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Jacob Gaulding (abt. 1740 - 1804)

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Jacob Gaulding
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Profile last modified | Created 28 Jan 2014
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Supporting sourced information for spelling of LNAB as Gaulding found and posted in Biography.

The spelling of the name from Gaulding to Gaulden/in occurred in the generation of the children of John Matthew Gaulding. Son John, Jr. and son William have been set to merge into their EN or IN derivations. Further research is needed to determine the derivations or not, used by the rest of the children. Some are known to have kept the Gaulding spelling.



"JACOB GAULDING (john1 John2 John Mathew3) was born in 1749 in PRINCE EDWARD CO., VA. He died in CUMBERLAND CO., VA. He married SUSANNA ATKINSON."[1]

He is mentioned in daughter, Sarah Gaulding's marriage record to Joseph Self.[2]

He has two 1812 War Folders, one listed under Gauldin referencing "Original filed under" the name Jacob Gaulding. He is a private in the 4th Regiment Militia, Lt. Col. Huston, Lt. Col. Wooding. Virginia[3]




  1. The Descendants of John Gaulding, p. 144, Self Published, Kansas, courtesy of Nancy Anacker, Personal Files of Mags Gaulden,
  2. "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018), Jacob Gaulding in entry for Joseph Self and Sarah Gaulding, 21 Dec 1829; citing Prince Edward, Virginia, reference ; FHL microfilm 33,254.
  3. United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815, database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 March 2016), Jacob Gaulding, 1812-1815; citing NARA microfilm publication M602 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); roll 79; FHL microfilm 882,597.
  4. Gauldin Family.ged, User ID: 563634D1EE0F628E500262D77E515376, Record ID Number: MH:IF428, Record ID Number: MH:I229
  • The Gaulden, Gauldin, Gaulding, Family History -- A Seven Hundred Year Study, Volume One, p.29, Dr. Charles H. Gaulden, Self Published, April, 1999.


  • Gauldin-69 was created by Mark Gauldin through the import of Gauldin Family.ged on Nov 1, 2015.

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