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View Tree for Christopher Columbus GewinChristopher Columbus Gewin (b. 1660, d. 1725)

Christopher Columbus Gewin was born 1660 in Cornwall, Lancaster Co., England, and died 1725. He married Mary Nee Unknown Gewin.

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Evidence shows that Christopher Columbus Gewin was an early Virginia Quaker.

Christopher Columbus Gewin: "At age 25 he was commissioned to transport 18 indentured servants to America. They arrived in the Colony of VA, in 1688. He was granted 900 acres of land on April 26, 1704 in Nansemonde County, Virginia. He sold this land about 1731 and moved to Edgecombe County, North Carolina, where he owned land as late as 1739. He and Mary had five sons. He was on the 1704 tax list of Nansemonde and also in 1719-1725.

Children of Christopher Columbus Gewin and Mary Nee Unknown Gewin are:
  1. +Thomas Gewin, b. 1707, Nansemonde Co., VA, d. 1767, Virginia.
  2. Christopher Columbus Gewin, Jr., b. 1682, Nansemonde Co., VA, d. date unknown.
  3. Moses Gewin, b. 1683, Nansemonde Co., VA, d. date unknown.
  4. David Gewin, b. 1719, Nansemonde Co., VA, d. date unknown.
  5. William Gewin, b. 1725, Nansemonde Co., VA, d. date unknown.
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