Ezekiel Gillham1,2

b. 1732, d. 10 July 1800
Father*Thomas Gillham1,2 b. 1710, d. 1790
Mother*Mary Meade3,1 b. 1714, d. 9 Dec 1738
Birth*1732Ezekiel Gillham was born about 1732 in Augusta County, Virginia.2
Marriage*He married Sarah Clements, daughter of Jacob Clements and Mary Campbell,4,2
Death*10 July 1800 and died on 10 July 1800 in Oglethorpe County, Georgia, at about age 68.2

Family

Sarah Clements b. 1740

Citations

  1. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gillham family, pages 71-75. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Ezekiel Gilham, Memorial# 101252369. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Ezekiel Gilham, Memorial# 101252369, although reporting that he was the son of Thomas's second wife, Margaret Campbell.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah (Clements) Gillham, Memorial# 101252484.

Isaac Gillham1,2

b. 17 October 1757, d. 16 September 1845
Father*Thomas Gillham3 b. 1710, d. 1790
Mother*Margaret Gay Campbell2,4 b. Jan 1725, d. 1785
Birth*17 October 1757Isaac Gillham was born [on D] in Augusta County, Virginia.5,6
Marriage*1789He married Jane Kirkpatrick, daughter of Thomas Kirkpatrick, about 1789 in South Carolina.7,2,8
Relocation*1805Jane and Isaac Gillham relocated to Illinois in 1804 or 1805 and settled on the American Bottom, Madison County.9
Death*16 September 1845He died on 16 September 1845 in Wanda, Madison County, Illinois, at age 872,8
Burial* and was buried in Wanda Cemetery, South Roxana, Madison County, Illinois.2

Family

Jane Kirkpatrick b. 1761, d. 1845
Children1.Thomas Gillham10 b. 1785, d. 7 Nov 1844
2.John Gillham11
3.Polly Gillham11
4.William Gillham+9 b. 1791, d. 9 Feb 1845
5.Susannah Gillham11
6.James Gillham+2,12 b. 8 Apr 1796, d. 5 May 1870
7.Isaac Gillham Jr.+9 d. 7 Mar 1845
8.Margaret Gillham9 b. 1800
9.Jane Gillham11

Citations

  1. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gillham family, pages 71-75, identifying her name as "Polly", the name used by her sister Mary. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Isaac Gillham, Memorial# 7098960. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, CPT Thomas Gillham Sr., Memorial# 73292365.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Margaret Peggy (Campbell) Gillham, Memorial# 73293451.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Isaac Gillham, Memorial# 7098960, noting his date of birth as 17 October 1757.
  6. [S1709] Melvin E. Kirkpatrick, A Kirkpatrick genealogy : being an account of the descendants of the family of James Kirkpatrick of South Carolina, ca. 1715-1786. Includes index. The typed manuscript was filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah in 1990 and made available at the Family History Library in 4 microfiches. It has now been digitized and was downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Bloomington, Minnesota: Melvin E. Kirkpatrick, September 1985), page 20, reporting his date of birth as 10 November 1757. Hereinafter cited as A Kirkpatrick genealogy.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Jane (Kirkpatrick) Gillham, Memorial# 142038126.
  8. [S1709] Melvin E. Kirkpatrick, A Kirkpatrick genealogy, page 20.
  9. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, Gillham family, pages 71-75.
  10. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Gillham, Memorial# 187251976.
  11. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, Gilliam Family, pages 71-76.
  12. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, James Gillham, Memorial# 5086187.

Isaac Gillham1

d. 6 November 1839
Father*James Clemons Gillham1 b. 1752, d. 1811
Mother*Ann Barnett1 b. 1756, d. 1819
Birth*Isaac Gillham was born.1
Marriage*2 July 1800He married Nelly Patterson on 2 July 1800 in St. Clair County, Illinois.1,2
Death*6 November 1839He died on or about 6 November 1839.3

Citations

  1. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gillham family, pages 71-75. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  2. [S260] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860, online at www.ancestry.com, Isaac Gillham and Nelly Patterson, St. Clair County, 2 July 1800, referencing the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Microfilms: 0928071, items 2-5 and 1689026. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860.
  3. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, regarding the 1839 probate of Isaac Gillham of Madison County, Illinois, Probate case files, box 2, tray 6, F´s, No. 28-30; box 3, tray 7-8, G´s, No. 1-29; H´s, No. 1-9, 1813-1903, image# 1249. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999.

Isaac Gillham Jr.1

d. 7 March 1845
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Isaac Gillham1 b. 17 Oct 1757, d. 16 Sep 1845
Mother*Jane Kirkpatrick1 b. 1761, d. 1845
Birth*Isaac Gillham Jr. was probably born in South Carolina. Both he and his brother James were reported by the Madison County source to have been the third son of Isaac Sr.1
Marriage*7 November 1823He married Rebecca Hayden, daughter of James Heaton and Barbara Kinder, on 7 November 1823 in Madison County, Illinois.2
Probate6 February 1844Isaac was appointed Administrator for the estate of John Heaton on 6 February 1844 in Madison County. John's widow, Rocceana (Kensler) Heaton, signed her mark on a document relinquishing her Right of Administration and requesting Isaac Gillham in her place on the same date. John's estate was valued by the appraisers appointed by the court at $468.67 on 27 February 1844 and his widow received livestock, household and farm items valued at $167.75. The remaining items were sold to his relatives, friends and neighbors, and also some things to his widow, Rocceana, who also received $73.00 as a part of her dower and $46.05 as the widow Guardian of her husband's minor heirs. On a second document dated 25 March 1845, Rocceana signed two receipts for Calvin Kinder, successor administrator of her husband's estate. One receipt for an additional $73.00 for her dower, and the other for $146.05 for her husband's minor heirs.3,4
(Brother) Probate12 February 1845Isaac and George Rice were appointed administrators of the estate of Isaac's brother, William Gillham, on 12 February 1845 in Madison County, Illinois. Isaac would die the following month.5
Death*7 March 1845He died on or about 7 March 18456
Probate*13 March 1845 and probate was granted on 13 March 1845 at Madison County, Illinois, to his widow Rebecca (Hayden) Gillham and Calvin Kinder as administrators of his estate. At the time of his death, Isaac had been administrating the estate of John Heaton, and Rebecca (Hayden) Gillham and Calvin Kinder took over as administrators to complete the probate of John Heaton's estate also.7

Family

Rebecca Hayden b. 1803
Child1.James A. Gillham8,9 b. 11 Apr 1832, d. 14 Jan 1917

Citations

  1. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gillham family, pages 71-75. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  2. [S260] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860, online at www.ancestry.com, Isaac Gillham Jr. and "Rebecka Hayden", Madison County, 7 November 1823, referencing the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Microfilm# 1306457. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860.
  3. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, regarding the 1844 probate of John Heaton of Madison County, Illinois, Will Records, Book A-C, 1818-1870, page 219, image# 252; Letters of Administration granted to Isaac Gillham dated 6 February 1844. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999.
  4. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, regarding the 1844 probate of John Heaton of Madison County, Illinois, Probate case files, Box 14, Tray 44, H´s, No. 11-20; Box 14, Tray 45, J´s, No. 1-15, 1813-1903, John Heaton images 85-127, with some of the final pages labeled as the probate of Isaac Gillham.
  5. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, Probate case files, box 10, tray 30, G’s, No. 13-25; box 11, tray 31, H’s, No. 1-14, 1813-1903, images 699-746; probate of William Gillham granted on 12 February 1845 to George Rice and Isaac Gillham as administrators at the request of the deceased's widow. She signed her name "Marian H. Gillham."
  6. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, found misfiled with the probate file of his brother William Gillham, Probate case files, box 10, tray 30, G’s, No. 13-25; box 11, tray 31, H’s, No. 1-14, 1813-1903,
    image# 701.
  7. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate of Isaac Gillham, administration granted to his widow Rebecca Gillham and Calvin Kinder on 13 March 1845.
  8. [S1727] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947, online at www.ancestry.com, James A. Gillham, born 11 April 1832 in Madison County, son of Isaac and Rebecca Gillham, referencing FHL Film# 1543602. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947.
  9. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, James A Gillham, Memorial# 67828845. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

James Gillham1

b. 8 April 1796, d. 5 May 1870
Father*Isaac Gillham2,1 b. 17 Oct 1757, d. 16 Sep 1845
Mother*Jane Kirkpatrick3,1 b. 1761, d. 1845
Birth*8 April 1796James Gillham was born on 8 April 1796 in South Carolina. Both he and his brother Isaac were reported by the Madison County source to have been the third son of Isaac Sr.1,4
Marriage*27 March 1818He married Sarah Love Lofton in 27 March 1818 in Madison County, Illinois.5,6,7,8
Death*5 May 1870He died on 5 May 1870 in Winchester, Scott County, Illinois, at age 741
Burial* and was buried in Gillham Cemetery, Winchester.1

Family

Sarah Love Lofton b. 24 Jun 1798, d. 11 Aug 1881
Child1.William Asbury Gillham+1,9 b. 6 Sep 1834, d. 27 Jul 1902

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, James Gillham, Memorial# 5086187. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Isaac Gillham, Memorial# 7098960.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Jane (Kirkpatrick) Gillham, Memorial# 142038126.
  4. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of William A. and Rebecca Gillham, Point Pleasant, Scott, Illinois; Page: 3; Enumeration District: 0136; FHL microfilm: 1240344, recording William's father and mother were both born in South Carolina. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah (Lofton) Gillham, Memorial# 5086189.
  6. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gillham family, pages 71-75, identifying her name as "Polly", the name used by her sister Mary. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  7. [S1763] Daughters of the American Revolution, Lineage Book : NSDAR : Volume 115 : 1915, online at www.ancestry.com, page 103, Mrs. Ethel McMillan Bower #114333. Hereinafter cited as Daughters of the American Revolution, Lineage Book : NSDAR : Volume 115 : 1915.
  8. [S1701] Illinois, County Marriage Records, 1800-1940, online at www.ancestry.com, James Gillham and Sarah Lofton, Madison County, 27 March 1818, referencing Film Number: 001306457. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, County Marriage Records, 1800-1940.
  9. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, William Asbury Gillham, Memorial# 5085668.

James A. Gillham1

b. 11 April 1832, d. 14 January 1917
Relationship4th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Isaac Gillham Jr.1,2 d. 7 Mar 1845
Mother*Rebecca Hayden1,2 b. 1803
Birth*11 April 1832James A. Gillham was born on 11 April 1832 in Madison County, Illinois.1
Death*14 January 1917He died on 14 January 1917 in Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois, at age 841
Burial*15 January 1917 was buried on 15 January 1917 in Block H, Lot 3 of the new addition of Brighton City Cemetery, Brighton, Macoupin County, Illinois.1,2

Citations

  1. [S1727] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947, online at www.ancestry.com, James A. Gillham, born 11 April 1832 in Madison County, son of Isaac and Rebecca Gillham, referencing FHL Film# 1543602. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, James A Gillham, Memorial# 67828845. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

James Clemons Gillham1

b. 1752, d. 1811
Father*Thomas Gillham1 b. 1710, d. 1790
Mother*Margaret Gay Campbell1 b. Jan 1725, d. 1785
Birth*1752James Clemons Gillham was born about 1752 in Augusta County, Virginia.1
Marriage*He married Ann Barnett.2,1
Death*1811He died in 1811 in Madison County, Illinois, at about age 591
Burial* and was buried in Wanda Cemetery, South Roxana, Madison County.1

Family

Ann Barnett b. 1756, d. 1819
Children1.Samuel Gillham3 b. 15 Jan 1777
2.Isaac Gillham3 d. 6 Nov 1839

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, James Clemons Gillham, Memorial# 7075181. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Ann (Barnett) Gillham, Memorial# 107801978.
  3. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gillham family, pages 71-75. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.

Jane Gillham1

Father*William Campbell Gillham Sr.2 b. 1750, d. 21 Oct 1825
Mother*Jane McDow2 b. 1758, d. 1828
Marriage*She married William Davidson.1

Family

William Davidson
Child1.Thomas Sidney Davidson1 b. 14 Sep 1818, d. 19 Sep 1901

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Sidney Davidson, Memorial# 23253752. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gillham family, pages 71-75. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.

Jane Gillham1

Father*Isaac Gillham1 b. 17 Oct 1757, d. 16 Sep 1845
Mother*Jane Kirkpatrick1 b. 1761, d. 1845
Birth*Jane Gillham was probably born in South Carolina.1
Marriage*2 January 1830She married Hiram P. Fish on 2 January 1830 in Madison County, Illinois.1,2
(Wife) Death17 November 1835Jane became a widow when Hiram P. Fish died on or about 17 November 1835.3

Family

Hiram P. Fish d. 17 Nov 1835

Citations

  1. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gilliam Family, pages 71-76. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  2. [S260] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860, online at www.ancestry.com, Hiram P. Fish and Jane Gillham, Madison County, 2 January 1830, referencing the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah Microfilm# 1306457. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860.
  3. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, 1835 probate papers of Hiram P. Fish, William Gillham administrator, Jane Fish widow, images 1362-1389 of 2017. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999.

John Gillham1

b. 4 January 1756, d. 13 December 1834
Father*Thomas Gillham1 b. 1710, d. 1790
Mother*Margaret Gay Campbell1 b. Jan 1725, d. 1785
Birth*4 January 1756John Gillham was born on 4 January 1756.1
Marriage*1775He married Sarah Clark about 1775.2
(Husband) DeathMarch 1832John became a widower when Sarah (Clark) Gillham died in March 1832.2
Death*13 December 1834He died on 13 December 1834 in South Roxana, Madison County, Illinois, at age 781
Burial* and was buried in Wanda Cemetery, South Roxana.1

Family

Sarah Clark d. Mar 1832

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Lt John Gillham, Memorial# 5085687. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah (Clark) Gillham, Memorial# 5086118.

John Gillham1

Father*Isaac Gillham1 b. 17 Oct 1757, d. 16 Sep 1845
Mother*Jane Kirkpatrick1 b. 1761, d. 1845
Birth*John Gillham was probably born in South Carolina.1
Marriage*23 December 1813He married Elizabeth Gillham on 23 December 1813 in Madison County, Illinois.1,2

Citations

  1. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gilliam Family, pages 71-76. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  2. [S260] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860, online at www.ancestry.com, John Gillham and Elizabeth Gillham, Madison County, 23 December 1813, referencing the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah Microfilm# 1306457. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860.

John W. Gillham1

b. January 1870
Father*William Asbury Gillham1 b. 6 Sep 1834, d. 27 Jul 1902
Mother*Rebecca Ann Waits1 b. Sep 1837, d. 26 Mar 1906
Birth*January 1870John W. Gillham was born in January 1870 in Scott County, Illinois.1
(Son) Census 19006 June 1900John appeared on the 1900 census taken on 6 June 1900 in the household of his parents in Point Pleasant, Scott County, Illinois. He was 30 years of age, single and worked as a farm laborer.2

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Rebecca Ann (Waits) Gillham, Memorial# 5085673, her month of birth recorded as September. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of William A. and Rebecca Gillham, Point Pleasant, Scott, Illinois; Page: 3; Enumeration District: 0136; FHL microfilm: 1240344. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.

Joseph Addison Gillham1,2

b. 1822, d. 15 October 1853
Relationship4th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*William Gillham1 b. 1791, d. 9 Feb 1845
Mother*Barbara Heaton1 b. 1805
Birth*1822Joseph Addison Gillham was born in 1822 in Madison County, Illinois,1,2
Death*15 October 1853 and died on 15 October 1853 in Madison County at about age 31.2

Citations

  1. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gillham family, pages 71-75. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Joseph Addison Gillham, Memorial# 194123112. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Margaret Gillham1,2

b. 1800
Father*Isaac Gillham2 b. 17 Oct 1757, d. 16 Sep 1845
Mother*Jane Kirkpatrick2 b. 1761, d. 1845
Birth*1800Margaret Gillham was born in 1800 in South Carolina, her parents' first daughter.2,3
Marriage*20 January 1814She married first, at age 14, John Davidson on 20 January 1814 in Madison County, Illinois.4,2
(Wife) Death1828Margaret became a widow when John Davidson died, probably in 1828.5
Marriage*7 July 1833She married second Calvin Kinder, son of Valentine Kinder and Amelia Evans, on 7 July 1833 in Madison County, Illinois.1,2

Family 1

John Davidson d. 1828

Family 2

Calvin Kinder b. 1803, d. 18 Jan 1879

Citations

  1. [S1600] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1791 to 1850, online at www.ancestry.com, Calvin Kinder and Margaret Davidson, Madison County, 7 July 1833. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1791 to 1850.
  2. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gillham family, pages 71-75. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  3. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Calvin and Margarett Kinder, Township 3 N R 10 W, Madison, Illinois; Roll: M432_119; Page: 539A; Image: 418. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  4. [S260] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860, online at www.ancestry.com, John Davidson and Margaret "Gilham", Madison County, 20 January 1814, referencing Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah Microfilm# 1306457. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860.
  5. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate of John Davidson granted to his widow Margaret Davidson and Thomas Gillham as administrators on 29 August 1828. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999.

Martha G. Gillham1

b. May 1861
Father*William Asbury Gillham1 b. 6 Sep 1834, d. 27 Jul 1902
Mother*Rebecca Ann Waits1 b. Sep 1837, d. 26 Mar 1906
Birth*May 1861Martha G. Gillham was born in May 1861 in Scott County, Illinois.1
(Daughter) Census 19006 June 1900Martha appeared on the 1900 census in the household of her parents taken on 6 June 1900 in Point Pleasant, Scott County, Illinois. She was 39 years of age and single.2
(Sister) Census 191015 April 1910Martha appeared on the 1910 census taken on 15 April 1910 in the household of her sister and brother-in-law, Maude and John B. Gordon, in Ward 7 at 422 Tenth Avenue North, Seattle, King County, Washington. She was 48 years of age and single.3

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Rebecca Ann (Waits) Gillham, Memorial# 5085673, her month of birth recorded as September. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of William A. and Rebecca Gillham, Point Pleasant, Scott, Illinois; Page: 3; Enumeration District: 0136; FHL microfilm: 1240344. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  3. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of James B. and Maud Gordon, Seattle Ward 7, King, Washington; Roll: T624_1660; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0138; FHL microfilm: 1375673. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Federal Census.

Mary Gillham1

b. 1735
Father*Thomas Gillham1 b. 1710, d. 1790
Mother*Mary Meade1 b. 1714, d. 9 Dec 1738
Birth*1735Mary Gillham was probably born about 1735 in Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gilliam Family, pages 71-76. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.

Mary Jane Gillham1,2

b. 1834, d. 1867
Father*William Gillham1,2 b. 1791, d. 9 Feb 1845
Mother*Mariam H. Davidson1,2 b. 1806, d. 1851
Birth*1834Mary Jane Gillham was born about 1834 in Madison County, Illinois,2,3
Death*1867 and died in 1867 in Illinois at about age 33.3

Citations

  1. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gillham family, pages 71-75. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  2. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Marian Gillham, her name transcribed as "Merrcum", Township 3 N R 9 W, Madison, Illinois; Roll: M432_119; Page: 489A; Image: 318. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary Jane Gillham, Memorial# 194122791. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Maude Annette Gillham1

b. 12 March 1865, d. 1 July 1957
Father*William Asbury Gillham2,3 b. 6 Sep 1834, d. 27 Jul 1902
Mother*Rebecca Ann Waits4,3 b. Sep 1837, d. 26 Mar 1906
Birth*12 March 1865Maude Annette Gillham was born on 12 March 1865 in Scott County, Illinois.3,1,5
Marriage*18 September 1893She married John Benton Gordon, son of John Gordon and Sarah P. Funk, on 18 September 1893 in Scott County, Illinois.6,1,3
Relocation*1894Following their marriage, John and Maude moved to Seattle, Washington, and were settled there by 1894. John was admitted to the bar and became a lawyer without ever attending law school. He had learned his law by studying at home and working in law offices.1
Census 1900*8 June 1900Maude and John B. Gordon appeared on the 1900 census taken on 8 June 1900 in Ward 7 at 1008 E. Lake Avenue N, Seattle, King County, Washington. John was 35 years of age and a lawyer, and Maude was 34 and keeping house. They rented their home which was a house. They had been married for six years and Maude had given birth to two children, both of whom were living and enumerated with their parents in 1900. Martha G. was 5 years old and Helen B. was 2. Also residing with the family was a male boarder, 21 years old who worked as a telephone operator.5
Census 1910*15 April 1910Maude and John B. Gordon appeared on the 1910 census taken on 15 April 1910 in Ward 7 at 422 Tenth Avenue North, Seattle, King County, Washington. John was 45 years of age and a judge in the Municipal Court, and Maude was also 45. They owned their home with a mortgage, had been married for 17 years, and Maude had given birth to two children, both of whom were enumerated with their parents in 1910. Martha G. was 15, and Helen R. was 13, and both were attending school. Their nephew, John R. Gordon, son of John's brother Frank, also resided in their household in 1910. He was 20 years old, attending school and working as a salesman in a store. Maude's parents had both died, and Maude's sister, Martha G. Gillham, was another member of the Gordon household in 1910. She was single and 48 years of age.7
Census 1920*10 January 1920Maude and John B. Gordon appeared on the 1920 census taken on 9 and 10 January 1920 at Bellerive Ave North, Apt. 204, Seattle, King County, Illinois. John was 55 years of age and working as a judge and justice of the peace, and Maude was 54. They were empty-nesters and rented their apartment.8
Residence*1923From about 1923, John and Maude lived at 3116 35th Avenue South, Seattle.1
Census 1930*16 April 1930Maude and John B. Gordon appeared on the 1930 census taken on 16 April 1930 at 3116 30 Avenue S, Seattle, King County, Washington. They were both 65 years of age, and John was the Police Judge for the city of Seattle and worked at City Hall. They owned their home which was a house valued at $8,000 and had a radio set.9
(Wife) Death2 September 1933Maude became a widow when John Benton Gordon died in his chambers on 2 September 1933 at about age 69.1
(Mother) Census 19406 April 1940Maude was enumerated on the 1940 census taken on 6 April 1940 in the household of her daughter and son-in-law, Helen and James Farrell, at 1118 Federal Avenue, Seattle, King County, Washington. She was 75 years of age, a widow, and had lived with the family since at least 1935, and likely since shortly after her husband's death.10
Death*1 July 1957She died on 1 July 1957 in Seattle, King County, Washington, at age 923,1
Burial* and was buried in Section 8 of Evergreen-Washeilli Memorial Park, Seattle.3

Family

John Benton Gordon b. Oct 1864, d. 2 Sep 1933
Children1.Martha G. Gordon5 b. Oct 1894, d. 1979
2.Helen B. Gordon5 b. 13 Oct 1896, d. 1972

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, John Benton Gordon, Memorial# 87248543. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, William Asbury Gillham, Memorial# 5085668.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Maude Annette (Gillham) Gordon, Memorial# 87248746.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Rebecca Ann (Waits) Gillham, Memorial# 5085673.
  5. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of John B. and Maude Gordon, Seattle Ward 7, King, Washington; Page: 5; Enumeration District: 0111; FHL microfilm: 1241745. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  6. [S1701] Illinois, County Marriage Records, 1800-1940, online at www.ancestry.com, John B. Gordon and Maude Gillham, Scott County, 18 September 1893, referencing Film Number: 001311776. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, County Marriage Records, 1800-1940.
  7. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of James B. and Maud Gordon, Seattle Ward 7, King, Washington; Roll: T624_1660; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0138; FHL microfilm: 1375673. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Federal Census.
  8. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of John B. and Maude G. Gordon, Seattle, King, Washington; Roll: T625_1928; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 188. Hereinafter cited as 1920 US Federal Census.
  9. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of John B. and Maude G. Gordon, Seattle, King, Washington; Page: 39B; Enumeration District: 0193; FHL microfilm: 2342236. Hereinafter cited as 1930 US Federal Census.
  10. [S1441] 1940 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of James and Helen G. Farrell, Seattle, King, Washington; Roll: m-t0627-04378; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 40-137. Hereinafter cited as 1940 US Federal Census.

Nancy Gillham1,2

b. 1737
Father*Thomas Gillham2 b. 1710, d. 1790
Mother*Mary Meade2 b. 1714, d. 9 Dec 1738
Birth*1737Nancy Gillham was born about 1737 in Virginia.2

Citations

  1. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gillham family, pages 71-75. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Nancy (Gillham) Dunnagan, Memorial# 194767301. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Polly Gillham1

Father*Isaac Gillham1 b. 17 Oct 1757, d. 16 Sep 1845
Mother*Jane Kirkpatrick1 b. 1761, d. 1845
Birth*Polly Gillham was probably born in South Carolina.1
Marriage*21 October 1803She married Robert Whiteside on 21 October 1803 in St. Clair County, Illinois.1,2

Citations

  1. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gilliam Family, pages 71-76. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  2. [S1681] Illinois Marriage Index, 1860-1920, online at www.ancestry.com, Robert Whiteside and Polly Gillham, St. Clair County, 21 October 1803. Hereinafter cited as Illinois Marriage Index, 1860-1920.

Samuel Gillham1

b. 15 January 1777
Father*James Clemons Gillham1 b. 1752, d. 1811
Mother*Ann Barnett1 b. 1756, d. 1819
Birth*15 January 1777Samuel Gillham was born on 15 January 1777 in South Carolina.1,2

Citations

  1. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gillham family, pages 71-75. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Samuel Gillham, Memorial# 7171072. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Sarah Gillham1,2

b. 1743, d. 5 December 1827
Father*Thomas Gillham2,3 b. 1710, d. 1790
Mother*Margaret Gay Campbell2,4 b. Jan 1725, d. 1785
Birth*1743Sarah Gillham was born about 1743 in Augusta County, Virginia.2
Name VariationShe was called Sally.5
Marriage*1759She married John Davidson about 1759.2,6
(Wife) Death8 August 1780Sarah became a widow when John Davidson died on 8 August 1780 at about age 37. He was killed at the Battle of Hanging Rock in South Carolina during the American Revolution.6,2
Death*5 December 1827She died on 5 December 1827 in York County, South Carolina, at about age 84.2

Family

John Davidson b. 1743, d. 8 Aug 1780
Child1.Thomas George Davidson+2 b. 1770, d. 1823

Citations

  1. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gillham family, pages 71-75. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah (Gillham) Davidson, Memorial# 39776885. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, CPT Thomas Gillham Sr., Memorial# 73292365.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Margaret Peggy (Campbell) Gillham, Memorial# 73293451.
  5. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, Gilliam Family, pages 71-76.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Capt John Davidson, Sr., Memorial# 146944774.

Susannah Gillham1

b. 1746, d. 1831
Father*Thomas Gillham1 b. 1710, d. 1790
Mother*Margaret Gay Campbell1 b. Jan 1725, d. 1785
Birth*1746Susannah Gillham was born about 1746.1
Marriage*1765She married James Kirkpatrick, son of James Kirkpatrick, in 1765.2,1
(Wife) Death1 January 1781Susannah became a widow when James Kirkpatrick died on 1 January 1781 at about age 38.2
Death*1831She died in 1831 in Sangamon County, Illinois, at about age 85.1

Family

James Kirkpatrick b. 1743, d. 1 Jan 1781

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Susannah (Gillham) Kirkpatrick, Memorial# 73290613. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, James Kirkpatrick, Memorial# 47123178.

Susannah Gillham1

Father*Isaac Gillham1 b. 17 Oct 1757, d. 16 Sep 1845
Mother*Jane Kirkpatrick1 b. 1761, d. 1845
Birth*Susannah Gillham was probably born in South Carolina.1
Marriage*16 February 1814She married Hardy Willbanks on 16 February 1814 in Madison County, Illinois.1,2

Citations

  1. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gilliam Family, pages 71-76. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  2. [S260] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860, online at www.ancestry.com, Hardy Willbanks and Susannah Gillham, Madison County, 16 February 1814, referencing the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah Microfilm# 1306457. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860.

Thomas Gillham1,2

b. 1710, d. 1790
Birth*1710Thomas Gillham was born about 1710 in Ireland.2
Marriage*He married first Mary Meade in Ireland.3,2
Immigration*1730Thomas, with his wife Mary and son Charles, immigrated to America about the year 1730 and settled first in Virginia.1
(Husband) Death9 December 1738Thomas became a widower when Mary (Meade) Gillham died on 9 December 1738 at about age 24.3,1
Marriage*1743He married second Margaret Gay Campbell, daughter of William Campbell and Sarah Gay, in 1743.2,4
French & Indian War*He served as a Captain in the South Carolina Militia during the French and Indian War.2
(Husband) Death1785Thomas became a widower for the second time when Margaret (Campbell) Gillham died in 1785 at about age 60.4
Death*1790He died in 1790 in York County, South Carolina, at about age 802
Burial* and was buried as Captain Thomas Gillham in Section B6 of Bullock Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Sharon, York County.2

Family 1

Mary Meade b. 1714, d. 9 Dec 1738
Children1.Charles Gillham1,5 b. 1729, d. Dec 1800
2.Ezekiel Gillham1,6 b. 1732, d. 10 Jul 1800
3.Mary Gillham7 b. 1735
4.Nancy Gillham8 b. 1737

Family 2

Margaret Gay Campbell b. Jan 1725, d. 1785
Children1.Sarah Gillham+9,2 b. 1743, d. 5 Dec 1827
2.Susannah Gillham10 b. 1746, d. 1831
3.Thomas Gillham Jr.11 b. 17 May 1749, d. 20 Nov 1828
4.William Campbell Gillham Sr.+12 b. 1750, d. 21 Oct 1825
5.James Clemons Gillham+13 b. 1752, d. 1811
6.John Gillham14 b. 4 Jan 1756, d. 13 Dec 1834
7.Isaac Gillham+2 b. 17 Oct 1757, d. 16 Sep 1845

Citations

  1. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gillham family, pages 71-75. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, CPT Thomas Gillham Sr., Memorial# 73292365. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary (Meade) Gillham, Memorial# 156738941.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Margaret Peggy (Campbell) Gillham, Memorial# 73293451.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Charles Gillham, Memorial# 194734717.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Ezekiel Gilham, Memorial# 101252369.
  7. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, Gilliam Family, pages 71-76.
  8. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Nancy (Gillham) Dunnagan, Memorial# 194767301.
  9. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah (Gillham) Davidson, Memorial# 39776885.
  10. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Susannah (Gillham) Kirkpatrick, Memorial# 73290613.
  11. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Lieut Thomas Gillham, Jr., Memorial# 9421521.
  12. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, William Campbell Gillham, Sr., Memorial# 7099039.
  13. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, James Clemons Gillham, Memorial# 7075181.
  14. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Lt John Gillham, Memorial# 5085687.

Thomas Gillham1

b. 1785, d. 7 November 1844
Father*Isaac Gillham1 b. 17 Oct 1757, d. 16 Sep 1845
Mother*Jane Kirkpatrick1 b. 1761, d. 1845
Birth*1785Thomas Gillham was born in 1785 in South Carolina.1
Marriage*16 April 1810He married Letty Davidson, daughter of Thomas George Davidson and Mary Sanford, on 16 April 1810 in St. Clair County, Illinois.2
Public Service*Thomas served as a Justice of the Peace, and subsequently a County Commissioner, for Madison County, Illinois.3
(Administrator) EstateAugust 1828Thomas was among those relatives, friends and neighbors who purchased items from the estate of Jacob Kensler of Madison County, Illinois, in August 1828.4
(Administrator) Probate28 July 1832Mary Kensler and Thomas Gillham were appointed Administratrix and Administrator for the probate of the estate of Jacob Kensler on 28 July 1832 in Madison County, Illinois.

David Prickett, Judge of Probate for Madison County, Illinois, wrote that whereas Jacob Kensler died intestate on or about the 3rd day of July AD 1832 having at his decease personal property in Illinois which may be lost, destroyed or diminished if speedy care be not taken of the same to the end therefore that the said property may be collected and preserved for those who shall appear to have a legal right or interest therein. He then appointed Mary Kensler and Thomas Gillham Administratrix and Administrator of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits, which were of the said Jacob Kensler at the time of his decease with full power and authority to secure and collect the said property and debts wheresoever the same may be found in Illinois and in general to do and perform all other acts which now are or hereafter may be required of them by law.

James Botkin, after being duly sworn and deposed that same day, testified that the personal estate of which Jacob Kensler died possessed did not exceed in value the sum of $600, to the best of his knowledge and belief.

Also on 28 July 1832, Mary Kensler, James Botkin, John Heaton and Thomas Gillham agreed to be held and firmly bound unto the people of the state of Illinois in the penal sum of $1,200 current money of the United States which payment, well and truly to be made and performed, they and each of them did bind themselves, their heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, jointly, severally and firmly. The judge went on to write that the condition of the above obligation was such that if the said Mary Kensler and Thomas Gillham, Administratrix and Administrator of all and singular the good and chattels, rights and credits of Jacob Kensler, deceased, do make or cause to be made a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods and chattels of the said deceased which have or shall come to the hands, possession or knowledge of them, the said Mary Kensler and Thomas Gillham as such Administratrix and Administrator, or to the hands of any person or persons for them. And the same so made, did exhibit or cause to be exhibited in the court of Probate for the said county of Madison, agreeably to law, and such goods and chattels, rights and credits, to well and truly administer according to law and all of the rest of the said goods and chattels, rights and credits which shall be found remaining upon the account of the said Administratrix and Administrator, the same being first examined and allowed by the Court of Probate, shall deliver and pay unto such person or persons respectively, as may be legally entitled thereto and further to make a just and true account of all their actings and doings therein when thereunto required by said court. And if it shall hereafter appear that any last will and testament was made by the deceased and the same be proved in court, and letters testamentary or of administration be obtained thereon, and the said Mary Kensler and Thomas Gillham to, in such case on being required thereto, render and deliver up the letters of administration granted to them as aforesaid and shall in the general do and perform all other acts which may at any time be required of them by law, then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue. The document was signed and sealed by Mary Kensler who made her mark, Thomas Gillham, James Botkin and John Heaton.

In a third document, also dated July 28, 1832 and signed by Mary Kensler and Thomas Gillham, they solemnly swore they would well and truly administer all and singular the goods and chattels, rights, credits and effects of Jacob Kessler, deceased, and pay all just claims and charges against his estate so far as his goods, chattels and effects shall extend and the law charge them, and that they would do and perform all other acts required of them by law to the best of their knowledge and abilities.5,6,7
Death*7 November 1844He died on 7 November 1844 in Madison County, Illinois, at about age 59.1

Family

Margaret Letitia Davidson b. 1791, d. Mar 1863

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Gillham, Memorial# 187251976. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Margaret Letty (Davidson) Gillham, Memorial# 187253222.
  3. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), page 77. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  4. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, for Jacob Kensler, Madison County, Probate case files, box 4, tray 11, K’s, No. 6-31; box 4, tray 12, L’s, No. 1-6, 1813-1903, Probate Packet images 1375-1430. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999.
  5. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, for Jacob Kensler, Madison County, Will Records, Book A-C, 1818-1870, page 269, image 154 of 725.
  6. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, for Jacob Kensler, Madison County, Probate case files, box 4, tray 11, K’s, No. 6-31; box 4, tray 12, L’s, No. 1-6, 1813-1903, Probate Packet images 1375-1430, Petition Papers images 1379-1381.
  7. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, for Jacob Kensler, Madison County, Probate case files, box 4, tray 11, K’s, No. 6-31; box 4, tray 12, L’s, No. 1-6, 1813-1903, Probate Packet images 1375-1430, Account Papers image 1421.

Thomas Clayton Gillham1,2,3

b. 1841, d. 17 July 1904
Father*William Gillham1,2,3 b. 1791, d. 9 Feb 1845
Mother*Mariam H. Davidson1,2,3 b. 1806, d. 1851
Birth*1841Thomas Clayton Gillham was born about 1841 in Madison County, Illinois,2
Death*17 July 1904 and died on 17 July 1904 in Danville, Vermillion County, Illinois, at about age 63.3
Burial*He was buried in Plot 2, 385/R7 of Danville National Cemetery, Danville.3

Citations

  1. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gillham family, pages 71-75. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  2. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Marian Gillham, her name transcribed as "Merrcum", Township 3 N R 9 W, Madison, Illinois; Roll: M432_119; Page: 489A; Image: 318. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Clayton Gillham, Memorial# 2565402. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Thomas Gillham Jr.1

b. 17 May 1749, d. 20 November 1828
Father*Thomas Gillham1 b. 1710, d. 1790
Mother*Margaret Gay Campbell1 b. Jan 1725, d. 1785
Birth*17 May 1749Thomas Gillham Jr. was born on 17 May 1749 in Augusta County, Virginia.1
Marriage*He married first Susannah McDow.2,1
(Husband) Deathafter 1786Thomas became a widower when Susannah (McDow) Gillham died after 1786, the year of the birth of her last child, in her early 30s.2
Marriage*He married second Susannah Rutherford.3,1
(Husband) Death1795Thomas became a widower for the second time when Susannah (Rutherford) Gillham died about 1795 at about age 41.3
Death*20 November 1828He died on 20 November 1828 in Madison County, Illinois, at age 791
Burial* and was buried in Wanda Cemetery, South Roxana, Madison County.1

Family 1

Susannah McDow b. 1754, d. a 1786

Family 2

Susannah Rutherford b. 1754, d. 1795

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Lieut Thomas Gillham, Jr., Memorial# 9421521. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Susannah (McDaw) Gillham, Memorial# 194750236.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Susannah (Rutherford) Gillham, Memorial# 194750178.

Thomas Milton Gillham1

b. 12 December 1813, d. 7 August 1860
Father*William Campbell Gillham Jr.2,3 b. 19 Mar 1788, d. 19 Sep 1849
Mother*Mary McDow4,3 b. 26 Nov 1793, d. 9 Mar 1873
Birth*12 December 1813Thomas Milton Gillham was born on 12 December 1813 in Scott County, Illinois.3
Marriage*1833He married Eliza MaryAnn Funk, daughter of Samuel Funk and Elizabeth Cordell, in 1833.5,3
Death*7 August 1860He died on 7 August 1860 in Winchester, Scott County, Illinois, at age 463
Burial* and was buried in Gillham Cemetery, Winchester.3

Family

Eliza MaryAnn Funk b. 12 Jun 1812, d. 9 Dec 1905
Child1.William Adolphus Gillham1,3 b. 9 Jun 1838, d. 11 Jan 1909

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, William Adolphus Gillham, Memorial# 8364992. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, William Campbell Gillham Jr., Memorial# 71516890.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Milton Gillham, Memorial# 5085663.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary (McDow) Gillham, Memorial# 71516977.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Eliza MaryAnn (Funk) Gillham, Memorial# 18936938.

William Gillham1

b. 1791, d. 9 February 1845
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Isaac Gillham1 b. 17 Oct 1757, d. 16 Sep 1845
Mother*Jane Kirkpatrick1 b. 1761, d. 1845
Birth*1791William Gillham was born in 1791 in South Carolina.1,2
Marriage*13 March 1821He married first Barbara Heaton, daughter of James Heaton and Barbara Kinder, on 13 March 1821 in Madison County, Illinois.3,1,4,5
(Inventory Distribution) Probate26 December 1822William purchased Valentine Kinder's Bible from his estate on 26 December 1822 in Madison County, Illinois. At this point in our Brick Wall research, we suspect that William's wife, Barbara Heaton, was a granddaughter of Valentine Kinder.6
(Husband) DeathWilliam became a widower when Barbara (Heaton) Gillham died quite young, at probably less than 30 years of age, after giving birth to two children.1
Marriage*25 December 1832He married second Mariam H. Davidson, daughter of Thomas George Davidson and Mary Sanford, on 25 December 1832 in Madison County, Illinois.7
Death*9 February 1845He died intestate on 9 February 1845 at about age 548,2
Probate*12 February 1845 and probate was granted to his brother Isaac Gillham Jr. and George Rice on 12 February 1845 at Madison County, Illinois. Isaac would die the following month.8

Family 1

Barbara Heaton b. 1805
Children1.Joseph Addison Gillham1 b. 1822, d. 15 Oct 1853
2.Elizabeth Louisa Gillham9,1 b. 17 Apr 1826, d. 2 Aug 1902

Family 2

Mariam H. Davidson b. 1806, d. 1851
Children1.Mary Jane Gillham1,10 b. 1834, d. 1867
2.Thomas Clayton Gillham1,10,11 b. 1841, d. 17 Jul 1904

Citations

  1. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gillham family, pages 71-75. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, William Gillham, Memorial# 194121931. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S260] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860, online at www.ancestry.com, William 5th V Gilham and Barbara Heaton, Madison County, 13 March 1821, referencing the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah Microfilm# 1306457. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860.
  4. [S1681] Illinois Marriage Index, 1860-1920, online at www.ancestry.com, William 5th Gilham and Barbara Heaton, Madison County, 13 March 1821. Hereinafter cited as Illinois Marriage Index, 1860-1920.
  5. [S1701] Illinois, County Marriage Records, 1800-1940, online at www.ancestry.com, William "Githam" and Barbara Heaton, Madison County, 13 March 1821, referencing Film Number: 001306457. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, County Marriage Records, 1800-1940.
  6. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate of Valentine Kinder of Madison County, Gallatin Kinder and Jacob Kinder, Administrators, Probate case files, box 4, tray 11, K’s, No. 6-31; box 4, tray 12, L’s, No. 1-6, 1813-1903, noting that his probate papers are mixed up with others, and that the papers listing the sale of items from his inventory were found on images 962-965 of 1996, following the name of John Keller. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999.
  7. [S260] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860, online at www.ancestry.com, William Gillham and Miriam H. Davidson, Madison County, 25 December 1832, referencing the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah Microfilm# 1306457.
  8. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, Probate case files, box 10, tray 30, G’s, No. 13-25; box 11, tray 31, H’s, No. 1-14, 1813-1903, images 699-746; probate of William Gillham granted on 12 February 1845 to George Rice and Isaac Gillham as administrators at the request of the deceased's widow. She signed her name "Marian H. Gillham."
  9. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth Louisa (Gillham) Davidson, Memorial# 23254002.
  10. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Marian Gillham, her name transcribed as "Merrcum", Township 3 N R 9 W, Madison, Illinois; Roll: M432_119; Page: 489A; Image: 318. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  11. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Clayton Gillham, Memorial# 2565402.