Gilliam Family Bible, WPA | Gilliams of Virginia

GILLIAM Family Bible
Works Progress Administration of Virginia Historical Inventory
Updated March 23, 2016

Research made by Roger P. Cox, Newport News, VA
December 12, 1937

Subject:
GILLIAM Family Bible

Location 1017 23rd Street, northwest side of the street, between Wickham Avenue and Roanoke Avenue, Newport News, VA

Date: 1804-date of first birth

Owner:
Mrs. Richard GILLIAM, 1839
Richard H. GILLIAM, 1875
Mrs. Laura Powell, 1937

Description:
The Bible is in good condition. It was published by Hogan and Thompson of Philadelphia in 1839, size 10 x 12, leather back, modern print.

Historical Significance:

BIRTHS
Richard GILLIAM son of William and Mary GILLIAM was born March 25, 1804
Elizabeth Edward Hansford daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Hansford was born June 30 1804
Sarah Griffin GILLIAM daughter of Richard and Elizabeth GILLIAM was born September 25, 1826
William Frederick GILLIAM was born December 14, 1828
Mary Elizabeth GILLIAM was born February 20, 1831
Elizabeth Hansford GILLIAM was born April 2, 1832
Richard GILLIAM was born Mary 29, 1834
Deckie [sic] GILLIAM was born September 12, 1836
Rosina Evelina GILLIAM was born June 10, 1839
Roberta Elizabeth GILLIAM was born September 2, 1841
Richard Benjamin GILLIAM was born July 17, 1844
Sarah Elizabeth GILLIAM daughter of William and Willie Ann his wife was born August 13, 1855
Rosina E. GILLIAM was born January 11, 1857
Alexander Galt GILLIAM son of William ad Willie GILLIAM was born February 3, 1860
Bettie Hansford daughter of William E. and Berta E. Moss was born December 24, 1846
Margaret GILLIAM daughter of William E. and Berta E. Moss was born December 4, 1866
Leanora McDonald daughter of William E. and Berta E. Moss was born August 12, 1868
Laura Moss daughter of William E. and Berta E. Moss was born September 14, 1869

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Richard GILLIAM son of W. E. and Berta E. Moss was born May 13, 1872
R. B. GILLIAM son of Richard and Elizabeth E. GILLIAM was born July 17, 1844
Charlotte B. Kellam daughter of Hanford Valeoia Kellam was born December 29, 1848
Richard Hanson GILLIAM eldest son of R. B. GILLIAM and C. B. GILLIAM was born February 8, 1868
William Frederick GILLIAM son of R. B. GILLIAM and Lottie his wife was born March 20, 1870.
Edward Benjamin GILLIAM son of R. B. GILLIAM and Annie Bet his wife was born December 18, 1875
Rosa Wright GILLIAM daughter of R. B. GILLIAM and Annie Bet his wife was born March 11, 1877
Edgar Byron son of E. W. and Maggie Sanderlin was born January 6, 1886
Sallie GILLIAM daughter of R. B. GILLIAM and Annie Bet was born August 10, 1878
Rosa GILLIAM daughter of P. F. Thomas and Rosa his wife was born September 9, 1881
Richard Benjamin GILLIAM was born July 17, 1844
Sarah Elizabeth GILLIAM daughter of William and Willie Ann his wife was born August 13, 1855
Rosine [sic] E. GILLIAM was born January 11, 1857
Alexander Galt GILLIAM son of William and Willie GILLIAM was born February 3, 1860
Bettie Hansford daughter of William E. and Berta E. Moss born December 24, 1864
Margaret GILLIAM daughter of William E. and Berta E. Moss was born December 4, 1866
Leanora McDonald daughter of William E. and Berta E. Moss was born August 12, 1868
Laura Moss daughter of William E. and Berta E, Moss was born September 14th 1869
Richard GILLIAM son of W. E. and Berta E. Moss was born May 13, 1872
R. B. GILLIAM son of Richard and Elizabeth E. GILLIAM was born July 17, 1844
Charlotte B. Kellam daughter of Hanaford Valeoia Kellam was born December 29, 1848
Richard Hanson GILLIAM eldest son of R. B. GILLIAM and C. B. GILLIAM was born February 8, 1868
William Frederick GILLIAM son of R. B. GILLIAM and Lottie his wife was born March 20, 1870
Edward Benjamin GILLIAM son of R. B. GILLIAM and Annie Bet his wife was born December 18, 1875
Rosa Wright GILLIAM daughter of R. B. GILLIAM and Annie Bet his wife was born March 11, 1877
Edgar Byron son of E. W. and Maggie Sanderlin was born January 6, 1886.

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Sallie GILLIAM daughter or R. B. GILLIAM and Annie Bet was born August 10, 1878
Rosa GILLIAM daughter of P F. Thomas and Rosa his wife was born September 9, 1881
Robert Lindsay son of R. B. GILLIAM and Annie Bet his wife was born June 26, 1880
Annie Bet daughter of R. B. GILLIAM was born November 17, 1882
Willie Fitzhugh son of R. B. GILLIAM was born August 16, 1885
Bettie Wright daughter of J. J. Moss and Bettie his wife was born July 17, 1884
Charles Frederick GILLIAM son of R. B. and A. B. GILLIAM was born September 12, 1891
Mary GILLIAM daughter of G. L. and Sadie GILLIAM was born October 23, 1901
Richard Benjamin GILLIAM son of Richard and Mary GILLIAM was born May 6, 1895
Margaret Alden GILLIAM daughter of Richard and Mary GILLIAM was born July 9 1896
Charlotte Elizabeth GILLIAM daughter of Richard and Mary GILLIAM was born March 20, 1898
Mary Catherine GILLIAM daughter of Richard and Mary GILLIAM was born July 12, 1900
Frederick Hanson GILLIAM son of Richard and Mary his wife was born March 13, 1902
Katherine Elpha GILLIAM daughter of Richard and Mary his wife was born December 3, 1905
William Kellam GILLIAM son of Richard and Mary GILLIAM was born August 19, 1912
Bettie Meade Creighton daughter of Neal and charlotte Creighton was born July 30, 1921
Forrest T. Whitfield Brown son of Forrest W. and Margaret Brown was born May 30, 1923.

DEATHS
Elizabeth Reade Hansford died April 8, 1836
Sarah Griffin GILLIAM daughter of Richard and Elizabeth GILLIAM died July 10, 1832
Mary Elizabeth GILLIAM died February 27, 1831
Elizabeth Hansford GILLIAM died September 11, 1835
Richard GILLIAM died September 16, 1835
Dickie GILLIAM died August 29, 1841
Lenora McDonald daughter of W. E. and Berta E. Moss died September 9th, 1868
Laura Moss daughter of W. E. and Berta E. Moss died September 21, 1869
Infant son of W. E. and Berta E. Moss died Jun 1871
Rosa E. daughter of William and Willy GILLIAM died September 12, 1881
Sarah Elizabeth daughter of William and Wily GILLIAM died May 10, 1862
William F. GILLIAM sons of Richard and Elizabeth GILLIAM died October 8, 1866
Richard GILLIAM son of William and Mary GILLIAM died December 2, 1867
Rosina E. GILLIAM (Wright) wife of Rev. William P. Wright died February 18, 1877
Rosa Wright GILLIAM daughter of R. B. and A. B. GILLIAM died August 18, 1877
Sallie Galt infant daughter of R. b. and A. B. GILLIAM died August 18, 1877
Sallie Galt infant daughter of R. B. and A. B. GILLIAM died August 10, 1879
William G. GILLIAM son of R. B. and Lottie his wife died December 8, 1882
Edward Benjamin son of R. B. ad Annie Bet his wife did June 18, 1876
Elizabeth Edward GILLIAM died July 8, 1883
Roberta E. Moss died September 4, 1891
Annie B. GILLIAM wife of R. b. GILLIAM died January 21, 1900
Richard Benjamin GILLIAM son of Richard and Elizabeth GILLIAM died October 13, 1921
[The text appears to repeat the above section, below. E.g. The third Death listed above is that of Elizabeth Hansford GILLIAM—the next entry is also for that of Elizabeth Hansford GILLIAM.]
Elizabeth Hansford GILLIAM died September 11, 1835
Richard GILLIAM died September 16, 1835
Dickie GILLIAM died August 28, 1841
Lenora McDonald daughter f W. E. and Berta E. Moss died September 9, 1868
Laura Moss daughter of W. E. and Berta E. Moss died September 21, 1869
Infant son of W. e. and Berta E. Moss died Jun 1871
Rosa E. daughter of William and Willy GILLIAM died September 18, 1881
Sarah Elizabeth daughter of William and Wily GILLIAM died May 10, 1862
William F. GILLIAM son of Richard and Elizabeth GILLIAM died October 8, 1866
Richard GILLIAM son of William and Mary GILLIAM died December 2, 1867
Rosina E. GILLIAM (Wright) wife of Rev. William p. Wright died February 17, 1877
Sallie Galt infant daughter of R. B. and A. B. GILLIAM died August 10, 1879
William G. GILLIAM son of R. B. and Lottie his wife died December 8, 1882
Edward Benjamin son of R. B. ad Annie Bet his wife did June 18, 1876
Elizabeth Edward GILLIAM died July 8, 1883
Roberta E. Moss died September 4, 1891
Annie B. GILLIAM wife of R. b. GILLIAM died January 21, 1900
Richard Benjamin GILLIAM son of Richard and Elizabeth GILLIAM died October 13, 1921

MARRIAGES
Richard GILLIAM and Elizabeth E. Hansford were married December 22, 1825
William GILLIAM and Willie Bacon were married April 17, 1854
Richard Hanson GILLIAM and Mary Coolavage married July 31, 1894
William E. Moss and Berta E. GILLIAM were married December 25, 1860
R. Lindsay GILLIAM and s Sallie Augusta Charles were married December 19, 1900
R. B. GILLIAM and Charlotte B. Kellam were married March 18, 18875
B. F. Thomas and Rosa E. GILLIAM were married January 29, 1880.
J. J. Moss and Bettie H. Moss oldest daughter of William E. and Roberta E. Moss were married January 3, 1883
Maggie GILLIAM Moss and E. W. Sanderlin were married December 11, 1864
Neal Creighton and Charlotte Elizabeth GILLIAM married May 1, 1920
Richard Benjamin GILLIAM and Elizabeth McPhea married October 13, 1920
Forrest W. Brown and Margaret Alden GILLIAM were married September 15, 1921
Katherine E. GILLIAM and Wills H. Underwood were married November 23, 1932

Art:

Sources of Information:
Informant: Mrs. Laura Powell, 1017 23rd Street, northwest side of the street, between Wickham Avenue and Roanoke Avenue, Newport News, VA.

Seen by the writer


Sources
  • "GILLIAM Family Bible." Works Progress Administration of Virginia Historical Inventory. Library of Virginia.