Person:Hugh Gillespie (2)

Hugh Gillespie
b.bef. 1748
d.bef. March 1777 Botetourt County, Virginia
Facts and Events
Name Hugh Gillespie
Alt Name Hugh Galaspy
Gender Male
Birth? bef. 1748
Death? bef. March 1777 Botetourt County, Virginia

Hugh Gillespie was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land in Virginia:

  • Page 281 - Hugh Galaspy, 230 acres, Greenbrier River. May 1769. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 95].

Estate Records

  • Gillespy, Hugh, dec. Inventory of Estate returned March, 1777. [Source: Early Marriages, Wills and some Revolutionary War Records, Botetourt County, Virginia, Compiled by Anne Lowry Worrell, pg. 56].

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 471.--10th May, 1785. Elizabeth Guy's will--To sister, Rebecca Thompson; to sister Rebecca's daughter, Margaret; to sister Rebecca's 2 youngest daughters; to sister, Martha Gillespy; to sister Martha's oldest daughter, Mary; to sister Martha's daughter, Ann; to nephew, Henry Guy; to niece, Martha Galespy, daughter of Hugh Gillespy; to nephew, Samuel Foger; to nephews, John and Henry Thompson, infants; to brother-in-law, John Gillespy; to Robert Guy; to Archibald Guy. Executors, John Gillespy, James Bleake, James Windon. Apprentice John Windon to be set free. Proved, 21st June, 1785, by James Windon and Samuel Gillespy. Executors qualify.