Person:Roscoe Gilliland (1)

b.2 Aug 1905 Arkansas
m. Abt 1921
  1. Mary Lee Gilliland1926 - 1985
Facts and Events
Name Roscoe C. GILLILAND
Gender Male
Birth? 2 Aug 1905 Arkansas
Marriage Abt 1921 to Nellie L NIX
Death? 22 Jul 1956 Blunt County, Alabama (Mt Carmel FCM Cemetery)
Reference Number? Cousins of Dalton J. Nix Keyword
Reference Number? Descencants of Jennings NIX Keyword
Reference Number? Jennings NIX Descendants Keyword
Reference Number? JenningsNIX Descendants Keyword

Name: � Roscoe C Gilliland Age: � 25�years� Estimated birth year: � 1904 Birthplace: � Arkansas Relation to Head-of-house: � Head Race: � White Home in 1930: � Friendship, Marshall, Alabama Occupation: � View image Education: � View image Military Service: � View image Rent/home value: � View image Age at first marriage: � View image Parents' birthplace: � View image Owned a radio: � View image Image Source: � Year: 1930;�Census Place: Friendship, Marshall, Alabama;�Roll: T626_39;�Page: 13A;�Enumeration District: 19;�Image: 0963.

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Gilliland, Roscoe C. Head, M, W, 25, M, 17, Alabama, Al,

            , Nellie L., wife, F, W, 26, M, 18, Al, Al, Al, 
            , Cecil D., son, M, W, 6, S., Al, Ak, Al, 
            , Mary L. daughter, F, W, 4, S, Al, Ak, Al, 
            , Authur C, son, M, W, 3. S, Al, Ak, Al, 

Hi Dalton, I had not heard from you in quite a while, I trust everything is fine with you and your wife. I was in North Alabama last weekend and did a little research while there. I wanted to visit some cemeteries but the rain kept me out of cemeteries. I did go by the Etowah County Education Annex which has the school census. I found the following information on R. C. Gilliland & Nellie Nix Gilliland: 1942 school census PARENTS: Gilliland, R. C., Gilliland, Nellie ADDRESS: Route 3, Altoona, Ala. School:�����Howelton CHILDREN: Arthur born April 27, 1926

              Mary Lee born June 15, 1928
              Eugene born Oct 11, 1929
              Hazel born Dec 16, 1932
              Marie born Jan 15, 1935

School Census 1946

PARENTS: Gillilan, R. C., Gillilan, Nellie L. Address: Route 5, Boaz, Alabama School District: Walnut Grove

1..Mary L. Spence (Spence

��was underlined) born June 15, 1926

2..Clinton L. A. born April 27, 1928 3..Eugene M. born Oct 11, 1930 4..Hazel B. born Dec. 16, 1932.......Mt Hebron 5..Marie born Jan 15, 1934............Mt Hebron 6..Lorelle Ruby born May 2, 1938....Mt Hebron 7..Kenneth L. born May 30, 1940....Mt Hebron 8..Opaltine born Aug 15, 1942........Mt Hebron

Mt Hebron was the school that #4 thru #8 atteneded if I read it right. There was no school listed for the others other than Walnut Grove School District.

I assumed since Mary Lee was listed as Gilliland in the 1942 School Census and as Mary L. Spence in the 1946 School Census, to me it appeared she had been married by that time. But on her marriage license when she married my brother, she is listed as a Gillilan. Another mystery to try and solve, don't you think?

Hope to hear from you soon, Chris<>

Delivered-To: From: "mamapig" <> To: "Dalton Nix" <> Subject: Fw: Re: Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2004 16:32:44 -0600

Dalton, It was good to hear from you. The information below is the death of Nellie L. Nix Gillilan's husband. I recall that Nellie is in your Nix Family. Since receiving this I haven't gone back to my information on all Roscoe's daughters married names but I am sure that some of them are different from what my nephew gave me. So without knowing for sure, some of them must have had more than one spouse. With this information I find that Roscoe & Nellie's daughter Mary Lee Gillilan Kelsoe by 1956 had apparently been married three times. Mary Lee's first marriage was to my oldest brother. (Fact, I have a copy of marriage certificate.) Second marriage to a Spence (last name was Spence according to 1946 Etowah Co. School Census). Third marriage to a Bryant (according to the obit from Gadsden Times). Anyhow I just wanted to pass it along to you. Hope to hear from you soon, Chris Her second marriage

From: "John Awbrey" <> To: "mamapig" <> Sent: Tuesday, November 30, 2004 11:15 PM Subject: Re:

> Chris, > Is this him: > Roscoe "Bud" Cecil Gillilan---age 51, died Sunday; > resident of Howellton community; buried at Mt. Carmel > Bapt. Church cemetery. Survived by spouse, Minnie Lee > Gillilan of Sebring, Florida; children, James Cecil > Gillilan of Brooksville, FL, Clinton Arthur Gillilan > of Tampa, FL., SP/3 Eugene Matthews Gillilan of U.S. > Army at Germany, Kenneth Linston Gillilan, Mrs. Hazel > Tealladira both of Chattanooga, TN, Mrs. Mary Lee > Bryant of Avon Park, FL., Mrs. Marie Bryant of > Birmingham, Mrs. Ruby Hale of Rossville, GA., Mrs. > Opal Culpepper of Sebring, FL; siblings-Monroe > Gillilan of Boaz, Jesse Gillilan of Attalla, Mrs. > Josephine Cleveland of Lincoln Park, MI, Mrs. Rosalee > Murphy of Montgomery and Mrs. Lela Tylerson of > Arkdelphia, AR. (Gadsden Times-24 July 1956)