Vestry of Albemarle Parish | Gilliams of Virginia

GILLIAMs of the Albemarle Parish Register, Surry and Sussex Counties, VA
Updated March 11, 2016

Background
The GILLIAMs of Albemarle Parish are the descendants of John GILLIAM and his wife Margary. The name Hinchea, Hinche, Hinchy is exclusively found among these GILLIAMs.

The Charles Gilliam family appears to be indigent as they appear on the Parish Levy.


Albemarle Parish Vestry

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13 Oct 1743
William Gilliam and Peter Green are appointed to procession from Stoney Creek to Saponey Mill and from thence to Peter Greens then down Nott’y to the beginning.

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8 Mar 1743
In obedience to an order of Vestry held for Albemarle dated last Octor 13th day 1743 directing us to Assemble the freeholders together and to renew their land marks and procession all the lands from the Mouth of Raccoon Swamp, so to the mouth of ye Little Swamp, thence up the Little Swamp to Stoakes’s Road thence by Stoak’s Road to the Hunting Quarter thence down the Hunting Quarter to Nottaway River to the beginning. Accordingly the 8th march we met and procession’d the following land vizt.
Mar. 8
Coll. Benja Harrison, Charles Gillam, Thos Gillam, Nathl Clanton, Charles Maberry, Burrell Gillam, John Gillam, Ralph Magee, Thos Dunn, Hinchia Gillam, Richard Clanton, Wm Land, Richd Phelps, John Clanton, Wm Loften, Cornelius Loften, John Rochell, John Knight, Thos Moor, Richard King Junr, Richard Avary, Wm Andrews, Jon Pennington Minor, John Pennington & Beja Swonsby. In presence of us, Maurice Pritchard, Charles Gillam, Thomas Gillam, Nathl Clanton, Charles Maberry, Burrel Gillam, John Gillam, Ralph Maggee, Thos Dunn, Hinchia Gillam, Richard Clanton, Richd Phelps, John Clanton, Wm Loften, Cornelius Loften, John Rochel, John Knight, Richd King Junr, Richard Avary, Wm Andrews, John Pennington Minor, John Pennington Junr, Benja & Wm Rogers
Richd Avary
John Gillam

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15 Mar 1743
No 21 We the subscribers being appointed by order of Vestry to procession and renew of the Land marks of all the land in our precinct, we have according meet the Freeholders of the several parcels of land and in the presence of Jones Stokes, Thomas Moore, Curtis Land, Wm Loften, Cornelius Loften, Sarah Gillam, Frans Hutchings, Thomas Caponell. And have peaceably and quietly procession’d all the several lines in the sd precinct (Abram Evans was absent, but have procession’d his land) without whatsoever _____ any disturbance or disturbances of any person or persons whatsoever. Given under our hands this 15 day of Mar 143
Robert Webb Junr
Charles Battle

17

11 Oct 1744
At a Vestry for the Parish of Albemarle at the church on the Northside of Nottoway river, on the 11th day of October 1744 for laying the Parish Levy of the sd Parish.
To Charles Gilliam for keeping his Son Hinchia Gillam one year 400

20

9 Oct 1745
At a Vestry at St. Paul’s Chapel on Copohonk for the Parish of Albemarle in the county of Surry for laying the Levy of the sd Parish for the year 1744 on the 9th day of October 1745
To Charles Gilliam for keeping Hinchia Gillam one year 400

22

14 Oct 1745
At a Vestry held for Albemarle Parish in the county of Surry on the 14th day of October 1746 at the church on the Northside of Nottaway River in the sd Parish
To Charles Gillam for keeping & cloathing his son Hinchea a disabled person one year 400

25

20 Aug 1747
At a Vestry for the Parish of Albemarle in the county of Surry on the 20th day of August 1747 at the Church on Barlthorp Creek
In pursuance to an order of Surry county Court bearing date the 21st day of July 1747 directing the Vestry of this Parish to divide the same into precincts for the processioning of every person’s land within the sd Parish . . .
William Gillam & Henry Freeman are appointed to procession from Stony Creek to Sappony Mill from thence to the Plantation of Peter Green decd so down Nottaway River to the Beginning
Hinchia Gillam & Richard Aver are appointed to procession form the mouth of Rackoon up the mouth of Little Swamp thence up Little Swamp to Stokes’s Road thence by Stokes’s Road to Hunting Quarter, and down the same to Nottaway River thence down Nottaway River to the Beginning

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25 Oct 1747
At a Vestry held for Albemarle Parish at Nottaway Church the 25th day of October 1747
To Charles Gillam for keeping & cloathing his son Hinchia one year 400

29

26 Aug 1747
In pursuance to an Order of Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle of 26 of August in the Year of our Lord God 1747 we the sd Wm Gilliam and Henry Freeman have seen every person Land procession’d and the land marks renew’d in our precinct
Proprietors
William Gillum
. . .
James Gillum
Persons Present
James Gillum
Witness our Hands, William Gillum and Henry Freeman

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26 Aug 1747
This is to certify that we the subscribers have procession’d all the lands within our precinct according to order of Vestry. Which are as follows. Vizt.
The land of Levi Gilliam

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26 Aug 1747
In obedience to an order of the Vestry of the Parish of Albemarle to us directed and bearing the date the 26 day of August 1747 we have on the twenty eighth and twenty ninth day of January procession’d all the lands within our precincts as in the aforesd Order mention’d and renew’d all the sd land marks viz from the Isle of Whight Line to Stoke’s road ad from the Little Swamp to Nottaway up to the Mouth of the Hunting Quarter Swamp thence up the south side of the sd Swamp to the sd Road, present at the sd processioning
The first day viz Jan 28
Charles Gilliam
Burwell Gillam
Anselm Gilliam in the room of Sarah Gillam

Sig: Richard Avery, Hinchia Gillum

43

26 Aug 1747
Pursuant to an order of Vestry bearing date August 26 1747 we the subscribers have renew’d the land marks in our appointed precinct belonging to the person’s hereafter mention’d and the reason of the failure of those that were not procession’d and the person present & at the performance of the sd Land’s procession.
Jesse Gillum
Persons present
Jesse Gillum

43

26 Oct 1748
At Vestry held for Albemarle Parrish in Surry county at the church on the north side of Nottoway River on the 26th day of October 1748 for laying the levy of the sd Parrish
To Charles Gillam for keeping and providg [sic] for his son Hincha a year 400

46

16 Oct 1749
At a Vestry held for laying the levy for Albemarle Parish at Nottoway the 16 day of October 1749
To Charles Gillam for keeping his son Hincha 450

48

10 Oct 1750
At a Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle in the county of Surry at Spring Swamp Chappel on the 10th day of October 1750
To Charles Gillam for keeping his son Hinchea 450

51

15 Sep 1751
At a Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle in the Country of Surry at Nottoway Church on the 15th Day September 1751
In pursuance to an order of Surry county Court bearing date the 16th day of July 1751 directing the Vestry of this Parish to divide the same into precincts for the processioning of very persons lands within the said Parish
Richard Hill & William Gillam, Jr. are appointed to procession form Stony Creek to Sappony Mill from thence to Nathl Greens and so down Nottoway River to the beginning

55

15 Sep 1751
At a Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle in the Country of Surry at Nottoway Church on the 15th Day September 1751
In pursuance to an order of Surry county Court bearing date the 16th day of July 1751 directing the Vestry of this Parish to divide the same into precincts for the processioning of very persons lands within the said Parish
Hinchea Gilliam & Nathl Clanton are appointed to procession from Nottoway River between Rackoon & Hunting Quarter Swamp & up to the Mill & thence along Loftins Mill Path to the Little Swamp & down the same to the beginning

56

15 Sep 1751
At a Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle in the Country of Surry at Nottoway Church on the 15th Day September 1751

To Charles Gillam for keeping his son Hinchea 1 year, 500

57

31 Mar 1752
At a Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle in the County of Surry at Nottoway Church on the 31 Day of March 1752
Memorandum of the wrongs returns of processioning made by several person as follows to wit: . . . Hinchea Gillam & Nathaniel Clanton . . . Wm Gilliam Jr & Richard Hill . . .

58

15 Se 1751
In obedience to an order of Vestry dated September ye 15th 1751. We have bin & processioned & the land as followeth & the land marks renewed
The land of Thos Oliver processioned the persons present: Thos Oliver, Wm Oliver, Wm Gilliam
The land of Wm Gilliam processioned ye person present Thos Oliver, Wm Oliver, Wm Gilliam
The land of Ephraim Parham procession’d the persons present Jas Jones, Wm Parham, John Fee, Wm Gilliam

64

15 Se 1751
Pursuant to & order of Vestry for Albemarle Parish bearing date the 15th day of September 1751 Wee the subscribers have done the same according to order & failures declair’d
John Stevens, Wm Ezell
March 31st 1752
Whose land procession’d John King and persons present Jesse Gillam

65

15 Sep 1751
In obedience to an order of Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle the 15th of September 1751 Wee the Order’d Richd Hill and Wm Gilliam have seen every person lands procession’d & the land marks renewed according to order.
Proprietors Land: Wm Gilliam Land,
Persons present Wm Gilliam

William Gilliam Jr. Richd Hill, procession masters

67

15 Sep 1751
In obedience to an Order of the Vestry of the Parish of Albemarle bearing date 1751 we the subscribers have processioned & renewed the land marks of all the tracts or parcels of land prescrib’d us by the afore mentioned order
In the presence of Thomas Capell, Curtis Land, William Loftin, Nathl Clanton, Robt Land, John Rachell, Cornelius Loftin, Levie Gilliam, Thos More, Henry Freeman, Junr, Marcus Stokes, Jones Stokes, Wm Longbottom, John Hargrave.

70

13 Nov 1752
At a Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle in County of Surry at Nottoway Church on ye 13th Day of November 1752
To Charles Gillam for keeping his son Hinchea, 500

78

4 Oct 1753
At a Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle in County of Surry at the Glebe on the 4th day of October 1753
To Charles Gillam for keeping his son Hinchea one year, 500

80

7 Nov 1754
At a Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle in County of Sussex at Nottoway Church on ye 7th day of November 1754
To Charles Gillam for keeping his son Hinchea, 500

82

8 Aug 1755
At a Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle in County of Sussex the 8th day of August 1755
In pursuance to an Order of Sussex County Court bearing date July 1755 directing the Vestry of Albemarle Parish to divide ye same into precincts for the processioning every persons land within the sd Parish we do appoint

Hinchea Gilliam & Nathl Clanton are appointed to procession all between Nottoway River the Rackoon & Hunting Quarter up to ye Mill Path a long Loftins Mill Path to the Little Swamp down the same to the beginning

85

25 Nov 1755
At a Vestry Held for the Parish of Albemarle in the county of Sussex at Nottoway Church in the 25th day of November 1755
To Charles Gilliam for keeping his son Hinchea 9 months,

Ordered that the churchwardens pay to Charles Gilliam the sum of one pound, seven shillings, & six pence for burying his son Hinchea a pensioner

86

8 Aug 1755
No. 5, In obedience to an Order of Vestry held for ye Parish of Albemarle he Eight Day of August 1755 Wee the subscribers have seen every persons land processioned & the land marks renewed according to order appointed us
Proprietors
William Gilliams, Sr.
Persons Present
William Gilliam, Sen.

90

8 Aug 1755
No. 19 Pursuant to an Order of the Vestry of Albemarle Parish bearing date the 8th Day of August 1755 Wee the subscribers have processioned all the lines & renewed all the land-marks in ye said Order which are as follows to witt:
Wm Gilliam, Persons Present John Wilborn

94

8 Aug 1755
No. 28 An account of several lands procession’d together with ye particular names of the persons holding such lands respectively and a list of the persons present at the time of processioning each tract of land and renewing the landmarks taken by us the subscribers pursuant to an order of the worshipful the Vestry of Albemarle Parish bearing date the 8th day of August 1755
Levy Gilliam, 100 acres, Persons Present: Thomas Moore, Levy Gilliam, John Rachel, Cornelius Loftin, William Loftin, Nathaniel Clanton, John Hargrave, Thomas Capel, Jones Stokes, Henry Freeman, Robert Land, & Curtis Land

100

At a Vestry Held for the Parish of Albemarle at Nottoway Church in the county of Sussex on ye 6th day of August 1759
Hinchea Gilliam & Burrell Gilliam are appointed to procession all between Nottoway River the Rackoon & Hunting Quarter Swamps so a long Loftins Mill Path to the Little Swamp Down that to ye Rackoon so to Nottoway River

116

8 Apr 1760
At a Vestry Held for the Parish of Albemarle in the county of Sussex at Nottoway Church in the eighth day of April 1760 being Easter Tuesday
Richard Blunts land present Richard Blunt, William Briggs, William Gilbert, Hinchea Gilliam, John Edmunds, Thomas Cooper, Patty Lesters Land in Presence of the same persons
Hinchea Gilliam Ditto, Ditto

119

6 Aug 1759
In obedience to an Order of the Worshipful Vestry of the Parish of Albemarle in the County of Sussex Dated August ye 6th Day 1759 Wee the subscribers have assembled the Freeholders together within the Precinct specified by the said order & have processioned & renewed all the land marks of the following persons to witt:
January ye 16th day 1760
We Processioned Drewy Gilliam, Benja Sowsberry, Charles Gilliam Edmund Gilliam, Thomas Gilliam, Ralph Magee & our own [Hinchea Gilliam and Burrell Gilliam], John Hargrave, Anselin Gilliam,
in presence of Charles Gilliam, Benja Sowberry, Lewis Dunn, Anselin Gililam, David Mage, Edmund Gilliam, Richard Johnson, Charles Gilliam Junr.

January 19th 1760
We processioned Henry Harrison, Samuel Peete, Richard Felts, Thomas Dunn, John Dunn, James Jones, Henry Andrews, William Loftin,
Present: Richard Johnson, Richard Felts, John Dunn, John Hargrave, Lewis Dunn, Charles Gilliam, Anselin Gilliam, Drewry Gilliam, Charles Gilliam, Junr

Sig: Hinchea Gilliam, Burrell Gilliam

119

6 Aug 1759
By Virtue of an Order of the Vestry of Albemarle Parish bearing date August the 6th 1759 Wee the Subscribers have assembled the Freeholders together within the precinct specified by the said order & have processioned & renewed the land marks of the several persons as follows to witt:
March ye 3d 1760
Willet Roberts Land, Thomas Lashley Land, John Lashley Land, Walter Lasley Land, Nathaniel Barker Land, Hinchea Gilliam, Land, James Barker Land, Benjamin Barkers Land, James Bosau Jones, Land, William Cooks, Land Reubin Cooks Land, Henry Barkers Land, Peter Bagley decd land, John Barker Land

121

8 Aug 1759
Pursuant to & Order of Vestry held for Albemarle Parish in the County of Sussex the 8th day of August 1759 Wee the subscribers have processioned & renewed the marks of the same according to order
Persons Land &c
Nathl Hood, John Spain, Peter Reives, William Stuart, Jno Anderson Sturdivant Wm Spain, Drewry Spain, William Stuart, Matthew Whitehead
Persons present:
Richd Reives, James Horn, Thos Whitehead, Col. Robert Bolling, Capt Wm Gilliam, Robert Newman, Susahhan [sic] Rottenberry, Sloman Wynne Jur, Richard Knight, Howel Briggs line

122

6 Aug 1759
Pursuant to & Order of Vestry held for Albemarle Parish is Sussex County Bearing date the 6th day of August 1759. Wee [sic] the subscribers have processioned and renewed the land marks within our appointed precinct belonging to the persons hereafter mentioned
. . . Hansel Gilliam on Rachels line

124

6 Aug 1759
In obedience to an order of the worshipful Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle in the county of Sussex Dated on the 6th day of August 1759 & to us directed we the subscribers have met and processioned all the land in our precincts belonging to the proprietors under written and the land marks thereof have renewed
Proprietor’s Names
Wm Gilliam Senr in Presence of Richd Hill, Wm Wilburn

129

6 Aug 1759
Pursuant to an order of Vestry of Albemarle Parish in the county of Sussex bearing date the 6th day of August 1759, we the subscribers have processioned the land and land marks renewed within the precinct mentioned in that order in form and manner as follows to wit:
February ye 28th 1760
The land of Thos Oliver, person present, Wm Gilliam, Wm Oliver

130

6 Aug 1759
Pursuant to the within order of the worshipfull Vestry of Albemarle Parish dated August the 6th 1759 we the subscribers have processioned all the lands within our precinct and have renewed all the land marks all the persons therein being present, viz. Robert Webb, Charles Battle, Henry Freeman, Thos Moore, Thos Moore, Junr, Joseph Renn, Levy Gilliam, Curtis Land, Robert Land, Jones Stokes, Marcus Stokes, Wm Loftin, Mary Clanton, David Pidington, James Cooper, & Thos Capell.

Sig: Robert Webb, Charles Battle, procession masters

131

30 Dec 1760
At a Vestry held at Nottoway Church for the Parish of Albemarle in the county of Sussex on ye 30th day of December 1760

To 38 insolvents & persons that have removed out of the county since the Levy was laid vizt
. . .
John Gilliam, 2

137

18 Nov 1762
At a Vestry held at Sussex Court for the Parish of Albemarle in the county of Sussex on the 18th day of Novr 1762

Ordered that Charles Gilliam, Thomas Cullum, & John Wynne be exempted from paying their Parish levies for the future

145

5 Sep 1763
In obedience to an order of the worshipfull Vestry of Albemarle Parrish bearing date the 5th day of Sepr 1763 we the subscribers have processioned all the lands in the said order mention’d and renew’d the land marks in presence of the persons in the list below

To whome belonging: Levy Gillium
Persons present at processioning: Levy Gillium

154

5 Sep 1763
Pursuant to an order of the Vestry of Albemarle Parrish in the county of Sussex bearing date 5th of September 1763 we have procession’d the lands and the land marks have renew’d of the land mention’d in that order the persons present are as follows:
The land of Thomas Oliver, the land or John Wadkins,
Persons present, Willium Gillium

The Land of Wm Gillium, the land of Wm Hewet,
Persons present James Jones, Frances Epps

154

5 Sep 1763
In obedience to an order of the worshipfull Vestry of Albemarle Parrish bearing date the 5th day of Sepr 1763. We the subscribers pursuant thereto have processioned all the lands in the said order mention’d and renew’d the land marks thereof in presence of the several persons as below

To whome the lands belong, Charles Judkins, James Chappel, Jnr
Persons Present at processioning, Charles Judkins, Charles Judkins, Jr., Isham Gillium

To whome the lands belong, Isham Gillium, Abram Brown, James Bell
Persons Present at processioning, Abram Brown, John Owen, Benj Owen, David Owen

157

19 Aug 1767
By virtue of an order of the Vestry of Albemarle Parish bearing date August 19th 1767 we the subscribers have assembled the freeholders together within the precinct specified by the said order and have processioned and renewed the land marcks of the several persons as follows to wit
Willot Roberts’ land, Patrick Lashley land, William Lashley land, Harm Bishop land, Pettway Johnson land, John Gilliam’s land formerly Samuel Tatums, Nathaniel Barkers land, James Boiseau Jones Land, James Barker’s land, David Jones land, James Cooks land, Foster Cooks land, Henry Bark[er], Rhubin Cooks land, Benjamin Hills land, Drury Barker

Present when the above said land were processioned Willott Roberts, Hinchie Gilliam, Patrick Lashley, William Lashley, Harmon Bishop, Henry Barker, James Barker, David Jones, James Cooke, Drury Barker, Henry Cooke, Holmes Jones, Benjamin Roberts

162

19 Aug 1767
In obedience to an order of the worshipfull Vestry of the Parrish of Albemarle in the County of Sussex bearing date the 19th day of August 1767 to us directed. We the subscribers have processioned all the lands in the said order mention’d and renew’d the land marks thereof in presence of the persons herein mention’d

To whom the land belongs: Lewis Johnson, Marcus Stoaks, Henry Freeman, Robt Webb, Thos Moore, Wm Moore, Levi Gillium Joseph Renn, belonging to the Estate of John Southworth, Robt Land, Curtis Land . . .

Persons Present: Lewis Johnson, James Hern, Henry Freeman, Thos Moore, Wm Moore, Levi Gillium, Joseph Renn,

165

19 Aug 1767
In obedience to an order of the worshipfull Vestry of the Parrish of Albemarle in the County of Sussex bearing date the 19th day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty seven We the subscribers have processioned and renew’d the lands in the said order mentioned the land marks thereof renewed in presence of several persons hereafter named
Whose lands processioned tow it the land of John Knight, Hinchey Gilliam, Capt Henry Harrison, John Clanton, Arthur Williamson, William Andrews, John Cargill . . .

169

19 Aug 1767
In obedience to an order of the Vestry held for of the Parish of Albemarle in the County of Sussex bearing date the 19th day of August 1767. We the subscribers have processioned the lands and renew’d the land marks of all the lands within the precinct for which the said order was made as by the same is directed & as by the following return may appear which we have sign’d this 30th day of March 1768.
Proprietors of land their names, the estate of William Briggs, decd
Whom present, Hinchia Gillium, John Garland

Proprietors of land their names, Hinchia Gillium

170

19 Aug 1767
In obedience to an order of the Vestry of Albemarle Parish in Sussex County bearing date ye 19th day of August 1767 to us directed We have viewed & renew’d all the land marks in our precinct according to order
We renewed the land marks of . . .
Wiliam Gilliums estate,

172

19 Aug 1767
In obedience to an order of the Vestry of Albemarle Parish in Sussex County bearing date ye 19th day of August 1767 to us directed We have viewed & renew’d all the land marks in our precinct as followeth
The land of Wm Gillium decd

174

21 Apr 1767
To pd Arthur Williamson on acct of Patty Gillium as p her order & his receipt, 3.0.0

178

19 Oct 1768
At a Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle in the county of Sussex the 19th day of October 1768
The following allowances is ordered to be made the following persons
. . .
To Mary Southward, 2.0.0
To Patty Gillium, 2.0.0
. . .
To Levy Gillium for keeping John Renn, 3.0.0

180

6 May 1769
At a Vestry held for Albemarle Parish at Nottoway Church, May 6, 1769
To pd Mary Southworth as p allowance at laying the levy 1767, 2.0.0
. . .
To Paid Patty Gillium, as p allowance at laying the levy 1767, 3.0.0
. . .
To Levy Gillium as p order last Levy, 3.0.0

181

18 Oct 1769
At a Vestry held for Albemarle Parris at Nottoway Church the 18th day of October 1769
To Mary Southworth, 3.0.0
To Patty Gillium, 3.0.0

To Charles Gillium, 5.0.0

182

18 Oct 1769
To pd Thos Moore for one barrel of corn bought for Mr. Charles Gillium, 0.8.4

183

18 Oct 1769
At a Vestry held for Albemarle Parrish at Nottoway Church the 18th day of October 1769

To pd Mary Southworth, as p Levy 1768, 2.0.0
To pd Patty Gillium, as p Levy 1768, 2.0.0

184

16 Nov 1770
At a Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle in the county of Sussex the 16 day of November 1770
To Patty Gillium, 2.0.0
To Mary Southworth, 2.0.0

To Charles Gillium, 4.0.0

187

1 Oct 1771
At a Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle the 1 day of October 1771
James Bois Jones, Natl Barker are appd to process from the mouth of the Old Town Swamp up that to the head of the Tar Kiln branch down that to the mill Swamp & including John Gilliums formerly Tatums land so. To the new road and so. To Cooks Road by that to black water so. to the beginning

191

1 Oct 1771
At a Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle the 1 day of October 1771
Henry Harrison & Anselm Gillium are appd are process all between Nottoway River, the Hunting Quarter and Rackcoon Swamps so along Loftins mill path to the Little Swamp down that to Rackcoon Swamp so. To Nottoway River.

191

1 Oct 1771
At a Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle the 1 day of October 1771
The following allowances is order’d to be made the following persons plac’d against each person’s name to wit
. . .
To Patty Gillium, 2.0.0
. . .
To Mary Southworth, 2.0.0
To Charles Gilliam, 2.0.0

193

1 Oct 1771
William Mason and Howell Jones Collectors of the Parish levy for the year 1770 and 1771 this day rendered their account thereof which were sworn to examined and approved and ordered to be registered balance due to the collectors 903 lb of tobacco
To paid Charles Gilliam as p order Vestry 1769, 5.0.0
To paid Patty Gilliam as p order Vestry 1769, 3.0.0

195

1 Oct 1771
Sussex County, Albemarle Parish in obedience to an order of Vestry bearing date the 1st of October 1771 to us directed we have processioned the land and renewed the land marks of Willut Robarts, John, Hinchia, and William Gilliam infants, Wm Briggs, Joanna Moss, Jno Irby, Thomas Edmunds, Thomas Cooper, Thomas Tomlinson, William Nicolson, William Blunt, Andrew Lister, and Richard Blunt or a least so much thereof as was contained in our said order present Benj Roberts, Hinchia Gilliam, Lawrence Smith, Thomas Cooper, Jno Irby, Wm Irby, Thos Tomlinson, Wm Blunt

201

1 Oct 1771
By virtue of an order of the Vestry of Albemarle Parish dated Octor 1st 1771 and to us directed we have processioned the land therein mentioned and the same land marks thereof renewed as follows:
Lands processioned:
. . . William Spiers, William Stuart, Jr., Markus Gilliam

202

1 Oct 1771
In obedience to an order of the Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle in the County of Sussex the first day of Octor 1771. To us directed We the subscribers have processioned and renew’d the land marks and then [sic] the precinct the ordered directed to wit. 16 Mar 1772
Beginning on the land marks of William Oliver, Saml Gilliam, orphan of Wm Gilliam, John Anderson Sturdivant, Benj Tyus, Estate of Richard Jones, Estate of James Jones, Burwill Wilburne, Benj Wilborne, Robert Jones, Peter Threewits

204

1 Oct 1771
In obedience to an order of the worshipfull Vestry of the Parish of Albemarle in the County of Sussex bearing date the 1st day of October 1771. We the subscribers pursuant to the said order have processioned all the lands in the precinct mentioned and renew’d the land marks thereof in the presence of the several persons whose names are underneath
Performed March the 17th 1772
To whom the land belongs, James Lashley, Willert Roberts, Benjamin Roberts, Hermon Bishop, William Lashley, Henry Barker, James Barker deceased, Lawrence Smith, James Gilbert, John Gilliam, Junr, Holmes Jones, Henry Cook, Benjamin Hill, Drury Barker, John Gilliam, James Boiseau Jones, Nathaniel Barker
Persons present, Drury Barker, Benjamin Hill, James Gilbert, Henry Barker, William Lashley, Benjamin Roberts, Avires Bishop, Patrick Lashley, Hinchey Gilliam, Willert Roberts, Henry Cook, Jesse Barker

205

1 Oct 1771
In obedience to an order of the Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle in the County of Sussex bearing date the first day of October 1771. We the subscribers hath seen every persons land processioned and the land marks thereof renewed between Rackoon Swamp, Little Swamp, and Stoak’s road and that the following freeholders was present
. . .
Levi Gilliam, land processioned

205

1 Oct 1771
In obedience to an order of the worshipfull Vestry of the Parish of Albemarle in bearing date the 1st day of Octor 1771. We the subscribers pursuant to the sd order have processioned all the lands in the sd order mentioned and renew’d the land marks thereof in the presence of the person in list below
Performed 23 March 1772
To whom belonging, James Chappell, Isham Gilliam, Abraham Brown, James Bell, Cisla Stoaks, Abraham Bottoms, Thos Spain, John Owing, and David Owing
Persons present at processioning, Mr. Charles Judkins, Charles Judkins, Junr, Isham Gilliam, Abraham Bottom, Wm Brown, son of Abraham Brown, Thos Spane, and David Owing

205

1 Oct 1771
In obedience to an order of the worshipfull Vestry of the Parish of Albemarle in the County of Sussex bearing date the first day of October 1771. The subscribers being appointed with Henry Harrison decd who died since the date of the order of Vestry & before the land hereafter mentioned were processioned have assembled the freeholders together within the precinct specified by the said order and have processioned and renewed the land marked of the following persons to wit
March 30th 1772
The names of whose land procession’d, Henry Harrison, decd, John Simon’s, Samson Collier, Benj Serewsbury, Waddle Johnson, Charles Battle, Hinchey Gilliam, John Dunn, Henry Andrews, Lewis Dunn, William Loftin, Junr, John Knight, Frederick Loftin, Richd Felts, Drewy Magee, Robt Magee, John Hairgrove, Edmund Gillium, Charles Gillium, Patty Gillum, Sarah Gillium, Anne Magee, Anne Hutchings,
Whom present and attended, Wm Hancock, Henry Andrews, Samson Collier, Benj Serewbury, Waddle Johnson, Charles Battle, Hinchey Gillium, John Dunn, Henry Andrews, Lewis Dunn did not attend being indispos’d, John Knight, Frederick Loftin, Richd Felts, Drewry Magee, Robt Magee, John Hairgrave, Edmund Gillium, Charles Gillium, Wm Colson, William Magee, Epharaim Hutching
Procession’d agreeable to the above order by Anselm Gillium

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29 Sep 1772
At a Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle in the County of Sussex the 29th day of September 1772
The following allowances is ordered to be made the following persons to wit
To Mary Southard, 2.0.0
. . .
To Charles Gilliam, 2.0.0

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16 Jun 1773
At a Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle in the County of Sussex the 16th day of June 1773
To paid Wm Colson for Patty Gilliam as pr last levy
To paid Mary Southworth as pr last levy
. . .
To paid Charles Gilliam as pr levie 1771

211

May 31 1773
By a find recd of Lucy Gilliam for profane swearing, 0.5.0

212

20 Oct 1773
At a Vestry held for Albemarle Parish for the 20th day of Octr 1773
Mary Southald, 2.0.0
. . .
Charles Gilliam, 3.0.0
Elizabeth Gillam, 4.0.0

Martha Gilliam, 2.0.0

213

20 Jul 1774
At a Vestry held at Notway Church for Albemarle Parish ye 20th July 1774
To Mary Southard, 2.0.0
. . .
To Charles Gilliam, 2.0.0
. . .
To William Hite, 3.0.0
To Martha Gillan, [sic] 2.0.0

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1774 Albemarle Parish
To Charles Gilliam, pd him, 4.0.0
To Patty Gilliam, pd her, 2.0.0
To cash pd Mary Southworth pr C. Gilliam, 2.0.0

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14 Dec 1774
At a Vestry held for Albemarle Parish at Notway Church, 14 Decr 1774
For John Alsobrook for burying Joseph Clark, 1.7.6
William Rogers and wife, 5.0.0
Robert Whitehead, 2.0.0
Charles Gilliam, 4.0.0

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20 Apr 1775
At a Vestry held for Albemarle Parish at Sussex Court House, 20 Apr 1775
Albemarle Parish dr to James Jones Sheriff
John Gilliam 1d, 5/1

To commissions
Edmund Gilliam 1d, 5/1

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20 Dec 1775
At a Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle in the County of Sussex the 20th day of Decr 1775
James Boisu Jones and Nathaniel Barker are appointed to processn from the mouth of the Old Town Branch Swamp up that to the head of the Tar Kiln Branch down that to the Mill Swamp and including John Gilliums, formerly Tatum land

221

20 Dec 1775
Lewis Dunn and Anselm Gillam are appointed to procession all between Notway river, the Huntington [sic] Quarter & Rackoon Swamp and along Loftins Mill path to the Little Swamp down that to Rackoon Swamp so to Notway River

222

20 Dec 1775
At a Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle in the County of Sussex the 20th day of Decr 1775
2d that the Ch Wardens pay unto Charles Gillam £4.0.0 pr year for keeping Fibby Gillam a young child, 2 years, 7 months

223

Dec 1775
In obedience to an order of the Vestry to us directed bearing the date ___ of December 1775, we have assembled the freeholders and processioners and renewed the land marks of the following lines the persons present to wit
Capt William Gilliam Estate

224

18 Apr 1777
At a Vestry held for the Parish of Albemarle at the court house in the County of Sussex April 18th 1777
. . .
Robert Magee for Charles Gilliam, £8.0.0

226

After 29th June 1779 [several pages are missing]
Anslum Gilliam & Jno Peters are appointed to procession between Notway River, Hunting Quarter and Rackoon Swamp along Loftins Mill path to the little Swamp down that to Rackoon Swamp so to Notway River

226

25 Nov 1784
The Vestry now proceeds to lay the levy for 1783 and made the following allowances to the poor of this Parish up to the 25th of Nov 1784
To Charles Gilliam, £10.0.0

228

20 Mar 1780 [sic]
Ordered that the following allowances be made to the following persons vizt
. . .
To Mary Felts and Martha Gilliam each £20, £40
To Levie Gilliam for Jones Stoakes, 3 mo, £27

232

20 Mar 1780 [sic]
Ordered that the following allowances be made to the following persons vizt
. . .
To Charles Gilliam, £150

233

1 Jan 1783
Ordered that the following allowances be made to the poor & indigent until the first of January 1783
. . .
To Charles Gilliam for 2 years, £20

234

2 Apr 1782
At a meeting of the Vestry of Albemarle Parish Easter Thursday, at Sussex Courthouse April 2nd 1782
. . .
Charles Gilliam, £8.0.0

235

1 Jan 1784
The following allowances were made to the poor and indigent to the 1st January 1784 as follows: vizt
. . .
Charles Gilliam, £10.00

236

June 1783
James R. Jones and Nathl Barker are appointed to procession form the mouth of the old Town Swamp up that to the head of the Tar Kiln Branch down tot he Mill Swamp including Jno Gilliams formerly Tatums and so to the new road and then to Cooks road by that to Assamosak so to the beginning

239

17 Nov 1784
At a Vestry held at Sussex Court house for Albemarle Parish the 17 day of Nov 1784
Ordered that the following allowances be made to the poor & indigent
. . .
Charles Gilliam, £10.00

240

28 Apr 1787
At a meeting of the Overseers of the poor for the county of Sussex on Saturday the 28th day of April 1787
Present: George Reives, Mason Harwell, Law. Smith, Isham Gilliam and David Mason
The overseers of the poor of Sussex County proceeded to the Choise of a Clerk have appointed person Wmson Clerk to the overseers of the poor of the said County. They then proceeded to take under their considerations an act to amend the act instituted, and act to provide for the poor of the several counties within this commonwealth and to make the following allowances that is to say
. . .
Richard Adkins to be paid Isham Gilliam, £ 6.0.0
. . .
Mary Shearman to be paid Isham Gilliam for corn, 3.0.0

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[In Davis’ Albemarle Parish Vestry Book, 1742-1786 John, Hinchia and William Gilliam are listed as John Hinchia, and William Gilliam, whereas Hinchia is the last name of John. A close reading will show that the John, Hinchia and William Gilliam, infant sons of Hinchea Gilliam, Sr., and Amy Briggs are those who land is being processed. Hinchea Gilliam, Sr., died 23 Feb 1769.]


Sources
  • Davis, Virginia Lee Hutchinson and Andrew Wilburn Hogwood. Albemarle Parish Vestry Book, 1742-1786, Surry and Sussex Counties, Virginia.