4. (V)William Gill born 1711-32 (1726-32?) d>1783 of New Kent Co., VA, son of Joseph Gill, married Elizabeth. Wm. Gill sold land in 1747 along Joseph Gill's line to John Robertsons. 1 Nov. 1731 Samuel Merideth of St. Paul's Parish, Hanover Co., for £32, to William Gill of New Kent Co., 150 acres on south side of Chickahominy Swamp, bounded by land formerly taken up by Stephen Senter; being part of land patented by Thomas Merideth 3 Feb. 1728. Dated 1 Nov. 1731. Wit: James Cocke, Daniel (hisXmark) Price, James (his+mark) Hambleton. Signed: Sam'l Merideth. Recorded 1 Nov. 1731. Margaret, wife of Samuel, relinquished her dower right. (p120 Henrico Co., VA Deeds 1706-1737, Weisiger 1988). 25 Nov. 1747 William Gill of Henrico Co. to Thomas Coker of same for £50, land north side of Logg Branch bounded by Joseph Gill, John Robertson, James Seavern, Richard (hisXmark) Stiles. Signed William (hisVmark) Gill. Recorded 1st Mon. 1747. Frances, wife of Wm., relinquished her dower right (p44, Henrico Co, VA Deeds 1737-1750, Weisiger 1988). April 1740. April Court 1740, William Gill to Thomas Bowler, deed, Ann wife of William, relinquished her dower right (p77, Henrico Co, VA Deeds 1737-1750, Weisiger 1988).
Wm. Gill land grant 648 acres, issued 27 Nov. 1760, 125a issued 6 Feb. 1762 Granville Co. NC. Wm. Gill land grant 200a entered 24 July 1780 issued 21 Oct. 1782 Granville Co., NC. 1783 Wm. Gill of Granville Co., NC sold land to Francis Gill of Chesterfield Co., Va, for £250 specie, 500a on Roan Oak River, Halifax Co., NC, land Wm. Gill bought of Richard Head. 3 Aug. 1783. Wit: Francis Gill, Boling Bolton, Stephen Gill, Joseph Gill, James Gill. Nov. 1783, Halifax Co., NC, Deeds XV, 75. Wm. Gill grand juror 1782, 1785 Granville CO., NC. Wm. Gill, Esq. census 1790 Granville Co., Hillsborough Dist. (Clark 112)(Deeds XV, 75).
A 1765 Halifax Co., VA deed mentions Joseph Gill son of William Gill, perhaps a son of Stephen Gill's son, William. William not mentioned in his father's will, so presumably he died previously.
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