Our Family Gunn Line
Thomas Gunn II
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Thomas Gunn II, born 1689 in Virginia married Sarah Boatright in 1710. Thomas and Sarah lived in New Kent and
Hanover County, Virginia from 1743 - 44, then moved to Amelia County, Virginia. Thomas died in Virginia.
Children born to Thomas and Sarah Boatright Gunn were:
Thomas Gunn III ~ born 1738, married Susannah Burnett, Thomas died in 1800.
William Gunn ~ born circa 1740, married Hannah White a daughter of Samuel White, William died 25 September 1797 in Brunswick Co., VA
Rebekah Gunn, married a Mr. Webb
Mary Gunn, married a Mr. Jeffries
Edey Gunn, married a Mr. Hogan
Daniel Gunn, born abt 1733, Will dated 01-04-1798
Elizabeth Gunn, married a Mr. Sharp
Sara Gunn, married a Mr. Yarle
Notorized copy of the following Will by the clerk of the circuit court of Amelia Co., VA, Will book 2, page 303, Amelia Co., VA
In the name of God, Amen, I Thomas Gunn senr. of sound and disposing mind and memory thinks it necessary to make and ordain this my last will and testament which is as followeth. Item, I desire that my loving wife Sarah Gunn should have the whole of may estate both real and personal in possession during her natural life, and after her death to be disposed of as follows. Item, I give my whole estate both real and personal to my son Thomas Gunn after the death of my wife to him and his heirs, on his paying the following legacies. Item, I give to my daughter Rebeckah Webb 5 pounds to be paid her in 5 yrs, Item, I give to Elizabeth Sharp 5 pounds to be paid her in 5 years, Item, I give Sara Yarle(Yaxle), 5 pounds to be paid in 5 yrs. Item, to my son Wm Gunn 5 pounds to be paid in 5 yrs., Item, to my son John Gunn 5 pounds to be paid in 5 yrs., Item, to my dau Mary Jeffres 5 pounds to be paid in 5 yrs., Item, to my son Jas. Gunn 5 pounds to be paid in 5 yrs., Item, to my dau Edy Hogan 5 pounds to be paid in 5 yrs., Item, to my son Daniel Gunn 5 pounds to be paid in 5 yrs., Item, to my son Elisha Gunn 60 pounds to be paid ten pounds a year, Item, to my grandson Sterling Gunn, son of Thomas Gunn, my negro boy named Cupit to him and his heirs. Lastly I appoint and ordain my son Thomas Gunn my whole and sole Executor to this my last will and testament in Witness whereof I have set my hand and seal this 7th day of March one thousand seven hundred and seventy seven.
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