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John Gaulden Jr. (1735 - aft. 1781)

John Gaulden Jr. aka Gaulding Gauldin
Born in Prince Edward County, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1759 (to 1781) in Briey Creek, Prince Edward County, VAmap
Descendants descendants
Died after in Ninty Six District, Greenwood County, South Carolinamap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Jan 2014
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John Gaulden Jr. was a Civil Servant in the American Revolution



John Gaulden Jr. was a US Southern Colonist.
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John Gaulden Jr. is an NSSAR Patriot Ancestor.
NSSAR Ancestor #: P-164821
Rank: Civil Service

"The newspaper obituary quoted below is also in possession of Louise Shaver. Other family records indicate that Sarah Gaulden Freeman's mother was Susan Brumfield; that her parents were married in P.E., Va. and some of the older children were born there; and that they moved to South Carolina before the Revolution."[1]

Died of small pox, possibly contracted during or around the time of the Revolutionary Battle of Eutaw Springs, Orangeburg SC. He is listed as a Patriot in the DAR for Civil Service, serving as a Petit Juror in South Carolina during the Revolutionary period.[2]

Will: A transcript of the Will is available from the South Carolina Archives: (MSS Will: Camden District Estate Record Book A1, Page 4; Estate Packet: Apt. 26, Pkg 926) (1 Frame). SC Archives; transcript of will shown below. Also see Series: S108093 Reel: 0014 Frame: 00487.

Research Notes

From Virginia Colonial Militia, 1651-1776, Land Bounty Certificates, p.31, Edited by, William Armstrong Crozier, Baltimore, Southern Book Co., 1954.[2] "Freeman Lewelling, John Gaulding, Chas. Howall and James Foster, severally privates in late war between Great Britain and France, under command, of Col. Wm. Byrd, and continued in service during their enlistments. Prince Edward Co., Feby. Court, 1780." This would be from the French Indian War (1754-1763). If this is for John Jr. It would be given very close to his Death Date.

1735-1782, South Carolina[3]


  1. William Ely Freeman Bible, p. 183, Bible Records Published by Louisiana Genealogical and Historical Society, Be it Known And Remembered: Vol. II, Bible Records 1961: Pages 167-212, Submitted to the USGenWeb Archives by LGHS, Jul. 1998.[1]
  2. Find A Grave, database and images ( accessed 26 December 2017), memorial page for John Gaulden, Jr (1735–20 Jan 1782), Find A Grave: Memorial #71841321, ; Maintained by Debbie Turner (contributor 48579862) Unknown
  3. User ID: 563634AD3284928DF00262D77E515376, Gauldin Family.ged, Record ID Number: MH:I227, Record ID Number: MH:IF425
  • The Gaulden, Gauldin, Gaulding, Family History -- A Seven Hundred Year Study, Volume One, p.31-43 Dr. Charles H. Gaulden, Self Published, April, 1999.
  • The History Of The Gaulden Family, by Laura Gaulden Bailey, p. 1, 1929, Washington Memorial Library, Washington, DC. [3]Personal copy in the files of M. Gaulden
  • Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, (, "Record of John Gaulden", Ancestor # A127234.


  • Gauldin-67 was created by Mark Gauldin through the import of Gauldin Family.ged on Nov 1, 2015.

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