Robert M. Gill, born before 1795  - died after 1848

THE WOODVILLE REPUBLICAN - Vol 3 - January 8, l848 - January 9, l855

24 Oct l848 - Robert M. Gill, Esqr., is a candidate for the office of Colonel of the 5th Regiment of the first Brigade of the first Division of Mississippi Militia, for the County of Wilkinson.

Robert M. Gill of Wilkenson Co., MS gives power of attorney to Dr. John Dunovant of Chester to sell my portion of the lands coming from my late father Abraham Gill to James Strait "The lands divided between me and George Gill at Pinckneyville Ct. coming from the estate of the late George Gill. (Chester Co., SC, LAND DEEDS, Book "R", page 327, May 1816)

Robert M. Gill was at least 21 years of age in this transaction, so he was born before 1795.

DUNOVANT, John (1825-1864) 38 5/FS COL Chester b. 5 Mar 1825, Chester, SC. Appt. COL, 5th SC Cavalry, 28 Jul 1863. Previously served in 1st SC Regular Infantry, until cashiered for drunkeness in Jun 1862. Appt. BG, 22 Aug 1864. KIA at Vaughan Road, VA, 1 Oct 1864, and buried in Dunovant Family Cemetery, near Chester, SC.

Dunovant Burying Ground – situated about 3 mi. east of Chester on the left of the Lancaster-Chester Hwy., up a small plantation road.; 1959

John Dunovant (1825–1864) was born In Chester District, SC, on 5 March 1825.

His parents were Dr. John Dunovant and Margaret Sloan Quay Dunovant. ...

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The body of Gen. John Dunovant was brought home for burial, he was killed, shot in the head while leading his men, in a skirmish, the body was taken to the Episcopal church, a severe storm came up in the afternoon, and, it remained in the church all night.- there was a flag draped over the coffin lid, I thought of the old song- ÒThey brought my soldier back to me, and the knot of ribbon blue, But the ghastly wound on his brow was hid, by the flag draped over the coffin lid.Ó

1810 CENSUS:

D515 CHESTER CO, SC DUNOVANT John M-252 060 279 - No Twp Listed

Thanks to Edward A. Gill!  April 2008.


More from Ed Gill (some of this is duplictative):

Robert M. Gill of Wilkenson Co., MS gives power of attorney to Dr. John Dunovant of Chester to sell my portion of the lands coming from my late father Abraham Gill to James Strait "The lands divided between me and George Gill at Pinckneyville Ct. coming from the estate of the late George Gill. (Chester Co., SC, LAND DEEDS, Book "R", page 327, May 1816)

DUNOVANT, John (1825-1864) 38 5/FS COL Chester b. 5 Mar 1825, Chester, SC. Appt. COL, 5th SC Cavalry, 28 Jul 1863. Previously served in 1st SC Regular Infantry, until cashiered for drunkeness in Jun 1862. Appt. BG, 22 Aug 1864. KIA at Vaughan Road, VA, 1 Oct 1864, and buried in Dunovant Family Cemetery, near Chester, SC.

Dunovant Burying Ground – situated about 3 mi. east of Chester on the left of the Lancaster-Chester Hwy., up a small plantation road.; 1959

John Dunovant (1825–1864) was born In Chester District, SC, on 5 March 1825.

His parents were Dr. John Dunovant and Margaret Sloan Quay Dunovant. ...

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The body of Gen. John Dunovant was brought home for burial, he was killed, shot in the head while leading his men, in a skirmish, the body was taken to the Episcopal church, a severe storm came up in the afternoon, and, it remained in the church all night.- there was a flag draped over the coffin lid, I thought of the old song- ÒThey brought my soldier back to me, and the knot of ribbon blue, But the ghastly wound on his brow was hid, by the flag draped over the coffin lid.Ó

1810 CENSUS:

D515 CHESTER CO, SC DUNOVANT John M-252 060 279 - No Twp Listed

THE WOODVILLE REPUBLICAN - Vol 3 - January 8, l848 - January 9, l855

24 Oct l848 - Robert M. Gill, Esqr., is a candidate for the office of Colonel of the 5th Regiment of the first Brigade of the first Division of Mississippi Militia, for the County of Wilkinson.


THE WOODVILLE REPUBLICAN - Vol 3 - January 8, l848 - January 9, l855

24 Oct l848 - Robert M. Gill, Esqr., is a candidate for the office of Colonel of the 5th Regiment of the first Brigade of the first Division of Mississippi Militia, for the County of Wilkinson.

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