Belmont County, OH | Gilliams of Virginia

GILLIAMs of Belmont County, Ohio
Updated March 30, 2016

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Background
Formed on September 1, 1801, Belmont County was one of Ohio's earliest counties. It originally was a county in the Northwest Territory. Residents named the county Belmont after the French term for "beautiful mountain." Thousands of settlers migrated westward through Belmont County along Zane's Trace. The National Road also passed through the county. Quakers were among the county's first residents and many of these people became outspoken critics of slavery. Among them was the famous abolitionist Benjamin Lundy.


Overview
Thomas Gilham of Belmont County is said to be the Thomas Gilham of
Loudoun County, VA who married Mary Triplett, the daughter of Abel Triplett.





Census
1820
Thomas Gilham
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 3
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 18: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 3
Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 4
Number of Persons - Engaged in Manufactures: 1
All Other Persons Except Indians not Taxed: 14
Free White Persons - Under 16: 8
Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
Total Free White Persons: 14
Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 28

1830
Thomas Gillum
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Union, Belmont, Ohio
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 3
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 50 thru 59: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 9
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 11
Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 11

Thomas Gillham Junior
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Kirkwood, Belmont, Ohio
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 1
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 2
Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 2

Israel Gillum
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Union, Belmont, Ohio
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 2
Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 2

Lewis Gillium
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Union, Belmont, Ohio
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 4
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 6
Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 6

1840
Thomas Gilham
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Union, Belmont, Ohio
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 50 thru 59: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 4
Free White Persons - Under 20: 4
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 8
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 8

Thomas Gillim
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Flushing, Belmont, Ohio
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 1
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 3
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 3

1850
John Gilham
Age: 49
Birth Year: abt 1801
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1850: Union, Belmont, Ohio
Gender: Male
Family Number: 1408
John Gilham, age 49
Jane Gilham, age 42
Mary Gilham, age 23
Charles Gilham, age 17
Celinda Gilham, age 12
Mary Gilham, age 42

1860
John Gillum
Age in 1860: 59
Birth Year: abt 1801
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1860: Union, Belmont, Ohio
Gender: Male
Post Office: Morristown
John Gillum, age 59
Jane Gillum, age 57
Sarah Scales, age 17



Land Tax


Name
Date

Thomas Gillham
1816
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1818
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1819
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1820
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1821
Belmont Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gillham
1823
Belmont Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thos Gilham
1824
Belmont Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gillham
1826
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Lewis Gillam
1826
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gillham
1826
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gillhan
1827
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gilham
1827
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Lewis Gilham
1827
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1827
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gillham
1828
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Lewis Gillham
1828
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gillham
1828
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Israel Gilham
1828
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gilham
1828
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gillham
1829
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Israel Gilham
1829
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Lewis Gilham
1829
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1829
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gilham
1829
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1830
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Lewis Gilham
1830
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1830
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham Junior
1830
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Isaac Gilham
1830
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gillham
1831
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gillham
1831
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Lewis Gilham
1831
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Israel Gilham
1831
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas & John Gillham
1832
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas & John Gillham
1832
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas & John Gillham
1832
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gillham
1832
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1832
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gilham
1832
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Israel Gilham
1832
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Lewis Gilham
1832
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gillham
1833
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gillham
1833
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gillham
1833
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gillham
1833
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gillham
1833
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gillham
1833
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gillham
1833
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Israel Gillham
1833
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Israel Gillham
1833
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gillham
1833
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1833
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Lewis Gilham
1833
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gillum
1834
Kirkwood Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thos Gillham
1834
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gillham
1834
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thos Gillham
1834
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gillham
1834
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thos Gillham
1834
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gillham
1834
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gillham
1834
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Lewis Gilham
1834
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1834
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gilham
1834
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Israel Gilham
1834
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Israel Gilham
1834
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Lewis Gilham
1836
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Israel Gilham
1836
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Jno Gilham
1836
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1836
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thos Gilham
1836
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Jno Gilham
1836
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thos Gilham
1836
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Jno Gilham
1836
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1836
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Israel Gilham
1836
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Lewis Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Israel Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Jno Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thos Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thos Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Israel Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Lewis Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Israel Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Jno Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thos Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thos Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Israel Gilham
1837
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Lewis Gilham
1838
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Israel Gilham
1838
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gilham
1838
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thos Gilham
1838
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thos Gilham
1838
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gilham
1838
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thos Gilham
1838
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gilham
1838
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1838
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Israel Gilham
1838
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Lewis Gilham
1838
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Israel Gilham
1838
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gilham
1838
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1838
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1838
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
John Gilham
1838
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Thomas Gilham
1838
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio
Israel Gilham
1838
Union Township, Belmont, Ohio



Wills
Will of Thomas GILHAM
January 18, 1842

To all whom it may concern, I Thomas Gilham, being of sound mind and _____ and the uncertainty of human life do make and ordain this my last will and testament in the manner following to wit
First I will that all my past debts and financial expenses be fully paid and
2. that my sons Greenbury, Stephen and Peter should each have a hold _____ if they should not get there before my departure from the world
3. I agree and bequeath to my daughter Ellen Jones fifty dollars to make her equal to what I have already given to the rest of my daughters after ____
4. I will that my beloved wife Elizabeth have all the balance of all my property both real and personal during her life and after her demise I will that my executors herein after with all my property both real and personal be sold at public or private sale and when all is sold that equal division be made between all of my children and after it is ascertained what and ______ I will that 100 dollars be taken from my son Israel Gilham's share be added to my son Peter Gilhams share that he may have that much more on account that he is a cripple and that Israel may have that much of than the balance and further I do make make constitute and appoint my sons Lewis and John Gilham executors of this my last will and testament in testimony hereof I hereby set my hand and seal this day of and year above Thomas Gilham, witnessed by James Tallman, Evans Berry.

Probate, The State of Ohio Belmont County, Court of Common Pleas, September 10 and 1845, The last will and testament of Thomas Gilham Late, deceased, was this day brought into court and presented for probate and it appeared to our satisfaction in open court reduced to writing and filed, that said will was duly attended and not under any constraint whereupon the court approve said will to order that the name be recorded with the proof now taken.


Sources
  • Belmont County, OH, Will Book ___, page ____