Charles City Co. lies just inland, along, and to the north of the James River, just east of the line connecting the present cities of Richmond & Petersburg. in an 1835 map, the successive counties inland on the York peninsula are: York, James City, then New Kent on the north and Charles City on the south.

Edward Gill b<1661 d>1682 of Charles City Co., VA, grant 980 1/2a Westover Par., Charles City Co. 1682 (Mrs. Clark p56)

Richard Gill b<1722 d1750, of Charles City, VA married Sarah, relict of __ Blanks, mother of Nicholson Blanks, 1743. Charles City Book, 1737-1751, p279 (Mrs. Clark p84). Sarah Gill, ex'x of will or Richard Gill of Charles City Co., 1750 (Mrs. Clark p86). Samuel Harwood and wife Elizabeth versus Sarah ex'x of Richard Gill, 1750; Charles City Book 1737-1751 p588 (Mrs. Clark p84).

Richard Gill - in list of "militia draughted from Charles City, VA, on 21 Nov. 1776 and put under the command of Benjamin Harrison, Jr." (VA Military Records F225.v884, 1983 p26 & p116; Tyler's Quarterly Magazine V 58, Mrs. Clark p84).

Wm. Gill of Charles City. Co. list of petitioners against paper money, 8 Nov. 1780 Tyler's Quar. Mag. II 162 (Mrs. Clark p100).

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