Elizabeth Ann Gillison1

#3973, (say 1759 - say 1814)
Relationship3rd great-grandmother of William David Lewis
Father*Archibald Gillison1 (1728 - a 1792)
Mother*Jean Larkin1 (c 1728 - 1796)


Joseph Price b. 1758, d. 1843
Children 1.Thompson Price+10 (c 1780 - bt 1810 - 1811)
 2.Rebecca Price1 (c 1783 - )
 3.Nancy Price+1 (1787 - 1858)
 4.Gillison Price+11 (1789 - 1857)
 5.Larkin Price+1 (1791 - 1856)
 6.Elizabeth "Betsy" Price1 (c 1793 - c 1830)
 7.Esther Price+1 (1803 - 1848)
 8.Mary Price1 (c 1806 - )
Her married name was Price. 
Birth*say 1759She was born say 1759. 
Marriage*circa 1779She married Joseph Price circa 1779 at South CarolinaG.1 
1790She and Joseph Price appeared on the census of 1790 at Pendleton Co., South CarolinaG; neis. Josiah Downen, William Jolly, William Thompson, Joseph Canada, Ratcliff Boon, James Barton.2 
1790She appeared on the census of 1790 in the household of Archibald Gillison at Pendleton Co., South CarolinaG.3 
3 January 1792In Archibald Gillison's will dated 3 January 1792 at Pendleton Dist. (Abbbeville Co.), South CarolinaG, Elizabeth Ann Gillison was named as an heir, as Elizabeth Price.4
1800She and Joseph Price appeared on the census of 1800 at Pendleton Co., South CarolinaG.5 
1804She and Joseph Price removed in 1804 Kentucky.6 
1807In 1807, Elizabeth Ann Gillison and Joseph Price settled in Knox (now Posey) Co. while Indiana was a territory.6,7 
Death*say 1814She died say 1814 at Posey Co., IndianaG.8,9 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis


  1. [S465] Ancestry.com Hoops Family, Geoffrey Hoops, owner, online \Ancestry.com\. Hereinafter cited as Hoops Family.
  2. [S268] 1790 U.S. Federal Census, image viewed online Ancestry.com or FamilySearch.com. 2 M (16+) [Joseph, Thompson]; 2 m (<16) [Gillison, ?]; 4 F [Elizabeth Ann, Rebecca, Nancy, ?]; possibly m Larkin if census was late or his birthyear is wrong.
  3. [S268] 1790 U.S. Federal Census, image viewed online Ancestry.com or FamilySearch.com, M (16+) [Archibald]; 2 m (<16) [James, ____ (poss. husb. of Ann named in his will); 2 F [two of Elizabeth, Mary, Karen].
  4. [S626] South Carolina Department of Archives and History Online Archives, online scdah.sc.gov, Series S108093, South Carolina Will Transcripts (Microcopy No. 9) 1782- ca. 1855. Will of Archibald Gillison of Abbeville Co., Anderson Co. Will Typescript. MSS Will: Pendleton District Estate Record Book B, p. 63; Estate packet 218.
    IN THE NAME OF ODD AMEN. I Archibald Gillison of Abbeville County and State of South Carolina being but low and weak in Body but or sound and perfect mind and memory, (thanks be to God) do make this my last Will and Testament. -- Principally and first of all I recommend my soul into the Hands of almighty God who gave it me and my Body to be Buried in Christian like and decent manner at the discretion of my Executors. And as touching such worldly Goods therewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give and devise in manner and form following -- --
    Imprimis, I give and bequeath to my beloved Wife Jean Gillison my whole Estate (both real and Personal) during her Widowhood. In case she marries or when she deceases my Will is that my four Children Namely Elizabeth Price, Mary Harris, James Gillison and Karenhappuch Harris, do each or them Receive Twenty Shillings Sterling out of my Estate. This money to be raised by Selling something that my Exeoutore may think can be best spared off the Plantation ---
    Item I give and bequeath to my Daughter Ann Gillison (at my Wife's decease or Marriage) all that Tract of Land thereon I now do live Containing One Hundred and Twentyfive acres, and all my houshold Furniture, Likewise one Bay Filley, and all that part of my Cattle and Hogs that is now called hers, both them and their increase...
    Item, In like manner I give and bequeath to John Gillison, son of my Daughter Ann Gillison all the remainder of my Estate of every kind or quality whatsoever, and my Will and desire is that he shall have a good and liberal Education given him, and that there be a reserve made by my Exeoutors out of my Estate (before any division) of a Sufficiencey to defray the expence of his Sohooling ---
    Item I do hereby Constitute and appoint my three friends James Nash Stephen Harris, and Larkin Nash Executors to thie my last Will and Testament, hereby disclaiming, Revoking and Disannulling all other Wills and Testaments whatsoever, and do proclaim, publish, Pronounce and declare this to be my last Will and Testament----
    Given under my Hand and Seal thie third day of January in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety Two....

    Sealed, Signed & acknowledged Archibald Gillison (SEAL)
    In presence of
    George Nafh's
    James Thornhill
    Valentine Nafh

    NB. the words, both Real and personal, interlined before signed

    Recorded in Will Book B, Page 63 [in script] Book Destoyed
    Recorded September 20, 1792
    Proved September 20, 1792
    John Miller junr., c.c.
    Roll No. 218.
  5. [S269] 1800 U.S. Federal Census. M (26-44) [Joseph (42); F (26-44) [Elizabeth Ann]; m (<10) [Larkin], 2 m (10-15) [Gillison (11), ?]; f (<10) [Elizabeth (7], f (10-15) [Nancy (13)].
  6. [S464] Joseph Price file; Pension No. R. 8470; Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files; M804 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration), "he Removed from South Carolina to the State of Kentucky in 1804 Resided there three years from thence he Removed to Posey County Indiana where he now Resides " (declaration of 13 March 1835).
  7. [S284] William P. Leonard, History and Directory of Posey County (Evansville: A.C. Isaacs, 1882), "Besides those whom we have enumerated in a preceding page, and who settled in the county, while Indiana was a territory, there were...George Rapp, founder of the town of Harmonie (now known as New Harmony), and associates, Wm., David, James and Thomas Robb, sen., (after whom Robb township was named), Nathaniel Ewing, John P. Phillips, Leander Defur (the last three being the first to enter in that part of the county), Joshua Overton, James Anderson, Eliacum Anderson, Simon Reeter, Benjamin Venable, Langston, Drew, Phillip Amech, Robert Downey, Joseph Price, Gillison Price..."
    p. 22, 23, Historical Sketches.
  8. [S1729] Carroll O. and Gloria M. Cox, Posey County, Indiana, Information from Newspaper Files in the New Harmony Library, manuscript, no date, p. 27. "Margaret Rook entered [Posey Co.] May 18,1814 the S.E.¼ of Section 28 Harmony township. This woman was a widow her husband having been killed in Indiana by lightening . She later married Joseph Price who died 1843 in his 86th year."
  9. [S1728] Steve Malone, The Pioneer Williams Families of Smith Township, Posey County, Indiana (Archive.org, 2014), p. 140, Posey County Cemetery Records, 1814-1979 by Carroll O. Cox (1979), p. 141. Graves located in Carnahan [Callahan] Cemetery.
    Joseph, born in Huntington [sic: Hunterdon] Co. New Jersey
    Feb. 7, 1758
    Feb. 15, 1843
    Soldier in Rev.
    Margarett, his wife, died March 1, 1842
    Aged 68 years.
  10. [S520] VWH.
  11. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, shared standing marker, reset on concrete base. Gillison Price, b. Mar. 21, 1789, d. May 28, 1857; Mary, wife of Gillison Price [no dates]. Narrative: Gillison, b. SC, son of Joseph Price and Elizabeth "Ann" Gillison; marr. in Christian Co. KY. Mary Ann Williams, b. unk., dau. of James Williams and Nancy West, bro. of Jesse Williams, d. 5 Sep 1796. Bur. Locust Grove Cemetery, Mount Erie, Wayne Co. IL. Memorials 8616732 and 8616739, created by Kristen, photo added by Ruth Ann Kunce.