Name: James Gatliff
Change Date: 26 SEP 2010
Reference Number: 228
Birth: ABT 1724 in Chester Meeting, Concord, Chester, Pennsylvania
Note: Under age 21 when appointed a guardian in 1743. Younger than Reese.
Death: 20 MAR 1758 in Roanoke, Augusta, Virginia
This is probably incorrect. See the report that he was in a military muster in September. Also note his last two children were born about 1763, which is when is will was probated.
Said to be a Lt. in the Virginia milita killed at Braddock's defeat in the French and Indian War and buried near Roanoke Virginia. This is reported in Vol. II of Chalkey's Scotch-Irish in Virginia.
Other reports indicate he was killed by Shawnee Indians during this period.
This does not seem likely given other dates for him and the fact he is reported as a private in 1758.
Jas. Gatlive reported in this muster. A private.
Will: 14 JUN 1763 Augusta, Virginia
Note: Jas. Gatlive's estate appraised.
Note: 350 acres on a branch of the Roanoke River.
Note: James Gatlive, Dec'd, Robert Montgomerie qualified administrator.
Will: 21 JAN 1752 Uwchlan, Chester, Pennsylvania
Note: Rees Gatlive and James Gatlive witnessed a will by William Smith.
Burial: 1758 Gatliff Farm on the Catawba, Glen Forest, Roanoke, Virginia
Note: Robert Montgomery's bond as administrator of Jas. Gatlive.
Note: James Galive working on road to head of Looney's Mill Creek.
Separately, he is listed among those who wre involved in building Fort Fauquier as part of Captain John Buchanan's company.
Note that Fort Fauquier was in Botetourt County near Buchanan.Botetourt County:
near Rocky Point: Audley Paul's Fort (1757 - 1763), a stockaded blockhouse where settlers took refuge during a Shawnee Indian raid in 1761.
Buchanan: Fort Fauquier (1758 - 1763), a VA colonial militia fort that replaced Looney's Fort.
near Buchanan: Robert Looney's Fort (1755 - 1759), a settlers' fortified home at Looney's Ferry, the north-side of Looney Creek (Looney's Mill Creek), west of town. Site excavated in 1968.
near Haymakertown: Fort William (1756 - 1763), used by the VA colonial militia, attacked by Indians in 1756. Settlers took refuge here during Pontiac's War in 1763. Located on Catawba Creek.
Father: Thomas Charles Gatliff b: ABT 1690 in Brinkworth Hall, Brinkworth, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Mother: Margaret Mary Cadwalter b: 1700
Martha Farris b: ABT 1725
- Note: James Gatliff, Decd. Administration of estate that had been granted to Robt. Montgomerie is revoked and granted to his widow, Margaret.
- Reese Gatliff
- Hannah Gatliff b: ABT 1745
- Squire Gatliff b: 1747 in Chester, Pennsylvania
- Charles W. Gatliff b: 28 MAY 1748 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Leah Gatliff b: 1750
- Mary Gatliff b: 1752
- Nancy Gatliff b: 1754
- Karen Hapouch Gatliff b: 1756 in Augusta, Virginia
- Abigail Gatliff b: 1758