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John Mathew Gaulding Sr. (bef. 1710 - bef. 1773)

John Mathew Gaulding Sr.
Born before in New Kent, Virginia Colonymap
Husband of — married 1725 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died before at about age 63 in Prince Edward, Virginia Colonymap
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John Gaulding Sr. was a Virginia colonist.
This profile is part of the Gaulding Name Study.

John Gaulding lived in New Kent County Virginia. This is proven in the birth, baptism and death records of the Parish.[1] That John's Middle name was Mathew is something contentiously debated among researchers, but they all say that this baby Mathew is John Mathew Gaulding[2] and that this John Mathew Gaulding Married Elizabeth Geers.

St. Peters Parish Register Transcription:
Anne Daughter of Jno Gauling Baptised Febr'y the 4th, 170_.
Susanna daughter of Jno Graves & Eliz. his wife born Xbr 17th, 170_.
Matthew daughter of Jno Galling Baptised Feb'y ye 9th, 170_.
Charles son of Alexander Goodin Baptised May ye 20th, 1710."

Son, John Gaulding and wife, Elizabeth Geers, appear in court records seeking custody of son Alexander Gaulding's Children.

Father of this John, "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." [3]

Prince Edward county Deed Book, 33, 400 Acres. Crozier, William Armstrong, 1864-1913. cn, Page 90, Baltimore, Genealogical Pub. Co., 1910. Book

August 14, 1759, St. Patrick's Parish Vestry Book, "The Collector to Receive of Col. Thomas Scott what is due from David Flournoy's Estate for a Fine Rec'd by him of John Gaulding"[4]

Appraisal of est. of John Gaulding by order of Court Oct. 1773. Appr. Richd. Morton, George Smith, Jno. Watson, Jr. Adm. Eliza. Gaulding. R. 15 Aug. 1774.[5]

Research Notes

Jacob/Josiah Gaulding - Another son?


Kiki Newton and Mags Gaulden are a 7cM DNA match on Ancestry.


Kenneth Shelton Report on Gauldings - Incomplete


  • Paternal relationship is confirmed through Y700 DNA testing. Anonymous Gaulding and Earle Gaulden match on 604 out 607 Markers thereby confirming their direct paternal lines back to their MRCA John Mathew Gaulding. Snp/Haplogroup is R-FTC46937.aternal relationship is confirmed through Y-chromosome DNA testing.
  1. St. Peter's Church of New Kent County, Virginia, Parish Register,1680 to 1787, p. 13. "(John) Mathew daughter of Jno Galling Baptised Feb'y ye 9th, 170_). Scanned and transcribed by Christine Wertin. [1]
  2. The Gaulden, Gauldin, Gaulding, Family History -- A Seven Hundred Year Study, Volume One, pp. 21, 28-30, Dr. Charles H. Gaulden, Self Published, April, 1999.
  3. Virginia colonial militia, 1651-1776, Land Bounty Certificates, p. 31, Baltimore Southern Book Co., 1954.[2]
  4. The vestry book (1755-61) : St. Patrick Parish, Prince Edward County, Virginia, p. 12, by Davis, Vernon Perdue; Loving, John H., Mesa United States, Virginia, Prince Edward - Church records;, Arizona FamilySearch Library, FamilySearch International
  5. PRINCE EDWARD WILL BOOK 175 - 1784, by J.C. Kolbe, Vol. 3, p. 179. [3]


This person was created on 22 September 2010 through the import of PittsPenn_2010-09-21.ged.

WikiTree profile Gaulding-10 created through the import of Edwards Family Tree.ged on May 29, 2011 by Kennon Edwards.

Gauldin-65 was created by Mark Gauldin through the import of Gauldin Family.ged on Nov 1, 2015.

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"Matthew daughter of Jno Galling Baptised Feb'y ye 9th, 170_." is just a few entries before a 1710 date, so it would appear the baptism would be 9 Feb 1710 (new style).

from Parish Record, page 13

posted by Liz (Noland) Shifflett

Rejected matches › John V. Gaulding Jr. (abt.1798-)