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Dudley Gatewood

Birth
Essex County, Virginia, USA
Death Apr 1787 (aged 68–69)
Bedford County, Virginia, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown, Specifically: Probably buried on the Gatewood property in Bedford County, Virginia
Memorial ID 229160733 View Source
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Dudley Gatewood was born about 1718 in Essex County, Virginia. He moved to Spotsylvania County, Virginia about 1740 where he was a land owner and slave holder. He married Sarah (Sanders?) about 1740. In Spotsylvania County he served as a Constable and as the Ensign of a company of light foot in the county militia. He moved to Bedford County, VA with his wife and son James about 1760.

He was reimbursed for donations of corn and beef made to the Bedford County militia during the Revolutionary War.

Dudley died in April 1787 in Bedford County, VA and is probably buried on the plantation of his son James Gatewood. Sarah survived him and is mentioned in several law suits after his death.


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  • Created by: Kevin Daniel
  • Added: 4 Jul 2021
  • Find a Grave Memorial 229160733
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/229160733/dudley-gatewood : accessed ), memorial page for Dudley Gatewood (1718–Apr 1787), Find a Grave Memorial ID 229160733, ; Maintained by Kevin Daniel (contributor 46987120) Burial Details Unknown, who reports a Probably buried on the Gatewood property in Bedford County, Virginia.