Lee County | Gilliams of Virginia
GILLIAMs of Lee County
Updated March 1, 2016

Background
Lee County was named Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, governor of Virginia from 1791 to 1794. It was formed from Russell County in 1792. Part of Scott County was added in 1823. Its area is 438 square miles, and the county seat is Jonesville.


Parishes
Lee County was formed after the Disestablishment.


Overview
The Gilliams of Lee County had their roots in Buckingham County.


Census
1850
District 31
Richard Gilliam, age 54
Rosannah Gilliam, age 46
Harriet Gilliam, age 17
Elias T Gilliam, age 14
Rebecca J Gilliam, age 9
Rosannah Gilliam, age 7

District 31
William P Gilliam, age 22
Eliza Gilliam, age 18
Richard Gilliam, age 1
Ancestry.com. Federal Census


Taxes
Lee County Personal Property Tax Lists, 1795-1813
The following data was taken from Binns Genealogy.com. Virginia County Tax Lists

Date
Name
White
Tithes
Blacks >12
Blacks >16
Horses Etc
Studs
Riding Carriages

1795
No Gilliams Listed







1796
No Gilliams Listed







1797
No Gilliams Listed







1798
No Gilliams Listed







25 Mar 1799
John Gillum
1


1


Image 11
1800
No Gilliams Listed







1801
No Gilliams Listed







1802
John Gillam
1





Image 8
1803
No Gilliams Listed







1804
No Gilliams Listed







14 Apr 1805
John Guilliams
1


1


Image 8
15 May 1805
John Guilliams
1


2


Image 7
1806
No Gilliams Listed







1807
No Gilliams Listed







1808
Missing







22 Apr 1809
John Gillam
2





Image 9
14 May 1810
Richard Gillam
1





Image 8
21 May 1810
William Gillam
1


1


Image 8
4 May 1811
Jesse Gillam
1





Image 8
4 May 1811
John Gillam
1





Image 8
13 Apr 1812
John Gillam
1





Image 7
20 May 1812
David Gilliam
1


2


Image 7
20 May 1812
Elizabeth Gilliam, Widow
0


2


Image 7
12 May 1813
John Gillum
1





Image 9
13 May 1813
David Gillum
1


1


Image 9




Sources
  • Binns Genealogy.com. Virginia County Tax Lists