Gilly SANDLIN

Female 1801 - 1870  (69 years)


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  • Name Gilly SANDLIN 
    Born 15 Feb 1801  York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1820  York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gilly (Sandlin) Darwin (age 19) presumed in household of husband, John B. Darwin 
    Census 1830  York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gilly (Sandlin) Darwin (age 29) presumed in household of husband, John B. Darwin 
    Census 1840  York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gilly (Sandlin) Darwin (age 39) presumed in household of husband, John B. Darwin  
    Census 1850  York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gilly (Sandlin) Darwin (age 49) in household of husband, John B. Darwin  
    Will 23 Oct 1852  York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gilly (Sandlin) Darwin (age 51) named beneficiary in husband's Will  
    Court & Legal Jan 1856  Union County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Gilly (Sandlin) Darwin (age 55) named as 'heir in law' to estate of deceased son, Elnathan D. Darwin 
    Census 1860  York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    "Gilly Darwin" (age 59), Farmer, $60,300 real estate, $21,075 personal, b. South Carolina (widow of John B. Darwin) 
    Died 16 Aug 1870  York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 20 Aug 1870  Hopewell Baptist Church, Blacksburg, Cherokee County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • 1860: Census - South Carolina - York District - Gilly Darwin (widow)

      Other Primary Sources

      * John B. Darwin's widow, Gilly, bought much of the estate of her son Elnathan: 1855: Estate Settlement of Elnathan Darwin
    Person ID I2700  DARUSA
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2012 

    Father Littleton Bland SANDLIN,   b. 1780, Granville County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1826, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Sarah CHILDERS,   b. 9 May 1784, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1869, Cullman, Cullman County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Family ID F1286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Bland DARWIN,   b. 12 Dec 1791, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Feb 1854, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 15 Nov 1819  York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Children 
    +1. Cynthia Arian DARWIN,   b. 1820, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1878, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    +2. Jane E. DARWIN,   b. 06 Jul 1821, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1870, Union County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    +3. John W. DARWIN,   b. 18 Nov 1822, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1856, Smith Ford, York County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     4. Littleton Bland DARWIN,   b. 11 Feb 1824, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1843  (Age 19 years)
    +5. Nancy M. DARWIN,   b. 08 Nov 1827, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1873  (Age 46 years)
     6. Mary Narcissa DARWIN,   b. 1829, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1872  (Age 44 years)
     7. Sarah R. DARWIN,   b. Abt 1830, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Elnathan Davis DARWIN,   b. 17 Dec 1831, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1855, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    +9. Robert Russell DARWIN,   b. 11 Nov 1833, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1892, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    +10. Amanda E. DARWIN,   b. 1834, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1869, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    +11. Martin Van Buren DARWIN,   b. 19 Jan 1837, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1895, Kings Creek, York County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     12. Lorinoir Emeline DARWIN,   b. Sep 1838, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1844, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 6 years)
     13. Pressley P. DARWIN,   b. 29 May 1840, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Sep 1861, Richmond, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    +14. Elsey Sandlin DARWIN,   b. 05 Mar 1842, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1903, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     15. James Madison DARWIN,   b. 23 Mar 1844, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1862, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     16. Martha L. DARWIN,   b. 18 Apr 1846, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1862  (Age 16 years)
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2009 
    Family ID F0111  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Feb 1801 - York County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Nov 1819 - York County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Gilly (Sandlin) Darwin (age 19) presumed in household of husband, John B. Darwin - 1820 - York County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Gilly (Sandlin) Darwin (age 29) presumed in household of husband, John B. Darwin - 1830 - York County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Gilly (Sandlin) Darwin (age 39) presumed in household of husband, John B. Darwin - 1840 - York County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Gilly (Sandlin) Darwin (age 49) in household of husband, John B. Darwin - 1850 - York County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - Gilly (Sandlin) Darwin (age 51) named beneficiary in husband's Will - 23 Oct 1852 - York County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt & Legal - Gilly (Sandlin) Darwin (age 55) named as 'heir in law' to estate of deceased son, Elnathan D. Darwin - Jan 1856 - Union County, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - "Gilly Darwin" (age 59), Farmer, $60,300 real estate, $21,075 personal, b. South Carolina (widow of John B. Darwin) - 1860 - York County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Aug 1870 - York County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 20 Aug 1870 - Hopewell Baptist Church, Blacksburg, Cherokee County, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Gilly (Sandlin) Darwin
    Gilly (Sandlin) Darwin
    inscription pending

  • Sources 
    1. [S73] CEN: 1820 SC York.

    2. [S96] CEN: 1830 SC York.

    3. [S113] CEN: 1840 SC York.

    4. [S259] CEN: 1850 SC York.

      "Gilly Darwin, 48, F, b. York SC"

    5. [S53] WIL: SC-YO: 1852 Will of John Bland Darwin, York County Will Book 3, Case 22/File 935: 23 Oct 1852.

      "As to my wife Gilly Darwin, If she should change her cituation in life ? that is get married my will is that all my property be appraised (that is I have not willed away) and She take a childs part in lieu of her dower and the balance to be taken into possession by my Executors, If my wife should remain single till She dies then all my property to be Sold and equally divided among all my children So that each one Shall Share and share alike."

    6. [S109] LOC: SC-UN: 1856 Petition for Sale of Real Estate of Elnathan Darwin, Deceased, Union County Court of Ordinary (reference pending).

      "...That said intestate left him surviving as his heirs at law his mother Gilly Darwin..."

    7. [S271] CEN: 1860 SC York.

    8. [S1] BIB: 1837: Darwin/Bland "Bible", Quarto Page M.
      "John Darwin Jnr and Gilley Sandlin Was Maried Nov 15th 1819"

    9. [S20] BIB: 1880: Mary Darwin Hope Bible.
      "John Darwin and Gilly Sandlin, 11-15-1819"