Person:Thomas Gilmer (3)

28th VA Gov Thomas Walker Gilmer
m. 5 May 1801
  1. 28th VA Gov Thomas Walker Gilmer1802 - 1844
  2. Sarah Elizabeth Gilmer1805 - 1841
  3. Maria Gilmerabt 1805 -
m. 23 May 1826
  1. Rev. George Hudson Gilmer1836 - 1891
Facts and Events
Name 28th VA Gov Thomas Walker Gilmer
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
Burial[4] Mount Air Cemetery, Keene, Albemarle, Virginia, United States
  1. 1.0 1.1 Thomas Walker Gilmer, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   Bagby, Alfred. King and Queen County, Virginia. (New York: Neale Pub. Co., 1908), Page 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.   Hereditary Sempill Lords of Blackburn, Kirkhouse, and Long Dreghorn & Clan Sempill.

    Arthur, Stanley Clisby; Charles Patton Dimitry; and George Campbell de Kernion. Old Families of Louisiana. (New Orleans, Louisiana: Harmanson, 1931), Pages 355, 361, 2009.

    Page 355 - Robert Semple, brother to Steele Semple -
    Page 361 - Robert Semple, a brother of Sarah Jane Semple who married Col. Thomas Butler (q. v.), was descended from the Semples of Kirkhouse, Scotland.
    Samuel Semple of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  4. Thomas Walker Gilmer, in Find A Grave.

    [as of 8 Nov 2013, there is no headstone photo]