Person:Thomas Gilmer (3)

     
Thomas Walker Gilmer, 28th Governor of Virginia
m. 5 May 1801
  1. Thomas Walker Gilmer, 28th Governor of Virginia1802 - 1844
  2. Sarah Elizabeth Gilmer1805 - 1841
  3. Maria Gilmerabt 1805 -
m. 23 May 1826
  1. Rev. George Hudson Gilmer1836 - 1891
Facts and Events
Name Thomas Walker Gilmer, 28th Governor of Virginia
Gender Male
Birth[1] 5 Apr 1802 Albemarle County, Virginiaat Gilmerton
Marriage 23 May 1826 to Anne Elizabeth Baker
Death[1] 28 Feb 1844 Fort Washington, Prince George's County, Marylandage 41 - died aboard the USS Princeton on the Potomac River
Reference Number[1] Q775545?
Burial[3] Mount Air Cemetery, Keene, Albemarle, Virginia, United States
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Thomas Walker Gilmer, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   Bagby, Alfred. King and Queen County, Virginia. (New York: Neale Pub. Co., 1908), 378.

    This from Col. Fleet of Culver: Thos. Walker, ancestor of the distinguished Dr. Thos. Walker, and Riveses of Albemarle (see Thomas Walker (explorer)), and Gov. Thos. Walker Gilmer (see Thomas Walker Gilmer), was from K. & Q." - Semple, John and James S., were sons of Rev. James Semple of England. John settled in King and Queen, marrying a Miss Walker. There son, Robert B.A. Croghan[sic] Semple[recte] married Lucy Clark, and their son, Major Croghan, then a mere youth, held the fort at Sandusky against Gen. Proctor (see Henry Procter (British Army officer)) with a large force of Indians and whites. He also distinguished himself at Tippecanoe (see Battle of Tippecanoe).

  3. Grave Recorded, in Find A Grave, [No headstone photo], last accessed Mar 2017.