Person:William Gillespie (37)

William Gillespie
b.14 March 1755 Augusta County, Virginia
m. abt. 1754
  1. William Gillespie1755 - 1833
  2. James Gillespie1759 - abt 1800
  3. Isabella Gillespie1762 - 1833
  4. Robert Gillespie1768 - aft 1850
  5. Mary Gillespieabt 1770 - abt 1842
m. 24 May 1780
  1. Joseph Gillespie1793 -
  2. Silas Gillespie1795 -
  3. James Gillespie1799 -
m. est. 1802-1805
  1. Sarah Gillespieest 1802-1805 -
  2. Lewis Gillespie1807 -
  3. Baker Gillespie1809 -
  4. Isabella Gillespie1816 -
Facts and Events
Name William Gillespie
Gender Male
Birth[1] 14 March 1755 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 24 May 1780 Botetourt County, Virginiato Sarah Carpenter
Marriage est. 1802-1805 to Catherine Unknown
Death[1] 20 March 1833 Scipio Township, Meigs County, Ohio

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


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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. :

  • Gillispie, William - entered service 1776 Botetourt County, Virginia; entered service 1777 Greenbrier County, Virginia; died 3/20/1833 Scipio Township, Meigs County, Ohio; widow Catharine died there 1854 at daughter's house; son Lewis Gillespy applied for pension age 57 in Gallia County, 1857 for self & other surviving children of soldier; Joseph, Sarah Campbell (both of Jackson County, Ohio), Baker (Ross County, Ohio), Isabella Riggs (Meigs County, Ohio), James (Blackford County, Indiana), & William G (Wood County, Virginia), & Pension Application Rejected, insufficient proof of service; son Lewis made affidavit age 78 in Tussola Township, Douglas County, Illinois, he gave no aid to Confederate cause during Revolutionary War (s/b Civil War?); Lewis applied for bounty warrant age 77 in Champaign County, Ohio, 1885, & Bounty Land Application rejected, insufficient proof of service; soldier's surname also spelled Gillespy. F-4030, R1073.

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