Harriet M. Gillespie1

b. 1 January 1884
Father*Henry Duffield Gillespie1 b. 28 Nov 1859, d. 11 Mar 1951
Mother*Lillian B. Thrasher1 b. 26 Aug 1868, d. 25 May 1899
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.2,3,4,5
Birth*1 January 1884Harriet M. Gillespie was born on 1 January 1884 in Braxton County, West Virginia.6,1,7
(Daughter) Death25 May 1899She was 15 years old when her mother died on 25 May 1899 at age 30, after giving birth to her tenth child, who also died six days later. Her mother's death left behind Harriet's father and nine young children between the ages of 2 and 15 years.8,9,10
Marriage*6 January 1900She married William F. Humphreys on 6 January 1900 in Palmer, Braxton County, West Virginia.6,1,11
Census US 1900*22 June 1900Harriet M. and William F. Humphreys were enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 22 June 1900 in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. William was 24 years of age and worked as a day laborer at a saw mill, and Harriet was 16 years old. They were both able to read, write and speak English. They rented their house, had been married for five months, and Harriet had given birth to no children. Enumerated with them in 1900 was Nettie Gillespie, Harriet's youngest sister, who was four years old. The girls' newly widowed father, in 1900, was enumerated in the household of his parents, the girls' paternal grandparents, Harriet E. and Griffin Gillespie, also in Holly, Braxton County, who were enumerated on the first previous page before Wiliam and Harriet on the 1900 census. Harriet's sister, Nettie, who was enumerated here with Wiliam and Harriet, would be enumerated a second time, on 5 July 1900, with Nettie and Harriet's maternal grandmother, Phebe J. Hines, and the other seven of their unmarried siblings.6,2,12
Census US 1910*23 April 1910Harriet M. and William F. Humphreys were enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 23 April 1910 in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. William was 35 years of age and worked as a merchant of a retail store on his own account, and Harriet was 26 years of age. They lived on a farm which they rented, had been married for 10 years, the first marriage for each, and Harriet had given birth to four children, three of whom were living. Their daughter, Mabel, was 7 years old and had attended school within the census year; and their two sons, William F. and Wendell, were ages 3 and 2 years, respectively. Harriet's father, Henry D. Gillespie, and four of her younger siblings were also enumerated in the Humphreys household in 1910. Henry D. was a widower, 50 years of age, and worked as merchant of a retail store on his own account. Harriet's brother, H. Oad Gillespie, was 19 years old and worked for wages as a laborer in a lumber yard. He had not been out of work on 15 April 1910, and had not been without work for any weeks in 1909. Harriet's brother, [2nd Brother-in-Law], was 17 years old, had no occupation and had not attended school within the census year. Harriet's younger two siblings, Nettie Ellen Gillespie and [3rd Brother-in-Law], were ages 14 and 12 years, respectively and had both attended school within the census year. Everyone in the Humphreys household was able to read, write and speak English.1

Family

William F. Humphreys b. Feb 1876
Children1.Mabel Humphreys1 b. 1903
2.William F. Humphreys1 b. 1907
3.Wendell Humphreys1 b. 1908

Citations

  1. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William F. and Harriet M. Humphreys, Year: 1910; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: T624_1677; Page: 4a; Enumeration District: 0005; FHL microfilm: 1375690. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  5. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  6. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William F. and Harriet M. Humphreys, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 9; Enumeration District: 0003.
  7. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Harriet M Gillaspie on 1 January 1884 in Braxton County, West Virginia, daughter of Henry D and "Mellenia" B Gillaspie, referencing FHL Film# 573797. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938.
  8. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Lillian B (Thrasher) Gillespie, Memorial# 114798140. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  9. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Gillespie on 5 April 1899 in the Upper District, Braxton County, West Virginia, daughter of H D Gillespie and Lillie B Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 573797.
  10. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Gillespie on 1 June 1899 in Braxton County, West Virginia, age 1 month 25 days, born about 1899, daughter of H. D. Gillespie and L. B. Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 572705.
  11. [S1387] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of William F Humphreys, age 24, born about 1876 in Staunton, Virginia, and Harriet M Gillespie, age 16, born about 1884 in Braxton County, West Virginia, on 6 January 1900 in Palmer, Braxton County, West Virginia. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia Marriages Index 1785-1971.
  12. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Isaac W. and Phebe J. Hines, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 21; Enumeration District: 0004.

Harry Ode Gillespie1

b. 15 January 1891
Father*Henry Duffield Gillespie1,2 b. 28 Nov 1859, d. 11 Mar 1951
Mother*Lillian B. Thrasher1,3 b. 26 Aug 1868, d. 25 May 1899
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.4,5,6,7
Birth*15 January 1891Harry Ode Gillespie was born on 15 January 1891 in West Virginia.1,8
(Son) Death25 May 1899He was 8 years old when his mother died on 25 May 1899 at age 30, after giving birth to her tenth child, who also died six days later. His mother's death left behind Odie's father and nine young children between the ages of 2 and 15 years.3,9,10
(Grandson) Census US 19005 July 1900He was enumerated with his siblings as Odie H. Gillespie on the 1900 census taken on 5 July 1900 in the household of his maternal grandmother, and his grandmother's husband, Phoebe J. and Isaac W. Hines in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. Odie was 9 years old and had attended school for five months of the census year.8,4,11
(1st Brother-in-Law) Census US 191023 April 1910H. Oad Gillespie was enumerated with his father and three of his siblings on the 1910 census taken on 23 April 1910 in the household of his sister and brother-in-law, Harriet M. and William F. Humphreys, in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. Oad was 19 years old and worked for wages as a laborer in a lumber yard. He had not been out of work on 15 April 1910, and had not been without work for any weeks in 1909.12

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, PFC Harry Ode Gillespie, Memorial# 57042925. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Henry Duffield Gillespie, Memorial# 114798139.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Lillian B (Thrasher) Gillespie, Memorial# 114798140.
  4. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  7. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  8. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Isaac W. and Phebe J. Hines, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 21; Enumeration District: 0004.
  9. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Gillespie on 5 April 1899 in the Upper District, Braxton County, West Virginia, daughter of H D Gillespie and Lillie B Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 573797. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938.
  10. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Gillespie on 1 June 1899 in Braxton County, West Virginia, age 1 month 25 days, born about 1899, daughter of H. D. Gillespie and L. B. Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 572705.
  11. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William F. and Harriet M. Humphreys, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 9; Enumeration District: 0003.
  12. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William F. and Harriet M. Humphreys, Year: 1910; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: T624_1677; Page: 4a; Enumeration District: 0005; FHL microfilm: 1375690. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.

Henry Duffield Gillespie1

b. 28 November 1859, d. 11 March 1951
Father*Orlando Griffin Gillespie2,1 b. 8 Oct 1833, d. 14 Oct 1906
Mother*Elizabeth Jane Duffield3,1 b. 17 Dec 1836, d. 22 Jul 1868
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.4,5,6,7
Birth*28 November 1859Henry Duffield Gillespie was born on 28 November 1859.1
(Son) Census US 186012 June 1860Henry was enumerated on the 1860 census taken on 12 June 1860 in the household of his parents near the Braxton Court House Post Office, Braxton County, Virginia. He was six months old.8
(Son) Death22 July 1868He was 8 years old when his mother died on 22 July 1868 at age 31, leaving Henry's father with an infant son and five other young children.3,9
(Son) Marriage1869His father married the following year to Harriet Elizabeth Shawver, who was 18 years old and had not been married before.10,2,4
(Son) Census US 18701 July 1870Henry D. was enumerated on the 1870 census taken on 1 July 1870 in the household of his father and stepmother near the Braxton Court House Post Office, Franklin, Braxton County, West Virginia. He was 10 years old.11
(Son) Census US 188015 June 1880Henry Duffield was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 15 June 1880 in the household of his father and stepmother in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. He was 20 years old, a mill worker, and had attended school within the census year.12
Marriage*1883He married Lillian B. Thrasher, daughter of Isaac Thrasher and Phoebe J. Hefner, in 1883 in Braxton County, West Virginia. Henry was about 24 years of age and Lillian was 15 years old.1,13,14
(Husband) Death25 May 1899Henry became a widower when Lillian B. (Thrasher) Gillespie died on 25 May 1899 at age 30. She died less than two months after the birth of the couple's tenth child, who died six days later, leaving Henry behind with nine young children between the ages of 2 and 15 years.13,15,16
(Widower) Census US 190023 June 1900Henry D. was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 23 June 1900 in the household of his father and stepmother, Harriet and Griffin Gillespie, in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. Henry was 40 years of age, a widower, was able to read, write and speak English, and worked as a night watchman. His wife had died the year before and his eight children were enumerated in 1900 with their maternal grandmother, Phebe J. Hines, and her husband, Isaac W. Hines, who also lived in Holly, Braxton County.4,17,18
(Father-in-Law) Census US 191023 April 1910Henry D. Gillespie was enumerated with four of his younger children on the 1910 census taken on 23 April 1910 in the household of his eldest daughter and her husband, Harriet M. and William F. Humphreys, in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. Henry was a widower, 50 years of age and worked as a merchant of a retail store on his own account.19
Death*11 March 1951He died on 11 March 1951 at age 911
Burial* was buried with his wife in Newville Cemetery, Newville, Braxton County, West Virginia.1,13

Family

Lillian B. Thrasher b. 26 Aug 1868, d. 25 May 1899
Children1.Harriet M. Gillespie+19 b. 1 Jan 1884
2.Lovie J. Gillespie20,1 b. 27 Sep 1885, d. 28 Sep 1906
3.Olive E. Gillespie21,1 b. 2 Apr 1887
4.Mary E. Gillespie18 b. 5 Apr 1889
5.Harry Ode Gillespie22,1 b. 15 Jan 1891
6.George T. Gillespie18 b. 8 May 1892
7.Velley M. Gillespie18 b. Mar 1894
8.Nettie Ellen Gillespie23,1 b. 10 Jan 1896
9.Jesse B. Gillespie18 b. 28 May 1897
10.Unnamed Daughter Gillespie15 b. 5 Apr 1899, d. 1 Jun 1899

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Henry Duffield Gillespie, Memorial# 114798139. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Orlando Griffin Gillespie, Memorial# 138479246.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth Jane (Duffield) Gillespie, Memorial# 117898769.
  4. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  7. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  8. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Elizabeth J. Gillaspie, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M653; Residence Date: 1860; Home in 1860: Braxton, Virginia; Roll: M653_1336; Page: 348; Family History Library Film: 805336. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Elizabeth J. Gillespie on 22 July 1868 in Braxton County, West Virginia, age 31, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, referencing FHL Film# 163711.
  10. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Harriet Elizabeth (Shawver) Gillespie, Memorial# 237534051.
  11. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. "Gillaspie", Year: 1870; Census Place: Franklin, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: M593_1685; Page: 419A, reporting Harriet's age as 18, and estimating her year of birth as 1852. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Pages: 417D-418A; Enumeration District: 007.
  13. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Lillian B (Thrasher) Gillespie, Memorial# 114798140.
  14. [S1387] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of H D Gillespie and L B Thrasher in 1883 in Braxton County, West Virginia, United States. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia Marriages Index 1785-1971.
  15. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Gillespie on 5 April 1899 in the Upper District, Braxton County, West Virginia, daughter of H D Gillespie and Lillie B Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 573797. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938.
  16. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Gillespie on 1 June 1899 in Braxton County, West Virginia, age 1 month 25 days, born about 1899, daughter of H. D. Gillespie and L. B. Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 572705.
  17. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William F. and Harriet M. Humphreys, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 9; Enumeration District: 0003.
  18. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Isaac W. and Phebe J. Hines, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 21; Enumeration District: 0004.
  19. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William F. and Harriet M. Humphreys, Year: 1910; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: T624_1677; Page: 4a; Enumeration District: 0005; FHL microfilm: 1375690. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.
  20. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Lovie Gillespie, Memorial# 114798138.
  21. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Olive (Gillespie) Lynn, Memorial# 81426125.
  22. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, PFC Harry Ode Gillespie, Memorial# 57042925.
  23. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Nettie Ellen (Gillespie Barnhart) Allen, Memorial# 114798191.

Jacob S. Gillespie1

b. 1872
Father*Orlando Griffin Gillespie1 b. 8 Oct 1833, d. 14 Oct 1906
Mother*Harriet Elizabeth Shawver1 b. Aug 1851, d. 22 May 1931
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.2,3,4,5
Birth*1872Jacob S. Gillespie was born about 1872 in West Virginia.1
(Son) Census US 188015 June 1880Jacob S. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 15 June 1880 in the household of his parents in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. He was 8 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Pages: 417D-418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007.
  4. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  5. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.

James Francis Gillespie1,2

b. 20 May 1898
Father*John J. Gillespie2,3 b. 2 Nov 1875, d. 18 Jun 1923
Mother*Bridget Molloy1 b. Jan 1876, d. 6 Dec 1918
Birth*20 May 1898James Francis Gillespie was born on 20 May 1898 in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio.2,1,4
(Son) Census US 19001 June 1900James was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 1 June 1900 in the household of his parents at 608 Franklin Avenue, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. He was 2 years old.1
(Son) Census US 191021 April 1910James was enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 21 April 1910 in the household of his parents at 1343 Oak Street, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. He was 11 years old and attending school.4
(Son) Death6 December 1918James was 20 years old when his mother died on 6 December 1918 at age 42.5
(Son) Marriage20 January 1920His father married a second time on 20 January 1920 to Nell Agnes (McCarty) Heaton, who had also been widowed and had a daughter, Lucille, who was 10 years old.6,7
Occupational Travel*7 July 1921James was living and working as an accountant on 7 July 1921 when he was issued a passport. His application stated that he was about to go abroad temporarily with the intention of returning to the United States within two years. He would be visiting the countries of Brazil, Argentina, Peru and Chile for the purpose of construction work. He planned to leave the United States from the Port of New York, and would be sailing on board the ship St. Polycarp on 10 July 1921.2

Citations

  1. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John F. and Bridget Gillespie, Youngstown Ward 9, Mahoning, Ohio; Page: 7; Enumeration District: 0083; FHL microfilm: 1241301. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2048] U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925, online at www.ancestry.com, passport application of James Francis Gillespie, accountant, resident of New York City, New York, age 23, born on 20 May 1898 in Youngstown, Ohio, father's name John J. Gillespie, residing at 1913 Rosedale Avenue, Youngstown, Ohio, passport issued on 7 July 1921, certificate# 62169, citing National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington D.C.; Roll #: 1681; Volume #: Roll 1681 - Certificates: 61876-62249, 06 Jul 1921-07 Jul 1921. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925.
  3. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John J. Gillespie, Youngstown Ward 4, Mahoning, Ohio; Roll: T625_1414; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 187. Hereinafter cited as 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Bridget Gillespie, Youngstown Ward 2, Mahoning, Ohio; Roll: T624_1212; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 0113; FHL microfilm: 1375225. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1591] Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Bridget Gillespie on 6 December 1918 in Mahoning County, referencing Ohio Department of Health, Columbus, Ohio. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  6. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 667-668. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  7. [S2050] Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013, online from the Family History Library, www.familysearch.org, marriage of John Joseph Gillespie, age 45, on 20 January 1920 in Mahoning County, Ohio, child of Owen Gillespie and Catherine Fergis, married Nell Agnes McCarty Heaton, age 41, child of Dennis McCarty and Jane Whalen, referencing database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPQL-2R2V : 17 December 2019), John Joseph Gillespie and Nell Agnes McCarty Heaton, 20 Jan 1920; citing Marriage, Mahoning, Ohio, United States, Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society, Columbus; FHL microfilm. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013.

James H. Gillespie1

b. 1871
Father*Orlando Griffin Gillespie1 b. 8 Oct 1833, d. 14 Oct 1906
Mother*Harriet Elizabeth Shawver1 b. Aug 1851, d. 22 May 1931
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.2,3,4,5
Birth*1871James H. Gillespie was born about 1871 in West Virginia.1
(Son) Census US 188015 June 1880James H. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 15 June 1880 in the household of his parents in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. He was 9 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Pages: 417D-418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007.
  4. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  5. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.

Jesse B. Gillespie1,2

b. 28 May 1897
Father*Henry Duffield Gillespie1 b. 28 Nov 1859, d. 11 Mar 1951
Mother*Lillian B. Thrasher1 b. 26 Aug 1868, d. 25 May 1899
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.3,4,5,6
Birth*28 May 1897Jesse B. Gillespie was born on 28 May 1897 in Braxton County, West Virginia.1,7
(Son) Death25 May 1899He was 2 years old when his mother died on 25 May 1899 at age 30, after giving birth to her tenth child, who also died six days later. His mother's death left behind Jesse's father and nine young children between the ages of 2 and 15 years.8,9,10
(Grandson) Census US 19005 July 1900Jesse B. Gillespie was enumerated with his siblings on the 1900 census taken on 5 July 1900 in the household of his maternal grandmother, and his grandmother's husband, Phoebe J. and Isaac W. Hines in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. Jesse was 3 years old.1,3,11
(3rd Brother-in-Law) Census US 191023 April 1910Jesse B. Gillespie was enumerated with his father and three of his siblings on the 1910 census taken on 23 April 1910 in the household of his sister and brother-in-law, Harriet M. and William F. Humphreys, in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. Jessie was 12 years old and had attended school within the census year.2

Citations

  1. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Isaac W. and Phebe J. Hines, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 21; Enumeration District: 0004. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William F. and Harriet M. Humphreys, Year: 1910; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: T624_1677; Page: 4a; Enumeration District: 0005; FHL microfilm: 1375690. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003.
  4. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  6. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  7. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Jesse Gillispie on 28 May 1897 in Upper District, Braxton County, West Virginia, son of H D and Lillie Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 573797. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938.
  8. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Lillian B (Thrasher) Gillespie, Memorial# 114798140. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  9. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Gillespie on 5 April 1899 in the Upper District, Braxton County, West Virginia, daughter of H D Gillespie and Lillie B Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 573797.
  10. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Gillespie on 1 June 1899 in Braxton County, West Virginia, age 1 month 25 days, born about 1899, daughter of H. D. Gillespie and L. B. Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 572705.
  11. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William F. and Harriet M. Humphreys, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 9; Enumeration District: 0003.

John Gillespie1

b. 1810
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.2,3,4,5
Birth*1810John Gillespie was born about 1810 in Virginia.1
Marriage*He married Rebecca Morrison.1

Family

Rebecca Morrison b. 1818
Children1.Wesley Martin Gillespie+1,6 b. 30 Oct 1847, d. 12 Feb 1930
2.Louisa A. Gillespie+7 b. 1 Jun 1856, d. 28 Nov 1899

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Rebecca "Gillaspie", The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M432; Residence Date: 1850; Home in 1850: District 4, Braxton, Virginia; Roll: 937; Page: 181b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  5. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Wesley Martin Gillespie, Memorial# 225922499. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  7. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Rebecca Gillaspie, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M653; Residence Date: 1860; Home in 1860: Braxton, Virginia; Roll: M653_1336; Page: 353; Family History Library Film: 805336. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.

John Gillespie1

b. 1830
Father*William Gillespie1 b. 1804
Mother*Rosanna Wanless1,2,3
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.4,5,6,7
Birth*1830John Gillespie was born about 1830 in Virginia.1
(Son) Census US 185016 August 1850John was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 16 August 1850 in the household of his father and stepmother, Polly (Sisk) Hamrick Gillespie, in District 4, Braxton County, Virginia. John was 20 years old, unable to read and write, and worked as a farmer with his father.1
(Son) Census US 186012 June 1860John was enumerated on the 1860 census taken on 12 June 1860 in the household of his father and stepmother near the Braxton Court House Post Office, Braxton County, Virginia. He was 27 years of age, unable to read and write and, although no occupation was recorded for him, it is likely he worked as a farmer with his father and brother.8

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William and Polly Gillaspie, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M432; Residence Date: 1850; Home in 1850: District 4, Braxton, Virginia; Roll: 937; Page: 180b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1404] Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of William Gillaspie and Rosanna Wanless on 11 April 1826 in Bath County, Virginia, USA, referencing Dodd, Jordan R., et al.; Early American Marriages: Virginia to 1850; Publication Place: Bountiful, Utah, USA; Publisher: Precision Indexing Publishers. Hereinafter cited as Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850.
  3. [S1387] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of William Gillaspie and Mary Hamrick in 1843 in Braxton County, West Virginia, United States. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia Marriages Index 1785-1971.
  4. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  7. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  8. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William and Mary Gillaspie, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M653; Residence Date: 1860; Home in 1860: Braxton, Virginia; Roll: M653_1336; Pages: 347-348; Family History Library Film: 805336. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.

John B. Gillespie1

b. June 1874
Father*Orlando Griffin Gillespie1 b. 8 Oct 1833, d. 14 Oct 1906
Mother*Harriet Elizabeth Shawver1 b. Aug 1851, d. 22 May 1931
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.2,3,4,5
Birth*June 1874John B. Gillespie was born in June 1874 in Braxton County, West Virginia.1,6
(Son) Census US 188015 June 1880John B. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 15 June 1880 in the household of his parents in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. He was 6 years old.1
Marriage*28 July 1899He married Rheua A. Yager on 28 July 1899 in Sutton, Braxton County, West Virginia.7,2,6
(Son) Census US 190023 June 1900John B. was enumerated with his wife and son on the 1900 census taken on 23 June 1900 in the household of his parents in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. John was 26 years of age and worked as a fireman, and his wife, Rheua A., was 21 years of age. They were both able to read, write and speak English, and had been married for eleven months. Their son, Lee, was two months old.2,8,9
(Husband) Death9 January 1907John became a widower when Rheua A. (Yager) Gillespie died on 9 January 1907 at age 28.7

Family

Rheua A. Yager b. 12 Sep 1878, d. 9 Jan 1907
Child1.William Lee Gillespie10,11 b. 17 Mar 1900

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Pages: 417D-418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007.
  4. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  5. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  6. [S1387] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of "Rhenann" Yager, age 20, born about 1879 in Upshur County, West Virginia, and J B Gillespie, age 24, born about 1875 in Braxton County, West Virginia, on 28 July 1899 in Sutton, Braxton County, West Virginia. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia Marriages Index 1785-1971.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Rheua A. (Yager) Gillespie, Memorial# 138482375. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  8. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William F. and Harriet M. Humphreys, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 9; Enumeration District: 0003.
  9. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Isaac W. and Phebe J. Hines, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 21; Enumeration District: 0004.
  10. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, William Lee Gillespie, Memorial# 148031163.
  11. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Burton Gillespie, Memorial# 134337198.

John J. Gillespie1,2,3

b. 2 November 1875, d. 18 June 1923
Father*Owen Gillespie4
Mother*Catherine Fergis4
Birth*2 November 1875John J. Gillespie was born on 2 November 1875 in Ireland.5,6
Name VariationHis full name was John Joseph Gillespie.4
Marriage*22 November 1896He married first Bridget Molloy on 22 November 1896 in Mahoning County, Ohio. They were married by a Catholic Priest.5,7
Census US 1900*1 June 1900Bridget and John J. Gillespie were enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 1 June 1900 at 608 Franklin Avenue, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. John was 25 years of age and worked as a day laborer, and Bridget was 24 years of age. John's immigration year was recorded as 1893, and Bridget's as 1892.They had been married for four years and Bridget had given birth to two children, both of whom were living. They rented their home in 1900, which was a house, and their two sons were enumerated with their parents. James was 2 years old and John had just been born the month before the census was taken. Bridget's sister, Annie, who was 19 years old and had immigrated from Ireland earlier that year, also resided with her sister's family in 1900.5
Census US 1910*21 April 1910Bridget and John J. Gillespie were enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 21 April 1910 at 1343 Oak Street, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. John was 33 years of age and a grocer on his own account, and Bridget was 34 years of age. They had been married for 14 years and Bridget had given birth to four children, all of whom were living. owned their home, which was a house, with a mortgage, and their four sons were enumerated with their parents. James was 11 years old, John was 9, Raymond 7 and Edward was just 1 year old. The three older boys were all attending school.8
(Husband) Death6 December 1918John became a widower when Bridget (Molloy) Gillespie died on 6 December 1918 at age 42. She left him with five sons ranging in ages from 20 to 6 years.9
Census US 1920*5 January 1920John J. Gillespie was enumerated on the 1920 census taken on 5 January 1920 at 205 East Chalmers Avenue, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. He was 46 years of age, a widow, and owned his own grocery store. His year of immigration was recorded as 1889 and is year of naturalization as 1894. He owned his home, which was a house, free of mortgage. His oldest son, James, had moved to New York City and was working as an accountant. His five younger sons were all enumerated in his household in 1920. John P. was 19 years old and worked as a salesman in the grocery store; Raymond A. was 17 years old and worked as a machinist at a steel mill; Edward was 12 years old and Alfred was 7, and both were attending school. Also residing with the family in 1920 was Kezia Miller, age 62, who worked as a housekeeper.3,2
Marriage*20 January 1920He married second, as her second husband, Nell Agnes (McCarty) Heaton, daughter of Dennis McCarty and Jane Whalen, on 20 January 1920 in Mahoning County. John was 45 years of age and a grocer who owned his own grocery store, and Nell was 41 years of age. Both had been widowed.1,4
Death*18 June 1923He died on 18 June 1923 in Youngstown at age 476
Burial* and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Youngstown.6

Family 1

Bridget Molloy b. Jan 1876, d. 6 Dec 1918
Children1.James Francis Gillespie2,3 b. 20 May 1898
2.John P. Gillespie5 b. 14 May 1900
3.Raymond A. Gillespie10 b. 27 Aug 1902
4.Edward Gillespie8 b. 1908
5.Alfred Gillespie3 b. 1912

Family 2

Nellie A. McCarty b. 27 Jan 1878, d. 1 Sep 1956

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 667-668. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S2048] U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925, online at www.ancestry.com, passport application of James Francis Gillespie, accountant, resident of New York City, New York, age 23, born on 20 May 1898 in Youngstown, Ohio, father's name John J. Gillespie, residing at 1913 Rosedale Avenue, Youngstown, Ohio, passport issued on 7 July 1921, certificate# 62169, citing National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington D.C.; Roll #: 1681; Volume #: Roll 1681 - Certificates: 61876-62249, 06 Jul 1921-07 Jul 1921. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925.
  3. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John J. Gillespie, Youngstown Ward 4, Mahoning, Ohio; Roll: T625_1414; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 187. Hereinafter cited as 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S2050] Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013, online from the Family History Library, www.familysearch.org, marriage of John Joseph Gillespie, age 45, on 20 January 1920 in Mahoning County, Ohio, child of Owen Gillespie and Catherine Fergis, married Nell Agnes McCarty Heaton, age 41, child of Dennis McCarty and Jane Whalen, referencing database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPQL-2R2V : 17 December 2019), John Joseph Gillespie and Nell Agnes McCarty Heaton, 20 Jan 1920; citing Marriage, Mahoning, Ohio, United States, Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society, Columbus; FHL microfilm. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013.
  5. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John F. and Bridget Gillespie, Youngstown Ward 9, Mahoning, Ohio; Page: 7; Enumeration District: 0083; FHL microfilm: 1241301. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2049] Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953, online from the Family History Library, www.familysearch.org, death of John J Gillespie of 1913 Rosedale Street, Youngstown., Mahoning County, Ohio, grocer, age 47, married to Nell Gillespie, died on 18 June 1923 in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, born on 2 November 1875 in Ireland to Gillespie, born in Ireland, and Bridget, born in Ireland, burial on 20 June 1923 in Calvary Cemetery, citing database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X666-SXH : 15 August 2019), John J Gillespie, 18 Jun 1923; citing Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, reference file number 39836; FHL microfilm 1,992,271. Hereinafter cited as Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953.
  7. [S1576] Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of John Gillespie and Bridget "Malloy" on 22 November 1896 in Mahoning, Ohio, USA, referencing FHL Film# 000909363. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993.
  8. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Bridget Gillespie, Youngstown Ward 2, Mahoning, Ohio; Roll: T624_1212; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 0113; FHL microfilm: 1375225. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S1591] Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Bridget Gillespie on 6 December 1918 in Mahoning County, referencing Ohio Department of Health, Columbus, Ohio. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  10. [S2041] Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Raymond Gillespie on 27 August 1902 in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, parents, John Gillespie and Bridget "Maloy", referencing FHL Film# 906670. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973.

John P. Gillespie1,2

b. 14 May 1900
Father*John J. Gillespie1 b. 2 Nov 1875, d. 18 Jun 1923
Mother*Bridget Molloy1 b. Jan 1876, d. 6 Dec 1918
Birth*14 May 1900John P. Gillespie was born on 14 May 1900 in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio.1,3
(Son) Census US 19001 June 1900John was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 1 June 1900 in the household of his parents at 608 Franklin Avenue, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. He had just been born the month before.1
(Son) Census US 191021 April 1910John was enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 21 April 1910 in the household of his parents at 1343 Oak Street, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. He was 9 years old and attending school.4
(Son) Death6 December 1918John was 18 years old when his mother died on 6 December 1918 at age 42.5
(Son) Census US 19205 January 1920John P. was enumerated on the 1920 census taken on 5 January 1920 in the household of his widowed father at 205 East Chalmers Avenue, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. He was 19 years old and worked as a salesman in his father's grocery store.2,6
(Son) Marriage20 January 1920John was 19 years old when his father married a second time on 20 January 1920 to Nell Agnes (McCarty) Heaton. His new stepmother had also been widowed and had a daughter, Lucille, who was 10 years old.7,8

Citations

  1. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John F. and Bridget Gillespie, Youngstown Ward 9, Mahoning, Ohio; Page: 7; Enumeration District: 0083; FHL microfilm: 1241301. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John J. Gillespie, Youngstown Ward 4, Mahoning, Ohio; Roll: T625_1414; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 187. Hereinafter cited as 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2041] Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of John "Gillaspy" on 14 May 1900 in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, parents, John Gillaspy and Bridget Maloy, referencing FHL Film# 906670. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973.
  4. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Bridget Gillespie, Youngstown Ward 2, Mahoning, Ohio; Roll: T624_1212; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 0113; FHL microfilm: 1375225. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1591] Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Bridget Gillespie on 6 December 1918 in Mahoning County, referencing Ohio Department of Health, Columbus, Ohio. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  6. [S2048] U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925, online at www.ancestry.com, passport application of James Francis Gillespie, accountant, resident of New York City, New York, age 23, born on 20 May 1898 in Youngstown, Ohio, father's name John J. Gillespie, residing at 1913 Rosedale Avenue, Youngstown, Ohio, passport issued on 7 July 1921, certificate# 62169, citing National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington D.C.; Roll #: 1681; Volume #: Roll 1681 - Certificates: 61876-62249, 06 Jul 1921-07 Jul 1921. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925.
  7. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 667-668. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  8. [S2050] Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013, online from the Family History Library, www.familysearch.org, marriage of John Joseph Gillespie, age 45, on 20 January 1920 in Mahoning County, Ohio, child of Owen Gillespie and Catherine Fergis, married Nell Agnes McCarty Heaton, age 41, child of Dennis McCarty and Jane Whalen, referencing database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPQL-2R2V : 17 December 2019), John Joseph Gillespie and Nell Agnes McCarty Heaton, 20 Jan 1920; citing Marriage, Mahoning, Ohio, United States, Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society, Columbus; FHL microfilm. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013.

Louisa A. Gillespie1

b. 1 June 1856, d. 28 November 1899
Father*John Gillespie1 b. 1810
Mother*Rebecca Morrison1 b. 1818
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.2,3,4,5
Birth*1 June 1856Louisa A. Gillespie was born on 1 June 1856 in Virginia.1,6
(Sister) Census US 188016 June 1880Louisa A. was enumerated with her baby son on the 1880 census taken on 16 June 1880 in the household of her brother and sister-in-law, Lydia A. and Martin W. Gillespie, in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. Louisa was 24 years of age, single, and helped her sister-in-law with the house keeping. Louisa's son, Oley, was one year old and had been identified by the census taker as a female "niece" and recorded his name as "Olive."3
Marriage*30 October 1884She married, as his first wife, John F. Perkins, son of William M. Perkins and Rachel Gillespie, on 30 October 1884. Louisa was 24 years of age and John's age was recorded as 23, and his year of birth estimated as 1861. Our research indicates he was likely born in 1864 and was about 20 years old when he married for the first time.6,7
Death*28 November 1899She died on 28 November 1899 at age 436
Burial* and was buried in Newville Cemetery, Newville, Braxton County, West Virginia.6

Family 1

Samuel J. Skidmore b. 24 Apr 1855, d. 31 May 1941
Child1.Oley Skidmore8 b. 7 Feb 1879

Family 2

John F. Perkins b. 12 Jul 1864, d. 25 Jun 1928
Children1.Florence C. Perkins9,6 b. Feb 1883
2.Flora Alice Perkins10,6 b. 18 Jan 1885

Citations

  1. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Rebecca Gillaspie, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M653; Residence Date: 1860; Home in 1860: Braxton, Virginia; Roll: M653_1336; Page: 353; Family History Library Film: 805336. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  5. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Louisa A (Gillespie) Perkins, Memorial# 143208925. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  7. [S2548] West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932, online from the Family History Library, www.famillysearch.org, marriage on 30 October 1884 in Braxton County, West Virginia, of L. A. Gillaspie, age 24, born about 1860, and J. H. Perkins, age 23, born about 1861 , referencing West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932, FHL Digital Folder# 004130680, FHL Film# 573806, Originating System ODM, Batch# M53980-1, citing "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XRZ6-H6K : 30 January 2020), L. A. Gillaspie in entry for J. F. Perkins, 1884. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932.
  8. [S2567] West Virginia Births, 1853-1930, online at www.familysearch.org, birth of Oley Skidmore on 7 February 1879 in Newville, Braxton, West Virginia, United States, son of Samuel J. Skidmore and Louise Gillespie, who were not married, referencing "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X55W-JM4 : 7 December 2018), Oley Skidmore, 07 Feb 1879; citing Newville, Braxton, West Virginia, United States, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 1,992,374. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia Births, 1853-1930.
  9. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Florence C (Perkins) Paugh, Memorial# 134302247.
  10. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Flora Alice “Flossie” (Perkins) Phillips, Memorial# 7098900.

Lovie J. Gillespie1,2

b. 27 September 1885, d. 28 September 1906
Father*Henry Duffield Gillespie1,4 b. 28 Nov 1859, d. 11 Mar 1951
Mother*Lillian B. Thrasher1,3 b. 26 Aug 1868, d. 25 May 1899
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.5,6,7,8
Birth*27 September 1885Lovie J. Gillespie was born on 27 September 1885 in West Virginia.1,2,9
(Daughter) Death25 May 1899She was 13 years old when her mother died on 25 May 1899 at age 30, after giving birth to her tenth child, who also died six days later. Her mother's death left behind Lovie's father and nine young children between the ages of 2 and 15 years.3,10,11
(Granddaughter) Census US 19005 July 1900Lovie J. Gillespie was enumerated with her siblings on the 1900 census taken on 5 July 1900 in the household of her maternal grandmother, and her grandmother's husband, Phoebe J. and Isaac W. Hines in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. Lovie was 14 years old and able to read, although not to write.2,5,12
Marriage*31 December 1904She married, as his first wife, William E. Bee, son of William W. Bee and Mary Elizabeth Stutler, on 31 December 1904 in Braxton County, West Virginia.13
Death*28 September 1906She died on 28 September 1906 at age 211,14
Burial* and was buried in Newville Cemetery, Newville, Braxton County.1

Family

William E. Bee b. 7 Nov 1876

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Lovie Gillespie, Memorial# 114798138. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Isaac W. and Phebe J. Hines, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 21; Enumeration District: 0004. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Lillian B (Thrasher) Gillespie, Memorial# 114798140.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Henry Duffield Gillespie, Memorial# 114798139.
  5. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003.
  6. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  8. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  9. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of "Lorie" J Gillespie on 27 September 1885 in Braxton County, West Virginia, daughter of Henry D and Lillian Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 573797. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938.
  10. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Gillespie on 5 April 1899 in the Upper District, Braxton County, West Virginia, daughter of H D Gillespie and Lillie B Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 573797.
  11. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Gillespie on 1 June 1899 in Braxton County, West Virginia, age 1 month 25 days, born about 1899, daughter of H. D. Gillespie and L. B. Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 572705.
  12. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William F. and Harriet M. Humphreys, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 9; Enumeration District: 0003.
  13. [S1387] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of "Lorie" J Gillespie, age 19, born about 1885 in Braxton County, West Virginia, and William E Bee, age 25, born about 1879 in Doddridge County, West Virginia, on 31 December 1904 in Braxton County, West Virginia. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia Marriages Index 1785-1971.
  14. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Lovie J. Bee on 27 September 1906 in Braxton County, West Virginia, referencing FHL Film# 572705.

Lydia Ann Gillespie1

b. 18 August 1854, d. 30 June 1892
Father*Orlando Griffin Gillespie1 b. 8 Oct 1833, d. 14 Oct 1906
Mother*Elizabeth Jane Duffield1 b. 17 Dec 1836, d. 22 Jul 1868
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.2,3,4,5
Birth*18 August 1854Lydia Ann Gillespie was born on 18 August 1854 in Virginia.1,6
(Daughter) Census US 186012 June 1860Lyddie Ann was enumerated on the 1860 census taken on 12 June 1860 in the household of her parents near the Braxton Court House Post Office, Braxton County, Virginia. She was 6 years old.1
(Daughter) Death22 July 1868She was 13 years old when her mother died on 22 July 1868 at age 31, leaving Lydia Ann's father with an infant son and five other young children.7,8
(Daughter) Marriage1869Her father married the following year to Harriet Elizabeth Shawver, who was 18 years old and had not been married before.9,10,2
Marriage*She married, as his first wife, Wesley Martin Gillespie, son of John Gillespie and Rebecca Morrison.11,6
Census US 1880*16 June 1880Lydia A. and Martin W. Gillespie were enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 16 June 1880 in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. Martin was 33 years of age, a farmer, and was unable to read and write, and Lydia was 25 years of age and keeping house. Their four children and three other members of their extended family were enumerated with them in 1880. Their daughters, Mary E., Harriet B. and Emma Georgia were ages 8, 5 and 4 years, respectively; and their son, Samuel L., was one year old. Martin's mother, Rebecca M. Gillespie, who was 61 years of age and a widow, was recorded as boarding in her son's home; Martin's sister, Louisa A. Gillespie, who was 24 years of age and single, was helping her sister-in-law keep house; and Louisa's son, Oley, who was identified as a niece, and whose name was recorded as "Olive" by the census taker, was one year old.3
Death*30 June 1892She died on 30 June 1892 at age 376
Burial* and was buried in Newville Cemetery, Newville, Braxton County, West Virginia.6

Family

Wesley Martin Gillespie b. 30 Oct 1847, d. 12 Feb 1930
Children1.Mary E. Gillespie3 b. 1872
2.Harriet B. Gillespie3 b. 1875
3.Emma Georgia Gillespie3 b. 1876
4.Samuel L. Gillespie3 b. 1879

Citations

  1. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Elizabeth J. Gillaspie, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M653; Residence Date: 1860; Home in 1860: Braxton, Virginia; Roll: M653_1336; Page: 348; Family History Library Film: 805336. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  5. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Lydia Ann (Gillespie) Gillespie, Memorial# 143203358. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth Jane (Duffield) Gillespie, Memorial# 117898769.
  8. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Elizabeth J. Gillespie on 22 July 1868 in Braxton County, West Virginia, age 31, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, referencing FHL Film# 163711.
  9. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Harriet Elizabeth (Shawver) Gillespie, Memorial# 237534051.
  10. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Orlando Griffin Gillespie, Memorial# 138479246.
  11. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Wesley Martin Gillespie, Memorial# 225922499.

Margaret Sloan Gillespie1

b. 26 March 1836, d. 6 March 1907
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.2,3,4,5
Birth*26 March 1836Margaret Sloan Gillespie was born on 26 March 1836 in Lafayette County, Missouri.1
Marriage*9 August 1854She married John Evan Price Withers on 9 August 1854.1,6
Death*6 March 1907She died on 6 March 1907 in Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, at age 701
Burial* and was buried in Gillespie Cemetery, Eugene.7

Family

John Evan Price Withers b. 21 Jan 1830, d. 13 Oct 1912
Child1.Catherine Mabel Withers1,7 b. 27 Nov 1856, d. 16 Jun 1924

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Margaret Sloan (Gillespie) Withers, Memorial# 9423263. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  5. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Evan Price “Jep” Withers, Memorial# 6563358.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Catherine Mabel “Mabel or Mamie” (Withers) Bogart, Memorial# 6563317.

Mary E. Gillespie1

b. 5 April 1889
Father*Henry Duffield Gillespie1 b. 28 Nov 1859, d. 11 Mar 1951
Mother*Lillian B. Thrasher1 b. 26 Aug 1868, d. 25 May 1899
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.2,3,4,5
Birth*5 April 1889Mary E. Gillespie was born on 5 April 1889 in Braxton County, West Virginia.6,1
(Daughter) Death25 May 1899She was 10 years old when her mother died on 25 May 1899 at age 30, after giving birth to her tenth child, who also died six days later. Her mother's death left behind Mary's father and nine young children between the ages of 2 and 15 years.7,8,9
(Granddaughter) Census US 19005 July 1900Mary E. Gillespie was enumerated with her siblings on the 1900 census taken on 5 July 1900 in the household of her maternal grandmother, and her grandmother's husband, Phoebe J. and Isaac W. Hines in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. Mary was 11 years old and had attended school for five months of the census year.1,2,10

Citations

  1. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Isaac W. and Phebe J. Hines, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 21; Enumeration District: 0004. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003.
  3. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  5. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  6. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Mary E Gillaspie on 5 April 1889 in Braxton County, West Virginia, daughter of Henry D and Lillian B Gillaspie, referencing FHL Film# 573797. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Lillian B (Thrasher) Gillespie, Memorial# 114798140. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  8. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Gillespie on 5 April 1899 in the Upper District, Braxton County, West Virginia, daughter of H D Gillespie and Lillie B Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 573797.
  9. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Gillespie on 1 June 1899 in Braxton County, West Virginia, age 1 month 25 days, born about 1899, daughter of H. D. Gillespie and L. B. Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 572705.
  10. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William F. and Harriet M. Humphreys, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 9; Enumeration District: 0003.

Mary E. Gillespie1

b. 1872
Father*Wesley Martin Gillespie1 b. 30 Oct 1847, d. 12 Feb 1930
Mother*Lydia Ann Gillespie1 b. 18 Aug 1854, d. 30 Jun 1892
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.2,1,3,4
Birth*1872Mary E. Gillespie was born about 1872 in West Virginia.1
(Daughter) Census US 188016 June 1880Mary E. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 16 June 1880 in the household of her parents in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. She was 8 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  4. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.

Maude Estaline Gillespie1

b. 11 November 1878
Father*Orlando Griffin Gillespie2 b. 8 Oct 1833, d. 14 Oct 1906
Mother*Harriet Elizabeth Shawver2 b. Aug 1851, d. 22 May 1931
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.3,4,5,6
Birth*11 November 1878Maude Estaline Gillespie was born on 11 November 1878 in Braxton County, West Virginia.2
Name VariationHer birth name was transcribed as Mary E. Gillespie2
Name Variation and on the 1800 U.S, Census, she was enumerated as Mary Esta Gillespie.7
Name VariationBy the time she married in 1906, Mary had been replaced by "Maud", and she was Maud E. Gillespie.8
(Daughter) Census US 188015 June 1880Mary Esta was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 15 June 1880 in the household of her parents in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. She was one year old.7
(Daughter) Census US 190023 June 1900Mary E. was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 23 June 1900 in the household of her parents in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. She was 21 years of age, at school, was able to read, write and speak English, and had attended school for three months within the census year.3,9,10

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Maude Esteline (Gillespie) Prince, Memorial# 22060719. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Mary E Gillespie on 11 November 1878 in Braxton County, West Virginia, daughter of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 573797. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938.
  3. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  6. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  7. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Pages: 417D-418A; Enumeration District: 007.
  8. [S1387] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Maud E Gillespie and Boyd Prince on 14 November 1906 in Braxton County, West Virginia. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia Marriages Index 1785-1971.
  9. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William F. and Harriet M. Humphreys, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 9; Enumeration District: 0003.
  10. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Isaac W. and Phebe J. Hines, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 21; Enumeration District: 0004.

Nettie Ellen Gillespie1

b. 10 January 1896
Father*Henry Duffield Gillespie1,2 b. 28 Nov 1859, d. 11 Mar 1951
Mother*Lillian B. Thrasher1,3 b. 26 Aug 1868, d. 25 May 1899
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.4,5,6,7
Birth*10 January 1896Nettie Ellen Gillespie was born on 10 January 1896 in Braxton County, West Virginia.1,8,9,10
(Daughter) Death25 May 1899She was 3 years old when her mother died on 25 May 1899 at age 30, after giving birth to her tenth child, who also died six days later. Her mother's death left behind Nettie's father and nine young children between the ages of 2 and 15 years.3,11,12
(Sister-in-Law) Census US 190022 June 1900Nettie, who was enumerated twice on the 1900 census, was first recorded on 22 June 1900 in the household of her sister and brother-in-Law, Harriet M. and William F. Humphreys, in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. Nettie was 4 years old, and her newly widowed father, in 1900, was enumerated in the household of his parents, Nettie's paternal grandparents, Harriet E. and Griffin Gillespie, also in Holly, Braxton County, who were enumerated on the first previous page before Nettie, with Wiliam, Harriet.8,4,13
(Granddaughter) Census US 19005 July 1900Nettie M. Gillespie was enumerated, for the second time, with her seven unmarried siblings on the 1900 census taken on 5 July 1900 in the household of her maternal grandmother, and her grandmother's husband, Phoebe J. and Isaac W. Hines in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. Nettie was 4 years old.13,4,8
(Sister-in-Law) Census US 191023 April 1910Nettie Gillespie was enumerated with her father and three of her unmarried siblings on the 1910 census taken on 23 April 1910 in the household of her sister and brother-in-law, Harriet M. and William F. Humphreys, in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. Nettie was 14 years old and had attended school within the census year.9

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Nettie Ellen (Gillespie Barnhart) Allen, Memorial# 114798191. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Henry Duffield Gillespie, Memorial# 114798139.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Lillian B (Thrasher) Gillespie, Memorial# 114798140.
  4. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  7. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  8. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William F. and Harriet M. Humphreys, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 9; Enumeration District: 0003.
  9. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William F. and Harriet M. Humphreys, Year: 1910; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: T624_1677; Page: 4a; Enumeration District: 0005; FHL microfilm: 1375690. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Nettie Gillispie on 10 January 1896 in Upper District, Braxton County, West Virginia, daughter of Henry D and Lillian B. Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 573797. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938.
  11. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Gillespie on 5 April 1899 in the Upper District, Braxton County, West Virginia, daughter of H D Gillespie and Lillie B Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 573797.
  12. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Gillespie on 1 June 1899 in Braxton County, West Virginia, age 1 month 25 days, born about 1899, daughter of H. D. Gillespie and L. B. Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 572705.
  13. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Isaac W. and Phebe J. Hines, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 21; Enumeration District: 0004.

Olive E. Gillespie1,2

b. 2 April 1887
Father*Henry Duffield Gillespie1,3 b. 28 Nov 1859, d. 11 Mar 1951
Mother*Lillian B. Thrasher1,4 b. 26 Aug 1868, d. 25 May 1899
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.5,6,7,8
Birth*2 April 1887Olive E. Gillespie was born on 2 April 1887 in Newville, Braxton County, West Virginia.9,10,11
Name VariationShe was called Ollie.2
(Daughter) Death25 May 1899She was 12 years old when her mother died on 25 May 1899 at age 30, after giving birth to her tenth child, who also died six days later. Her mother's death left behind Olive's father and nine young children between the ages of 2 and 15 years.4,12,13
(Granddaughter) Census US 19005 July 1900Ollie E. Gillespie was enumerated with her siblings on the 1900 census taken on 5 July 1900 in the household of her maternal grandmother, and her grandmother's husband, Phoebe J. and Isaac W. Hines in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. Ollie was 13 years old and had attended school for five months of the census year.2,5,14

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Olive (Gillespie) Lynn, Memorial# 81426125. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Isaac W. and Phebe J. Hines, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 21; Enumeration District: 0004. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Henry Duffield Gillespie, Memorial# 114798139.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Lillian B (Thrasher) Gillespie, Memorial# 114798140.
  5. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003.
  6. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  8. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  9. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Olive (Gillespie) Lynn, Memorial# 81426125, her date of birth recorded as 2 April 1887.
  10. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Olive E Gillespie on 2 April 1887 in Newville, Braxton County, West Virginia, daughter of H D Gillespie and Lillian Thrasher, referencing FHL Film# 573797. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938.
  11. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Isaac W. and Phebe J. Hines, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 21; Enumeration District: 0004, Ollie's date of birth recorded as October 1886.
  12. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Gillespie on 5 April 1899 in the Upper District, Braxton County, West Virginia, daughter of H D Gillespie and Lillie B Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 573797.
  13. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Gillespie on 1 June 1899 in Braxton County, West Virginia, age 1 month 25 days, born about 1899, daughter of H. D. Gillespie and L. B. Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 572705.
  14. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William F. and Harriet M. Humphreys, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 9; Enumeration District: 0003.

Orlando Griffin Gillespie1

b. 8 October 1833, d. 14 October 1906
Name Spellings*Variations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.2,3,4,5
Birth*8 October 1833Orlando Griffin Gillespie was born on 8 October 1833 in Braxton County, Virginia.1
Name VariationHis name was almost always recorded as Griffin.6
Marriage*15 September 1853He married first Elizabeth Jane Duffield on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia.7,1,8,4
Census US 1860*12 June 1860Elizabeth J. and Griffin Gillespie were enumerated on the 1860 census taken on 12 June 1860 near the Braxton Court House Post Office, Braxton County, Virginia. Griffin was 27 years of age and a farmer with real estate valued at $1,000 and a personal estate valued at $400, and Elizabeth was age 24 . Three children were enumerated with them in 1860. Lyddie Ann and Adam were ages 6 and 3 years, respectively, and baby Henry was six months old. George Baxter, who was 30 years of age and working as a farmer, was also enumerated in the Gillespie household in 1860.6
(Husband) Death22 July 1868Griffin became a widower when Elizabeth Jane (Duffield) Gillespie died on 22 July 1868 at age 31, shortly after giving birth to the couple's sixth child, and leaving Griffin with an infant son and five other young children.7,9
Marriage*1869He married second Harriet Elizabeth Shawver in 1869.10,1,2
Census US 1870*1 July 1870Harriet E. and Griffin Gillespie were enumerated on the 1870 census taken on 1 July 1870 near the Braxton Court House Post Office, Franklin, Braxton County, West Virginia. Griffin was 35 years of age, farming, and had real estate valued at $4,300 and a personal estate valued at $170, and Harriet was 18 years old and keeping house. Three of Griffin's children from his first marriage were enumerated with the newly-weds in 1870. Henry D., Geroge P. and Elizabeth J. were ages 10, 7 and 5 years, respectively. Also enumerated in the Gillespie household in 1870 was Jacob S. Hyer. He was 21 years old, and a merchant with a personal estate valued at $800.11
Census US 1880*15 June 1880Harriet E. and Griffin Gillespie were enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 15 June 1880 in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. Griffin was 46 years of age and working as a Miller, and Harriet was 28 years of age and keeping house. Seven children, in total, were enumerated in the Gillespie household in 1880; three from Griffin's first marriage and four from Griffin and Harriet's marriage. Henry D. was 20 years old, a mill worker, and had attended school within the census year; George P. was 18 years old and worked in a blacksmith shop; and their sister, Elizabeth J., was 15 years old. James H., the eldest of the couple's four children, was 9 years old; Jacob S. and John B. were ages 8 and 6 years, respectively; and Mary Esta was one year old.12
Census US 1900*23 June 1900Harriet and Griffin Gillespie were enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 23 June 1900 in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. Griffin was 66 years of age and a grocery merchant, and Harriet was 48 years of age and the keeper of a boarding house. They owned their house free of mortgage, had been married for 31 years, and Harriet had given birth to six children, all of whom were living. Four of their children, a daughter-in-law, and two grandsons were enumerated with them in 1900. Their son, John B., was 26 years of age and worked as a fireman, and his wife, Rheua A., was 21 years of age. They had been married for eleven months, and their son, Lee, was two months old. Griffin and Harriet's two unmarried children, Maude E. and Charles N., were ages 21 and 14 years, respectively. Both were attending school, and Maude had attended for three months, and Charles for eight months, during the census year. Henry D. Gillespie, Griffin's widowed son from his first marriage, who was 40 years of age and worked as a night watchman, was also enumerated in his father's household in 1900. Henry's wife had died the year before, leaving him with their nine children, eight of whom in 1900 were enumerated with their maternal grandmother, Phebe J. Hines, and her husband, Isaac W. Hines, who also lived in Holly, Braxton County. Henry's eldest daughter, Harriet M. (Gillespie) Humphreys, had married and was enumerated with her husband, also in Holly, Braxton County, on the next page of the census after her father and grandparents, and Nettie, Henry's youngest daughter, was enumerated twice. First, on 22 June 1900, she was enumerated on the previous page of the census with her married sister, Harriet M. (Gillespie) Humphreys, and her husband, and on 5 July 1900, she was enumerated with her maternal grandmother, Phebe J. Hines, and her husband, Isaac W. Hines, also in Holly, Braxton County. Getting back to the Griffin Gillespie household in 1900, Samuel L. Gillespie, who was 21 years of age and worked as a day laborer at a saw mill, was also enumerated with Griffin and Harriet. Samuel was a son of Griffin's deceased daughter, Lydia, from his first marriage. Completing the enumeration of the Gillespie household in 1900 were six boarders, and with the exception of baby Lee, everyone in the household was able to read, write and speak English.2,13,14
Death*14 October 1906He died on 14 October 1906 in Braxton County, West Virginia, at age 731
Burial* and was buried in Palmer Cemetery, Palmer, Braxton County.1

Family 1

Elizabeth Jane Duffield b. 17 Dec 1836, d. 22 Jul 1868
Children1.Lydia Ann Gillespie+6 b. 18 Aug 1854, d. 30 Jun 1892
2.Adam Gillespie6 b. 25 Feb 1857, d. 15 Oct 1869
3.Henry Duffield Gillespie+1,15 b. 28 Nov 1859, d. 11 Mar 1951
4.George P. Gillespie11,16 b. 3 Sep 1862
5.Elizabeth J. Gillespie11 b. 22 Mar 1865
6.Hanson M. Gillespie17 b. Jul 1868, d. 30 Dec 1869

Family 2

Harriet Elizabeth Shawver b. Aug 1851, d. 22 May 1931
Children1.James H. Gillespie12 b. 1871
2.Jacob S. Gillespie12 b. 1872
3.John B. Gillespie+12 b. Jun 1874
4.Maude Estaline Gillespie18 b. 11 Nov 1878
5.Charles N. Gillespie2 b. Feb 1886

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Orlando Griffin Gillespie, Memorial# 138479246. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  5. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  6. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Elizabeth J. Gillaspie, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M653; Residence Date: 1860; Home in 1860: Braxton, Virginia; Roll: M653_1336; Page: 348; Family History Library Film: 805336. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth Jane (Duffield) Gillespie, Memorial# 117898769.
  8. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971: marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, and Orlando Gillespie, age 19, born about 1834, referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPT9-Q3BK : Fri Aug 18 15:33:22 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando Gillespie and Elizabeth J Duffield, 15 Sep 1853; digital images.
  9. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Elizabeth J. Gillespie on 22 July 1868 in Braxton County, West Virginia, age 31, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, referencing FHL Film# 163711.
  10. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Harriet Elizabeth (Shawver) Gillespie, Memorial# 237534051.
  11. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. "Gillaspie", Year: 1870; Census Place: Franklin, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: M593_1685; Page: 419A, reporting Harriet's age as 18, and estimating her year of birth as 1852. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Pages: 417D-418A; Enumeration District: 007.
  13. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William F. and Harriet M. Humphreys, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 9; Enumeration District: 0003.
  14. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Isaac W. and Phebe J. Hines, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 21; Enumeration District: 0004.
  15. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Henry Duffield Gillespie, Memorial# 114798139.
  16. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, George Porterfield Gillespie, Memorial# 114278509.
  17. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Hanson M Gillespie, Memorial# 236439510.
  18. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Mary E Gillespie on 11 November 1878 in Braxton County, West Virginia, daughter of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 573797. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938.

Owen Gillespie1

Birth*Owen Gillespie was born in Ireland.1
Marriage*He married Catherine Fergis in Ireland.1

Family

Catherine Fergis
Child1.John J. Gillespie+1 b. 2 Nov 1875, d. 18 Jun 1923

Citations

  1. [S2050] Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013, online from the Family History Library, www.familysearch.org, marriage of John Joseph Gillespie, age 45, on 20 January 1920 in Mahoning County, Ohio, child of Owen Gillespie and Catherine Fergis, married Nell Agnes McCarty Heaton, age 41, child of Dennis McCarty and Jane Whalen, referencing database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPQL-2R2V : 17 December 2019), John Joseph Gillespie and Nell Agnes McCarty Heaton, 20 Jan 1920; citing Marriage, Mahoning, Ohio, United States, Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society, Columbus; FHL microfilm. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013.

Palser Gillespie1

b. 1840
Father*William Gillespie1 b. 1804
Mother*Rosanna Wanless1,2,3
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.4,5,6,7
Birth*1840Palser Gillespie was born about 1840 in Virginia.8,1
(Son) Census US 185016 August 1850Palser was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 16 August 1850 in the household of his father and stepmother, Polly (Sisk) Hamrick Gillespie, in District 4, Braxton County, Virginia. Palser had attended school within the census year and was recorded as 13 years old, although we suspect he was two or three years younger.1
(Son) Census US 186012 June 1860Palser was enumerated on the 1860 census taken on 12 June 1860 in the household of his father and stepmother near the Braxton Court House Post Office, Braxton County, Virginia. He was recorded as 21 years of age and, although no occupation was recorded for him, it is likely he worked as a farmer with his father and brother.9
Draft Registration*1 July 1863He was enumerated for the mandatory Civil War Draft Registration in December 1863, and provided the following information. He was 23 years of age on the effective date of 1 July 1863, resided in Braxton County, West Virginia, was a farmer and was married.8

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William and Polly Gillaspie, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M432; Residence Date: 1850; Home in 1850: District 4, Braxton, Virginia; Roll: 937; Page: 180b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1404] Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of William Gillaspie and Rosanna Wanless on 11 April 1826 in Bath County, Virginia, USA, referencing Dodd, Jordan R., et al.; Early American Marriages: Virginia to 1850; Publication Place: Bountiful, Utah, USA; Publisher: Precision Indexing Publishers. Hereinafter cited as Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850.
  3. [S1387] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of William Gillaspie and Mary Hamrick in 1843 in Braxton County, West Virginia, United States. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia Marriages Index 1785-1971.
  4. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  7. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  8. [S1588] U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865, online at www.ancestry.com, registration of Palser Gillaspie, born about 1840 in Virginia, age 23 on 1 July 1863, Married, resided in Braxton, West Virginia, 3rd Congressional District, Class 1, citing National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.; Consolidated Lists of Civil War Draft Registration Records (Provost Marshal General's Bureau; Consolidated Enrollment Lists, 1863-1865); Record Group: 110, Records of the Provost Marshal General's Bureau (Civil War); Collection Name: Consolidated Enrollment Lists, 1863-1865 (Civil War Union Draft Records); NAI: 4213514; Archive Volume Number: 1 of 2. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865.
  9. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William and Mary Gillaspie, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M653; Residence Date: 1860; Home in 1860: Braxton, Virginia; Roll: M653_1336; Pages: 347-348; Family History Library Film: 805336. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.

Rachel Gillespie1

b. 1837, d. 3 December 1867
Father*William Gillespie2,3,4 b. 1804
Mother*Rosanna Wanless3,4
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.5,6,7,8
Birth*1837Rachel Gillespie was born about 1837 in Virginia.9,10
(Daughter) Census US 185016 August 1850Rachel was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 16 August 1850 in the household of her father and stepmother, Polly (Sisk) Hamrick Gillespie, in District 4, Braxton County, Virginia. Rachel was recorded as 17 years old, although she may have been only about age 13 or 14.2
Marriage*She married, as his second wife, William M. Perkins.1,11
Census US 1860*14 June 1860Rachel and William M. Perkins were enumerated on the 1860 census taken on 14 June 1860 near the Braxton Court House Post Office, Braxton County, Virginia. William was 32 years of age and a farmer with real estate valued at $400 and a personal estate valued at $125, and Rachel was 23 years of age and unable to read and write. Four children were enumerated with them in 1860. Francis A., William's son from his first marriage, was 10 years old. William and Rachel's children together, William R., Filmore, and Margaret S. were ages 8, 5, and 2 years, respectively.11
Death*3 December 1867She died on 3 December 1867 in Braxton County, West Virginia, at about age 30, leaving behind her husband and eight minor children between the ages of one and 17 years.12

Family

William M. Perkins b. 1828
Children1.William R. Perkins11 b. 1852
2.Millard F. Perkins11 b. 1855
3.Margaret S. Perkins11 b. 1858
4.Palser Perkins13 b. Oct 1860
5.Sarah C. Perkins14 b. 1862
6.John F. Perkins+1 b. 12 Jul 1864, d. 25 Jun 1928
7.David Perkins15 b. 15 Sep 1866

Citations

  1. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Bridgeport, Harrison County, West Virginia, age 62 years 10 months 17 days, married, farmer, born 12 July 1865 in West Virginia, son of William Perkins, born in Virginia, and Rachel Gillispie, born in Virginia, burial on 26 June 1928 in Bridgeport, referencing FHL Film# 847172. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  2. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William and Polly Gillaspie, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M432; Residence Date: 1850; Home in 1850: District 4, Braxton, Virginia; Roll: 937; Page: 180b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1404] Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of William Gillaspie and Rosanna Wanless on 11 April 1826 in Bath County, Virginia, USA, referencing Dodd, Jordan R., et al.; Early American Marriages: Virginia to 1850; Publication Place: Bountiful, Utah, USA; Publisher: Precision Indexing Publishers. Hereinafter cited as Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850.
  4. [S1387] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of William Gillaspie and Mary Hamrick in 1843 in Braxton County, West Virginia, United States. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia Marriages Index 1785-1971.
  5. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  8. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438.
  9. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William M. and Rachel Perkins, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M653; Residence Date: 1860; Home in 1860: Braxton, Virginia; Roll: M653_1336; Page: 349; Family History Library Film: 805336, Rachel's age recorded as 23, and her year of birth estimated as 1837. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William and Polly Gillaspie, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M432; Residence Date: 1850; Home in 1850: District 4, Braxton, Virginia; Roll: 937; Page: 180b, Rachel's age recorded as 17, and her year of birth estimated as 1833.
  11. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William M. and Rachel Perkins, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M653; Residence Date: 1860; Home in 1860: Braxton, Virginia; Roll: M653_1336; Page: 349; Family History Library Film: 805336.
  12. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Rachael Perkins on 3 December 1867 in Braxton County, West Virginia, married to William M. Perkins, daughter of William and Mary Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 572705.
  13. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Palser Perkins in October 1860 in Braxton County, West Virginia, son of William M Perkins and Rachel Perkins, referencing FHL Film# 573797. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938.
  14. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William M. and Nancy J. Perkins, Year: 1870; Census Place: Franklin, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: M593_1685; Page: 416A. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of David Perkins on 15 September 1866 in Franklin Township, Braxton County, West Virginia, son of Wm Morgan Perkins and Rachel Perkins, referencing FHL Film# 573797.

Raymond A. Gillespie1,2

b. 27 August 1902
Father*John J. Gillespie1 b. 2 Nov 1875, d. 18 Jun 1923
Mother*Bridget Molloy1 b. Jan 1876, d. 6 Dec 1918
Birth*27 August 1902Raymond A. Gillespie was born on 27 August 1902 in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio.1
(Son) Census US 191021 April 1910Raymond was enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 21 April 1910 in the household of his parents at 1343 Oak Street, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. He was 7 years old and attending school.3
(Son) Death6 December 1918Raymond was 16 years old when his mother died on 6 December 1918 at age 42.4
(Son) Census US 19205 January 1920Raymond A. was enumerated on the 1920 census taken on 5 January 1920 in the household of his widowed father at 205 East Chalmers Avenue, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. He was 17 years old and worked as a machinist at a steel mill.2,5
(Son) Marriage20 January 1920Raymond was 17 years old when his father married a second time on 20 January 1920 to Nell Agnes (McCarty) Heaton. His new stepmother had also been widowed and had a daughter, Lucille, who was 10 years old.6,7

Citations

  1. [S2041] Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Raymond Gillespie on 27 August 1902 in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, parents, John Gillespie and Bridget "Maloy", referencing FHL Film# 906670. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973.
  2. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John J. Gillespie, Youngstown Ward 4, Mahoning, Ohio; Roll: T625_1414; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 187. Hereinafter cited as 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Bridget Gillespie, Youngstown Ward 2, Mahoning, Ohio; Roll: T624_1212; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 0113; FHL microfilm: 1375225. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1591] Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Bridget Gillespie on 6 December 1918 in Mahoning County, referencing Ohio Department of Health, Columbus, Ohio. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  5. [S2048] U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925, online at www.ancestry.com, passport application of James Francis Gillespie, accountant, resident of New York City, New York, age 23, born on 20 May 1898 in Youngstown, Ohio, father's name John J. Gillespie, residing at 1913 Rosedale Avenue, Youngstown, Ohio, passport issued on 7 July 1921, certificate# 62169, citing National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington D.C.; Roll #: 1681; Volume #: Roll 1681 - Certificates: 61876-62249, 06 Jul 1921-07 Jul 1921. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925.
  6. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 667-668. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  7. [S2050] Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013, online from the Family History Library, www.familysearch.org, marriage of John Joseph Gillespie, age 45, on 20 January 1920 in Mahoning County, Ohio, child of Owen Gillespie and Catherine Fergis, married Nell Agnes McCarty Heaton, age 41, child of Dennis McCarty and Jane Whalen, referencing database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPQL-2R2V : 17 December 2019), John Joseph Gillespie and Nell Agnes McCarty Heaton, 20 Jan 1920; citing Marriage, Mahoning, Ohio, United States, Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society, Columbus; FHL microfilm. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013.

Samuel L. Gillespie1

b. 1879
Father*Wesley Martin Gillespie1 b. 30 Oct 1847, d. 12 Feb 1930
Mother*Lydia Ann Gillespie1 b. 18 Aug 1854, d. 30 Jun 1892
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.2,1,3,4
Birth*1879Samuel L. Gillespie was born about 1879 in West Virginia.1
(Son) Census US 188016 June 1880Samuel L. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 16 June 1880 in the household of his parents in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. He was one year old.1
(Grandson) Census US 190023 June 1900Samuel L. was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 23 June 1900 in the household of his maternal grandparents, Harriet and Griffin Gillespie in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. Samuel was 21 years of age, single, able to read, write and speak English, and worked as a day laborer at a saw mill.2,5,6

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  4. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  5. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William F. and Harriet M. Humphreys, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 9; Enumeration District: 0003.
  6. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Isaac W. and Phebe J. Hines, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 21; Enumeration District: 0004.

Sarah Gillespie1,2

b. 1827
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.3,4,5,6
Birth*1827Sarah Gillespie was born about 1827 in Virginia.7
Marriage*22 August 1849She married William H. Knight on 22 August 1849 in Braxton County, Virginia.1,2

Family

William H. Knight b. 1824
Child1.Mary Ellen Knight1,2,7 b. 22 May 1859, d. 1919

Citations

  1. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Mary E Knight on 22 May 1859 in Braxton County, West Virginia, daughter of William Knight and Sarah Knight, referencing FHL Film# 573797. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938.
  2. [S1404] Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of William H. Knight and Sarah Gillespie on 22 August 1849 in Braxton County, Virginia, USA, referencing Dodd, Jordan R., et al.; Early American Marriages: Virginia to 1850; Publication Place: Bountiful, UT, USA; Publisher: Precision Indexing Publishers. Hereinafter cited as Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850.
  3. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  6. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  7. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William and Sarah Knight, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M653; Residence Date: 1860; Home in 1860: Braxton, Virginia; Roll: M653_1336; Page: 354; Family History Library Film: 805336. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.

Unnamed Daughter Gillespie1

b. 5 April 1899, d. 1 June 1899
Father*Henry Duffield Gillespie1 b. 28 Nov 1859, d. 11 Mar 1951
Mother*Lillian B. Thrasher1 b. 26 Aug 1868, d. 25 May 1899
Birth*5 April 1899Unnamed Daughter Gillespie was born on 5 April 1899 in the Upper District, Braxton County, West Virginia,1
Death*1 June 1899 and died there on 1 June 1899 at the age of 1 month, 25 days.2

Citations

  1. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Gillespie on 5 April 1899 in the Upper District, Braxton County, West Virginia, daughter of H D Gillespie and Lillie B Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 573797. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938.
  2. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Gillespie on 1 June 1899 in Braxton County, West Virginia, age 1 month 25 days, born about 1899, daughter of H. D. Gillespie and L. B. Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 572705. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.

Velley M. Gillespie1

b. March 1894
Father*Henry Duffield Gillespie1 b. 28 Nov 1859, d. 11 Mar 1951
Mother*Lillian B. Thrasher1 b. 26 Aug 1868, d. 25 May 1899
(Family Member) Name SpellingsVariations in the spelling of the Gillespie surname found in our research included GILLASPIE, GILLASPRY and GILLISPIE.2,3,4,5
Birth*March 1894Velley M. Gillespie was born in March 1894 in West Virginia.1
(Daughter) Death25 May 1899She was 5 years old when her mother died on 25 May 1899 at age 30, after giving birth to her tenth child, who also died six days later. Her mother's death left behind Velley's father and nine young children between the ages of 2 and 15 years.6,7,8
(Granddaughter) Census US 19005 July 1900Velley M. Gillespie was enumerated with her siblings on the 1900 census taken on 5 July 1900 in the household of her maternal grandmother, and her grandmother's husband, Phoebe J. and Isaac W. Hines in Holly, Braxton County, West Virginia. Velley was 8 years old and had attended school for two months of the census year.1,2,9

Citations

  1. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Isaac W. and Phebe J. Hines, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 21; Enumeration District: 0004. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Griffin and Harriet E. Gillespie, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0003.
  3. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martin W. and Lydia A. Gillaspie, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 418A; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S2532] Family History Library, West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971. Marriage records, available online, compiled from abstracts, transcriptions, and originals of West Virginia county marriage records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed: "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", marriage on 15 September 1853 in Braxton County, Virginia, of Elizabeth J Duffield, age 16, born about 1837, daughter of John and Lydia Duffield, and Orlando G "Gillaspy", age 19, born about 1834, son of Adam and Nancy "Gillaspy" referencing "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZF-Q47Q : Fri Aug 18 15:04:46 UTC 2023), Entry for Orlando G "Gillaspy" and Elizabeth J Duffield, 22 Sep 1853; digital images, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, County marriage records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1776-1971.
  5. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Lillian B (Thrasher) Gillespie, Memorial# 114798140. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  7. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Gillespie on 5 April 1899 in the Upper District, Braxton County, West Virginia, daughter of H D Gillespie and Lillie B Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 573797. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938.
  8. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Gillespie on 1 June 1899 in Braxton County, West Virginia, age 1 month 25 days, born about 1899, daughter of H. D. Gillespie and L. B. Gillespie, referencing FHL Film# 572705.
  9. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William F. and Harriet M. Humphreys, Year: 1900; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 9; Enumeration District: 0003.