Warrants | Gilliams of Virginia

Bureau of Land Management
Gilliam Military Land Warrantees
Updated March 29, 2016

Background
These land patents were issued to Gilliams as a reward for their military service. The table is sorted by Warrantee's first name and includes all US Gilliams. Specific Warrants may appear several times in the table as often Warrants were assigned to several individuals. Images of original warrants may be found at the Bureau of Land Management's Website: www.glorecords.blm.gov/



Patentee
Warrantee
Widow/
Heirs
Rank
Service
War
State
County
Date
Warrant Number
Bradford, Benjamin M
Allen Gilliam

Priv
Capt Cherry’s Co,
TN Militia
Florida
MS 
Pearl River 
9/4/1860 
48619 
Gilliam, Susanna
Andrew Gilliam
Susanna Gilliam
Priv
Capt Manery’s Co,
OH Militia
1812
IA 
Clay 
7/2/1860 
43367 
Kuchner, Christian
Andrew Gilliam
Susanna Gilliam
Priv
Capt Manery’s Co,
OH Militia
1812
IA 
Clay 
7/2/1860 
43367 
Martin, Charles D
Andrew Gilliam
Susanna Gilliam
Priv
Capt Manery’s Co,
OH Militia
1812
IA 
Clay 
7/2/1860 
43367 
Gillham, Charles
Charles Gilham

Priv
Capt Moore’s Co,
IL Rangers
1812
WI 
Richland 
12/1/1854 
6108 
Cowan, Joseph H
Charles Gilliam
Mary
Priv
Capt Dickinson’s Co, NC Militia
Indian Removal
CA 
Napa 
3/20/1878 
95508 
Gilliam, Mary
Charles Gilliam
Mary
Priv
Capt Dickinson’s Co, NC Militia
Indian Removal
CA 
Napa 
3/20/1878 
95508 
Ellison, Ira B, Jr
Charles Gilliam
Lucinda M.
Priv
Capt Williamson’s Co, VA Militia
1812
MN 
Winona 
7/15/1859 
32000 
Gilliam, Lucinda M
Charles Gilliam
Lucinda M.
Priv
Capt Williamson’s Co, VA Militia
1812
MN 
Winona 
7/15/1859 
32000 
Gillum, Polly
Charles Gillum
Polly
Priv
Capt George and Holt’s Companies, KY Militia
1812
IN 
Starke 
2/15/1858 
23115 
Squier, Abraham T
Charles Gillum
Polly
Priv
Capt George and Holt’s Companies, KY Militia
1812
IN 
Starke 
2/15/1858 
23115 
Dameron, William H
Cornelius Gilliam
Mary
Col
Oregon Militia
Cayuse War
NE 
Cass 
8/1/1860 
49734 
Gilliam, Mary
Cornelius Gilliam
Mary
Col
Oregon Militia
Cayuse War
NE 
Cass 
8/1/1860 
49734 
Slaughter, Robert F
David G. Gillham

Priv
Capt Ellis Co,
GA Militia
Cherokee Removal
MN 
Chisago 
2/10/1860 
76395 
Scott, Matthew T
David G. Gillham

Priv
Capt Ellison’s Co,
GA Vols
Cherokee War
IL 
Livingston 
3/1/1855 
4280 
Steel, Joseph D
David Gillam

Priv
Capt Huff’s Co,
IN Militia
1812
KS 
Pottawatomie,
Riley 
5/1/1861 
95334 
French, Theodore
Drewry Gilliam
Sally Gilliam
Priv
Capt Blow’s Co,
VA Militia
1812
MN 
Washington 
8/14/1858 
16797 
Gilliam, Sally
Drewry Gilliam
Sally Gilliam
Priv
Capt Blow’s Co,
VA Militia
1812
MN 
Washington 
8/14/1858 
16797 
Emerson, Stephen
Espinose Guilliam

Teamster
US Quartermasters Dept
Mexico
MN
Mille Lacs
7/3/1863
101268
Gilliam, Robert Watkins
Gilliam, Robert Watkins
Alias Robert Watkins
Teamster
US Quartermaster Dept
Mexico
WI 
Marathon 
9/11/1923 
58104 
Gillum, Benjamin
Gillum, Benjamin

Priv
Capt Holt’s Co,
KY Militia
1812
MO 
Mercer 
8/18/1859 
19557 
Guilliams, Travis
Guilliams, Travis

Priv
Love’s Co,
43 Regt of Inf

AR
Lee
1/3/1825
25631
Crawford, Edward M
Harris Gilliam

Sgt
Capt Cherry’s Co,
TN Militia
Cherokee Removal
MO 
Wright 
1/3/1860 
29344 
Stilwell, George W
Hartwell Gillium

Priv
Capt Nickolson’s Co, VA Militia
1812
KS 
Lyon 
7/1/1861 
74784 
Gillham, Eliza C
Isam M. Gillham, decd
Mary A. Gilliam, minor, Eliza C. Gillham, guardian
Priv
Capt Barnsback’s Co,
IL Militia
Black Hawk
MN 
Scott 
9/5/1861 
74470 
Gillham, Mary A
Isam M. Gillham, decd
Mary A. Gilliam, minor, Eliza C. Gillham, guardian
Priv
Capt Barnsback’s Co,
IL Militia
Black Hawk
MN 
Scott 
9/5/1861 
74470 
Liebhard, Henry
Isam M. Gillham, decd
Mary A. Gilliam, minor, Eliza C. Gillham, guardian
Priv
Capt Barnsback’s Co,
IL Militia
Black Hawk
MN 
Scott 
9/5/1861 
74470 
Noah, Wesley
Jacob Gillum

Priv
Capt Glasscock’s Co, AL Militia
Cherokee Removal
IA 
Monroe 
8/15/1860 
48438 
Corlies, John W
James Gilliam

Priv
Capt Archer’s Co,
VA Militia
1812
MI 
Montmorency 
1/2/1863 
37490 
Vance, Allen
James Gilliam

Priv
Capt Caldwell’s Co,
SC Light Dragoons
1812
LA 
Bossier 
10/2/1854 
30025 
Philley, Henry
James Gilliam
Jemima Gilliam
Priv
Capt Hamilton’s Co,
KY Militia
1812
IL 
Calhoun 
11/1/1859 
23051 
Philley, Henry
James Gilliam
Jemima
Priv
Capt Hamilton’s Co,
KY Militia
1812
IL 
Calhoun 
11/1/1859 
23051 
Patrick, William S
James Gilliam

Corp
Capt Henry’s Co,
TN Militia
Florida War
WI 
Florence 
12/10/1872 
37737 
Robison, Robert D
James Gilliam

Corp
Capt Henry’s Co,
TN Militia
Florida War
WI 
Florence 
12/10/1872 
37737 
Otey, Dexter
James Gilliam

Priv
Capt Calwood’s Co,
VA Militia
1812
IA 
Howard 
3/1/1860 
18412 
Vance, Allen
James Gilliam

Priv
Capt Caldwell’s Co,
SC Light Dragoons
1812
LA 
Bossier 
3/3/1954 
036036 
Gillum, Jemima
James Gillum
Jemima Gillum
Priv
Capt Hamilton’s Co,
KY Militia
1812
IL 
Calhoun 
11/1/1859 
23051 
Gillum, Jemima
James Gillum
Jemima
Priv
Capt Hamilton’s Co,
KY Militia
1812
IL 
Calhoun 
11/1/1859 
23051 
Duckett, James W
James S Gilliam

Priv
Capt Caldwell’s Co,
SC Militia
1812
AR 
Little River 
10/2/1854 
27057 
Williams, James H
James S Gilliam

Priv
Capt Caldwell’s Co,
SC Militia
1812
AR 
Little River 
10/2/1854 
27057 
Ramage, Burr J
James S. Gilliam

Priv
Capt Caldwell’s Co,
SC Militia
1812
AR 
Scott 
8/15/1860 
90686 
Gillam, Jeremiah
Jeremiah Gillam

Priv
Corps of Artillery
1812?
IL 
Stark 
2/18/1818 
15329 
Dimmock, Samuel G
Jesse Gillam

Priv
Capt Camp’s Co,
VA Militia
1812
WI 
Burnett 
2/1/1860 
28243 
Gilliam, Nancy P
John C. Gilliam
Nancy P. Gilliam
Priv
Capt Holmes’ Co,
VA Militia
1812
IA 
Pocahontas 
6/5/1862 
91215 
Ulm, John W
John C. Gilliam
Nancy P. Gilliam
Priv
Capt Holmes’ Co,
VA Militia
1812
IA 
Pocahontas 
6/5/1862 
91215 
Connelly, Joseph B
John F. Gillham

Priv
Capt Armstrong’s Co,
IL Militia
Black Hawk
IL 
Pike 
2/15/1858 
43181 
Troxell, Jacob
John Gillam

Priv
Capt Glasscock’s Co, AL Vols,
Cherokee
AL 
Jackson 
10/2/1854 
6367 
Thompson, Hiram
John Gillam

Priv
Capt Clement’s Co,
IN Militia
1812
MN 
Dodge 
11/1/1859 
22352 
Gillam, John
John Gillam

?
?

AL 
Tallapoosa,
Ward 
11/10/1851 
8370 
Tofflemire, Albert
John Gillam

?
?

AL 
Tallapoosa,
Ward 
11/10/1851 
8370 
Gillam, John
John Gillam

?
?

ND 
Tallapoosa,
Ward 
4/11/1907 
3055 
Tofflemire, Albert
John Gillam

?
?

ND 
Tallapoosa,
Ward 
4/11/1907 
3055 
Stott, Charles H
John Gillam

Corp
Capt Henderson’s Co, SC Militia
1812
WI 
Chippewa 
5/1/1858 
16505 
Montgomery, Irwin
John Gillam

Priv
Capt Long’s Co,
PA Militia
1812
MN 
Mower 
9/1/1860 
45432 
Gillam, John
John Gilliam

Priv
Capt Clemens’ Co,
IN Vols
1812
IN 
Pulaski 
10/1/1851 
6863 
Temple, Edward A
John Gilliam

Priv
Capt John Jones’ Co, GA Vols
Creek War
IA 
Wayne 
12/15/1856 
1765 
Gilliam, Hincha
John Gilliam
Hincha Gilliam, heir at Law
Lt
VA Cont Line
Rev War
OH 
 
3/14/1798 
4526 
Gilliam, Hincha
John Gilliam
Hincha Gilliam, heir at Law
Lt
VA Cont Line
Rev War
OH 
 
3/14/1798 
4526 
Gilliam, Hincha
John Gilliam
Hincha Gilliam, heir at Law
Lt
VA Cont Line
Rev War
OH 
 
3/14/1798 
4526 
Gilliam, Hincha
John Gilliam
Hincha Gilliam, heir at Law
Lt
VA Cont Line
Rev War
OH 
 
3/14/1798 
4526 
Gilliam, Hincha
John Gilliam
Hincha Gilliam, heir at Law
Lt
VA Cont Line
Rev War
OH 
 
3/14/1798 
4526 
Slatten, Benjamin
John Gilliam

Priv
Capt Crawford’s Co, Missouri Militia
Black Hawk
MO 
Harrison 
3/28/1859 
51955 
Boronda, Jose
John Gilliam
Elizabeth Gilliam
Priv

Rev War
CA 
Monterey 
4/16/1892 
39228 
Gilliam, Elizabeth
John Gilliam
Elizabeth Gilliam
Priv

Rev War
CA 
Monterey 
4/16/1892 
39228 
Gilliam, Villetty
John Gilliam
Villetty
Priv
Capt Hamby’s Co,
TN Militia
1812
KS 
Atchison 
7/16/1860 
45476 
Harrison, Richard
John Gilliam
Villetty
Priv
Capt Hamby's Co,
TN Militia
1812
KS 
Atchison 
7/16/1860 
45476 
Donahugh, Michael
John Gilliam
Nancy
Priv
Capt Carlton’s Co,
NC Militia
1812
IA 
Howard 
8/10/1859 
22835 
Gilliam, Nancy
John Gilliam
Nancy
Priv
Capt Carlton’s Co,
NC Militia
1812
IA 
Howard 
8/10/1859 
22835 
Morris, Jenkin W
John Gillum

Priv
Capt Lay and Stephen’s Companies, VA Militia
1812
IA 
Madison 
2/16/1857 
5558 
Michael, David H
John Gillum

Priv
Capt Glasscock’s Co, AL Militia
Cherokee Removal
IA 
Fremont 
4/1/1859 
48437 
Culbertson, William B
John N. Gilham

Corp
Capt. Stant’s Co,
IL Militia
Black Hawk
MO 
Adair 
7/2/1860 
35582 
Speece, George C
John P. Gillham

Corp
Capt Whiteside’s Co,
IL Militia
Northwestern Frontier Disturbances
MO 
Bates 
12/10/1859 
58209 
Byington, Legrand
John P. Gilliam

Priv
Capt Greene’s Co,
VA Militia
1812
MO 
Shannon 
5/2/1860 
62754 
Ridley, Bromfield
John R Gilliam

Priv
Capt Henry’s Co,
TN Militia
Florida War
MN 
Pine 
8/18/1858 
27039 
Craig, Walton
Johnson Gilliam

Priv
Capt Cherry’s Co,
TN Militia
Florida
MO 
Nodaway 
10/9/1858 
22864 
Sulser, Robert A
Johnson Gilliam

Priv
Capt Cherry’s Co,
TN Vols
Florida War
IL 
Franklin 
12/9/1854 
21565 
Dicus, John M
Joshua Gilliam
Mary
Priv
Capt Gerrard’s Co,
KY Militia
1812
MO 
Dade 
7/2/1860 
43534 
Gilliam, Mary
Joshua Gilliam
Mary
Priv
Capt Gerrard’s Co,
KY Militia
1812
MO 
Dade 
7/2/1860 
43534 
Kendall, Nathaniel W
Josiah R. Gillham

Sgt
Capt Little’s Co,
IL Mounted Vols
Black Hawk
WI 
Grant 
12/2/1854 
9283 
Rountree, John H
Josiah R. Gillham

Sgt
Capt Little’s Co,
IL Militia
Black Hawk
WI 
Crawford 
8/12/1858 
28803 
Spies, Adam W
Josiah R. Gillham

Sgt
Capt Little’s Co,
IL Militia
Black Hawk
WI 
Crawford 
8/12/1858 
28803 
Jones, Mary A
Lemuel Gilham

Priv
Capt Mass’s Co,
IL Vols,
Black Hawk
MO 
Dallas 
7/10/1858 
22097 
Jones, Mary A
Lemuel Gillham

Priv
Capt Mass’s Co,
IL Vols
Black Hawk
MO 
Dallas 
7/10/1858 
22097 
Nelson, Abner W
Lemuel Gilliam

Sgt
Capt Anderson’s Co,
TN Vols
Florida War
MO 
Vernon 
12/15/1859 
11594 
Mcmahan, William
Lemuel Gilliam

Priv
Capt Anderson’s Co, TN Vol
Creek War
AL 
Jackson 
7/1/1854 
60920 
Nelson, Abner W
Lemuel Gilliam

Sgt
Capt Anderson’s Co,
TN Militia
Florida War
MO 
Vernon 
9/1/1862 
442 
Bryan, William H
Levi C Gilham

Priv
Capt Sower’s Co,
VA Militia
1812
IA 
Mitchell 
12/1/1858 
12639 
Hanks, James
Levi C Gillam

Priv
Capt Sower’s Co,
VA Militia
1812
MO 
Adair 
10/1/1856 
1568 
Johnson, Peter
Marcus Gillham

Priv
Capt Little’s Co,
IL Militia
Black Hawk
WI 
Florence 
3/10/1868 
64963 
Smith, John M
Marcus Gillham

Priv
Capt Little’s Co,
IL Militia
Black Hawk
WI 
Florence 
3/10/1868 
64963 
Newell, Carlos S
Micah Gillam

Priv

Capt Burnett’s Co,
NY Militia
1812
MN 
Olmsted 
8/10/1859 
76233 
Morrison, Charles H
Miles Gilliam

Priv
Capt Gambol’s Co,
GA Militia
1812
LA 
Morehouse 
6/15/1860 
62689 
Davis, William
Mitchell Gilliam

Lt
Capt Nesmith’s Co, Oregon Vols
Cayuse War
CA 
Mendocino 
7/2/1866 
77380 
Ross, James Gibb
Mitchell P Gilliam

Priv
Capt Nesmith’s Co,
OR Militia
Cayuse War
MI 
Alger 
7/23/1884 
46723 
Euper, Casper
Nathan Gillem

Priv
Capt Williams’ Co,
NC Militia
1812
AR
Sebastian
8/15/1860
32843
Cox, Joseph H
Patterson Gilliam
Elizabeth
Priv
Capt Hayden’s Co,
VA Militia
1812
IA 
Boone 
10/1/1856 
13682 
Gilliam, Elizabeth
Patterson Gilliam
Elizabeth
Priv
Capt Hayden’s Co,
VA Militia
1812
IA 
Boone 
10/1/1856 
13682 
Farnandis, James
Peter Gilham

Priv
Capt Newell’s Co,
VA Militia,
1812
IA 
Franklin 
4/15/1859 
61493 
Gilham, Rahamah
Ryderus C. Gilham
Rahamah
Priv
Capt Judy’s Co,
IL Militia
1812
MO 
Gentry 
8/20/1858 
35581 
Putnam, Henry
Ryderus C. Gilham
Rahamah
Priv
Capt Judy’s Co,
IL Militia
1812
MO 
Gentry 
8/20/1858 
35581 
Putnam, Henry
Samuel P Gillham

Sgt
Capt Armstrong’s Co,
IL Militia
Black Hawk
MO 
Gentry 
8/20/1858 
39985 
Kirtland, Charles B
Shadrick B. Gillham

Sgt
Capt Smith’s Co,
IL Militia
Black Hawk
MO 
Washington 
2/15/1860 
43180 
Glen, William
Simon Gillam

Priv
Capt Kennedy’s Co, 27th Regiment, MD Militia
1812
IA 
Van Buren 
10/2/1854 
24144 
Mccracken, William D
Simon Gillam

Priv
Capt Kennedy’s Co,
MD Militia
1812
MO 
Iron 
3/15/1858 
10173 
Barney, William Joshua
Thomas Gilham

Priv
Capt Norman’s Co,
MD Militia
1812
IA 
Chickasaw 
1/1/1859 
29358 
Weaver, John
Thomas Gilham

Priv
Capt Pitman’s Co,
VA Militia
1812
IN 
Jasper 
2/15/1858 
65109 
Love, James M
Thomas M. Gilham

Priv
Capt Winter’s Co,
IL Militia,
Black Hawk
IA 
Chickasaw 
12/1/1858 
16362 
Watkins, Robert
Watkins, Robert
Alias Robert Watkins Gilliam
Teamster
US Quartermaster Dept
Mexico
WI 
Marathon 
9/11/1923 
58104 
Foster, Jane E
William B Gilliam, decd
Maffit P. Minor child
Priv
Capt Henry’s Co,
TN Militia
Florida
KS 
Brown 
11/1/1861 
45803 
Gilliam, Maffit P
William B Gilliam, decd
Maffit P. Minor child
Priv
Capt Henry’s Co,
TN Militia
Florida
KS 
Brown 
11/1/1861 
45803 
Staub, John
William D. Gilliam

Priv
Capt Scott’s Co,
OR Vols
Cayuse Indian War 1848
CA 
Santa Cruz 
10/26/1874 
113374 
Gilham, Mary
William Gilham
Mary Gilham
Priv
Capt Buckinwater’s Co, IL Militia
Black Hawk
MN 
Le Sueur 
9/5/1861 
86991 
Jones, Evan
William Gilham
Mary Gilham
Priv
Capt Buckinwater’s Co, IL Militia
Black Hawk
MN 
Le Sueur 
9/5/1861 
86991 
Balliet, Dexter T
William Gillam

?
?

AL 
Lincoln,
Walker 
12/1/1851 
2911 
Gillam, William
William Gillam

?
?

AL 
Lincoln,
Walker 
12/1/1851 
2911 
Balliet, Dexter T
William Gillam

?
?

CO 
Lincoln,
Walker 
4/17/1907 
775 
Gillam, William
William Gillam

?
?

CO 
Lincoln,
Walker 
4/17/1907 
775 
Gillam, Rosannah
William Gillam
Rosannah Gillam
Priv
Capt Taylor’s Co,
AL Militia
Florida
KS 
Franklin 
6/1/1860 
51647 
Howard, Hiram
William Gillam
Rosannah Gillam
Priv
Capt Taylor’s Co,
AL Militia
Florida
KS 
Franklin 
6/1/1860 
51647 
Gillham, Mary
William Gillham
Mary Gillham
Capt
IL Militia
Black Hawk
MO 
Reynolds 
2/10/1860 
20294 
Terrell, Ephraim S
William Gillham
Mary Gillham
Capt
IL Militia
Black Hawk
MO 
Reynolds 
2/10/1860 
20294 
Crowell, Charles R
William Gilliam
Mary T.
Priv
Capt Lindsay’s Co,
NJ Militia
1812
IA 
Kossuth 
1/3/1860 
35806 
Gilliam, Mary T
William Gilliam
Mary T.
Priv
Capt Lindsay’s Co,
NJ Militia
1812
IA 
Kossuth 
1/3/1860 
35806 
Gilliam, Anna
William Gilliam
Anna
Ens
Capt Archer’s Co,
VA Militia
1812
IA 
Fremont 
7/2/1860 
26640 
Lamson, William B
William Gilliam
Anna
Ens
Capt Archer’s Co,
VA Militia
1812
IA 
Fremont 
7/2/1860 
26640 
Duncan, Samuel
William Gilliam
Rosannah
Priv
Capt Gannaway’s Co,
VA Militia
1812
MO 
Putnam 
8/15/1860 
68364 
Gillen, Rosannah
William Gilliam
Rosannah
Priv
Capt Gannaway’s,
VA Militia
1812
MO 
Putnam 
8/15/1860 
68364 
Mcelroy, William P
William Gilliam

Priv
Capt Myrick’s Co,
GA Militia
1812
MO 
Cedar 
9/1/1862 
25837 
Grasty, William
William Gilliam

Priv
Capt Caldwell’s Co,
SC Militia
1812
KS 
Miami 
9/10/1860 
52181 
Berry, Joel H
William Gilliam

Priv
Capt Martin’s Co,
AL Vols
Florida
AR 
Arkansas 
9/20/1861 
37029 
Mathews, Samuel
William Gilliam

Priv
Capt Martin’s Co,
AL Vol
Florida
AR 
Arkansas 
9/20/1861 
37029 
Banks, Austin C
William Gillum

Priv
Capt Myrick’s Co,
GA Militia
1812
LA 
Winn 
10/2/1854 
34117 
Graham, James H
William J Gilliam

Priv
Capt Gannaway’s,
VA Militia
1812
MN 
Carlton,
St. Louis
10/5/1860 
21901 
Macfarlane, Isaiah G
William J Gilliam

Priv
Capt Gannaway’s Co, VA Militia
1812
MN 
Carlton,
St. Louis
10/5/1860 
21901 
Pease, Reuben M
William J Gilliam

Priv
Capt Gannaway’s Co, VA Militia
1812
MN 
Carlton,
St. Louis
10/5/1860 
21901 
Warner, John
William T. Gillum

Priv
Capt Wood’s Co,
VA Militia
1812
MO 
Vernon 
12/15/1859 
34198 



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