Wills of Virginia GILLIAMs, Removed to New Jersey and Other Early New Jersey GILLIAMs
October 10, 2008
Burlington County, NJ
of Robert GILLAM, Yeoman, of Springfield, Burlington
Account of Jonathan Wright and Thomas Scattergood, Ju'r,
executors, showing payments to Solomon Smith for the coffin
for deceased and for one of his children, Jonathan Wright,
Samuel Bickiey, Dr. John Brown, Ebenezer Large, Wm. White,
Rowland Ellis, Caleb Raper, Wm. Collum, John Parsons, Jona.
Fowler, James Thomson, Daniel Smith, Jun'r, Wm. Cook, Sam'l
Scattergood, Rich'd Smith, Sen'r, John Dawson, John
Schooley, Wm. Cutler, Thomas Scott, Ex'r of Abraham Scott.
Rec: 19 Feb 1732
will, see N. J. Archives, vol 23, p. 186].
19 Feb 1732,
Matthew Willson, of Springfield, yeoman, and Ann his wife,
late Ann GILLAM, widow, residuary legatee of Robert GILLAM;
receipt for their share of estate.
Burlington County, NJ, Wills, 2427-43 C.
of William Earle, Yeoman, of Springfield, Burlington
My son-in-law, John Webb of Jamacka, did bequeath 40 per
annum to my wife Elizabeth during her life and, provided it
may be recovered, I devise same to my children William,
Thomas, Mary wife of Jonathan Burden, and Martha wife of
Thomas Shinn. Real and personal estate.
Wit: Joseph Whitas, Robert GILLAM, John Wright.
Proved May 10, 1733.
1733, May 10. William Earle, of Springfield, eldest son,
appointed administrator as in will no executors
Lib. 3, pp.; 306, 307.
of Joseph Endicott, Sen'r, Burlington
Wife, Hannah, sole executrix. Sons, Joseph and John.
Daughters, Elizabeth Dulavoue [?] living in Penna. and Ann
GILLAM, of Northampton. Grandson, Joseph Bishop of
Northampton. Real and personal estate.
Wit: Josiah Gaskill, Benjamin Brown, John Grimes.
Proved May 29, 1747.
Lib. 5, p. 522.
of Lucas GILLHAM, Husbandman, of Mansfield, Burlington
Int. Ann GILLHAM, widow, renounces administration, and
requests that John Gllham, of Northampton, husbandman and
brother of deceased, may be appointed administrator.
Wit: Hannah Indicott, Patrick Byrne.
30 May 1743,
Inventory of the personal estate, £65.3 ; made by Edward
Mullen and Thomas Foster.
Account of John GILLAM, administrator. Paid Sam'll How, Wm.
Murrel, Ruben Eldrldge. Sam'l Atkinson, John Richardson,
Sam'l Powell, Jonathan Hough, Zebulon Brown, Thos. Shinn,
Ester Brown, Patrick Burn, John Lawton, Joseph Endcott.
William Buddell, Solomon Curtis, Daniel Smith, Jacob
Johnson, Michael Mackivoy, William Folwell, Elizabeth
Shinn, William Morris.
Burlington Wills, 3707-16 C.
of Michael Atkinson, of Springfield, Burlington
Wife, Hope. Son, Jonathan, Level, Jobe and Amos, all under
age. Daughters, Elizabeth, Marsey and Rachel. Expected
child. Lands in New Hanover, bought of Bennet Bard and
Thomas Budd. House built by Robert GILLAM. Exe: wife, son
Jonathan and Francis Shinn.
Wit: Joseph Atkinson, John West.
Proved Nov. 6, 1746.
Lib. 5, p. 303.
of Robert GILLAM, of Northampton, Burlington
Daughter, Ruth, the clothes that was her mother's (my
former wife), that are at the house of Joseph Lippincott.
Brother, John GILLAM. Real and personal estate.
Exe: wife, Grace, and Joseph Lippincott.
Wit: Peter Andrews, Joseph Lippincott, John Grimes, Ju'r,
Proved Jan. 16, 1747-8.
Lib. 3, p. 493.
15 Jan 1747-8,
Inventory, £129.1.4; made by James Lippincott and Peter
[A Robert GILHAM of Burlington married Mary Foster of
Burlington on 10 Aug 1737. Later a Robert GILLAM of New
Hanover in the County of Burlington, yeoman, and William
Shinn of Northampton, yeoman . . . [was bound to] . . .
Lewis Morris, Governor . . . 500 pounds . . . 21 March
1745. . . . Robert GILLAM . . . obtained license of
marriage for himself and for Grace Pederick of
Springfield... [w] Jos Scattergood.
It appears that Mary Foster was the mother of Ruth, above,
and that Mary left Robert GILLIAM for Joseph Lippincott.
Robert GILLIAM then marries Grace
of James Ridley of Salem Town
Wife Rebekkah. Children, William, Mary and Rebekah, all
under age; brother-in-law Thomas Berry of the Freshes of
Choptank, Talbot Co., Md., boatwright. House and lot, a lot
in the common marsh, Salem Township, 400 acres on Papler
Neck in Maryland, land in Kent Co., Md., do. on Beavers
Neck in the said Freshes. Personal estate includes a silver
tankard, a silver candle cup, a silver porringer, a silver
dram cup and six silver spoons. The wife executrix with
Samuel Hedge junior and Richard Woodnutt as assistants.
Testator desires to be buried near Wm. Knenton of Salem
dec'd. Wife may be with child.
Wit: Samuel Hedge, Robert GILHAM, Peter Blackfeild and
Samuel Hedge junior.
Proved March 16, 1705-6. Lib. 1, p. 141
5 Dec 1705
Inventory of the personal estate (£393.14.0 incl. a servant
boy £10, book debts, some despareat £3, bills and bonds
£96.5.11); made by John Thompson and Richard Johnson.
of Robert GILHAM of Salem Town
Dated 17 Feb 1705/06, Proved 16 Mar 1705/06
1, page 137
Sons: William and Lucus, both under 20.
Daughters: Elizabeth, Evis and Ann, all under 18.
A lot of 8 1/2 acres in Salem, bought of Hugh Middleton.
Executors: the wife and Samuel Hedge junior.
Witnesses: Wm. Grifin, Nathaniel Dogles and Ann Sirridge.
Proved 16 Mar 1705/06.
Lib. 1, p. 137
15 Mar 1705/06
Inventory of the personal estate (£62.0.3); made by Richard
Johnson and William Folwell.
of Constant GILHAM of Salem Town, Widow;
Proved 31 Mar 1708
1, page 190
Daughters: Elizabeth Gambell, Elizabeth GILHAM and Avis
GILHAM, all under 18.
Lot in Salem of 8 1/2 acres.
Exe: Hugh Middleton, who is to have daughter Elizabeth
Gambell, until she is 18.
Wit: Roger Milton, Alexander Grant and Ann Sireg (Surridge)
Proved 31 Mar 1708.
Lib. 1, p. 190
Inventory of the personal estate of the Widow GILLAM,
lately deceased (£51.19.0); made by Richard Johnson and Wm.