Gustavus Depp was born in Powhatan County, Virginia on August 17, 1806 to Thomas Depp and Mary "Polly" Trabue. In 1818 he was still, residing in Powhatan County, Virginia and probably completed his schooling sometime after 1824. He married Mary Hill Cheatham on April 18, 1833 in Chesterfield County, Virginia and the two had four children. Gustavus Depp was a slave owner who at the time of the 1860 Slave Census had 30 slaves. and was on the Board of Trustees for Huguenot Academy. He died on May 8, 1877.
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