Person:Joseph Gwinn (1)

Lt. Joseph Gwin
m. Unknown
  1. Lt. Joseph GwinABT 1740 - 1817
  2. Capt. David Gwinabt 1742 - 1822
  3. James Gwinn1744 - abt 1811
  4. Robert Guyn, Jr.ABT 1746 - 1818
  5. Nell Gwinn1747-1758 -
  6. Simon Gwinn1748 -
  7. Agnes Gwinn1750 - 1795
  8. Samuel Gwinn1752 - 1839
m. BEF 1763
  1. Virginia GwinnBEF 1763 -
  2. James Gwinabt 1766 - bef 1835
  3. Jane Gwinbef 1774 -
  4. Thomas Gwinnest 1775 - bef 1848
  5. Robert Gwinbef 1780 - bef 1844
  6. Mary Elizabeth Gwinbef 1782 -
  7. John C. Gwinabt 1786 - 1861
  8. Moses Gwin1787 - 1867
  9. Joseph Gwinnabt 1792/95 - bef 1848
  10. Elizabeth Gwinbef 1796 -
  11. William Kincaid Gwinnabt 1795 - 1860
Facts and Events
Name Lt. Joseph Gwin
Alt Name Joseph Gwinn
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 1740 Augusta County, Virginia
Alt Birth? bef. 1743
Marriage BEF 1763 prob. Augusta County, Virginiato Mary Jane Kincaid
Death? SEP 1817 Bath County, Virginia

Joseph Gwinn was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Will Transcript

Will of Joseph Gwin dated Sept 17, 1817, probated Oct 1817, Bath Co, Virginia.
Wit: Charles Erwin, James Steuart, James Steuart Jr.
Exec: Joseph, John, and Moses Gwin, his sons
to loving wife Meary - grain, hay raised on "the land that I have improved" on the Cowpasture, livestock, furniture
to son John the land he lives on adj. Hambleton Benson on the Cowpasture river, negro boy Harry
to son Moses "the place I live on" adj. John, on this side of the river, negro man Doctor, wagons, plow, livestock, sugar kettles, farm utensils, negro child "on the breast" named Shorter, all money and bonds
to son Robert 260 acres near the Warm Springs bought of W. Guthrey, likewise the place he now lives adj. James Stuart, and negro child Eady
to son William Kinkead Gwin the land between John's & Robert's, negro girl Kate, horses, planks, gun
to Robert, John, Moses, and Wm. Kinkead land on Calfpasture Mountain, 428 acres in Pendleton and Bath for use as stock farms
to Wm. Kinkead, his son, land on Mill Creek purchased of Thomas Edins, 400 acres which Wm Frye [illegible, something about a bond and 200 acres]
to wife Negro woman Hannah, then to dau. Elibeth
to son Joseph a yellow filly
to granddau. Sarah Stuart negro Kezia; Sarah is to live with his son Moses
to sons James, Joseph, and Thomas - $5 each
to daughter Elisabeth and Andrew Kincaid - $5
to Stuart granddaus. Elibeth, Mary, Margaret, Jean and Sarah - $5 each
to son Joseph "my part of the land in Augusta Co lying on "Wakers" Mtn. [Walkers]
[Bath Co Will Bk 2, p.156 - Jean Bruns p.83, plus I looked at filmed original to correct Jean's transcription, which had a couple of crucial errors]


m. bef 1763, Bath County, VA

Joseph Gwin b. abt 1740, Augusta County, VA d. Sep 1817, Bath County, VA

Mary Jane Benson or Kincaid b. VA d. aft Sep 1817, Bath County, VA

ID: I07053 Name: Joseph Gwin 1 2 Sex: M Birth: ABT 1740 in probably Augusta County, Virginia 2 Death: ABT SEP 1817 in Bath County, Virginia 2 Note:

      • Source Jamie K. Pettry Wood's Family

From Early Western Augusta Pioneers, by Cleek:

"Joseph Gwin (2), son of Robert Gwin (1) and Jean (or Jane) Kincaid; died 1817 in Bath County, Virginia; married Mary Jane Kincaid. They lived in Highland and Bath Counties, Virginia. He served as First Lieutenant in Captain Hicklin's Company in the Revolution. His will was dated August 17, 1817 and recorded October 1817 in Will Book 2, page 156, Bath County, Virginia."

      • Source Descendants of Robert Gwin of Augusta Co, Virginia

+ 2 M i. Joseph GWIN was born Est 1740 in (probably) Augusta Co, Virginia and died Sep 1817 or Oct 1817 in Bath Co, Virginia Bath Co Will Books, Will dated Sept 17, 1817, probated Oct 1817, Bath Co, Virginia

Father: Robert Gwin , Sr b: ABT 1720 in Wales or Orange County, Virginia Mother: Jane (Jean) Kinkead b: BET 1720 AND 1724 in Albemarle County, Virginia

Marriage 1 Mary Jane Kincaid b: BET 1740 AND 1745 in Virginia Married: BEF 1763 in probably Augusta County, Virginia 2 Note:

      • Source Descendants of Robert Gwin of Augusta Co, Virginia

Marriage date based on oldest known child's birthdate. Birthdate assumes she was at least 16 at marriage. Children William Kincaid Gwin b: ABT 1795 in Bath County, Virginia Elizabeth Gwin b: BEF 1796 Jane Gwin Thomas Gwin b: ABT 1775 in Augusta County, Virginia Robert Gwin b: BEF 1784 in Virginia John Gwin b: ABT 1786 in Bath County, Virginia Jehu Gwin b: 1794 Moses Gwin b: JAN 1787 in Bath County, Virginia Virginia Gwin b: BEF 1763 James Gwin b: BEF 1777 in Virginia Joseph Gwin b: BET 1792 AND 1795 in Augusta County, Virginia

Sources: Title: Descendants of James and William Lockridge by Robert B. & Harriet H. Walters, 2000 Author: Robert B & Harriet H Walters Publication: Revision III, Printed August 24, 2000 Repository: Note: Bath County Historical Society & Highland County VA Library Media: Book Title: Descendants of Robert GWIN of Augusta Co, Virginia Publication: Repository: Note: Media: Electronic