Gilson FOOTE ID#1533, b. 3 May 1791, d. 14 February 1851
Father*William FOOTE1,2 b. a 1753, d. 1833
Mother*Sarah ALEXANDER b. 22 Nov 1767
Birth*Gilson FOOTE was born on 3 May 1791 in Prince William, Virginia.3,4,5,2,6 
He was the son of William FOOTE and Sarah ALEXANDER.1,2 
Marriage*Gilson FOOTE married Lucinda Elizabeth LEWIS, daughter of Fielding LEWIS Jr. and Elizabeth DADE, on 13 September 1814 in Fauquier Co., Virginia; DAR records list marriage date of 15 September 1814.7,5,8,9,2,6 
Census 1830*Gilson FOOTE appeared on the census of 1830 in Fauquier Co., Virginia, Males <5 1, 30-39 1; Females <5 1; Slaves 8.10

WillHe was mentioned in the will of William FOOTE on 22 March 1833 in Cedar Hill, Fauquier Co., Virginia.1 
Census 1840*Gilson FOOTE appeared on the census of 1840 in Noxubee County, Mississippi, Males 5-9 1, 10-14 1, 20-29 1, 40-49 1; Females 15-19 1.11

WillHe left a will on 11 March 1849 in Noxubee County, Mississippi, Lists sons George H. Foote, Robert L. Foote, daughter Mary C. Foote, deceased daughter Sarah E. Grant, granddaughter Laura F. Grant.
Noxubee County Will Book A, Page 158.12 
Census 1850*He appeared on the census of 1850 in Noxubee County, Mississippi, Gilson Foote 58 born in VA, Mary G Foote 25 born in VA.4

Death*He died on 14 February 1851 in Noxubee County, Mississippi, at age 59; Will book J, page 158.6 
Probate*His estate was probated on 4 March 1851 in Noxubee County, Mississippi.1 


Lucinda Elizabeth LEWIS b. 1787, d. a 1827

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  3. [S73] Daughters of American Revolution (DAR).
  4. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
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  7. [S65] Gott, John K., Fauquier County, Virginia Marriage Bonds: 1759-1854, Heritage Books, Inc.
  8. [S90] Lewis, William Terrell, 1811-1893. Genealogy of the Lewis Family In America: From the Middle of the Seventeenth Century Down to the Present Time. Louisville, Ky.: Pub. by the Courier-Journal Job Printing Co., 1893., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
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  10. [S1830] 1830 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  11. [S1840] 1840 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  12. [S3011] Will of Gilson Foote - March 11, 1849 - Noxubbe County, Mississippi.
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