Jean Larkin1

#3975, (circa 1728 - 2 November 1796)
Relationship4th great-grandmother of William David Lewis


Archibald Gillison b. 1728, d. a 1792
Children 1.Elizabeth Ann Gillison+1 (s 1759 - s 1814)
 2.James Gillison3
 3.Mary Gillison3
 4.Karen-happuch Gillison3
 5.Ann Gillison+3
Birth*circa 1728She was born circa 1728.1 
Marriage*circa 1750She married Archibald Gillison circa 1750; or Jane Harrison, need to source.1 
circa 1750 As of circa 1750,her married name was Gillison.1 
3 January 1792In Archibald Gillison's will dated 3 January 1792 at Pendleton Dist., South CarolinaG, Jean Larkin was named as an heir "my whole estate, both real and personal, during her widowhood."2
Death*2 November 1796She died on 2 November 1796 at Abbeville Co., South CarolinaG.1 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis


  1. [S465] Hoops Family, Geoffrey Hoops, owner, online \\. Hereinafter cited as Hoops Family.
  2. [S626] South Carolina Department of Archives and History Online Archives, online, 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 heeby 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.
  3. [S466] Christian Webber's Family Tree, jmeweb1, owner, online, Archibald Gillison, of Abbeville Co., S. C. being low and weak in body, but of sound mind, make this my last will and testament... to beloved wife, Jean Gillison, my whole estate, both real and personal, during her widowhood.... in case of her remarriage or decease, my four children, Elizabeth Price, Mary Harris, James Gillison, and Karenhappoch Harris to receive 20 shillings to be raised from sale of something that can be spared from the plantation... to daughter, Ann Gillison, at wife's decease or remariage, tract of land I now live on, of 125 acres, all househould furniture, cattle, etc... John Gillison, son of my daughter, Ann Gillison, remainder of estate, sufficient for his schooling... I appoint three friends, James Nash, Stephen Harris, and Larkin Nash, executors. Date: 3 January 1792 Wit: George Nash, James Thornhill, Valentine Nash. Rec :September 2(?),1792.
    Original Source: Pendleton District, South Carolina Deeds, 1790-1806. Compiled by Betty Willie, Conveyance Book B, pages 63-64.
    Cited at… (Christian Webber's Family Tree). Hereinafter cited as Webber's FT.