Person:John Gillespie (25)

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m. bef. 1743
  1. Mary Gillespie1743 - 1822
  2. Robert GillespieABT 1747 - 1778
  3. James GillespieABT 1751 - 1834
  4. John GillespieABT 1753 - 1822
  5. Agnes GillespieABT 1755 -
  6. Thomas GillespieABT 1757 - 1842
  7. William GillespieABT 1761 -
  8. Elizabeth GillespieABT 1763 - 1830
  • HJohn GillespieABT 1753 - 1822
  • WJane Harvey1762 - 1808
m. 31 August 1779
  1. Mary Gillespie1783 -
  2. William Gillespie1785 - 1851
  3. Matthew Gillespie1788 - 1871
  4. Robert Harvey Gillespie1791 - 1881
  5. Isabell Gillespie1796 - 1880
Facts and Events
Name John Gillespie
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 1753 prob. Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 31 August 1779 Botetourt County, Virginiato Jane Harvey
Death? 7 APR 1822 East Fork Transylvania County, North Carolina

John Gillespie was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Notes

From Genforum.com post:

DNA TEST KIT #65714 Aug. 8, 2006 Descendant of the Gillespie rifle/gun making family.

Generations:

  1. 1 WILLIAM GILLESPIE was born Bet. 1715 - 1720 in Scotland or Ireland, and died Abt. 1801 in Possibly Pendleton Dist. South Carolina. He married MARY.

Residence: 1746, Lived along Cowpasture River near present-day Clifton Forge, VA.

  1. 2 JOHN GILLESPIE was born Abt. 1754, and died Apr. 07, 1822 in E. Fork Transylvania Co. North Carolina. He married JANE HARVEY Aug. 13, 1779 in Botetourt Co. VA.

Burial: the hilltop cemetery at East Fork in Transylvania Co., NC. Occupation: Gun Maker Residence: Mills River community of Henderson Co.

  1. 3 WILIAM GILLESPIE was born Dec. 28, 1785, and died Sep. 23, 1851. He married MILBERRY "MILLIE" DAVIS.

Burial: William Gillespie (+Millie Davis) is buried with his parents, John & Jane Harvey Gillespie, on the hilltop cemetery at East Fork in Transylvania Co., NC. Occupation: Gun Maker

  1. 4 JOHN HARVEY GILLESPIE was born May 31, 1810, and died Nov. 04, 1891 in Mills River, Henderson Co. North Carolina. He married SARAH "SALLIE" GILLESPIE, 1ST cousin.
  1. 5 HARVEY NEWTON GILLESPIE was born Abt. 1843, and died Abt. 1908. He married MARY EMILY ORR. She was born 1848, and died 1926.