Name Locations (Co.)
Archibald Gill 1757-1803 Chester
George Gill 1740-1795 Chester
George Gill, Sr. 1753-1833 Chester
James Gill c1755-1809 Chester
John Gill c1715-1797 Chester
John Gill c1759-1822 Richland, Barnwell
John Gill c1753-c1790 Chester
Robert Gill c1764->1845 Chester
Robert Harvey Gill 1754-1786 Chester
Samuel James Gill 1760-1842 Chester
Thomas Gill, "Sr.", 1755-1808 York
Thomas F. Gill 1757-1838 Chester
Thomas Gill c1759 -1776 unknown
Thomas Gill 1762-1839 York

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Note by FOC, ye webmeister:  I spent several decades attempting to sort out these revolutionary war Gill records.  Most of the DAR applications, much that has been written privately, and even some of the conjecture of Mr. Andrea, whom I consider to be without parallel in repute (I stand in awe of this man!), is incorrect.  This includes the records in Bobby Moss' excellent book, in which he leaned heavily on DAR records.  The records and comments below represent the best of my ability to sort these records out, based on extant documentation.  I used clues such as to whom the indents were assigned to be paid (neighbors mostly), witnesses, and known timelines.  Many thanks to Mr. Andrea for hints on how to do this.  I will be happy to send the full file stating logic in more detail.  The records and interpretation below are not infallible.  If in doubt, I will send you what I have, and I strongly suggest that you go to the original source documents, many of which are extant, and draw your own conclusions.  If you can document errors in the assignments below, please send them along, and I will correct these.  Please include your original source documentation.  Note, it is clearly documented that there were many people of precisely the same name, living at precisely the same time, some related, some not.  For example, there were no fewer than five men of the name John Gill living in SC after the revolution.

John Gill born c1759, died in 1822 in Barnwell Co., SC (now Allendale Co.), documented son of Thomas Gill born c1732, who in turn is a documented son of old James Gill of what is now Richland Co., SC:

1781. The following is contained in the South Carolina Accounts Audited Revolutionary War records under John Gill, Jr., #2830. Although the copies are good, the handwriting is difficult to read, and the numbers and wording represent the best of my ability. I point out to the uninitiate that "Jr." in this period only meant a younger man of the same name, definitely not a son of a man of the same name.

No. 62, N.320 Lel W, 16 August 1785, John Gill for 77 days as Lieut. from 1 January to 18 February inclusive and from 13 June to 15 July inclusive @35/ per day - for 27 days Waggon and Team from 1st March to 27th inclusive @80/. and 61 days as horseman and drover from 1st May to 1st July 1781 at 20/ pr day. Amo sg Ae Curry £303 15 n, Stg. £43..7..10 1/4. Forty three pounds, Seven shillings, and ten pence farthing Sterling. Ex'd P.McNly.
£23.8.0 3/
Mr. John Gill
77 days as Lieutenant from 1 January to 18 February and from 18 June to 15 July incl. @25/ per diem ... £134:15~
37 days Waggon & Team @ 8 of 108. ~
from 1 March to 27 March ared(?).
67 days as horseman a drover from 1 May to 1 July 1781, a 20/ pr. day. £1.1 ~
Case £303:15
St:g 43:7:10 1/4
Received 16th August 1785 full satisfaction for this within in an Indent Nr. 320 Lib. W.
Signed John hismark Gill, Test: Thos. Nicholls. This is his real scanned mark.

State of South Carolina. To John Gill, Dr. (debit)

To Service done in Col. Robt. Goodwyn's Regiment under Lieut. Col. J.P. Kirkland as Lieut. of foot from 1 the 7 January to the 10 of February both days inclusive 49 days @.
To service done by a waggon & Team in Col. Robt. Goodwyns Regiment from 11th Day of March to the 27 Day, both days inclusive, 27 days @
To service done in Col. Goodwyns Regt. as Lieut. of foot at Stono from the 10th of June to the 15th July both days inclusive, 27 days. I do certify the above account to be just and true. R. Goodwyn, Colonel.
1785. To Service done in Col. Thos. Taylor's Regiment as Horseman a Drover from the first day of May to 7's? day July both days inclusive, 61 days. 20/ £ 6S.
I do certify the former Chrsnsy Naty and horse duty Jun (hard to read). Thos. Taylor Col.
Before me Timy Rives? personally appeared the above named Jno. Gill and made Oath that the above Acct. Against the publick is just and true and that he hath received no part nor satisfaction for the above services. Sworn this 39th August 1784, before me Tim. Rives, J.P. rec. 18th Sept. John (hismark) Gill. (margin notation 2NN)

Although Mr. Andrea and Mrs. Hicks ascribe Richland County to this J.P., such notation does not appear on my photocopies of these records from the SCDAH. Was this J.P. Timothy Reeves (24 slaves) in Richland Co. 1790 census?, next to Thomas Taylor (70 slaves)? The "I" is pretty clearly documented in the indent, and looks like Rives to me. There are four "Rives" listed in the 1790 census, all in Richland Co. I see no notation of Richland Co. in these accounts audited records, Mr. Andrea's claim to the contrary notwithstanding. Accounts Audited record No. 62, N320 Lib. W. was examined by a "P. McNly". Three McNealys are in the 1790 census, in 96 Dist., Beaufort Dist., and York Co.

The commander's names, Goodwyn & Taylor, place this man with the Richland Gills. It is a bit incongruous that he was both an officer (Lieutenant) and a horse driver, but he himself signs a statement that both are his records. In fact, only men of some minimal wealth were able to possess a horse in these times and would have these skills. Men as young as 17 are recorded in Peyer im Hoff's company. If he was as young as 16, he was born before (1781-16), or c1765. This is consistent with the upper limit established for John of Barnwell from deeds, c1766. Andrea found (#43) in the Council Journal that John Gill was promoted to a Captain in the Militia of SC. Andrea did not find a date for this commission. It is possible that Mr. Andrea again confused a Chester Gill record for this promotion to Captain. This should be checked carefully for date, and especially location. Since there do not appear to be records of him for 1775-1776, he probably was on the young side, although his service as a Lieutenant argues for middle age, exceptional ability, or family connections. (Accounts Audited, file 2830 SCDAH, Columbia, SC)

We can definitively state his revolutionary war service from these records, as he would have filed a claim for everything possible to get the largest amount of money.  Thus, he served only in 1781 during the dates:

Therefore,  the son of Thomas Gill cannot be the John Gill who enlisted 12 Mar. 1781, #25 private, Lt. Innes' SC Royalists, in Camden, and that same John Gill is probably the one who was in Charleston with Lt. Col. Innes, 24 Oct. 1781, Quarter House, SC.  

1784 August 30, John Gill signed by mark his revolutionary war statement in Richland Co. (previous AA 2830 record). Thomas Gill sold part of the land he inherited from old James Gill in 1784. This record contains a plat dated 1768 which lists "Thomas Gill and John Gill, but the early date requires this John Gill to be Thomas' brother born c1733. In 1786, John Gill, signing "g" and "jg", and Ann herXmark Gill sell another part of this land that John inherited from his father, Thomas Gill.

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Thomas Gill born <1754-9 died 1776.  A Thomas Gill died 7 December 1776, enlisted 2nd S.C. Regiment 4 November 1775, commanded by "The Swamp Fox" himself, Francis Marion.  This 1776 record is of a Thomas Gill born <c(1775-16=1759, or 1754 if 21.).  It is unclear to which family he belonged, and I did not note the source of the record.

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Thomas Gill #W3-978 was born 1762 in Pennsylvania. Served as a private in the Revolution under Capt. James Gill and also under Capt. John Mills. He died 16 Dec. 1839 in York Co., SC. His pension was allowed. He wed 27 June 1793 to Rebekah (Rebecca) Curry who in 1843 gave her age as 73 years (born c1770, FOC). She was a resident of Buncombe Co., NC in 1856 and stated that she had removed there in 1846. Names of children not given. Andrea #177 (FOC: to which Thomas does this record refer??). Was Rebekah Curry originally from Buncombe Co., NC, and does this provide a clue to the origin of this Thomas Gill? This Thomas Gill served in the Revolution under Capt. James Gill and Capt. John Mills. He is the only Thomas Gill who claims service under Capt. James Gill. He would have been 28 in 1790, but according to the revolutionary pension application, did not marry until 1793. There really is no documentation as to whom this Thomas Gill belongs. My surmise is that he is an undocumented son of old William Gill 1714->1788, about whom we know little. Probably he is not present in the 1790 census as he was as yet unmarried.  His signature is in the indent file, copy in the SCDAH.

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John Gill c1715-1797.  c1785 Revolutionary File AA 2831 for John Gill Sr., rendered service and furnished supplies. On 17 Feb. 1785 at Jeffries Ck., SC (Andrea says Jeffries Ck. is in Cheraw Dist. #74), he assigns his indent to John Mills to be collected. John Mills was a son in law of his brother, Robert David Gill, and identifies this as a Fishing Creek Gill record. The "senior" designation was apparently only used by this John Gill at this time.

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Thomas Franklin Gill (Jr.) 1757-1838. Revolutionary War Pension Application S31061, Resident LeMotte Twp., Crawford Co., IL; states he was born in NJ 27 Aug. 1755 (note LKC Bible Record in hands of his descendants state he was born 1757). Removed with his parents to Chester Dist., SC, then Camden Dist. Served 3 mos. under Capt. Philip Walker & Lt. James Johnson, starting 1 Dec. 1778, volunteered again & went to General Lincoln's Headquarters in Savannah, under same officers, from Savannah to Charleston about 1779, March or April. Remained in Charlestown until about August 1779 when he was dismissed by Capt. Walker by word of mouth. Volunteered 1780 under Capt. Pagan in NC. Went to Ramson's Mills on the Catawba & fought at Rocky Mount and Hanging Rock. Was at Sumter's defeat where Capt. Pagan was killed. Was elected Capt. by his own men. Served as Lt. one year and eight months and as Capt. in the Militia, under Gen. Sumter.

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Samuel James Gill, "James", born 14 April 1760 NJ, died Green Co., AL 1842. James Gill Revolutionary War Pension Application R4023, National Archives, Wash.,DC, States he was born 14 April 1760 in NJ and removed to Chester Co., SC when a child of six years. He died in Greene Co., AL 14 April 1842. He saw service from 1776 and on under Capts. Smith, Walker, Hardwick, Robert Cooper, James Gill, and under Cols.: Lacey, Winn, Brown, etc. a part of his service was as a substitute for his brother, George Gill. (FOC: This pension record, plus this man's birth year, 1760, suggests that he was not the Captain James Gill in Revolutionary War records. He was too young! The pension was allowed, meaning that the service withstood the scrutiny of those associated with the service still alive.) He was married in the early part of 1795 to Mary -- who survived him and died in 1850. Mention is made of six children alive at the time of the application whose names are not given, with the implication that other children were born but did not survive to this date. This man is undoubtedly the same one with file in SC State Archives containing a letter dated 21 Nov. 1826 from Alabama asking for a State Pension which was granted. Wm. Lewis and David Morrow of Chester attest to his Rev. service and to the fact that he is over 60 years old. Morrow stated that James Gill, and several of his brothers and cousins were in the revolution. Note in the pension application of Robert Gill that he states that his brother received a pension, "Brother James Gill receiving pension for service as a Captain," "he now lives in the State of Alabama." Also in that same file of Robert Gill is a statement from Capt. James Gill, Greene Co., AL saying that Robert Gill was a Rev. solder."

(Records of Mr. Leonardo Andrea #69) James Gill, II, has a pay indent which he assigns to Capt. Robert Cooper for collection. This may be the same James Gill, I. David Leech, JP.

(Records of Mr. Leonardo Andrea #69) "James Gill in (SC Indent) File #2829, three James Gills in file ... James Gill, I, 21 Nov. 1826 in a letter from Alabama states that he now resides in that state and is old and in need of a state pension dated 21 Nov. 1826 and grants power of attorney to George Gill of Chester Dist. to arrange for the pension which was granted. Letter from Wm. Lewis who stated that he knew James Gill who was in the Battle of Purresburg, also a letter from David Morrow of Chester Dist. Morrow stated that he knew James Gill was over the age of 60 and that he with several of his cousins and brothers served in the Revolution on the side of the Patriots." "Back to the James Gill I with a pension and living in Alabama Territory, Wm. Lewis also in his letter states that he knew James Gill of Alabama was in the Battle of Granby and that he was shot thru the arm there. One of the James Gills lost a sorrel horse.

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Robert Gill c1764-after 1845. Pension Application National Archives, Washington, DC, Robert Gill #R4024, signed Dec. 1833 Logan Co., KY, states he was born in Pennsylvania in 1764, & moved from there to Chester Co., SC with his parents at an early age. He was drafted 1781 served 3 mos. in militia commanded by James Ramsey. John Adair was Major and Wm. Adair his brother was Colonel Commandant. In 1782 he volunteered for one year under Captain John Mills in Chester Co. at the house of Capt. Mills but no important battles were engaged. A statement in this file sg. 8 oct. 1833 by Capt. James Gill residing in Greene Co., AL states that his brother served under Capt. Mills as etc.

Records of Mr. Leonardo Andrea #175: Robert Gill stated that he was born 1764 in PA and stated 19 August 1845 "I will be 80 years old, served 3 months as a private in Capt. James Ramsey's Co. of Col. Wm. Adair;s Regt., also served under Capt. John Mills as a spy", pension was not allowed for lack of six months service and spying did not count as service. He resided in Chester Dist. but in 1833 was in Logan Co., KY. In May 1845 he was a resident of Clark Co., IL. No mention of wife and children, but of "my brothers" James Gill who served as a captain & resides in Greene Co., AL, Thomas Gill who was a captain & resides in IL where he was an early settler, George Gill who received a pension in Chester Co., SC.

Clark Co., IL 1845. A second application made by this veteran in an effort to secure the pension which was denied the first time. In this application he says that he served under Capt. John Mills and James Gill. He also states that "my brother James Gill who was a captain in the said company had been placed on the pension roll in Alabama. My brother George Gill was on the pension roll as a Colonel in Chester Co., SC. My brother Thomas Gill was made a pensioner on the same service as this deponent." He also states that he is younger than these brothers above named. No family data of any other sort whatever in this file."

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John Gill c1753-c1790. SC Indent: enlisted in the Third Regiment on 20 January 1777, and claim it on his indents. On 1 April 1778, he became a corporal. During March 1779, he served under Capt. Whitesides as a foot soldier and in July 1780 he was under Capts. Pagan and John Mills as a horseman. In July 1781, he was under Capt. Cooper a rifleman and a footman in March 1782. John Gill, Junior, in the revolutionary war records, signed his name resides at Fishing Creek in Chester in Camden District. He furnished supplies and has receipts from James McGaughey 24 June 1781, from Philip Walker 13 Aug. 1782, from Joseph Joy and no date and all of them state they received supplies from John Gill, Jr. Philip Walker is definitely a Fishing Creek Gill neighbor, as Thomas Franklin Gill assigned his revolutionary war indent to him, and he appears in other Fishing Creek records with the Gills.  Bobby Moss assigned these records to John Gill, MS on the basis of DAR records, but those DAR records are simply wrong based on the facts stated in the records!

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George Gill, Sr. 1753-1833. (Records of Mr. Leonard Andrea #68) " George Gill, Jr. File #2827 gives an order to John Mills of Chester to collect what is due him for his service in Revolution according to stub indent of file (Indent is in file but I did not abstract) Capt. John Mills signed. Many of the men rather than take a trip to Charleston or to Columbia to collect the indent pay (Indent was a sort of script money and drew interest and payable 2 to 5 years after 1785) either sold the indent or wrote an order to a neighbor to collect the indent and the interest and often at separate times."

George Gill appeared in Court in Wayne Co., TN 25 March 1823, and stated that he first enlisted under Capt. Wm. Beavan in SC, now Chester Dist., in Dec. 1775 and marched to Charleston in Apr. 1776 for about 18 months. This unit was under Col. Thomas Sumter of the 1st Regt. of Riflemen of the South Carolina Line. George Gill was in the Battle of Middletown in the Cherokee Nation when Gen. Williamson fought the Indians. He was living in Wayne Co., TN in 1823, mentions two daughters: Matty under 18 and Mary under 16 and unhealthy, plus a wife, Jennet (born c1764), aged 60 years on 11 May 1823 and healthy. The girls must be Patsy b1804 and Nancy b1806. George could not write and signed by "X" mark.

George Gill, Revolutionary War Pension application No. 38726, in revolution from Chester, gave his birth year as 1753. He removed from Chester and was living in Wayne Co., TN age 70 in 1823 when he applied for a pension. His wife Jennet was born 11 May 1764. The pension was allowed. The pensioner was born 15 Feb.1753 and died in Hardin Co., TN 2 Dec. 1833. Only two children are mentioned, in 1823 the veteran said he had Mattie Gill a daughter aged 18 and Nancy Gill aged 16. In 1855 the daughter Mrs. Nancy Gill Lynch stated that she was the only daughter or child of George Gill then alive. Jennett Gill the widow died 2 July 1840. The veteran enlisted 1775 under Capt. Wm. Brown in Gen.Sumter's regiment. Note LKC: I cannot place this George Gill, wife Jennet and wonder if he were not a kinsman of the Thomas Gill wife Rebecca Curry whom we cannot place either. The names indicate definite kinship with the Robert, Eleanor group, and also the John, Sarah group.

Records of Mr. Leonardo Andrea #178: George Gill #S38726 applied for a pension & stated he would be aged 70 on the 15th day of Feb. 1823. He enlisted in Dec. 1775 under Capt. Wm. Brown in Col. Thomas Sumpter's Regt. Pension was allowed. He came as a child to Camden Dist., SC, in what is now Chester and was living there when he enlisted. In 1823 he resided in Wayne Co., TN. He died 2 Dec. 1833 in Hardin Co., TN. His wife was Jennet Gill and in 1823 he stated she will be aged 60 on the 11th day of May next. Jennet Gill died 2 July 1840. Two children were named by the veteran in 1823 as Mattie Gill aged 18, Nancy Gill aged 16. In 1855 Mrs. Nancy Lynch stated that she was the only child of George Gill then alive.

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Robert Harvey Gill, Jr. 1754-1786. Mrs. Ellett states that this Robert was captured with his brother Thomas & taken to Camden, SC where Robert Gill died in 1780 (FOC, but see Accounts Audited records below).

During 1779, Robert Harvey Gill served as a Sergeant under Capt. Whitesides and from 12 July 1780 served under Capt.s Alexander Pagan, John Mills, & Gen. Sumter. On 18 Aug. 1780 he lost a horse in action. He made swords for Sumpter's brigade & was taken prisoner at Black River while attempting to deliver the weapons (AA2832). (Mrs. Crowder) His wife states in her claim for compensation for swords made for Revolutionary forces that he left 5 children. Mrs. Crowder states: "Mrs. Ellett, Vol. III, p278, says that Robert was taken prisoner during the Revolution and died in Camden Gaol, but this is an error as see below." Robert Gill AA2632 SC Archives:

In 1784 this Robert Gill gave his order to Capt. John Mills authorizing him to collect his indent pay. This file has records of two different Robert Gills.

(Andrea record #75) Robert Gill Accounts Audited (SCDAH) #2632 and in 1784 Robert Gill gives an order to Capt. John Mills to collect his indent pay (FOC: not clear which Robert Gill should be assigned this record).

1828 Accounts Audited (SCDAH) #2632: 28 Nov. 1828 Mrs. Elizabeth Gill states that she is a widow of the late Robert Gill who was a blacksmith who died after the war leaving her a widow with five small and fatherless orphan children, and that while he was in the service he lost a horse at Sumter's Defeat. He was captured by the British at Camden Town and languished for a time in the Gaol there and this hurt his health. He and several of his brothers and cousins shed their blood for the cause of liberty (Andrea: there are more than 20 papers in this file for Robert Gill and I have condensed them much). Mrs. Margaret Morrow, his sister, (Andrea #8) has a statement on file stating she knew Robert Gill and that he was a blacksmith and that General Sumter asked him to make swords for use of the men in his Army. Mrs. Mary Mills (his sister) makes a statement that the good blacksmith was commissioned by Gen. Sumter to make swords and that he had completed a load of swords and while taking them to Sumter was captured and the swords were seized by the British and that he never was paid for the swords and that his widow, Elizabeth should now be paid by the state. Thomas Gill, Robert Gill, and James Gill also make statements in similar vein. Peter Wylie, Wm. McMurthy or McGurthey, & George Gill also make statements about the load of swords captured and that the late Robert Gill received no pay for them. Robert and James Gill make statements about the horse lost at the battle of Camden and ask that the pay for the horse be given to Thomas Gill, son of the late Robert Gill, for his father had promised the horse to his son Thomas.

"One widow, Elizabeth Gill (Mrs. Crowder: "and see her records in Chester -there seems little doubt that she is the widow of the Robert whose estate file is above {Chester Co. File 31-337} and whose deeds are on the succeeding page") makes a statement in this file to the effect that her husband the late Robert Gill was a blacksmith - that he died after the War leaving her a widow with five fatherless children ... small and dependent. That while he was in the service he lost a horse at Sumter's defeat and that he was captured at the defeat of Camden Town and was imprisoned by the British at the gaol there. That his long imprisonment injured his health. Mrs. Margaret Morrow makes statement that she knew Robert Gill. He was a blacksmith, that he was commissioned by Gen. Sumter to make swords for his men. Mrs. Mary Mills states that Robert Gill made a load of swords for Sumter's men, that he was carrying the swords to Camden when he and the swords were seized by the British and that Gill never received payment for the swords. Thomas Gill, Robert Gill, James Gill all made similar statements.

Robert Gill & James Gill state that the dec'd Robert Gill lost a horse at the Battle of Camden and ask that pay for the horse be given to Thomas Gill, son of dec'd, who had been promised the horse by his father. The widow asks payment for the swords.

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Thomas Gill, "Sr.", Aug. 1755-1808.  Thomas Gill served in the 3rd Regiment from 1 July 1777 to 1 Mar. 1779 as a private and from 1 Mar. 1779 to 1 July 1781 as a Corporal. He was taken prisoner along with his brother Robert H. Gill at Black River, SC, but was later exchanged. Thomas & bro. Robert taken prisoners by British and carried to Camden, SC. Thos. released after 7 mos., Robert is reported by Mrs. Lesbia Ward Roberts to have died there.(p179 ibid).

The last three signatures in the indent file (above) look the same. The top signature does not look the same to me. This signature is on a separate paper in the file and requests that his indent be delivered to Capt. John Mills, so this is a Fishing Creek Thomas Gill, and I think the same one.

(Records of Mr. Leonardo Andrea #71; "Thomas Gill Sr. File #2833 lost a bay horse at Sumter's Rout and has a claim to have the bay horse paid for. It seems that all these Gills had bad luck with their horses when Sumter had his defeat. I have read with keen interest how they all were lost in that defeat and all lost horses or were placed in Camden Gaol."

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James Gill born c1755 died 25 July 1809.  (Mr. Andrea #69) c1785 "Capt. James Gill of Chester Dist. & states he was in service under Capt. Robert Cooper under General Roebuck and dated in Camden Dist. He assigns his pay indent to either Wm. Milhous or Abraham Barron for collection. This may be the James Gill, II (James Gill, II, has a pay indent and he assigns it to Capt. Robert Cooper for collection, David Leech JP). I (Andrea) was confused by the same James Gill set of papers in the same file."

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Archibald Gill (aka Mad Archie) born 16 Jan. 1757 Lancaster, PA, died 12 Oct. 1803.  Archibald Gill achieved the rank of Colonel in the Revolution, in which he served throughout. He got the nickname "Mad Archie" after the massacre of Bufords Battle. He served in the sixth Regiment (SC?) during April 1776. He served throughout the revolution under a number of different commanders, losing a horse at Sumter's defeat (AA 2876, M332, Z83, NA246). Mrs. Roberts records that two wives are buried with him at Fishing Ck.: Catherine and Agnes Denton. His will states that he had Sarah by Mary Mills, apparently illegitimate. His will also refers to sons James, Robert, and daughters Sarah, Mary (Polly), Thomas, and Elinor (Gill) Kelsey) (p174, ibid)

(Records of Mr. Leonardo Andrea #66) (1784-1785) "Col.Archibald Gill File #2826 and his record is given always as Lt. but never as Capt. or Col. His title of Col. was in SC Militia after the Rev. or he may have secured it as a member of the Continental Line for data on Continental Lines are in Washington, DC files and not in Columbia. Archibald Gill lost a horse at defeat of Sumter and puts in claim for said horse and this was sworn to by Thomas and George Gill in Chester. (1784 or 1785). Mrs. Hicks states see 1817.

Chester Dist. 19 Nov. 1817 George Gill as Admst. Estate of Col. Archibald Gill and on behalf of two heirs, Robert and Mary Gill VS. Catawba Land Co. concerning lands lent to the said Col. There were two Archibald Gills. DAR membership on Col. Archibald Gill by Mrs. SC Crawford Lowerville, SC states: Archibald Gill (Col.) 1757-1803 m. 2 in 1803 to Agnes Denton and by her had one child, Mary Gill 1803-94 m. 1824 to James Crawford. Mrs. Crawford of DAR descends thru Mary Gill Crawford. No other data in DAR file."

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George Gill 1740-1795.  c1785 (Mr. Andrea #68) George Gill, Sr. File #2829 states that he sold salt pork to the Troops of Patriots. Lost a horse at the defeat of Sumter and this was sworn to by Patrick Hambleton & John Walker. Was taken prisoner by the British at the defeat of Camden and was kept in Camden gaol.

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For those not familiar with him, Mr. Leonardo Andrea was a professional genealogist of outstanding repute who did work of the very highest caliber.  The sheer volume of his work is incredible.  He resided in Columbia, SC.  His records are available in microfilm at the Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbia.  While his work is not without error, we have indices and tools not available to him.  Does anyone know what became of his original files after his daughter died?

This digitization and all subsequent modification is Copyright ©1999, Dr. Frank Oliver Clark. These documents may be freely used for private purposes, and included in your own genealogy.  However, this digitization and all subsequent modification is copyrighted and may not be sold, nor given to anyone who may attempt to derive profit from same. Please send any errors, corrections, conjectures, updates, etc. to Dr. Frank O. Clark.