William GULLEDGE (GULLAGE)[1, 2]

Male Abt 1740 - 1815  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name William GULLEDGE (GULLAGE) 
    Born Abt 1740  Isle Of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1815  Jones Creek, Anson, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10013  Carney Genealogy
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2012 

    Father Edward II GULLEDGE, Of Bladen,   b. Abt 1717, Isle Of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1792, Bladen Or Anson Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother Alice (Alles) WALTER,   b. Abt 1725, Edgecombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1815  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Married Edgecombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F260  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Bathsheba (Barsheba) WATTS,   b. Abt 1746, Edgecombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1795  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married Bef 1770  Anson, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Reverand Joel I. GULLEDGE,   b. Abt 1770, Anson County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1861, Chesterfield County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years)
     2. Thomas GULLEDGE (GULLAGE),   b. 1776, Anson, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1840, Pike County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     3. Stephen Malachi GULLEDGE,   b. 17 Aug 1777, Anson, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1848, Anson County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Alice GULLEDGE (GULLAGE),   b. 1779, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. William GULLEDGE, Jr.,   b. 1781, Drowning Creek, Anson County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1849, Decatur County Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     6. Rebecca "Virginia" GULLEDGE (GULLAGE),   b. 1785, North Carolina Or Virgina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1851, Probably Davidson, Cheatham County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     7. Mary GULLEDGE (GULLAGE),   b. 1 Jun 1787, Anson, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1870, Randolph Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     8. Martha GULLEDGE (GULLAGE),   b. 1788, Anson, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1854, Anson, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     9. Elijah GULLEDGE (GULLAGE),   b. 1790, Anson, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1870  (Age 80 years)
     10. John GULLEDGE (GULLAGE),   b. Abt 1794, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1862  (Age ~ 68 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F1205  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Temple JONES,   b. Abt 1770,   d. Bef 1838  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1797 
    Children 
     1. Brittain (Briton) GULLEDGE (GULLAGE),   b. Abt 1798, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Frederick G. GULLEDGE (GULLAGE),   b. 1801, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1865, Williamson, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F13776  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Will 31 Oct 1778 Prior to the War of Revolution, a father and five children came from England to America. Two of the sons fell fighting with the colonial army for American independence. One of the remaining three was numbered among the founders of the Mechlenberg colony in NC." Appears to have reached majority by 1737 (land left to brother is left in a trust) - Cashed out circa 1739 having already migrated 50 miles to the south to Edgecombe Precinct, NC. Began acquiring land in the Halifax/Edgecombe, NC area - source Clay Abrams.
      In the will he left realty to his son by his second wife (Temple) "Briton" (Brittain) and directed that the remainder of his estate be divided equally "between all my children."

      William Gulledge & Lum Hood Gulledge only Williams listed 1790, 1800,1810 Anson Co. Census-possibly had a son Eli Gulledge who married a Nancy and went to Spartanburg District, NC-possibly had a daughter Hannah who was a member of the Gulledge Meeting House 1801
      A William Gulledge is listed as a buyer in the estate sell of Robert Jarmon 2 Dec. 1783, Deeds & Wills of Anson County by Halcomb pg. 138
      A Jerry Gulledge along with Thomas Gaddy is mentioned on pg. 144 of same source
      Data collected and researched by Dan Sullivan.

      Per 1790 Federal Census: (first federal census)
      Schedule of the whole number of persons within the Division allotted to Guilford Dudley
      Anson County, North Carolina
      Names of Heads of Families:
      William Gulledge 1 2 4 0
      Free white males sixteen and over including heads of Families - William
      Free males under sixteen - Stephen, Thomas and William were all under sixteen - only two were counted
      Free females including heads of household - Barsheba, Mary, Alice and Martha

  • Sources 
    1. [S825] Census for 1790.

    2. [SAuth] Jim Carney, compiled by James H Carney [(E-ADDRESS), & MAILING ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], Minyama, Queensland 4575 AUSTRALIA.