John& Martha are my gg grandparents. They are buried in the Piney Grove cemetery in Brodhead , Ky.
Martha was the dau of George Washington Nevils and wife Mary sutton Nevils of Claiborne county,TN.
John is the son of Samuel Gilpin and Sarah Fletcher Gilpin. All of this family spent most of their lives in claiborne county, TN or Lee county, VA.
In1860 john & Martha are are married with one child, Jasper. At the 1870 census they apparently are divorced, Martha is living alone with children, Jasper, Garret, Willie, Tilmon, and Mary. On May 22, 1870, John married Elizabeth Fueltz and is living near Martha and their children.
At some time Martha married a Bethurum and moved to Rockastle county, KY
John&Martha remarried 20 September 1887 and remained in Rocastle county until their death.