderson 11 January 1723 Born: c. 1702 Location: Ireland Died: Kerr?s Creek, Rockbridge County, Virginia or August County, Virginia Settled in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, where they remained until 1748 when they moved to Augusta County, Virginia and settled on Kerrs Creek about seven miles northwest of the present town of Lexington, Virginia. He and his wife were killed by Indians in 1759. Change Date: 28 Jun 2005 at 20:27:53