Facts and Events
Samuel Gwinn, Jr. 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. :
- Gwinn, Samuel - entered service 1771-2 in Augusta County, Virginia, where born in 1751; moved to Thompson's Fort, Greenbrier County, Virginia in 1776 with wife & 2 children mentioned but not named where entered service; moved later to Van Bibbers Fort; granted Pension in Greenbrier County, Virginia in 1834; named dropped from Pension rolls in 1835 when Pension Office ruled service not in regularly constituted military unit; query letter in file 1929 from desceendant Miss Ruth Clay, Santa Barbara, California, stated soldier was born 3/25/1752; query letter in file 1916 from descendant Mrs. Evelyn Himes, Sutton, Nebraska. F-S17992, R1149.
Records in Augusta County, VA
- Vol. 1 - JUNE 20, 1775. - (74) Andrew Lockridge, security for Elizabeth, widow of Robert Graham (now married to Samuel Guinn), prays counter security.
m. abt 1798, Augusta County, VA
Samuel Gwin Jr.
b. 1745, Augusta County, VA
d. 25 Mar 1839, Green Sulphur, Greenbrier County, WV
bur. Mar 1839, Lick Creek, Raleigh, VA
b. Augusta County, VA
d. 25 Jan 1832, Green Sulphur, Greenbrier County, WV
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Find A Grave.
Death: Mar. 25, 1839
West Virginia, USA
Husband of Elizabeth Lockridge Graham Gwinn.