Third Generation


20. Morris Robert GILLISPIE was born about 1797 in Louisa Co, VA.382,383,384 He served in the military Enlisted - War of 1812 - 8 Reg VA Militia on 31 August 1814 in Virginia.385,386 He served in the military on 29 December 1814 at Discharged from militia - War of 1812 in Virginia.385,386,387 388 Book S, p 568
Kanawha County, WV Deeds
 
This Deed make the 19th day of January in the year 1854 Between Nelson B Coleman & Almira C Coleman his wife of the One part and Morris Gillespie & Robert Gillespie of the other part : Witnesseth that said parties of the first part inconsideration of an eighty acre US Land Warrant this day transferred and of one hundred Dollars to be paid on the 25th day of December 1854, do grant unto the said parties of the Second part, a certain tract or parcel of Land lying being in the County of Kanawha Virginia being the same conveyed to said Nelson B Coleman by Jacob Pinson & wife by deed bearing date on the 7th day of October 1853, and before that conveyed by Jno Belcher & wife to said Jacob Pinson by deed bearing date on the 22nd of April 1841 and recorded in the Clerk's Office of Kanawha County in Book M - 52 to which reference is hereby made for a more particular description of said Land.  And the said parties of the first part do hereby warrant Generally the property hereby conveyed -- And a lien is hereby retained on said Land to Secure the payment of said sum of One hundred Dollars-- Witness the following Signatures & Seals
                                                                        N B Coleman (Seal)
                                                                        Almira C Coleman (Seal)
Kanawha County Court Clerks Office 8th February 1854
      This deed was this day presented to me and duly acknowledged by Nelson B Coleman party thereto ...  I do further certify that Almira C Coleman the wife of said Nelson B Coleman whose name is also Signed to the said Deed bearing date the 19th January 1854 personally appeared before me in my County aforesaid, and She being examined by me privily & apart from her husband and having the deed aforesaid fully explained to her.  She the said Almira C Coleman acknowledged the said Deed to be her Act, and declared that She had willingly executed the Same And does not wish to retract it ... Whereupon I admitted the Said Deed to record
                                           teste  Joel S Quarier  D for A W Quarier
  On 19 January 1854 Morris acquired 80 acres, Kanawha Co, WV in Kanawha Co, VA389 This Deed make the 19th day of January in the year 1854 Between Nelson B Coleman & Almira C Coleman his wife of the One part and Morris Gillespie & Robert Gillespie of the other part : Witnesseth that said parties of the first part in consideration of an eighty acre US Land Warrant this day transferred and of one hundred Dollars to be paid on the 25th day of December 1854, do grant unto the said parties of the Second part, a certain tract or parcel of Land lying being in the County of Kanawha Virginia being the same conveyed to said Nelson B Coleman by Jacob Pinson & wife by deed bearing date on the 7th day of October 1853, and before that conveyed by Jno Belcher & wife to said Jacob Pinson by deed bearing date on the 22nd of April 1841 and recorded in the Clerk's Office of Kanawha County in Book M - 52 to which reference is hereby made for a more particular description of said Land. And the said parties of the first part do hereby warrant Generally the property hereby conveyed -- And a lien is hereby retained on said Land to Secure the payment of said sum of One hundred Dollars -- Witness the following Signatures & Seals
N B Coleman (Seal)
Almira C Coleman (Seal)
Kanawha County Court Clerks Office 8th February 1854
This deed was this day presented to me and duly acknowledged by Nelson B Coleman party thereto ... I do further certify that Almira C Coleman the wife of said Nelson B Coleman whose name is also Signed to the said Deed bearing date the 19th January 1854 personally appeared before me in my County aforesaid, and She being examined by me privily & apart from her husband and having the deed aforesaid fully explained to her. She the said Almira C Coleman acknowledged the said Deed to be her Act, and celared that She had willingly executed the Same And does not wish to retract it ... Whereupon I admitted the Said Deed to record
teste Joel S Quarier D for AW Quarier On 11 May 1855 he was charged with [description]390 State of Virginia
County of Kanawha
 
On this 11th day of May AD one thousand eight hundred and fifty five, personally appeared before me James Norton Notary Public with and for the county and state aforesaid  Robert Gillespie aged fifty eight years a resident of Kanawha cty(sic) in the State aforesaid who being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is the identical Robert Gillespie who was a private in the company commanded by Capt. Wm Buford in the 3th Regiment of militia commanded by Col Charley T Wall in the brigade commanded by Gen John H Cocke at Camp Carter in the war with Great Britain, declared by the United States on the 18th day of June 1812 for the term of 5 months, and continued inactive service in said war for more than 14 days; that he has heretofore made application for bounty land under the act of September 28 1850 and received a land warrant (no. not recollected) for 80 acres, which he has since legally disposed of and cannot now return.
        He makes this declaration for the purpose of obtaining the additional bounty land to which he may be entitled under the act of proved the 8rd day of March 1855.  He also declares that he has never applied for nor received under this or any other act of Congress, any bounty land warrant except the one above mentioned.
                                                        Robert Gillespie On 17 May 1855 he acquired Warrant #20.453 for 80 acres at Dept of Interior in Washington, DC391 Morris appeared in the census in 1860 in Kanawha Co, WV.392 He was appointed Postmaster on 12 November 1869 in Gillespieville, Kanawha, WV393 On 6 September 1871 he acquired Req for 80 acres bounty land - 16776 at Dept of Interior in Washington, DC394 Morris served in the military Pension awarded on 10 May 1872 in Kanawha Co, VA.395 He died Discontinued as Postmaster 11 Aug 1873 about 1873 at the age of 76 in Kanawha Co, VA.393

Morris Robert GILLISPIE appeared in the census in 1850 in Kanawha Co, WV.383

Morris Robert GILLISPIE had the following children:

Morris Robert GILLISPIE and Margaret COLE were married on 12 August 1819 in Botetourt Co, VA.396,397 Margaret COLE, daughter of John COLE and Cathrine BRYAN, was born (date unknown).

Morris Robert GILLISPIE and Margaret COLE had the following children:

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Morris GILLESPIE.

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ii.

Margaret GILLESPIE was born in 1830 in Kanawha Co, VA.383 She appeared in the census in 1860 in Kanawha Co, VA.392 She appeared in the census in 1880 in Malden, Kanawha, WV.398

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iii.

Willmot GILLESPIE.

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iv.

Matilda GILLESPIE was born in 1834 in VA.383

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v.

Samuel Russell GILLISPIE.

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vi.

Lucy GILLESPIE was born in 1843 in VA.383