CANADA: Ontario Deaths, Ottawa to Toronto

These records are arranged by location where people lived,  beginning in the North then from the Eastern region of the counties within the Province, then moving towards Toronto, and south to the US border. Older county names are used,  sometimes not current ones. Boundaries changed over time so check records before and after the county location of your interest. 

Some location names are duplicated between a County in one part of the province and a Township in another, with considerable distance between them. So “Perth” is a Village in Lanark County in the Eastern Regions of the Province, but also a county in the Western area.  

As tombstone photos are added to death record pages, click on the small picture or names to view a larger copy. All photos provided here are copyright Norma Gillespie unless clearly indicated otherwise, used with permission. Some tombstone photos were taken years ago. A major effort is underway to film all Gillespie tombstones, and your assistance with this project would be greatly appreciated,  since travel is still very restricted.

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Alfred John Gillespie birth abt 1920 Rainy River. Death July 27, 1920 Rainy River District.

Andrew Gillespie b 1869. d 1953. Kirkland Lake Cemetery, Kirkland, Timiskaming District

Angus Earnest Gillespie died Fort William Sept 3, 1895.

Ann E Scott Gillespie b 1878. d 1961  Kirkland Lake Cemetery, Timiskaming District

Arnold O Gillespie, born 1905. Died 1970. His wife Norma G 1815- Englehart Cemetery, Englehart, Timiskaming District (note: slightly confusing record as plot not identified as Gillespie.  as the rest are for other names. Norma could be a Grieve, as Arnold /Grieve 1904-1971 is buried next to them). 

Arthur Thomas Gillespie died Rainy River July 26, 1920.

Barbara E Aubert Gillespie, born 1920. Died 1998. Englehart Cemetery, Englehart, Timikaming District

Barbara Sharp “Bab” Gillespie b Dec 30, 1883 d Feb 6, 1970  Mountain View Cemetery, Thunder Bay, Ontario

Bernice “Lillian” Gillespie, born 1919. Death 2007. Saint Andrew’s Catholic Cemetery, Thunder Bay, Ontario

Capt Clifford M Gillespie, born Oct 8, 1918. Died May 30, 2000. Saint Andrew’s Catholic Cemetery, Thunder Bay, Ontario

Caroline Gillaspie died Dresden Feb 13, 1894

Catherine K Gillespie died Fort William Oct 8, 1906.

Christina Gillespie died Parry Sound Nov 3, 1926.

Doras E Gillespie died North Bay June 4, 1912.

Dorothy Gillespie, born May 29, 1919. Died Nov 26, 2008. Kirland Lake Cemetery, Kirkland Lake, Timiskaming District (2nd record give birth 1918)

Ellen Gillespie died Parry Sound Feb 5, 1907.

Ella G Gillespie died Thessalon June 26, 1898.

Ethleen Gillespie b 1900 d 1929 Hillsdale Cemetery, Blind River, Algoma District

Franklin R Gillespie died Thessalon April 7, 1900

G Gillespie died North Bay Feb 13, 1909.

George Gillespie of North Bay, died Feb 15, 1909 (recheck date). Index to Cobald Daily Nuggett 1909-1914

George Gilbert Gillespie, age 58 yrs, 7 m 5 d.  Died 1935, (Sudbury Funeral Home Record) 

Gillespie (male) died Pentetanguishene July 9, 1891.

Gillespie,  first name not given, age 1 hour. Died 1917. (Sudbury Funeral Home Record) 

Gillespie (female) died North Bay April 11, 1926.

Gillespie (male) died Parry Sound Aug 6, 1926.

Gillespie, first name not given, female. Died 1933.(Sudbury Funeral Home Record) 

Harry James Gillespie died North Magnetawan June 18, 1920.

Ivan D Gillespie born 1923. Died 1997. Englehart Cemetery, Englehart, Timiskaming District, Ontario

Jane Gillespie (Mrs Daniel) died 1947 recently, age 88, in Kingston? born Watson’s Corners, Lanark County, Ontario. Aunt of Mrs A Walace of New Liskeard. Issued Friday May 23, 1947 in Kirkland Lake Northern Daily News

J Clark “Speed” Gillespie died of pneumonia March 23, 23, 1927 North Bay.

Jennet Gillaspie died Dresden Sept 24, 1905

John Gillespie aged 26 y, died 1925. (Sudbury Funeral Home Record) 

John W Gillespie died Dresden April 6, 1902.

Mabel Gertude Gillespie died Fort William Oct 20, 1920

Margaret Gillespie’s husband, Clarence Tefler, whom she married in Oak Lake, Manitoba, died Sept 22, 1958 in Kirkland Lake,  Northern Ontario

Marie Josephine Gillespie, born Oct 12, 1937. Died June 23, 1992. Burial Twelve Mile Lake United Cemetery, Minden, Haliburton Co, Ontario

Mary Gillespie died Penetanguishene May 2, 1908.

Maude Gillespie, “disappeared 46 years ago” in Thessalon. Notice Friday, Jan 18, 1935 in Kirkland Lake Northern Daily News.

M Florence Gillespie died Penetanguishene Dec 11, 1892.

Mrs Gillespie died last week 1943 in North Bay, mother of A Gillespie, Englehart. Issued Jan 28, 1943 in Kirkland Lake Northern Daily News

Norma G Gillespie. Born 1915. Died 1993. Her spouse Arnold O Husband 1906-1970. Englehart Cemetery, District of Timiskaming, Nipissing District.

Robert Gillespie died in Ogdenburg March 18, 1927. Issued in Kirkland Lake Northern Daily News

Ruth Gillespie died Pentenguishene Feb 16, 1894.

The body of Samuel Gillespie who drowned today while unloading coal,   West Fort William  Sept 13, 1907

Sarah Leon Gillespie died Thessalon Sept 12, 1902.

Scott Gillespie, born June 10, 1907. Died July 30, 1996. Kirkland Lake Cemetery, Kirkland Lake, Timiskaming District

Stewart Albert Gillespie died Minden 2007, Aug 23, Ontario

William Henry “Hank” Gillespie  b Sept 4, 1879. d 1942.  Mountain View Cemetery, Thunder Bay

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Alexander Gillespie, 1853-1923. Albert St Cemetery, Arnprior, Renfrew Co, Ontario

Died 1907, Mrs Abraham Boland, 85, nee Ann Gillespie. Born Navan, Co Armagh, Ireland. To Canada 35 years ago with husband and family and settled at Douglas. Husband died 11 year ago. Children: Tobias, Townley, Thomas, Mrs George Thompson of Eganville; Mrs Charles Boland; Mrs Thompson of West Haven, Connecticut, Miss Bella.

Eileen Gillespie 1922-1974. William W Budd 1922-2001 Radio Offr RAF FG. Buried St. John’s Chrisostomo Cemetery, Mallock Road, Renfrew

George Gillespie, died Renfrew Aug 13, 1924.

James Gillespie, no age given, Feb 13, 1881. New Glasgow at home of his mother, Arnprior, leaves wife and six small children. (2nd record gives date as Feb 14th).

Jane Gillespie 1881-1959. Her husband George Eady 1879-1957. Flat Rapid Cemetery, Renfrew Co, Ontario

John Gillespie April 12, 1884-Nov 2, 1949 Sand Point Public Cemetery, Renfrew Co

Margaret Gillespie, died McNab Twp  March 9, 1895.

Margaret P Gillespie died McNab July 2, 1905.

Margaret Gillespie 1859-1937 Albert St Cemetery, Arnprior.

Marion Gillespie, wife of Richard Wellington McCee 1857-1942. Albert St Cemetery, Arnprior.

Mary Gillespie, 1840-1942. Albert St Cemetery, Arnprior, Ontario

Mary J Arnot Gillespie b Feb 4, 1863. d Dec 3, 1924 Flat Rapids Cemetery, Arnprior, Renfew Co

Patterson Gillespie d 1974. K Gillespie. Arnprior Albert St Cemetery, Arnprior, Ontario

Thomas Gillespie, died March 23, 1914 s/o of the late Col Gillespie of Quebec City, at age 58 years. 2nd record adds: b July 4, 1858.   Flat Rapids Cemetery, Arnprior, Renfrew Co, Ontario

Dec 3, 1924 Glasgow, McNab Twp: Mrs James Carswell, aged 62 years. Born Feb 24, 1863, she was Mary Jane, youngest daughter of William L. Arnot. She was  married three times: First to Thomas Gillespie, second to Arthur Hamilton, and then to James Carswell. Dec 12, 1924. Thomas Gillespie born at Quebec July 4, 1855. Died March 23, 1914. Burial Flat Rapid Cemetery, Almonte/Arnprior, McNab, Twp, Renfew Co, Ontario.

William Wallace “Bud” Gillespie, born 1922. Died Jan 1, 2001. Suddenly  peacefully in hospital on Monday afternoon, Bud, of Renfew, formerly of Braeside, at the age of 78 years. Predeceased by his mother, Mary Ellen Gillespie in 1984. Beloved husband of Marilyn (Nee Swan), and of the late Eileen (nee Hodgson). Dearly loved father of David Gillespie (Francis) of Bridgenorth; John Gillespie (Beth) of Bridgenorth; Patrick Gillespie (Patricia) of Arnprior; and Dale”Dodie” Cavanagh (Scott), also of Bridgenorth.  Cherished Grampa of Christopher, Robert and Tressa. Visitation held at Pilon Family Funeral Home & Chapel, Arnprior on Wednesday, and a mass of Christian burial was celebrated in St John Chrysostom Church, Arnprior on Thursday. Interment at Mollach Road Cemetery, Arnprior, Renfrew Co.


Ada Lola Gillespie b 1904. d March 9, 1982. Buried Pinecrest Cemetery, Nepean Twp, Carleton Co, Ontario

Agnes Isabel Gillespie, age 11 of Hintonburgh, d/o Wm Gillespie, died 1905.

Agnes Gillespie died Nov 29, 1934 in her 95th year. Her husband Charles P Moffat died Sept 6, 1903 aged 78 years. Burial Merivale Cemetery, Nepean Twp, Carleton  Co, Ontario (Note: many Moffats nearby).

Anna Louisa Gillespie died March 7, 1920.Burial May 19th,1920 . Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa

Anthony Gillespie died Dec 20, 1885, age 72. His wife Mary Corrigan, died Nov 12, 1891 age 68. Edward J Gillespie died Feb 12, 1901, age 38. Buried Notre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa.

Anthony Gillespie died July 14, 1888

Arthur G Gillespie 1901-1998. Clarice B 1902-1998. Buried Pinecrest Cemetery, Nepean Twp, Carleton Co.

Aubrey Gillespie, the late’s husband, Douglas Doran-Veevers died Nov 1, 1995 in his 74th year. Dear father of Bruce (Heather), Janet (John Grower).  Rideau Chapel of Tuman Funeral Homes, Kars for visitation. Memorial service at St James Anglican Church, Manotick on Friday at 11 am.

Berkeley C Gillespie  1915-1995. Buried Capital Remembrance Garden Cemetery, Carleton Co.

Bertha Gillespie died Jan 20, 1886,  Billings Bridge, Gloucester

Bruce Gillespie death Aug 16, 1969. Internment Aug 18th. Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario

Bruce Edgar Gillespie age 0, birth Aug 30, 1943 Ottawa, Carleton Co, Ontario.Death Feb 8, 1943  Father Thos Gillespie. Mother Eva Helen Gillespie. (these dates are in error. Probably should be reversed, or death date in 1944).

Catherine Mackay Gillespie, death Feb 8, 1964. Internment Feb 10th. Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa

Charles E Gillespie 1919-1988, His beloved wife Barbara V Scharf  1927-1874. Buried St George’s Anglican Cemetery, Carleton Co.

Clara May Gillespie, death June 1, 1976. Internment June 4th. Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa

Edna Gillespie, died Sept 6, 1968. Burial Pinecrest Cemetery,  Nepean Twp, Carleton Co, Ontario

Edrie M Gillespie b 1902 d 1994. Pinecrest Cemetery,  Nepean Twp, Carleton Co

Edward Gillespie death May 27, 1963.  Burial Pinecrest Cemetery,  Nepean Twp, Carleton Co

Edward Gillespie 1889-1969. His wife Mary Tulloch 1889-1961. Buried Pinecrest Cemetery, Nepean Twp, Carleton Co.

Edward John Gillespie of Ottawa died 1901

Edward T Gillespie died Ottawa Jan 12, 1901

Elizabeth Gillespie 1868-1916. James William Hill 18421935. Buried St Andrews Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Richmond, Ontario

Mrs Elizabeth Ann Gillespie, age 57, of Ireland, wife of John Gillespie of Gloucester, died Jan 4, 1898.

Ellen Elizabeth Cummings Gillespie b unknown. d June 25, 1935. Pinecrest Cemetery, Nepean Twp, Carleton Co

Elsie Pearl Gillespie death Aug 9, 1918.  Burial Aug 12th. Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa

Emmeline Gillespie, death Aug 13, 1945. Internment Aug 15th. Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa

Eric Charles Gillespie b unknown. d Aug 8, 1944. Pinecrest Cemetery, Nepean Twp, Carleton Co, Ontario

Eva Gillespie died March 15, 1886, Ottawa (Beechwood Cemetery)

Eva Gillespie died Nov 13, 1954. Pinecrest Cemetery,  Nepean Twp, Carleton Co

Francis Elizabeth Gillespie death Sept 10, 1953. Internment Sept 13th. Beeachwood Cemetery, Ottawa

Frederick Gillespie – no information. Burial Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa

Ganet Elford Gillespie, death Nov 5, 1933. Interment Nov 6th. Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario

George Gillespie b 1878. d Oct 20, 1968. Pinecrest Cemetery, Nepean Twp, Carleton Co

George Bronson Ellwood Gillespie 1905-1998. Elsie Elvira Hamilton Gillespie 1907-1970 Buried Huntly Carp Presbyterian Cemetery, Carleton Co

George F Gillespie died Sept 27, 1959, age 76 years. His wife Lulu J Carson, died June 26, 1914 aged 25 years. Buried South Gower Cemetery. (Buried next to them Joseph A Carson, died Jan 28, 1914 aged 63 years. His wife Sarah A McCarley died May 9, 1923 aged 72 years. Annie M Carson died June 2, 1910 aged 36 years)

Gordon Gillespie, died Nepean Twp Aug 11, 1899

In loving memory of Joan Wozniak 1941-1998. Beloved wife of Gordon A Gillespie 1946-. Burial Hope Cemetery, Notre Dame East, Gloucester Twp, Carleton Co, Ontario – Section 18

Gordon Allan Gillespie death Dec 17, 1976. Burial Pinecrest Cemetery, Nepean Twp, Carleton Co, Ontario

In memory of Gordon Harold Gillespie, died Aug 11, 1899 age 4 yrs 7 months. Also William Buckingham died Dec 15, 1913 aged 79 yrs. Catherine Buckingham died Jan 1, 1923 aged 89 years. (Maple Grove Cemetery, Hazaldean, Ontario)

Gordon Allan Gillespie 1903-1996. His wife Dorothy M Highton 1905-1997 Buried Pine Crest Cemetery, Nepean Twp, Carleton, Ontario

Helena Gillespie , age 15 of Hull, daughter of George A Gillespie died 1899.

Howard Gillespie, died July 28, 1897, Carleton Co, Ontario

Isabelle Gillespie death January 16, 1981. Burial Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa

The son of Thomas Keys, nephew of James Gillespie of Russell Twp, aged 14, drowned at Cook’s Mills on 29th, (published May 21, 1840; birth estimated as 1826)

James Gillespie, death April 27, 1915. Burial April 29th, 1915. Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa

James Gillespie, age 51, birth abt 1882 Canada. Death Jan 28, 1933 Carleton, Ontario. Father William Gillespie. Mother Hannah White.

James Gillespie, death Jan 31, 1943. Pinecrest Cemetery,  Nepean Twp, Carleton Co

James E Gillespie b 1871. d May 2, 1942, Pinecrest Cemetery, Nepean Twp, Carleton Co (2nd record gives May 4th).

James Lawson Gillespie death Nov 30, 1977. Burial Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario

Noble Morrison died Nov 30, 1878, aged 63 years. His wife Jane Gillispie died Feb 22, 1878, aged 58 years. Edgar Bayliss died Aug 5, 1940, aged 20 years. Roybert Bayliss died Oct 20, 1952, age 72 years. His wife Georgina Ellen Cox died Jan 9, 1957, aged 56 (Huntley United Church Cemetery, Carleton Co Ontario).

Jane Elizabeth Gillespie died Nov 10, 1883, Ottawa.

Janis Sherman Guay, nee Gillespie, Guidance Counsellor J. S. Woodworth Secondary School, died Friday, Aug 20, 1999, age 48. Suddenly in hospital from complications of cancer. Beloved wife of Allan Guay. Loving mother of Lindsay and Scott Sherman. Dear daugher of June Gillespie of Belleville and the late James Andrew Gillespie. Dearly loved sister of  Janet Lynn Gillespie (Lou Gizzareli). Beloved granddaughter of Jessie Parnell of Trenton and the late Earl Parnell. Predeased by a brother, James Parnell Gillespie. Kelly Funeral Homes.

John Gillespie death Aug 7, 1944. Pinecrest Cemetery,  Nepean Twp, Carleton Co

John Lawson Gillespie, death Oct 26, 1965. Internment Oct 28th. Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa

Kathleen Gillespie b 1910. d 1998 Pinecrest Cemetery, Nepean Twp, Carleton County

Kenneth McCoy Gillespie, age 10, s/o Thomas of Hintonburgh. Died 1903.

Lena May Gillespie death Oct 26, 1994.  Pinecrest Cemetery,  Nepean Twp, Carleton Co

Letiticia Gillespie 1872-1959. Her husband Andrew Johnston  1867-1941. Burial All Saints Anglican Cemetery, Greenly, Osgoode Twp, Carleton Co, Ontario

Lucinda Gillespie Gibson, death March 27, 1937. Burial Kars, Ottawa Munipality, Ontario

Lyall M Gillespie death Jan 23, 1987. Burial Pinecrest Cemetery, Nepean Twp, Carleton Co, Ontario

Margaret Gillespie, wife of Henry Watson, died March 12, 1877, age 47 years & 7 months. Henry G Watson died June 24, 1900 aged 78 years. Lucinda C Watson, daughter of Henry & Margaret, died Feb 25, 1918. Buried South Gower Cemetery, Ontario

Margaret Gillespie died June 25, 1941.Burial June 27th. Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa

Margaret Gillespie 1903-1972. Wife of Raymond McEvoy 1900-1967.Baby McEvoy. Burial St John’s RC Cemetery, Enniskierrry, Osgoode Twp, Carleton Co, Ontario (lots of McEvoy burials nearby).

Margaret Gillespie death Sept 19, 1974. Pinecrest Cemetery, Nepean Twp, Carleton Co, Ontario

Margaret Clare Gillespie, death March 14, 1966. Internment March 16th. Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario

Margaret Elizabeth Gillespie death March 12, 1964. Pinecrest Cemetery,  Nepean Twp, Carleton Co

Marion F Gillespie death April 17, 1985. Burial Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario

Marion R Gillespie, buried Capital Memorial Gardens, Nepean Twp, Carleton Co, Ontario

Martha Gillespie b 1872. d 1911. Pinecrest Cemetery, Nepean Twp, Carleton County

Martha Gillespie death March 31, 1951 Pinecrest Cemetery,  Nepean Twp, Carleton Co

Mary Gillespie 18061892. Buried beside spouse John Wishart (17901874); his second wife Lucy Jane Shepherd died Nov 19, 1911 aged 34; David Wishart died July 4, 1908, aged 84 yrs; his wife Elizabeth J Waddell died Nov 12, 1916 aged 81 yrs; William W Wishart aged 7 yrs; Margaret Jane Wishart 1866-1869 (Springhill Presbyterian Cemetery, Osgoode Twp, Carleton Co)

Mrs Mary Gillespie death May 27, 1938. ” removed” Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa

Mary Gillespie death Dec 19, 1961. Burial Pinecrest Cemetery,  Nepean Twp, Carleton Co

Mrs May Gillespie who passed away Dec 21, 1998.Lovingly remembered by her husband, Dennis, children: Barbara and Carole. Grandchildren: Chris, Jody, Lisa and Mark and great-grandchildren Tyler, Bren, Zak, Victoria, Aodean, Jerogia May. (Ottawa Citizen obit).

Mina G Gillespie, death Oct 27, 1983. Burial Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario

Muriel Hilda Gillespie, infant daughter of John, died Feb 2, 1899.

Naomi Laura Gillespie death April 25, 1948. Burial April 27th, Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa

Nelson Gillespie death Aug 19, 1960. Internment Aug 22nd. Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario

Owen Verril Gillespie death Dec 29, 1973. Burial Pinecrest Cemetery, Nepean Twp, Carleton Co, Ontario

Patrick Gillespie, age 47 of New Edinburgh died 1905.

Percy Gillespie death May 15, 1967. Burial Pinecrest Cemetery,  Nepean Twp, Carleton Co

Phoebe Eleanor Gillespie death Feb 27, 1968. Internment March 4, 1968. Beechwood Cemetery, Ontario

Phyllis Gillespie death March 27, 1973. Burial Pinecrest Cemetery, Nepean Twp, Carleton Co, Ontario

Samuel Gillespie died March 11, 1896, Gloucester Twp.

Stewart Cummings Gillespie died Aug 28, 1907, 32 Craig Street, Ottawa. Age 4 months 11 days.  Hazaldean Cemetery. Presby.

Stewart K Gillespie death Sept 16, 1966. Internment Sept 19th, Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario

Thomas Gillespie, died Oct 3, 1876 Internment Oct 5th.Beachwood Cemetery record, City of Ottawa

Thomas Gillespie death Sept 19, 1923. Internment Sept 21, 1923. Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario

Thomas Charles Gillespie death Sept 13, 1976. Burial Pinecrest Cemetery, Nepean Twp, Carleton Co, Ontario

William Gillespie of Gloucester Twp, was stabbed by Richard Ashfield on 11th (Dec 15, 1841)

William Gillespie 1851-1935. His wife Hannah A White 1858-1927. Thomas 1878-1889. Agnes Isabel 1893-1905. Burial Merivale Cemetery, Nepean Twp, Carleton Co, Ontario

William George Gillespie, death Dec 15, 1942. Internment Dec 17th. Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa

John SHORE 1868-1951 and his wife Martha (nee Gillespie)1877-1945 buried Pinecrest Cemetery, Nepean Twp, Carleton Co, Ontario

Bathurst District:  LANARK COUNTY

Miss Bella Johnson, born where she died in Lanark, the daughter of the late Hugh Johnson & his wife Margaret Gillespie, who died in 1895. Her mother was the daughter of one of the pioneers of Lanark Village. An uncle, Thomas Gillespie, was for many years caretaker of the school in Lanark. Her sisters and brothers are: Margaret (Mrs Jas Rodger) deceased in 1891; John, who died in 1909; Ida (formerly  Mrs Frank Deachman and now Mrs Williamson) of Cardomin, Alberta, and a half brother, Charles Kelly. Burial Lanark Village  Cemetery.  Death published Feb 18, 1931 in The Lanark Era.

D Evelyn Warren Gillespie, born 1913. Died 1948. Boyd’s Methodist Cemetery, Boyds, Lanark Co

Elizabeth Gillespie address Perth. died Feb 1940. Elmwood Cemetery, Perth, Ontario

Elizabeth H Moutlon Gillespie  b 1879  d 1956. Pioneer Cemetery, Perth, Ontario

Elma Gillespie of RR 1, Portland, Ontario age 90, died at Smith Falls Community Hospital on Thursday, June 18, (?1987) after being a patient only two days. Mrs Gillespie was the widow of James Gillespie, and been a housewife until 15 years ago. She was a member of the Portland United Church. Born at Clear Lake, she was a daughter of the late William Welch and the former Elizabeth Hassen, and had lived in the area all her life.

She is survived by a daughter, Beryl (Mrs Wallace Blackman) of RR 1, Portland; son-in-law Wallace Blackman; grandson Boyd Blackman; and great grandchildren Tracey, Cherryl and Jason. She was predeceased by two brothers: Elton and Warren Welch. Funeral services at Scotland Funeral Home in Elgin.  Cremation with internment at Halladay Cemetery.

Fanny J Gillespie, wife of J. D. Lindsay died at Kars Friday, Oct 30, 1896, aged 61 years. J. D. Lindsay 18321923. Rideauvale Cemetery, Kars, Ontario

George Gillespie, birth 1886. Death 1965. His wife Agnes Mae Stewart 1886-1967. Daughter Margaret Jean 1925-. Burial Hillcrest Cemetery, Smith Falls, Ontario

Burial Smith Falls, Lanark, Ontario

G Heber Gillespie birth 1921. Death 2000. Died in hospital on Monday, Oct 9th, in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Ann M Pankow. death brother of Jeanette (Don) Goodfellow of Kingston; John; Carmen (Pat); George ‘Bud’ Thomas Gillespie, all of Smith Falls, and the late Versa Timmons.  Visitation at The Blair & Son Funeral Home in Smith Falls on Wednesday. A memorial service will be held at Kingdom Hall, Smith Falls on Saturday, Oct 14th. Burial Smith Falls, Lanark, Ontario

Godfrey P Gillespie 1890-1969.His wife Myrtle Jane Shail 1907. St James Anglican Cemetery, Ramsay Twp.

Harriet E Gillespie, wife of Henry Emerson, died Oct 9, 1900 aged 34 yrs 6 mos. Hillcrest Cemetery, Smith Falls, Lanark Co, Ontario

Jane Gillespie (no dates Robert McChestney died June 2, 1912, aged 49 years. St Andrews Cemetery, Watson’s Corners, Dalhousie.

John Gillespie died Lanark Oct 14, 1871, Ontario

John Gillespie 1879-1916. Also his wife Elizabeth H Moulton 1879-1956. The Old Burying Ground, Perth.

John C Gillespie 1916-  . His beloved wife, Evelyn A Laushway 1912-1984. Maple Ridge Cemetery, Smith Falls.

John  J Gillespie b 1879  d 1916  Pioneer Cemetery, Perth, Ontario

Lawrence Gillespie died Lanark Oct 27, 1883.

Lucinda Gillespie, died March 27, 1937 aged 97 years. Her husband Robert Alexander Gibson died Jan 12, 1912, aged 77 years. Daughter Mary Gertrude (Minnie) died Nov 28, 1913, aged 44 yrs. Daughter Lucinda Alice died Feb 6, 1964 aged 91 yrs. Burial in Rideauvale Cemetery, Kars, Ontario

Margaret Gillespie died Lanark Sept 4, 1884.

At Lanark on Thursday, Nov 1895, Margaret Gillespie, wife of Hugh Johnston, aged 64 years. A daughter of T Gillespie, she married over 37 years ago.

Mary Ellen Gillespie, address Ottawa. aged 85, died Feb 9, 1972. Spouse Reginald G Gillespie. Elmwood Cemetery, Perth

Mary Ellen Cole Gillespie b 1887 d 1972  Elmwood Cemetery, Perth, Lanark Co, Ontario

Neil G Gillespie 1919-. His wife Elsie L Levere 1921-1973. Hillcrest Cemetery, Smith Falls, Lanark Co, Ontario

Nettie  ( Mrs Thomas J Gillespie) of Perth, d/o William Thompson. Wiliam died at Lanark 1908. He was married twice , first to Maria Bond  His second wife was Agnes McLaren. The family consists also of Margaret at home, Mary, a missionary to China; Nettie, Alex at Kisley, SK and Roy at Pincer Creek, AB. Burial Lanark Village Cemetery. [Note: other obits for family reveal Roy died Oct 24, 1913 at Pacific Pass, Alberta, age 25 years. Youngest son,  and married last year to Emma Hardy of Beaver Mines. Alexander and Margaret moved to  Winnipeg. (The Lanark Era)

Reginald G Gillespie, Perth aged 52, spouse Mary Ellen Cole died Oct 21, 1937. Elmwood Cemetery, Perth, Ontario 2nd record gives birth 1885.

In memory of Thomas, s/o William & Margaret Gillespie, died March 1, 1880, aged 12 yrs 3 months. Lanark Village Cemetery

Thomas Gillespie died Tuesday Feb 9, 1904,  age 82,  at Lanark. Born in the village on French Hill, he died at the home of his brother in law, Mr Hugh Johnson. Buried Lanark Cemetery.

Thomas J Gillespie 1874-1955. Elizabeth Thomson, his wife, 1882-1965.  Lillian 1909. Hillcrest Cemetery, Smith Falls, Lanark Co, Ontario

In Lanark, Monday, Dec 23, 1912, Hugh  Johnston in his 90th year. Born Sept 28, 1822 in St Andrews, Quebec, his parents were John Johnston and Margaret Cathcart. His brothers were George and John, and his two sisters were Mrs W Clark and Mrs W Field. In 1858 Mr Johnston marrried Miss Margaret Gillespie, and to them were born Mrs Jas Rodger, Nellie, John, and Mary (deceased), Ida (Mrs F Deachman of Edmonton) and Bella at home. Burial in Lanark Village Cemetery, Ontario

At Lanark, Thursday, April 1, 1909 John W Johnston, aged 43 years. The only son of Mr Hugh Johnston of Lanark. He leaves two sisters, Bella at home and Mrs Franch Deachman, Edmonton, Alberta. His grandfather, Mr Gillespie, fought with Wellington in the Peninsular War.

Miss Bella Johnston was born on the lot where she died in Lanark, the daughter of the late Hugh Johnston and his wife, Margaret Gillespie, who died in 1895. Her mother was the daughter of one of the pioneers of Lanark Village. An uncle, Thomas Gillespie, was for many years caretaker of the school in Lanark. Her sisters and brothers are Margaret (Mrs Jas Rodger) deceased in 1891. John, who died in 1909, Ida (formerlyl Mrs Frank Deachman and now Mrs Williamson) of Cadomin, Alberta; and a half brother Charles Kelly. Burial in Lanark Village.

W T Gillespie b 1911. Died 1958. His wife D Evelyn Warren 1913-1949. Boyd’s Methodist Cemetery, Boyds, Lanark Co, Ontario (Buried next to couple: Henry Wilfred Warren 1887-1962. His wife Mary Edna Churchill 1887-1973.) Note Other Warren burials further away.


Jane Russell HAMILTON, birth 1807. Burial North Russell Union Cemetery, Russell/Prescott United Counties, Ontario

In memory of Wm HAMILTON, died Jan 19, 1882, age 72 years. Jane Gillespie, wife of Wm Hamilton, died June 5, 1886, age 79 years. Burial North Russell Cemetery. (Next grave: Thomas W Hamilton, died Nov 27, 1921 aged 77 yrs. Matilda F Loucks, his wife, died Nov 5, 1923, aged 68 years ) Two graves away: John Hamilton, died Oct 25, 1905, aged 65 years. His wife Jane Lemond died Jan 4, 1918 age 74 years. G Allan 1879-1922. ]

In memory of Henry Hitsman, died June 26, 1874, age 74 years. Also his wife, Letitia Gillaspy, who died April 29, 1893 age 72 years. Natives of Ireland (North Russell Cemetery). [Next grave Thomas Hitsman, died March 28, 1922, aged 82 years. His wife Hannah Stuart. Matilda Harrison, wife of Thos Hitsman died June 11, 1877, aged 33 years. Baby aged 2 months. William Henry, died March 23, 1880 aged 5 years 7 ms 3 days. Matilda Ann born Feb 11, 1884, died Aug 21, 1890. Baby died March 1890 ae 1 mon. Walter born May 10, 1894 died Feb 4, 1906]

Mrs Leitita Hitchman (nee  Gillespie) d/o Mr & Mrs T Gillespie, was born in Co Tyrone, Ireland April 29, 1801, and attended m. class meetings with her fr and sr. In 1825, she came to Canada with her prts and sd in Osnabruck Twp, where she got married in 1827.  In 1836 she moved wit her hb to Russell Twp, where she raised a large family. She d in Beaverbrook Station, Russell Twp April 29, 1873. (Obit from Ontario Christian Guardian 1873-1880)


No records yet found. Glengarry’s early history is especially intereresting.


Albert Edward Gillespie, died Cornwall Dec 16, 1903.

Alexander Gillespie died Dec 16, 1884, age 81 years. Elizabeth Scott, his wife, died Feb 13, 1885, aged 71 yrs. St John’s Presbyterian Cemetery, Stormont Co, Ontario [ 2nd record for Alexander b 1803.  d 1884.]

Annie Gillespie nee Hurley, b 1853, Died 1929. Woodlawn Cemetery, Cornwall, Ontario

Annie A Armstrong Gillespie b March 2, 1879. D Jan 18, 1950.  Woodlawn Cemetery, Cornwall.

Annie Letitia Gillespie, age 25, nee McCourt, died Cornwall Twp Feb 11, 1892. Woodlawn Cemetery. See next record

Annie Letitia McCourt Gillespie b 1866. d Feb 15, 1892. Woodlawn Cemetery, Cornwall.

Arthur Gillespie 1891-1977. His wife Celia Fetterly 1902-1980. Earl Gillespie Jan 24, 1926- July 13, 1983  Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Osnabruck Twp, Stormont Co, Ontario

Bertha Gillespie 1884-1969. Cyril C Empey 1890-1967. Their son Charlie A A Emphey 1912-.  St Lawrence Valley Cemetery, Osnabruck Twp, Stormont Co, Ontario

Catherine Gillespie aged 88 yr 8 m 10 died died Sept 4, 1922. Jonah Coulhart, aged 58 yr died March 29, 1830. Mary E Gillespie aged 87 yr 8 m 11 days died May 11 1924. Annie H Coulthart Sept 1, 1873-March 28, 1932. Waterdown Cemetery, Osnabruck Twp,  Stormont Co, Ontario

Celia Fetterly Gillespie b 1907. d 1980. Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Stormont Co

Daniel Gillespie, died Cornwall Sept 2, 1883.

Daniel Gillespie died Cornwall May 29, 1912

David Gillespie born 1862, died 1927. Woodlawn Cemetery, Cornwall, Ontario  (2nd record adds details b June 16, 1862. d Aug 22, 1927.) Woodlawn Cemetery, Cornwall.

Denis Gillespie, his wife Fanny, Cornwall, Ontario

Dinah Gillispie 1888-1965 John Cook 1866-1943. St Lawrence Valley  Union Cemetery, Osnabruck Twp,  Stormont Co, Ontario

Edward Gillespie born 1916. Died  Woodlawn Cemetery, Cornwall

Eileen Gillespie 1930-  Eugene McCann 1928-1989. James Gillespie. His wife Gladys Gallinger 1910-1987. Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Osnabruck Twp, Stormont Co, Ontario

Eileen M Gillespie 1949- Larry L Neville 1947-1984. Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Osnabruck Twp, Stormont Co, Ontario (Next grave: Leon Neville 1923-1987; Wife Therese Sauve 1927-1992)

Eliza Johnston Gillespie b unknown d June 2, 1857 Fairview Hanes Cemetery, Mariatown,  Ontario

Elizabeth Scott Gillespie, died Cornwall 1814.

Elizabeth Scott Gillespie died Cornwall Feb 13, 1885.  Saint John Presbyterian Cemetery, Cornwall

Francis Gillespie, nee Milton, died Cornwall Twp Aug 20, 1889 age 52 years. Woodlawn Cemetery, Cornwall. 2nd record Francis Milton Gillespie b 1837.

Gladys Gallinger Gillespie, born 1910. Died 1987. Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Stormont, Ontario

James E Gillespie 1904-1971. Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Pleasant Valley Road, Osnabruck Twp, Stormont Co, Ontario

Jane Gillespie b 1829. Died 1916, Wood Lawn Cemetery, Cornwall, Ontario

Joseph Gillespie birth abt 1923. Died Cornwall Jan 31, 1923. age 0, infantile debility, Stormont Co, Ontario

Joshua Gillespie, 1853-1941. His wife Mary Jane Holland 1864-1937. Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Osnabruck Twp, Stormont Co, Ontario

Keith Gillespie Dec 9, 1926-Dec 4, 1982. St Lawrence Union Cemetery, Osnabruck Twp, Stormont Co, Ontario

Laura Edith Gillespie nee Robertson, b 1880. Died 1971. Woodlawn Cemetery, Cornwall, Ontario

M Gillespie died Cornwall Jan 31, 1926.

Margaret Gillespie buried July 31, 1844 Cornwall Twp. William MacLaughlin (relick of the late) of the Township of Cornwall died on the 29th, age 93 years (St John’s Presbyterian Cemetery, Cornwall).

Mrs Margaret Watson, died Aug 29, 1877. D/o James & Francis Gillespie, was born in Co Tyrone, Ireland April 13, 1829. She came to Cd with her parents in 1846, and sd in Osnabruck Twp, where she lived until her marriage to Henry W. Oct 16, 1849. She died March 12, 1877.

Margaret Gillespie, age 70 yr died Dec 4, 1878, wife of I McConnell, native of Co Tyrone, Ireland. Andrew McConnell, age 86 yrs died April 12, 1895. St Lawrence Union Cemetery, Osnabruck Twp, Stormont Co, Ontario

Martha Gillespie, 1906-1990; Wife of Clarence Ezard 1904-1989; Clifford Ezaard 1901-1923 John W Ezard 1862-1928;  His wife Threasa Warner 1859-1949. Stormont Co, Ontario

Mary Gillespie died Cornwall Jan 1, 1912.

Mary Gillespie birth Cornwall, Ontario. Death Jan 31, 1926 Stormont, Ontario. Premature Birth.

Mary Jane, wife of James Gillespie, age 24 yr 5 d died 1857.  Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Pleasant Valley Road, Osnabruck Twp, Stormont Co, Ontario

Nelson Gillespie b 1919. Died 1970. Woodlawn Cemetery, Cornwall, Ontario

Olive May Gillespie, nee MacLachlan, b 1887, died 1928. Woodlawn Cemetery, Cornwall, Ontario

Olive May Gillespie, birth 1887. Death 1944 .Burial Cornwall, Stormont Co, Ontario

Oliver Gillespie, born 1827 Ottawa, Ontario. Died Cornwall Nov 29 1914, age 87. Old age. Woodlawn Cemetery. His wife Jane 1828-1916. Their family: Jennie, William, Lizzie, Maggie, Stanley, Peter E Campbell 1857-1939.

Rachel Gillespie, buried Sept 5, 1833 Cornwall. D/o Alexander Gillespie residing on the Presbyterian Glebe of Lot 2, 2nd Con, Cornwall. Rachel died on 4th, aged 9 days. St John’s Presbyterian Cemetery, Cornwall.

Rebecca Gillespie, nee MacDonald, died 1928. Woodlawn Cemetery, Cornwall, Ontario

Roy  C Gillespie Feb 24, 1921-; Olive M Eastman Dec 5, 1925-; Wed Aug 15, 1945. Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Osnabruck Twp, Stormont Co, Ontario

Sarah Jane Kettie Gillespie b 1828. d Oct 1916  Woodlawn Cemetery, Cornwall

Sarah J Gillespie, birth abt 1856 Cornwall, Ontario. Death Sept 24, 1928 Stormont Co, Ontario, age 72. Malignant disease of bowels.

William Gillespie b 1876. Died 1951. Woodlawn Cemetery, Cornwall.


Bertha O Palmer Gillespie b 1894. d 1975. Maple Ridge Cemtery, Dundas County, Ontario

Catherine Gillespie died Sept 4, 1922, aged 88 yr 8 m 10 days. Mary E Gillespie died May 11, 1924, aged 87 y 8 m 11 days, Annie H Coultard Sept 1, 1873-March 28, 1932. Jonah Coultart died March 39, 1830, aged 58 yrs. Waterdown Cemetery, Osnabruck Twp, Stormont Co, Ontario

Charlotte Gillespie died Dec 1907, aged 82. Her husband Thomas Foster Hilliard died May 1889, age 70. Irwin Hilliard died Nov 1948, aged 85. Wife Anna Caroline McAmmond died Aug 1960 age 87. Ella Hilliard Loucks died Aug 1908, aged 43. Isabella Susan Hilliard died March 1936, aged 84. Rev Foster Hilliard died May 1969, aged 74. Marion Hilliard , beloved physician, died July 16, 1958, aged 56 years. Opal V Boynton (Poppy) died Oct 24,1959 aged 56 years.

Editors note on Cemetery Records: Mrs Thomas F Hilliard, born Co Armagh, ireland died Dec 1907, 82 yrs. Charlotte Gillespie, relick of Thomas F Hilliard to Canada in 1840. Irvin Hillard, former master of Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, disappeared a month ago, believed to have wandered off after an attack of amnesia. Found Dec 1948 aged 85 years..  Marion, Chief of Obstetrics & Gynecology of Women’s College Hospital, Toronto;  obit Mrs V.S. Loucks died Aug 1908. Ella M, daughter of Thos Hilliard married ca 12 years. Fairview Cemetery, Mariatown, Williamsburgh, Dundas Co, Ontario (next grave Ellen Barbara Hilliard 1898-1981; wife of Brunett Harrison McNeel M.D. 1909-

Earnest Gillespie 1885-1964. His Wife Bertha O Palmer 1894-1975. Stanley A Gillespie 1917-1968. His wife Helen Van Bridger 1917-. Maple Ridge Cemetery, Winchester Twp, Dundas Co, Ontario

Eliza Gillespie, Hanes & Fairview Cemetery, Williamburgh Twp, Dundas Co, Ontario

Elizabeth Gillespie, Williamsburg, died of consumption June 2, 1857, age 44 yrs, Dundas Co

Gladys Mae Gillespie – In the Winchester & District Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, Dec 2, 1987, the former Glasbys Mae Galinger, aged 72 years of Morrisburg and formerly of Osnabruck Centre. Wife of the late James Gillespie and dear mother of Mrs Eugene McCann (Eileen) of Brinston., Mrs John Moran (Stella) of Prescott; Orville Gillespie and his wife Diane of Vancouver, BC; Mrs Nora Tatlow of Meford, Sask; and Mrs Annabelle MacIntosh of Newington. Also survived by 11 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. Resting at Brownlee Funeral Home, Finch. Funeral Saturday, Dec 5, Internment in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Fifth Concession, Osnabruck Twp, Ontario.

Helen Louise Van Bridger Gillespie b Sept 26, 1917. d Sept 21, 2010  Maple Ridge Cemetery, Dundas Co, Ontario

James  Gillespie, age 63, died March 30, 1850. Upper Canada Village, Chrysler Farm, Pioneer Memorial Cemetery, Morrisburg

James Gordon Gillespie (of Aberdeen, Scotland) Jan 1, 1826-Dec 29, 1904. His wife Margaret Cameron (of Aberdeen, Scotland) 1829 to 1914. Maple Ridge Cemetery, Winchester Twp, Dundas Co, Ontario

John, s/o James & Margaret Gillespie, died age 11 y 6 m, 11 days on March 25, 1878. Maple Ridge Cemetery, Winchester Twp, Dundas Co.  2nd record gives birth as 1866.

Lucy Emmeline Beach Gillespie b Aug 21, 1854. d March 21, 1943. Maple Ridge Cemetery, Dundas County

Margaret Gillespie, died Dec 4, 1878 aged 70 yrs. Wife of I McConnell. Andrew MConnell died April 12, 1895.          “Native of Co Tryone, Ireland”

Margaret C Gillespie died Winchester July 25, 1911.

Mrs Martha Gillespie Casselman   died 1885. Casselman Cemetery, Williamsburg Twp, Dundas Co, Ontario

Stanley A Gillespie   1917. d 1968. Spouse Helen Van Bridger, Ernest H Gillespie & Bertha O Palmer, Buried Maple Ridge Cemetery, Dundas Co, Ontario

Thomas Gillespie born Oct 19, 1818. Died Nov 16, 1883. Eliza Johnston, wife of Thos Gillespie died June 2, 1857, aged 42 years. Jane Johnston, wife of Thos Gillespie, born March 21, 1824. Died Nov 1, 1882. Fairview Hanes United Cemetery, Mariatown, Williamsburgh Twp, Dundas Co, Ontario (Editor’s note on cemetery record: 
Thomas born Ireland to James & F Gillespie, married Nov 4, 1858; Jane born Ireland to James Johnston & Sarah).

William Gillespie b 1876. Died 1951. Woodlawn Cemetery, Cornwall, Ontario

William Gillespie died Winchester, July 30, 1922.


Adam Gillespie died April 21, 1870, age 78 yrs 1 m 10 days. Amelia E Earl, wife of Adam Gillespie, died Aug 19, 1889 aged 72 years, 7 months, 7 day. Native of Co Wexford, Ireland. St John’s Anglican Cemetery, Parish of Leeds Rear.

Mrs Agnes Gillespie, died 1881. St Peters Cemetery, Brockville. (no gravestone)

Allan Victor Gillespie Feb 17, 1919-Sept 3, 1927; His wife Phyllis A Levere May 29, 1927-June 13, 1982. Burial Newboyne, St Peter’s Anglican Cemetery.

Amelia E Earl, wife of Adam Gillespie, died Aug 1889, aged 72 yrs 7 m 7 days. Native of Co Wexford, Ireland. St John’s Anglican Cemetery, Parish of Leeds Rear. Wife of Adam Gillespie.

Ann Jane Breakey Gillespie b June 29, 1849. d Oct 15, 1921  Willowbank Cemetery, Willowbank, Leeds Co

Arthur M Gillespie 1887-1959. His wife Mildred M Cook 1889-1882. St Andrews Presbyterian Church, Spencerville.

Arthur W Gillespie b 1880 d 1961 Willowbank Cemetery, Willowbank, Leeds Co.

Barbara Gillespie 1892-Aug 7, 1907. Fairknowe stone. This tombstone lists 35 people. “Erected by the Fairknowne Scotch boys and girls in loving memory of their departed companions.”  The Brockville Old Protestant Cemetery, Ontario

Edward Gillespie b Dec 30, 1858.  d May 1945. His wife Sarah L Cunningham 1858-1931; John E Cunningham 1846- 1916. Gananoque Cemetery, Gananoque, Ontario

Elizabeth Gillespie, 1903, a widow. St Peter’s Cemetery, Brockville, Ontario (no gravestone)

Elma Welch Gillespie b Aug 9, 1896. d June 18, 1987. Halladay Burial Place, Village of Elgin, Leeds County (not in Elgin County, Southern Ontario).

Ethel Gillespie 1887-1934. W. J. Sherby 1896-1933. Gananoque Cemetery, Gananogue.

Harriet Johnston Gillespie b May 1, 1836. d Aug 13, 1914. Saint Peter’s Anglican Cemetery, Newboyne, Leeds Co, Ontario

Guy C Gillespie 1910-1952; his wife Lucy M Roach 1912-1984; dau Theresa Marie 1942-1955. St Andrews Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Spencerville, Ontario

Hugh Victor Gillespie b May 17, 1896 d July 10, 1954 Saint Peter’s Anglican Cemetery, Newboyne, Leeds Co, Ontario (2nd record “Sapper” C.R. J. ,  C. E. F) Buried next grave to Mary Fraser Gillespie, 1894-1964. 

Isabella Gillespie died Edwardsburgh Twp March 5, 1883.

James Gillespie b 1892 d 1958  Halladay Burial Place, Elgin Village, Leeds Co, Ontario

James Gillespie born Oct 5, 1840. Died July 12, 1916. His wife Mary J Ferguson born March 3, 1855.Died Jan 27, 1935. John Gillespie born Sept 26, 1870 Died May 17, 1943; Margaret I Gillespie 1895-1987. St Andrews Presbyterian Cemetery, Spencerville, Ontario

James Anderson Gillespie died Prescott Oct 18, 1913. 2nd record gives:  b 1863 d 1913  Sand Hill Cemetery, Prescott, Grenville Co

James J Gillespie b Jun 1, 1872. d Sept 21, 1874  Saint Peter’s Anglican Cemetery, Newboyne, Leeds Co, son of Thomas & H Gilllespie.

James L Gillespie 18361869. His wife Mary Turnbull 1840-Children Jame A 1863-1913. Jeannie 1858-1863. (Next grave;Jeanie, daughter of James & Mary Turnbull died April 17, 1846 ae 10 yrs, 5 months) Sandy Hill Cemetery, Prescott, Grenville Co, Ontario

Janet Nettie Bennett Gillespie b Aug 8, 1877. d Sept 1962,  Gananoque Cemetery, Leeds County, Ontario

Jeannie Gillespie b 1858. d 1863  Sandy Hill Cemetery, Prescott, Ontario’

John Gillespie died Edwardsburgh Jan 19, 1871.

John Gillespie, died Aug 25, 1871, aged 75 yrs 3 m. Isabella, wife of John died March 15, 1883, aged 84 ys. Catherine Gillespie died Feb 5, 1911 aged 73 yrs 11 m.  Caroline, wife of James Gillespie died May 4, 1880 aged 34 yrs 2 moths. Thomas Gillespie died Feb 5, 1911 ae 73 yrs 11 mths. St Andrews Presbyterian Cemetery, Spencerville, Ontario

John Gellespie died July 14, 1898. Buried St Peter’s Cemetery, Brockville. (no gravestone)

John Gillespie b Oct 26, 1867. d Oct 8, 1930. His wife Janet Nettie Bennett 1877-1962.Viola E, dau’tr of John  & Janet Gillespie, 1904-1923. . Gananoque Cemetery, Gananoque, Leeds Co

John Gillespie, aged 72 y 7 m bp Edwardsburg Twp b Sept 30, 1869 d May 17,1942 of cerebal hemmorhage. Buried May 19th at Spencerville. Minister W. L Long.

John S Gillespie b Jan 28, 1871. d 1940  Willowbank Cemetery, Willowbank, Leeds Co

Katherine Gillespie died Edwardsburgh Feb 5, 1911.

Lenora O Gillespie b 1875. d March 24,  1894  Willowbank Cemetery, Willowbank, Leeds Co

Lulu Gillespie died Edwardsburgh June 25, 1914. Wife of George F Gillespie, who died June 26, 1914, aged 25 years. George F Gillespie d Sept 27, 1959, aged 76 years. South Gower Cemetery, Grenville Co.

Lulu B Gillespie 1937-1978. Wife of Bert J Montgomery 1940-1973. Thomas & Travis Feb 28, 1994. St Andrews Presbyterian Cemetery, Spencerville, Ontario:

Obit for Bert: Suddenly at Kemptville District Hospital on Sunday, Nov 30th, 1973, Bert James Montgomery of Spencerville, in his 44th year. Dear son of Agnes Hunter, RR 1 Cardinal and the late Preston Montgomery. Beloved husband of Lulu Gillespie, Spencerville. Dear father of Barry and Jane at home; brother of Mrs W G Newman (Erna) ST Hubert, Quebec; Mrs Earl Wright  (Enid) of North Gower; and Dale, RR 1 Cardinal.  Internment Presbyterian Cemetery.

Male Gillespie died May 21, 1907 Edwardsburgh Twp

Margaret Gillespie, wife of Henry G Watson died March 12, 1877, aged 47 yrs 7 m. Willie J Watson departed this life Sept 27 1863, aged 1 yr 6 m. James S Watson died  Dec 25, 1869, aged 3 yrs 2 m. Henry G Watch died June 24, 1900 aged 78 yrs. Lucinda C Watson daughter of Henry & Margaret died Feb 25, 1918.  South Gower Cemetery, just north of Pelton’s Corners.

Margaret Gillespie 1844-1911. Samuel F Haskin 1831-1870. Nelson J Hasting 1866-1886.  Halliday Burial Ground, South Gower Twp, Leeds Co, Ontario

Mary E Gillespie 1883-1948, William Hawke 1879-1955 Gananogue Cemetery, Gananogue.

Mary Irene Gillespie birth 1905. Death 1990 Burial Kemptville, Leeds & Grenville United Counties, Ontario

Mary Turnbull Gillespie b 1840. d unknown.  Sandy Hill Cemetery, Prescott

Peter Gillespie died May 26, 1893, aged 88. John Gillespie Senr died Jan 7, 1857, aged 61. Wife of John Gillespie died in Australia Feb 8, 1983, age 78. St James Anglican Church Cemetery, Maitland, Ontario

Robert Gillispie born 1845. Died 1915. His wife Ann J Breakey born 1849  Died 1921. Leora O, d/o Robert  & Ann died March 26, 1898, aged 18 yrs 6 m 26 d. Joseph B 1947. His wife Elizabeth J Gillispie 1961. Clarke Gillespie. Willowbank Cemetery, Gananoque, Ontario. [2nd record: Robert b April 25, 1845. d June 29, 1913.]

Sarah Lidia Cunningham Gillespie b June 10, 1858. d Feb 24, 1931   Gananoque Cemetery, Gananoque, Ontario

Thomas Gillespie died June 25, 1847 aged 76 years & 5 mths. St Andrews Presbyterian Cemetery, Spencerville, Ontario

Thomas Gillespie died May 10, 1912, aged 87 years. His wife Harriet Johnston d Aug 13, 1914 aged 78 yrs. St Peter’s Anglican Cemetery,  Twp of Bastard, Leeds Co, Ontario.   2nd record Thomas b Jan 1825.

Viola Emma Gillespie, b Oct 16, 1904. d Nov 26, 1923. Gananoque Cemetery, Gananoque, Leeds Co

William Gillespie b 1816. d 1908  Saint Andrews United Cemetery, Bainsville, Grenville Co, Ontario


Alice P Bolton Gillespie, born 1916. Died 1977. Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Wolfe Island

Almira Gillespie, age 82, married, residence Kingston, burial by Minister Fitzgerald, Cataraqui Cemetery, (no date, but listed with 1918/1919 deaths). Kingston. (2nd record with burial of husband, John died April 18, 1919, aged 82 years. Also Thomas.

Andrew Gillespie, age 60, burial date March 5, 1870. Wolfe Island.

Andrew Gillespie, died Kingston Nov 21, 1893.

Andrew L Gillespie, age 4 days , born Kingston, residence Kingston, died Feb 21, 1894. Buried by Rev Johnston Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston.

In memory of Ann Gillespie, wife of Samuel Gillow, who died Dec 11, 1868, aged 42 years. A native of Co Armagh. Horne Cemetery, Point Alexandria United Church  Cemetery, Wolfe Island (This record gives the origin of the Gillespies on Wolfe Island as she was the daughter of the pioneer family of Robert Gillespie who had arrived about 1840)

Audrey Myrtle Gillespie, daughter of Victor and Luella, July 26 to Oct 26, 1927. Octono United Church Cemetery, Olden Twp, Frontenac Co, Ontario

Bertha Jane Gillespie 1870-1947. Her husband William Alfred Sawyer 1860-1941. Clarence Digwell 1903-1908. Clarence Digwell Sawyer born July 11, 1903. Died Sept 3, 1908. Colonel William Reginald Sawyer O.B. E,  E. D.  1901-1968. The Church Acre, Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston

Bridget Gillespie, died Jan 21, 1880 aged 78 years. Her spouse Richard Howard died Oct 16, 1879, aged 76 years. Burial St Mary’s Cemetery, Cit of Kingston.

C. Alvira Woodman, nee Gillespie, birth April 10, 1860. Death Feb 21, 1935. Burial Wolfe Island, Frontenac Co, Ontario

Charles G Gillespie b Dec 30, 1883.  d  Dec 19, 1942  Christ Church Anglican Cemetery – see next record

Charles G Gillespie 1884-1942. Christ Church Cemetery, Wolfe Island.

Chas Gillespie Jan 21, 1889-March 21, 1962. His wife Estella Hooper Boyd, daughter of Archibald and Jennie. (Same stone: Jennie E Hooper, beloved wife of Archibald Boyd, who died Feb 8, 1889 aged 26 years. In memory of Wm Hooper died May 18, 1902, aged 75 years; Elizabeth D Ard, beloved wife of Wm Hooper, who died July 3, 1899, aged 75 years) Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston

Charles Gordon Gillespie born July 22, 1917. Died 1987. Christ Church Anglican Cemetery, Wolfe Island

Conway Gillaspie, died Pittsburgh Twp Sept 6, 1875.

Cynthia Alvira Woodman Gillespie b April 10, 1860. d Feb 21, 1935. Saint Lawrence United Church Cemetery, Wolfe Island

Dora  (d/o George Gillespie)  1876-1948. In memory of Edward Bates, died March 22, 1906, aged 36 years. Christ Church Cemetery, Wolfe Island

Effie Gillespie died Dec 1, 1947, aged 77 years. Her husband Joseph Toland died March 24, 1921, aged 48 years. Side Two: Daniel H Toland died June 21, 1901 aged 67 years. His wife Mary McMillan died April 16 1920, aged 86 years. Side Three: Mary MacMillan, beloved daughter of Jos & Effie Toland  1903-1925. Sandhill Cemetery, Storrington Twp, Frontenac (Cemetery note: two others illegible)

Eliza Gillespie died Wolfe Island March 26, 1904, age 91 years.   2nd record Eliza Martin Gillespie b June 22, 1814 d 1904. Christ Church Anglican Cemetery, Wolfe Island

Estella Hooper Boyd Gillespie, birth Jan 31, 1889. Death March 21, 1962. Burial Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario

Etta M, died  Nov 30, 1887, aged  7 yrs 1 m. Olive M died Dec 11, 1887, aged 2 yrs 11 m (both of the above were children of Wm & A Gillespie).George Gillespie died Jan 29, 1894, aged 2 yrs. St Lawrence United Church Cemetery, Wolfe Island.

Francis A Gillespie, age 70. Burial date Dec 3, 1918. Wolfe Island.  2nd record gives Francis Amelia Coxall Gillespie b Nov 18, 1848. d Oct 22, 1918. Christ Church Anglican Cemetery, Wolfe Island

Francis Gillespie 1928-. His beloved wife Annie Elder 1926-1971. Paul Gillespie, 1956-1977, beloved son of Francis & Annie. Burial St Mary’s RC Cemetery, City of Kingston, Ontario

Gertrude Amelia Gillespie, age 15, burial date May, 1893. Christ Church Cemetery, Wolfe Island. (2nd record gives Amelia Gillespie, d/o George, died June 6, 1893, June 6, 1893, Wolfe Island). See next record

Gertrude Amelia Gillespie b May 12, 1878  d June 6, 1893 Christ Church Anglican Cemetery, Wolfe Island

George Gillespie b March 7, 1852. d Feb 27, 1928. Christ Church Anglican Cemetery, Wolfe Island. His wife Frances A Coxall 1848-1918.

George Gillespie, burial date May 4, 1928. Wolfe Island

George A Gillespie b unknown d Jan 29, 1894 Saint Lawrence Cemetery, Wolfe Island

Gertrude Amelia Gillespie burial May 0, 1893, age 15 years, Wolfe Island, Ontario (2nd record gives d/o George Gillespie, died June 6, 1893, Christ Church Cemetery, Wolfe Island

Glady E Gillespie June 10, 1915-  ; Her husband  Leonard G Hartwick March 16, 1906- Mountain Grove Cemetery, Olden Twp, Frontenac Co,  Ontario

Henry Gilhespie, age 25, born Ireland, residence Kingston, died July 13, 1868. Burial by Minister Dobbs in a common grave. Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston. (The spelling of a name is not changed from that on a record. This is not a typo).

Hugh Gillespie, died Pittsburgh Twp May 13, 1902, aged 69 yrs. His wife, Margaret Spence died Dec 12, 1909 aged 67 yrs. (2nd record gives May 11, 1902 as date) Burial Kingston. Sarah C died April 4, 1882 aged 1 yrs 7 mo; Mary J died April 4, 1889 aged 24 yrs; children of H & M Gillespie. Jennie T died Sept 7, 1864 aged 1 year 7 mos; Conway died Sept 6, 1876 aged 6 months. (see also Jane Thompson and Thomas H Gillespie)

James Gillespie 1864-1912. His wife Mary Moncrieff 1855-1931. Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston. James Gillespie, aged 47, married, born Ireland, residence Kingston, died May 18, 1912. Burial by Minister Craig.

James Gillespie 1877-1913. His wife Martha Van Winkle 1881-1971. Oconto United Church Cemetery Olden Twp, Frontenac Co, Ontario

James Gillespie 1877-1933. His wife Martha Van Winkle 1881-1971. Burial Oconto United Church Cemetery, Olden Twp, Frontenac Co, Ontario. Next grave: Audrey Myrtle Gilespie, d/o Victoria & Luella, July 26 – Oct 26, 1927. Next Grave: See Wm Victor

James McKintosh Gillespie, birth Oct 31,1920. Death Jan 17, 2016, Burial Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario

See also Jas

Jane Gillespie of 207 Albert Street, buried Feb 14, 1920, Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston.

Jane Gillespie 1858-1947 Buried St Mary’s R. C. Cemetery, City of Kingston

Jane Thompson, daughter of Hugh and Margaret Gillespie, died Sept 7, 1864, aged 1 year 6 m 22 days Sand Hill Presbyterian Cemetery, Pittsburgh Twp.

Jas Frederick Gillespie, age 37, unmarried, born Portsmouth, residence Kingston, died Feb 15, 1920. Burial by Minister Savary.  Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston

Jean Margaret Gillespie died Kingston 2001, March 27, Ontario

Jessie Gillespie Nov 19, 1870-May 16, 1910. Wife of Robert G Johnston April 3, 1867-March 12, 1937. Hester Scott, wife of Robert G Johnston 1879-1956. Burial  Sand Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Pittsburgh Twp, Frontenac Co, Ontario

Jno Gillespie In memory of my father who departed this life March 31, 1840, aged 38 years. Wellborn Burial Ground, Kingston Twp, Frontenac Co, Ontario (Although I never saw thy face, or felt thy loving arms embrace; I never knew a father’s love, but hope to meet with thee above, J. G. Jr)

John, s/o Robert and Eliza Gillespie, died May 22, 1850. Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Wolfe Island.

John Gillespie b 1830  d March 22, 1853 Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Wolfe Island

John Gillespie died Pittsburgh Twp Dec 15, 1874. G John Gillespie 18241874. His wife Euphemia Sharpe 18301914; Catherine G T Gillespie, wife of Chas Snider, 1860-1883. Margaret Gillespie, wife of E H David, 1864-1919; Ezra H David 1864-1932. fs sister; father, mother. Sand Hill Presbyterian Cemetery, Pittsburg Twp, Ontario

John Gillespie, born Ireland, residence Kingston, died July 8, 1907, aged 84 years.By Fitzgerald.  Almira his wife died April 28, 1919, aged 82 years. In  memory of Thomas Gillespie, died Feb 15, 1901, aged 33 years. Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston.

John Gillespie, birth about 1870. Death Oct  8, 1930. Frontenac.

John Gillespie Jan 26, 1893-Jan 21, 1938. Robert Walter Gillespie July 17, 1878-March 10, 1939; Hugh Thompson Gillespie April 21, 18876-Nov 23, 1942. Sand Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Pittsburg Twp, Frontenac Co, Ontario

John S Gillespie Jan 26, 1873-Jan 21, 1938; Robert Walter Gillespie July 17, 1878-March 10, 1939; Hugh Thompson Gillespie April 21, 1876-Nov 23, 1942. Sand Hill Presbyterian Cemetery, Pittsburgh Twp, Frontenac Co, Ontario

Keyl Sylvia Marion Gillespie, died Kingston 2002, June 1, Ontario

Lenora Gillespie, died Howe Island March 24, 1894.

Margaret Gillespie of 309 Albert St, burial date May 29, 1924. Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston

Margaret Agnes Daly Gillespie, b Jan 16, 1884  d Sept 15, 1963  Saint Mary Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kingston, Ontario

Margaret Bulgier Gillespie, burial May 7, 1920 age 4 days, Wolfe Island

Margaret Daly Gillespie Sept 15, 1963-   Mary Daly Thompson Aug 31, 1963-. James Daly 18431913. His wife Margaret Wafer 18441934. Catherine Isobel 1887-1938. St Mary’s RC Cemetery, City of Kingston

Margaret Gillespie Milne. Burial Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario

Margaret I Gillespie Aug 13, 1882-Aug 24, 1953. Her husband, Robert Whyte Aug 10, 1872 – May 25, 1937. Hughie R Whyte born 1903. Died 1917. (2nd record gives Margaret’s dates as Aug 10, 1872-May 25, 1937, wife of Robert Whyte Aug 13, 1882-Aug 24, 1953, or is this a second couple with same names? Hughie with both records) Buried Sand Hill Presbyterian Cemetery, Pittsburgh Twp, Frontenac Co, Ontario

Margaret S Gillespie died Pittsburg Twp Dec 12, 1909. Robert G Johnston April 3, 1867-March 12, 1937; Jessie Gillespioe wife of Robert G Johnston Nov 19, 1870-May 16, 1910. Hester Scott, wife of Robert G Johnston 1879-1956. Sand Hill Presbyterian Cemetery, Pittsburgh Twp, Ontario

Marguerite Bulgier Gillespie, 4 days. Burial date May 7, 1920. Wolfe Island.

Martha Gillespie born Jan 13, 1848. Died Feb 22, 1930. Her husband, George E. R. Ranous born Jan 30, 1840. Died Aug 16, 1922. William I Ranous 1870-1963. Mary S Ranous 1884-1972. Wife of Rodney Pike. George F, born Feb 11, 1883. Died Dec 29, 1894. Martha L born July 13, 1888. Died Dec 19, 1894. Children of G & M Ranous.  Christ Church Cemetery, Wolfe Island  Next grave: In memory of Walter, son of G & M Ranous died April 22, 1881, aged 10 mos, 9 days.

Mary Gillespie, 85 years, burial date Nov 12, 1867, Wolfe Island

Mary Gillespie, age 44, born Ireland residence Kingston, died July 25, 1893. Buried by Minister Boyd in a common grave. Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston.

Mary Jane Gillespie, wife of W J Horne, birth 1843 died Aug 4, 1887, aged 45 years 2 months. Wm J Horne 1840-1931. Mary J his wife 1843-1887. Uretta Horne 1870-1888. St Lawrence United Church Cemetery, Wolfe Island.

M Edna Gillespie 1903-1966. Her husband William H Connell 1905-. Burial Sand Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Pittsburgh Twp, Frontenac Co, Ontario

M Jane Gillespie died Pittsburgh Twp, April 4, 1889.

Olive M Gillespie b unknown d Nov 30, 1887. Saint Lawrence Cemetery, Wolfe Island, Ontario

Percy Basil Gillespie, died Kingston 2009, Dec 31st, Ontario

Robert Gillespie, age 87, burial date Feb 26, 1855. Wolfe Island.

Robert Gillespie burial June 9, 1887 aged 83 years. Wolfe Island. (or in his 84th year).

Robert Walter Gillespie, son of George & Fanny A Gillespie. Died Dec 8, 1886, aged 4 months 4 days (Christ Church Cemetery, Wolfe Island).

Robert Gillaspie, died Wolfe Island June 9, 1887 in his 84th year. George Gillespie 1852-1928; His wife Frances A Coxall 18481918. Eliza Gillespie born June 22, 1814. Died March 26, 1904. Christ Church Cemetery, Wolfe Island.

Robert Leslie Gillespie 1887-1959 St Lawrence United Church Cemetery, Wolfe Island

Robert Walter Gillespie, son of George & Fanny A Gillespie, died Dec 8, 1886, aged 4 months, 4 days. Burial Christ Church Cemetery, Wolfe Island.

Sabina A Gillespie  b 1882  d 1956   Willowbank Cemetery, Willowbank, Leeds Co, Ontario

Sarah C, died April 4, 1882, aged 1 yr  7 months; Mary J died April 4, 1889, aged 24 years; (children of H and M Gillespie); Jennie T died Sept 7, 1864, aged 1 yr 7 months/ Conway died Sept 6, 1876 aged 6 months. Sand Hill Presbyterian Cemetery, Pittsburgh Twp.

Sylvia Marion Gillespie-Keyl, birth Aug 18, 1933.Death June 1, 2002, Burial Kington, Frontenac Co, Ontario

Thomas Gillispie died age 33 Pittsburgh Twp Feb 15, 1901. Prof Worrell. Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston

Thomas H Gillespie 1862-1936. Wilmelmine Brebner 1871-1957 Wife of Thomas Gillespie. Sand Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Pittsburgh Twp, Frontenac Co, Ontario

Thomas Gillespie 1868-1937. His wife Margaret Scott 1871-1918. Muriel E Gillespie 1907-1928. Baby Connell Feb 24, 1942. Sand Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Pittsburgh Twp, Frontenac Co, Ontario – (see also Jessie Gillespie buried next grave)

Thomas H Gillespie 1862-1936. Wilhelmine Brebnar 1871-1957, wife of Thos Gillespie, Burial Sand Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Pittsburgh Twp, Frontenac Co, Ontario

In memory of Walter, son of G and M (re Martha Gillespie) Ranous. Died April 22, 1881, aged 10 months, 9 days. St Lawrence United Church Cemetery, Wolfe Island.

Walter Weston Gillespie, 1 year. Burial date Jan 5, 1923. Wolfe Island.

April 20, 1816. In this town on Sunday last. William Gillespie, in the 65th years of his age. (Reid’s Death Notices: Excerpt from Kingston Gazette 1810-1818) Note: One of the earliest Gillespies in the province: Publication date).

Additional note: May 26, 1818 On Wed last William Donnelly, late of the US Army and formerly of Pennsylvania was killed at French Creek by the falling of a tree. He was an honest and good man. It is requested that anyone acquainted with the town and county to which he belonged would give the information to…Wm M Gillespie in order that his relatives may be informed (also Reid’s Death Notices)

William Gillespie 1856-1942. Husband of C Alvira Woodman 1860-1935. St Lawrence United Church Cemetery, Wolfe Island. Their children: Etta died Nov 30, 1887, aged 7 yrs 1 mo; Olive M died Dec 11, 1887 aged 2 yrs 11 mon.

William H Gillespie, aged 6  yrs 8 mnths burial date Aug 3, 1866. Wolfe Island.

Wm Victor Gillespie 1906-1969. His wife Luella McCullough 1908,  Oconto United Church Cemetery, Olden Twp, Frontenac Co. (see also James & Martha)


No Gillespie burials in 22 cemeteries.


Anna Laura Gillespie, died Tyendinaga Twp, Hastings County, Ontario Oct 8, 1899

Benjamin Gillespie died Picton, Prince Edward County, Ontario  April 6, 1918.

Betty Gillespie, died Trenton, Hastings County, Ontario 2008, June 6

Edward Gillespie died Belleville, Hastings County,  June 21, 1917.

Elizabeth Gillespie died Belleville, Hastings County, Ontario  March 13, 1908.

George H  Gillespie 1874 – 1953. His beloved wife Clara McCall 1874-1969 Belleville Cemetery.

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James Gillespie died Picton, Prince Edward County, Ontario  March 4, 1912.

Jennie A Gillespie died Tyendinaga Twp, Hastings County,  Nov 5, 1899.

Mabel Gillespie nee Miller, wife of Sam Gillespie, Scarborough, born Feb 24, 1915 in Toronto, died February 18, 1994 in Peterborough Civic Hospital. Burial Feb 24th in Coe Hill Anglican Cemetery, Wollaston Twp, Hastings Co, Ontario. Ever loved by her children: Samuel, Norma, Glenn,  d/o Frank Miller & Martha Harvey of Toronto.

Mary E Gillespie died Picton, Prince Edward County, Ontario July 26, 1920. See next entry.

Mary E McCaw Gillespie, birth 1846, Death 1920. Burial Cherry Valley, Prince Edward Municipality, Ontario. See previous entry.

Robert Gillespie died Ameliasburg, Prince Edward County,  Feb 17, 1888

.Stanley William Gillespie died Belleville, 2011, Jan 17th, Ontario

T. G. Gillespie b 1847 d 1910  Cherry Valley United Church Cemetery, Cherry Valey, Prince Edward Co, Ontario

Thomas H Gillespie died Belleville Feb 4, 1922.

William E Gillespie died Belleville Aug 13, 1925.


Includes the townships of: Blenmont, Ashphodel, Otonabee, Dummer, Douro, Monaghan, Smith, Ennismore, Methuen, Burleigh, Harvey, Venalam, Somerville, Galway, Cavendish, Anstruther and Chandos. (for Kinmount and Norland see Victoria Co)

Adam Hall Gillespie Oct 16, 1877-March 17, 1944. His wife Mary Ellen Benn, Aug 10, 1879-Feb 25, 1957. Upper Cemetery, Keene, Otonabee Twp, Peterborough County, Ontario

Mrs Afton Gwendolyne (Gwen) Gillespie, died Thursday, March 10, 2010 at the PRNHC at the age of 75. Beloved wife of Joseph Gillespie for over 56 years. Loving mother of: Ronald, Linda MacDuff, Brenda, Darlene and the late Cheryl. Grandma will be sadly missed by Joseph, Allan and great-gradnchildd Dalmon. Dear sister of Marion Davidson (Wally) and Wayne Nicholson (Gale). Sister-in-law Elaine (the late Lyle), Esther (the late Bill), and Glen Barton. Aunt Gwen will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, their extended families and her many avid Bingo friends. A Celebration of her life will take place at 10 am on  Tuesday, March 15th at Nisbett Funeral Home.

At Peterborough on Thursday, 15th instant, 1876, Violet Patterson, only daughter of Mr Alexander Gillespie, aged 8 months and 24 days.

Alexander Gillespie 18191891. Jane Brough 1821-1896. Peter 18471892. Jane Scott 18471919. James 1882-1902. Pine Grove Cemetery, Keene, Otonabee.

Alexander Gillespie did Otonabee Twp Oct 16, 1891.

Alexander Gillespie died Peterborough July 18, 1915.

Alexander Gillespie b unknown. d July 13, 1918. Little Lake Cemetery, Peterborough, Ontario

Alexander Gillespie 1875-1957. His wife Annie Bathgate 1873-1940. Son Walter James 1906-1961. baby Cecil 1911-1913. Pine Grove Cemetery, Keene, Otonabee Twp, Ontario.

Lieut Alex C Gillespie b unknown d Dec 6, 1920  Little Lake Cemetery, Peterborough, Ontario

Alfred Gillespie born 1855. Died1938. His wife May Jane Morrison born 1861. Died 1920. Edna Kathleen Stewart born 1898. Died 1995. Loving wife of Lloyd B Gillespie. Little Lake Cemetery, Peterborough.

Alice Wood Gillespie b 1846. d Aug 1, 1928  Keene Lower Cemetery, Otonabee Twp, Peterborough Co

Andrew Melville Gillespie 1886-1963. Wife Adlaide Gordon  1904-  Lakefield Cemetery, Ontario

Baby Gillespie, premature, next of kin Maxwell Gillespie, died Oct 18,1929, Lakefield Cemetery, Smith Twp. Peterborough C o, Ontario

Catherine Fleming Gillespie b 1810 d 1899 Lakefield Cemetery, Lakefield, Ontario

Cecil Gillespie, birth 1911. Death 1913. Burial Otonabee, Peterborough, Ontario

Cecil A Gillespie died Otonabee Twp July 12, 1912

David Gillespie b 1855. d 1934   Little Lake Cemetery, Peterborough, Ontario

D Chalmer “Chum” Gillespie, b 1923. Died 1979. Highland Park Cemetery, Peterborough, Ontario

Dorothy M Hall Gillespie, born 1922. Death unknown. Lakefield Cemetery, Lakefield, Peterborough Co.

Dorothy Isabel “Betty” White, Born Sept 27, 1918. Died July 22, 2011. Little Lake Cemetery, Peterborough

Elizabeth Gillespie died Peterborough Sept 28, 1902.

Elsie Gillespie, born 1924. Died 2005. Lakefield Cemetery, Lakefield, Ontario

Elizabeth Lang Gillespie b July 14, 1874. d Aug 6, 1938. Keene Upper Cemetery, Keene, Ontario

Elwood J Gillespie, born 1926. Died unknown. Burial Lakefield Cemetery, Peterborough Co.

Emma Gillespie, birth 1907. Death 1975.  Burial Springville, Peterborough, Ontario

Ester Gillespie died Otonabee April 17, 1901

George Gillespie died Peterborough Jan 20, 1884, aged 57 yrs 7 months, late of Asphodel. Isabella, his wife, died May 2, 1871 aged 45 years. Westwood Cemetery, Asphodel Twp, Peterborough, Ontario

In Otonabee on Wednesday Aug 5th, 1885, Mrs George Gillespie aged 83 years and 10 months. Funeral on Friday, Aug 7th from the residence of her son, John Gillespie, Villiers, (Peterborough Examiner obit).

George A Gillespie Dec 17, 1872-Dec 21, 1956. His wife Elizabeth Lang July 14, 1874- Aug 6, 1938. Peter Gillespie Nov 12, 1874-Nov 30 1960. His wife Mabel Humphies April 15, 1878- Sept 17, 1944 Upper Cemetery, Keene, Otonabee Twp.

George O Gillespie b Jan 3, 1861. d Dec 26, 1927  Little Lake Cemetery, Peterborough

Gordon Vernon Gillespie June 10, 1892-March 9, 1978,  His wife Mary Ann Parton July 15, 1900 – Jan 27, 1964. Richard Clayton Jan 17, 1937-Jan 19, 1937. Mary Ann died April 7, 1942. Their children. Harvey Twp Cemetery, Peterborough. [2nd record gives Gordon’s dates as June 20, 1892- Feb 9, 1978.] Sandy Lake Cemetery, Harvey Twp, Lakefield, Peterborough Co

Grant J Gillespie born 1918. Died 1993. Lakefield Cemetery, Lakefield, Peterborough Co

Greta Isabella Gillespie MCILMOYLE, birth June 23, 1921. Death Aug 28, 1990. Burial Maple Grove Cemetery, Havelock, Peterborough, Ontario

Hannah Gillespie 18261891. Her spouse John Walker 18041889. Westwood Cemetery, Asphodel Twp, Peterborough Co, Ontario (see Jane Gillespie Brough for next grave)

Harold Wood Gillespie b 1895. d March 5, 1923 Keene Lower Cemetery, Otonabee Twp, Peterborough Co, Ontario

Helen Gillespie 1911-1952. Her spouse Clarence A Robertson 1904-1985. Keene Upper Cemetery, Otonabee, Peterborough Co, Ontario

Ian Turnbull Gillespie 1888-1973. Peterborough Little Lake Cemetery.

Isabella A Gillespie died Peterborough Jan 9, 1870

Isabella Gillespie 1883-1951. Hamilton D Hutchinson 1880-1956. Clifford 1910-1927. Bruce died May 1917. Reginald died May 1917. Mary b Feb 16, 1944.  Died May 13, 1924. Children of Hamilton & Isabella. Westwood Cemetery, Asphodel Twp, Peterborough Co, Ontario

James Gillespie, son of James and Hester Gillespie, died Aug 30, 1856, aged 2 yr 2 months. Dawson Cemetery, South Monaghan Twp, Ontario

James Gillespie died Otonabee Twp Jan 8, 1898.

James Gillespie b 1881 d 1959  York Cemetery, Toronto

James Brough Gillespie died Peterborough Jan 5, 1923.

James Earl Gillespie, Major, MBE (Mil) Aug 12, 1909-Sept 19, 1984 Little Lake Cemetery, Peterborough, Ontario (correction made)

Jane Gillespie died Peterborough Dec 29, 1885.

Jane Gillespie, birth 1858. Death 1879. Burial Otonabee, Peterborough, Ontario

Jane Gillespie (nee Thomson) died aged 72 Jan 28, 1917. Otonabee Twp.

Jane Gillespie, b Sept 30, 1856. D Nov 15, 1929. Her spouse James Brough b April 12, 1852. Died March 10, 1886. Mary Jane Brough b June 4, 1881. d Oct 29, 1908. Burial Westwood Cemetery, Asphodel Twp, Peterborough Co, Ontario (see also Hannah Gillespie Walker buried next grave)

In Ashburnham on the 20th instant, Bruce Brough, infant son of Mr J. B. Gillespie, aged 5 months and 11 days.  (Peterborough Examiner June 1882-Dec 1885)

Jean B Gillespie Dec 1N, 1878-Feb 26, 1951. Her spouse John A McIntryre April 14, 1881 – Sept 11, 1927. Isabel 1918-1981. Fife Cemetery, Otonabee Twp, Peterborough Co, Ontario (next grave Myrtle J McIntrye, 1914-1980. w/o Morris Parry, 1904-1986. 

Jean M Moore Gillespie, born 1925. Died unknown. Highland Park Cemetery, Peterborough, Ontario.

Jean Turnbull Gillespie b 1888 d 1973 Little Lake Cemetery, Peterborough, Ontario

Jennie Gillespie died Otonabee Twp Aug 23, 1926.

John Gillespie, b 1828  d 1902  Little Lake Cemetery, Peterborough

John Gillespie 18341889 Wife Margaret Christie 1841-1880. Elizabeth Samuel 1848-1902.Hannah 1949. Pine Grove Cemetery, Keene, Otonabee Twp.

John Gillespie 1852-1896. Alice Wood 18461928. Harold Wood 1895-1922. Pine Grove Cemetery, Keene, Peterborough Co, Ontario ( 2nd record John b Nov 8, 1851. d April 15, 1896). Keene Lower Cemetery

John L Gillespie died Aug 12, 1889 Otonabee.

John L Gillespie 18341889. 1st Wife Margaret Christie 18411880. 2nd wife  Elizabeth Samuel 1848-1902. Hannah – 1949. John Gillespie 1890-1900, age 8 yrs. Burial Pine Grove Cemetery, Keen, Otonabee Twp, Peterborough Co, Ontario

John Gillespie 1890-1906. Age 8 yrs. Pine Grove Cemetery, Keene, Otonabee Twp.

John R Gillespie 1881-1964 .His wife Laura J Weaver 1890-1966. Lakefield Cemetery, Ontario

Laura Jane Weaver Gillespie b 1890. d Aug 12, 1966. Lakefield Cemetery, Lakefield, Peterborough Co, Ontario

Louis Edward Gillespie died Peterborough March 18, 1899.

Louise E Gillespie b unknown d March 18, 1899. Little Lake Cemetery, Peterborough

Mabel Humphries Gillespie  b April 15, 1878 d Sept 17, 1944  Keene Upper Cemetery, Keene, Peterborough Co

Margaret Gillespie b 1864. d Aug 23, 1919  Sand Hill Presbyterian Cemetery, Joyceville, Frontenac Co

Margaret Gillespie Sept 13, 1895-March 19, 1957 Wife of Fred H Rowan Dec 2, 1886-April 11, 1958. Peterborough.

Margaret Gillespie, born 1910. Died 2006. Keene Upper Cemetery, Keene, Peterborough Co

Margaret Jane Gillespie b 1855. d 1950  Little Lake Cemetery, Peterboroug

Marion Agnes Gillespie Dixon, Birth July 23, 1923. Death Nov 9, 2004.  Burial Lakehurst, Peterborough, Ontario

M Jane Gillespie died Peterborough May 8, 1920.

Mary Ann Dawson Gillespie b 1833. d 1917  Little Lake Cemetery, Peterborough

Mary Ann Parton Gillespie b unknown. d Jan 27, 1964 Sandy Lake Cemetery, Lakehurst, Peterborough Co, Ontario

Mary Jane Gillespie died May 18, 1914 aged 66. Her spouse William Charlton died June 22, 1917, aged 78 years. Samuel J Charleton 1878-1962. Jemima L Henren 1881-1962. Son W. J. Roy Charlton Nov 11, 1933, aged 29 years. Lakefield Cemetery, Ontario

Mary Kathleen White Gillespie born Feb 26, 1913. Died Jan 30, 2011. Little Lake Cemetery, Peterborough

Millie G Gillespie died Peterborough May 11, 1899.

Peter Gillespie 1830-Sept 6, 1893, aged 63 years. His wife Jane Borland 1821-Nov 14, 1895, aged 74. Their daughter Jane 1858-March 29, 1879 aged 21 years. Their daughter Isabella 1861-1927. Pine Grove Cemetery, Keene, Otonabee Twp.

Peter Gillespie died Feb 26, 1882, aged 45 yrs 6 mths. His wife Jane Scott died Sept 1, 1919 aged 72 yrs 6 mths. James Gillespie died Jan 30, 1903 age 26 yrs. Pine Grove Lower Cemetery, Keene Cemetery.

Peter Gillespie died Otonabee July 13, 1916.

Peter Gillespie b Nov 12, 1874. d Nov 29, 1960. Keene Upper Cemetery, Keene, Ontario

Richard Gillespie died Otonabee Twp June 25, 1916. (2nd record gives birth as 1865, Little Lake Cemetery, Peterborough),

In Peterborough,on Tuesday, Dec 29, 1885, Mrs Gillespie, relict of the late Richard Gillespie, Esq, aged 77 years and 10 months. Funeral from the residence of her son, Mr T. G. Gillespie, Lock Street on Thursday, Dec 31st at 2:00 o’clock pm.

Robert Allan Gillespie born Nov 1, 1931. Died May 7, 1992. Burial Lakefield Cemetery, Lakefield, Peterborough Co, Ontario

Robert John Gillespie  b 1891  d April 2, 1964.  Lakefield Cemetery, Lakefield, Peterborough Co, Ontario (2nd record gives birth 1881)

Robert Joseph Gillespie, Lakefield, d 2012, Feb 23rd, Ontario

Samuel Gillespie 1809-1864. Wife Catherine Fleming 18101899. Son David 1855-1934 Lakefield Cemetery, Lakefield, Ontario

Sarah Ann Gillespie 1856-1933. Her spouse John W Robinson 18391913. Catherine Morrow, wife of Richard Robinson 18151889. Martha Robinson 18441901. Mabel E Robinson 1887-1959. St Mark’s Anglican Cemetery, Otonabee Twp, Peterborough. Next grave: Robert Joseph Robinson 1832-1923. Wife Mary Jane Reid 1857-1933. Son Justin W. E. 1879-1948; Robert Roland 1887-1975

Sarah Jane Welch Gillespie b 1869. d 1905. Little Lake Cemetery, Peterborough

Sarah Jane Gillespie died Peterborough March 6, 1910.

Sarah Nelson Gillespie b Oct 1, 1872. d July 20, 1903. Fife Cemetery, Keene, Ontario

Thomas George Gillespie died Peterborough March 15, 1921.

Thomas Roy Gillespie, born Aug 24, 1915. Died Oct , 1997. Lakefield Cemetery, Peterborough Co.

Walter James Gillespie birth 1906. Death 1961 .Burial Otonabee, Peterborough, Ontario

William H Gillespie b 1869. d 1941  Little Lake Cemetery, Peterborough


Alberta J Gillespie 1866-. Her spouse William H Burke 1867-1929. Cobourg St Peter’s Cemetery.

Ann Gillespie died Pickering Twp, April 27, 1895.

Cecilia Ann Gillespie died in Port Hope Oct 16, 1899.

Charles Gillespie died Haldimand Twp Nov 16, 1915.

Charles Edward Gillespie 1918-1998. Wife Edna J Mutton 1920-1988. Shiloh Cemetery, Cramale Twp. Northumberland Co, Ont.

Clarence Humphries Gillespie, born Sept 8, 1908. Died 1942. Trent Valley Cemetery, Hastings, Northumberland Co

Cleora N Gillespie Loveless, birth 1932. Death 1995. Burial Castleton, Northumberland, Ontario

David Gillespie, born March 16, 1807. Died March 10, 1873. Mary, his wife, born July 20, 1833. Died Nov 15, 1900. Jemima, born March 5, 1867, Died Jan 5, 1888. Jeannie wife of Peter Perrry, born Jan 6, 1866. Died March 3, 1900. Isaac born Jan 15, 1869. Died Oct 23, 1901. Victoria Murphy born 1868. Died 1904. John T Gillespie born Sept 24, 1864. Died Oct 16, 1941. Union Cemetery, Toronto Road, Port Hope, St John’s Section, Ontario. (2nd record gives David Gillespie b 1837 d  Nov 13, 1873). Union Cemetery, St John’s section, Port Hope

Eliza Anna Gillespie Lee, birth May 20, 1835. Death June 25,  1892. Burial Port Hope, Northumberland, Ontario

Elizabeth Gillespie died Sept 28, 1887, aged 42. Wife of William Coxall 1842-190?. A. E Coxall 1866-1932. Robert L W Coxall 1877-1916. Salem Cemetery, Cramale Twp, Ontario (Elizabeth links back to Wolfe Island, Frontenac Co)

In this village on Sunday last, April 17, 1833 (Wed) the infant daughter of George Gillespie (Cobourg Star)

In memory of George Gillespie died March 10, 1905 aged 52 years. Isabella Gillespie born Aug 27, 1844. Died Sept 20, 1915. Margaret Gillespie born March 24, 1842. Died Dec 9, 1916. Vernonville Cemetery.

George Gillespie, 1880-1956. Beloved husband of Lillie May Hubbard 1882-1935. Audrey Edith, daughter of George & Lillie, Nov 15, 1914-Feb 3, 1970. Groveside Cemetery, Whitby Twp/

George Alexander Gillespie 1872-1930. His wife Agnes Bowman 1868-1944. St Paul’s Cold Springs Cemetery, Hamilton Twp, Manvers Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario (grave nearby: John Bowan d June 27, 1913 aged 77 years; His wife Mary Smart d June 10, 1926 aged 88 years.)

Wife of Hugh Gillespie and John Lee, Frances May Ayelsworth died Aug 11, 1929 aged 69 years . John Lee died Jan 8, 1911 aged 55 years.  In memory of Richard Lee who died June 30, 1875 aged 56  years and his wife, Isabella died Oct 10, 1875 aged 50 years. Riverside Cemetery, Lindsay, Victoria Co, Ontario

Isaac Gillespie died Port Hope Oct 23, 1901. 2nd record gives his birth as Jan 15, 1869. Saint John’s Anglican Cemetery, Port Hope.

Isabella Gillespie died Cobourg Sept 20, 1915.

Jane Gillespie died Haldimand Aug 20, 1893.

Jemima Gillespie b March 5 1867. d Jan 5, 1888  Saint John’s Anglican Church, Port Hope, Northumberland Co (2nd record gives birth 1857).

Jennie Grace Gillespie died Hamilton Twp June 26, 1900.

John T Gillespie born Sept 24, 1864. Died Oct 18, 1941. Port Hope Union Cemetery. (2nd record states he is buried in Saint John’s Anglican Church Cemetery in Port Hope).

Levina Alberta Gillespie Aug 5, 1925-Oct 2, 2010.  Spouse William Clayton Pattison,   May 8, 1918-.  Cherished daughter Kyrstra Miranda Pattison April 20, 1962-July 11, 1973. Canton Cemetery, Hope Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario

Lulu E Gillespie 1898-1985. Her spouse Gordon Forsythe 1900-1983.  William Forsythe Oct 15, 1965-Jan 19, 1969, s/o of Helen & Bill. Union Cemetery, Cramale Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario.

Margaret Gillespie died Haldmand Twp Dec 9, 1916.

Margaret Jane Gillespie born Aug 1, 1870. Died Dec 19, 1944. Port Hope Union Cemetery.

Mary Gillespie b July 28, 1833  d Nov 15, 1900  Saint Johns Anglican Cemetery, Newboyne, Leeds Co

May Phillips Gillespie b 1902. d 1959. Saint George’s Anglican Cemetery, Grafton, Northumberland Co

M Kerr Gillespie died Port Hope Nov 15, 1900

Nathaniel Gillespie died Port Hope Oct 18, 1899.

Nathaniel Gillespie born Co Armagh, Ireland March 1, 1821. Died Oct 18, 1899 in Port Hope. Spouse Cecilia Boland born in Ireland 1822, immigrated with her husband in 1847. Mother of Rob, Elizabeth, Mrs J. C Martindale and Mrs Chas Backwell.

Peter Gillespie died Haldimand Feb 6, 1873.

Ralph Gillespie died Cavan Twp July 16, 1901.

Rebecca Gillespie died Cavan Twp Sept 6, 1901.

Robert Tobias Gillespie died Port Hope March 27, 1914. Robert T Gillespie, born June 9, 1851. Died March 27, 1914. His wife S Carrie Green, d/o Rev A. T & Rachel Green. Born Oct 4, 1860. Died June 29, 1948. Nathaniel Gillespie died Oct 18, 1899, aged 79 yrs. His wife Cecelia A Boland died Oct 17 1899 aged 77 yrs. Children of N & C. A. Annie died July 23, 1854 aged 10 years. Willie K died May 22, 1856, aged 12 years.  Port Hope Union Cemetery.

In  memory of Sarah Anne, 2nd daughter of David  & Jane Gillespie, who died Oct 27, 1852 aged 13 yrs 6 m, 13 days. St Mark’s Anglican Church Cemetery, King Street, Port Hope, Ontario

Sarah Ann Gillespie died Hamilton July 17, 1899. Lente Cemetery, Northumberland

Sarah Jane Gillespie died Hamilton Twp, July 2, 1896.

Susan Gillespie died Haldimand July 11, 1894.

Thomas Gillespie died Cobourg Nov 30, 1918.

Thomas Gillespie 18281918. His wife Phoebe Solomon 18271919. William Hillyard Gillespie 1835-April 5, 1869. Sarah Ann Gillespie Oct 24, 1863-July 7, 1899. Frederick Shooter Gillespie Sept 7, 1865-Nov 13, 1915. Lent’s Cemetery, Hamilton Twp.

In loving memory of Alberta Campbell died Jan 3, 1927, aged 57 years, wife of Dr W Gillespie . Christina Isabelle Gillespie died Nov 5, 1895 aged 1 years 6 months. (Note: Dr Walter Gillespie, residence Port Perry, from Cannington, had died that August 1895 just before his daughter). This is his wife’s family’s tombstone:

Donella Campbell/Wilson/died June 22nd, 1935 aged 57. C Campbell. Donald Campbell born Oct 1, 1840. Died Oct 7, 1906; Christina McArthur, wife of the above, died June 17, 1928 aged 94 years. Edwim R Campbell M.D. died July 11, 1929. Markers: Donella, Father, Mother, Alberta, Isabella.  Pinegrove Cemetery, Section H, Prince Albert, Reach Twp, Durham Co, Ontario

William Gillespie died Newcastle April 16, 1873.

William H Gillespie, died Haldimand April 30, 1893.

William Hillyard Gillespie died April 9, 1896, aged 34 years. Lente Cemetery, Ontario


Most of these people were Islay, Scottish immigrants or their descendants. Now called the City of Kawartha Lakes. Includes the townships of Bexley, Carden, Dalton, Eldon, Emily, Fenelon, Laxton/Digby/Longford, Manvers (Bethany),  Mariposa, Ops, Sommerville and Veralam, and  towns  of Bobcaygeon, Lindsay, Fenelon Falls, Woodville. (see also Ontario County next)

Amelia Gillispie died Jan 9, 1985. Buried Riverside Cemetery, Lindsay, Ontario

Ann Gillespie died Eldon Twp July 22, 1918

Blanche Gillespie, (nee Gilis) spouse of M J Gillespie, died Nov 12, 1914 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Catherine Gillespie, age 84, spouse of Donald Gillespie, died April 18, 1909, Somerville Twp.

Christiana Gillespie, daughter of Fonald Gillespie, and Isabella McVicar, wife of Alexander McMillan, born January 10, 1819 at Conisby, Isle of Islay, departed this life Saturday 4 o’clock 2nd April 1853, aged 34 years 2 m 22 days. Interred first on the farm Lot 4, Con 8, Mariposa. In 1863, reinterred in the cemetery at the Old Stone Church, Beaverton, altong side the grave of daughter Christine. (information from a notebook of Alexander McMillan).

Donald Gillespie died May 16, 1893 aged 75 yrs. His wife Catherine McDonald died April 18,1909, aged 85 years. Pinegove Cemetery, Norland, Laxton Twp, Victoria County, Ontario

Donald Gillespie d May 25, 1945, age 89 years. Pinegrove Cemetery, Norland, Laxton Twp, Victoria Co

Duncan Gillespie and his wife Laura whose daughter Nita May Gillespie b 1896 died May 8, 1906 aged 9 years, 8 months 26 days. Buried Kinmount Cemetery. Laura is buried with the Hirtwood children of Thos & E. (Tombstone is very worn and hard to read).

Edgar Dean Gillespie, D Ed, 1907-.  Dorothy Marion Puley 1912-1986. South Valentia Cemetery, Shilo United. Mariposa Twp, Victoria Co.

Elizabeth S Gillespie Aug 25, 1913-. Frank Powell July 2, 1911-June 7, 1985. St Mary’s Cemetery, Lifford, Manvers Twp, Ontario

Francis Gillespie, died Aug 11, 1929 in Lindsay aged 69. Born Prince Edward Twp, Next of Kin H Gillespie. Riverside Cemetery, Lindsay

Gillespie, Pontepool United Cemetery, Manvers Twp, Victoria Co, Ontario

Hilda Evelyn Hughes Gillespie born June 21, 1912. Died Nov 19, 2004. Pinegrove Cemetery, Norland

Hugh Gillespie Nov 25, 1862-July 10, 1945; His wife Rebecca Cathcart Oct 17, 1877-Sept 6, 1901. Their son Ralph Oct 1900-July 18, 1901. Buried St Mary’s Cemetery, Lifford, Manvers Twp, Ontario

“Infant daughter” Gillespie d 1934. Pinegrove Cemetery, Norland, Laxton Twp, Victoria Co

Ira James Gillespie, May 15, 1899-April 24, 1964. Hilda Evelyn June 21, 1912-Nov 12, 2004 Pinegrove Cemetery, Norland, Laxton Twp

Jennie Gillespie 1890-1972. Francis J D Keenan 1890-1968; Franc J Keenan 1917-1950; Lawrence D Keenan, 1923-1952 Beloved sons of Francis & Jennie Keenan. St Mary’s Cemetery, Lindsay – Note: Thanks to the custodian of that cemetery, who walked around it with me explaining the Gillespie links. He knew many of these people personally.

Jessie Gillespie Feb 22, 1882-July 12, 1960. Next to her Angus Francis MacDonell Feb 18, 1874-July 12, 1960. Both buried St Mary’s Roman Catholic Cemetery Lindsay, Ontario

John Gillespie died at Eldon Twp May 16, 1870.

John Gillespie died May 14, 1911, age 59 yrs. Husband of Mary McDonald. John S died May 14 1911, age 15 yrs. Pinegrove Cemetery, Norland, Laxton Twp, Victoria County. Buried beside Donald Gillespie, died May 16, 1893, aged 75 years, his wife Catherine McDonald, died April 18, 1909 aged 85 years.

John Gillespie died Eldon Twp March 28, 1913. [2nd record gives birth as 1833). Buried beside ‘mother’ Ann McDougall Gillespie born 1842. Died 1918. Son Archie Gillespie born 1881. Died 1928.  St Andrews Presbyterian Cemetery, South Eldon Twp. Ontario.(Note many McEachern burials around this family). 

Joseph D Gillespie b Oct 17, 1897. d Sept 21, 1994 Pinegrove Cemetery, Norland, Kawartha Lakes Municipality

Kathleen Jenny Gillespie July 28, 1917-Jan 5, 1982; Charles T Scott March 17, 1912-Nov 3, 1984; Isabel M C Coles May 2, 1922. St Mary’s Cemetery, Lifford, Victoria Co, Ontario

M Ann Gillespie, age 83, spouse of John Gillespie, died May 2, 1917, Bethany.

Margaret Gillespie born Oshawa, died at 2 months April 9, 1926. Oshawa, Ontario. Burial Ri verside Cemetery, Lindsay.

Maria Gillespie 1908-1992. Her husband Harold J Leary 1906-1964. Pinegrove Cemetery, Norland, Victoria Co, Ontario

Mary Gillespie, April 14, 1860-Nov 8,1928. Her husband George Woodcock Oct 22, 1859-. In God’s keeping. Pinegrove Cemetery, Norland, Victoria Co

Mary Gillespie, died Lindsay, 2010, Dec 16, Ontario

Nita May Gillespie b Aug 12, 1896 d May 8, 1906, ae 9 yrs 8 mos 26 days. d/o Duncan & Laura Gillespie Thomas Hirstwood died Feb 6, 1904 ae 70 yrs. Henry, son of Thos & E Hirstwood died Jan 1, 1902 at 19 yrs.  Kinmount Cemetery, Kinmount, Kawartha Lakes Municipality

Isabella, wife of Robert Gillespie died June 28, 1858 ae 26 years. Burial St Andrews Presbyterian Cemetery, South Eldon, Ontario

Ruby Olive Hughes Gillespie, born 1916.Died Aug 16, 1991. Pinegrove Cemetery, Norland, Kawartha Lake Municipality

Sarah Gillespie died in Lindsay June 3, 1959.  Burial Riverside Cemetery, Lindsay, Ontario.  Next of Kin Mrs George Beall.

W. G. J. Gillespie, died Feb 14, 1951, age 75 Riverside Cemetery, Lindsay, Ontario.  Born Fenelon Falls, Next of Kin Miss Lottie Gillespie, daughter.


 (Most of these people were Islay, Scottish immigrants or their descendants linked to those in Victoria County and elsewhere in the Province). Includes the townships of: Whitby, Pickering, Reach, Uxbridge, Scott, Brock, Thorah, Mara, Rama, and now part of Durham County. (see also Victoria Co)


In memory of Agnes Buchanan, wife of Arch’d Gillespie, died May 7, 1879 aged 78 yrs. Islay, Argylshire, Scotland. Burial Beaverton Old Stone Church Cemetery.

In memory of Alice who died March 3, 1908. Also Christina died June 17, 1887. Daughters of M & A Gillespie. Alice McKechnie, wife of Malcolm Gillespie  of Cannington. She died June 3, 1915, aged 84 yrs . Their son Major Paul Gillespie, MD, died in Winburo, South Africa March 22, 1916 aged 48 yrs.

Angus Gillespie, b unknown. d Dec 28, 1906. Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton.

Angus Gillespie b 1900 d 1985 The Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton

Ann Gillespie died Pickering Twp April 27, 1895.

Anna Gillespie, wife of James Edgar, died Aug 14, 1915 in her 70th year. James Edgar died Sept 18, 1925 in his 89th year. Their daughter Sara K May 4, 1878-June 17, 1942. Edgar. The Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton.

Annie E Gillespie, died June 10, 1935. Her husband William Gilpin, M. D. died Sept 12, 1929. John J Gillespie died Feb 15, 1949. Gilpin; Side 2 Mabel Gillespie died June 6, 1962, beloved wife of Archie B Dack Gilpin; Archie B Dack Jan 16, 1893-Dec 20, 1977. Old Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton.

Annie Melville Gillespie, d/o Dr Gillespie, died Sept 20, 1894 Manilla, Ontario

Archibald Gillespie died Thorah Twp Aug 9, 1889

In memory of Catherine Gillispie died Feb 27, 1895 age 82 yrs. Wife of Alex McDougall. Alexander McDougald died April 4, 1911, aged 95 yrs. Their daughter Margaret died May 12, 1850, aged 6 months. The Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton.  Angus A McDougall died Aug 21, 1913 aged 59 years 3 mon. Mary Campbell, his wife, 1857-1932. 

Christine McMillan, 2nd daughter of Alexander McMillan and Christiana Gillespie, born March 24, 1842 at Cannington. Died Jan 31, 1863, aged 20 years 10 mon 6 days. Buried by the side of her mother in the cemetery at Old Stone Church, Beaverton. Alexander McMillan, son of Angus McMillan and Margaret Cameron, husband of Christiana Gillespie, born April 25, 1807 at Camasuary, Isle of Islay, Scotland, formerly of Cannington, later of Marioposa, died at Sunderland at the home of his son Angus McMillan, Nov 22, 1891, aged 85 years. Buried Old Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton.

In Loving Memory of Christina Isabel, only child of Walter Robert & Bertie Gillespie who died Nov. 8th, 1895 aged 1 Y’r & 5 Mo’s  “Jesus called a little child unto Him. We loved her and no tongue can tell, How much we loved her and how well, God loved her too and thought it best To take our dear child home to rest. (Note: Dr Walter Gillespie had just died in August)

David Gillespie died Mara Twp Jan 4, 1892.

Della Gillespie June 3, 1982.  Her husband, C R Bert Miller July 26, 1969. Old Stone Church, Beaverton.

Donald Gillespie died Mara Twp March 9, 1888.

Sacred to the memory of Isabella, beloved wife of Donald Gillespie, who died June 7, 1879 aged 36 years 5 mos 8 days. Side 2: Maud, born Oct 25, 1872, died Oct 25, 1872; Malcolm born Oct 25, 1872 died Dec 8, 1872; Donalda born Oct 7, 1874 died Jan 30, 1875 Ida Flora Christina born Jan 20, 1869 died July 14, 1875; Children of Donald & Isabella Gillespie, Necropolis Cemetery, Cannington

Dr Donald Gillespie  died Dec 22, 1908. Cannington.

Dorothy Gillespie Burke Nov 7, 1905-Oct 22, 1984. Her husband Charles M Burke March 20, 1904-March 3, 1983. Old Stone Church, Beaverton.

In loving memory of Dougald D Gillespie, Feb 18, 1876 Nov 7, 1947; his beloved wife Hattie A Stabback May 19, 1878-May 30, 1965. Their son, J Douglas Jan 30, 1919-Nov 30, 1970. Side 2: Angus Gillespie died Dec 28, 1906 aged 73 years; wife of Angus Gillespie died Jan 1, 1923 aged 84 years. Meta, wife of Angus Gillespie 1895-1979. Old Stone Church, Beaverton

Duncan Gillespie died Beaverton Nov 10, 1898.

Dugald Gillespie a native of Isla, Argyleshire, Scotland, died May 20, 1835 aged 44  yrs 3 months. Buried Old Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton.   Mary MacEachern, wife of Dugald Gillespie, who died Oct 1856, aged 73 yrs. Native of Islay. Next grave: Duncan Gillespie died Nov 10, 1899 aged 75 years. A native of Argyleshire, Scotland.

Elizabeth Gillespie St John, wife of Philip L St John, died April 23, 1917, aged 76 years. Philip St John died April 21, 1917 agd 78 years. (Note: Elizabeth is the one of few Cannington Gillespie buried away from her family, the only Gillespie in St John’s Cemetery, Highway 12, Brock Twp, with St John family members. She did not inherit in her mother’s will)

Elle Gillespie died Brock Twp Feb 7 1875.

Elizabeth Gillespie wife of Philip L St John, died April 23, 1917 aged 76 years. Philip Lloyd St John died March 4, 1890 aged 56 years. Buried St John’s Cemetery,B rock Twp, Ontario (St Johns’ nearby graves were from Co Limerick, Ireland)

Flora Gillespie who died April 5, 1912, aged 60 years. Wife of Archibald Graham died March 19, 1911 aged 78 years. Their children: Margaret died Jan 12, 1884 aged 1 yrs 5 mos; Alexander died Oct 21, 1901 aged 9 yrs 9 months. Burial Beaverton Stone Church, Ontario

Gilbert Gillespie died Mara Twp Aug 9, 1920 aged 71 years. His wife Mary A French died Feb 26, 1914 aged 60 years. Buried Old Stone Church, Beaverton, Ontario [ 2nd record Gilbert b April 10, 1849.]

Hattie A Stabback Gillespie, b May 19, 1878  d Mary 30, 1965.  Stone Church, Beaverton, Ontario

Ira James Gillespie b May 15, 1899 d April 24, 1964. Pinegrove Cemetery, Norland, Kawartha Lakes Municipality.

Isabella Gillespie Foster, 1861-1933, d/o Malcolm Gillespie & Alice MacKechnie of Cannington. Isabella’s husband Thomas Henry Foster Jan 16, 1853 to Aug 10, 1922. Both buried Necropolis Cemetery, Cannington Cemetery, Ontario

J. Douglas Gillespie, born Jan 20, 1919. Died Nov 30, 1920. Stone Church Cemetery  Beaverton, Durham Regional Municipality (Current location name )

Jeanette Gillespie died Brock Twp Aug 10, 1898.

John Anderson Gillespie Nov 28, 1897 to Aug 4, 1976. 116 Battalion WW 1, beloved husband of Dorothy Mildred Ruddy May 9, 1898-April 20, 1977. Buried Necropolis Cemetery, Cannington (correction made)

Lizzie Gillespie, wife of Wallace W Wood, died April 24, 1896. (Next grave: W. W.Wood 1831-1890. His wife Rebecca Graham 1836-1888. Oshawa Union Cemetery, Ontario

Luella S Gillespie 1890-1961. Wife of Joseph Roy Knox 1884-1970; Thomas L D Sues 1879-1958. Maggie G Knox, his wife, 1881-1968; Jessie G Knox 1870- 1940. Bowmanville Cemetery, Ontario

Lydia Gillespie 1971. Her husband John N Black 1976. Side 1: Neil Black 1858-1926; His wife Ada Hall 1871-1957. Their daughter Catherine E 1898-1969/Black. Old Stone Church, Beaverton

Mabel (nee Gillespie) Garson, Jan 28, 1918-May  18 1983; Adam Garson/Gardzinski/ Jan 12, 1913-  Buried Bowmanville Cemetery, Ontario

Malcolm Gillespie died Brock Twp Dec 7, 1872

Malcolm Gillespie died Brock Twp Feb 8 1892, aged 78 years.  Also of
Paul H. Gillespie only Son of
Peter & Mary J.Ellis
and Grandson of The Above
Died June 8, 1901 Aged 7 Yrs & 10 Mos.
Buried Necropolis Cemetery, Cannington  Known as Squire Malcolm Gillespie, Reeve. From Isle of Islay, Argyllshire, Scotland. (See other side of stone for his wife’s information: Alice McKetchnie. Click on links below for:

His Trip West 1880               His Farm

Malcolm Gillespie died Cannington April 18, 1903, age 56.  (Death Notice from Lindsay newspaper)

Male Gillespie, b & d May 21, 1886. Jennie b Dec 31, 1890. d Feb 28, 1891. Female b Nov 22, 1904. d Nov 30, 1904. Beaverton Stone Cemetery, Ontario

Margaret Gillespie born 1850. Died 1933.  Her husband John Wesley Ranous died March 18, 1918 aged 65 years. Buried Necropolis Presbterian Cemetery, Cannington, Ontaro

Margaret Gillespie died Thorah Twp Jan 1, 1923.

Margaret Gillespie who died Jan 18, 1937, age 86 years. Her husband John Wilbur Hurd who died Aug 23, 1927 aged 78 years. Their daughter, Florence who died April 4, 1956. Side 2: In loving memory of Johm Lenox Best, beloved husband of Lenore Hurd, who died Dec 31, 1926 age 35 years; Lenore Hurd Best, beloved wife of John Lennox Best, mother of John Wilbur who died April 26, 1969 aged 79 years/ Necropolis Cemetery, Cannington

Margaret McArthur Gillespie b unknown. d Jan 1, 1923 Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton, Ontario

Margaret Gillespie Hurd died Jan 18, 1937 age 86 years. Her husband John Wilbur Hurd died Aug 23, 1927 aged 78 years. Their daughter, Florence who died April 4, 1956. Buried Old Stone Church, Beaverton.

Marjorie L Gillespie Oct 9, 1914-; Her husband Charles L Ross Nov 21, 1908-July 7, 1988. Old Stone Church, Beaverton.

Margaret Jane Gillespie died Mara Twp Feb 28, 1885.

In Memory of Mary, Beloved Wife of D. Gillespie M.D. Died Cannington May 17, 1901. Archibald T Sinclair, Died April 25, 1896 Aged 33 Y’rs & 8 mo’s Beloved Son of the Late Capt. A & Mary L. Sinclair, Necropolis Cemetery, Cannington. Side 2: Sacred to the memory of Archibald Sinclair, a native of Islay, Scotland who died at Cannington Aug 31, 1880, aged 61 yrs 2 months. Side 3: In loving memory of Robt A Sinclair died Dec 6, 1911. His wife Catherine Louise/Kellly/died Sept 18, 1927.

Mary Gillespie, d Jan 30, 1923. Aunt of Edward (Doc) White 1876-1931. Husband of Florence Wright,  1888-1965, Burial Oshawa Union Cemetery, Ontario

Mary Gillespie  1859-1939. Her husband Peter V Ellis 18481929. Police Magistrate, County of York and City of Toronto. Buried Necropolis Cemetery, Cannington

Mary Ann French Gillespie b June 1, 1853  d Feb 26, 1914  Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton. Wife of Gilbert Gillespie who died Aug 9, 1920 aged 71 years.

Mary Ann Gillespie died May 2, 1917 Bethany, Ontario. Wife of John Gillespie.

Mary Evelyn Gillespie Nov 7, 1901-Jan 20, 1991; Her husband Earl Harris April 16, 1902-May 2, 1973. Old Stone Church, Beaverton, Ontario

Mary Gillespie Walks, birth Feb 14, 1828. Death Nov 22, 1908. Whitby, Durham Regional Munipality, Ontario

M Jane Gillespie died Thorah, July 9, 1872

Major Paul Gillespie, MD, died in Winburn, South Africa March 22, 1916 aged 48 (on family gravestone) See AFRICA, South Africa for gravestone memorial)

Meta Elizabeth Mitchell Gillespie b 1898. d 1979 Stone Church, Beaverton

Neil, son of George & Priscilla Gillespie, died Feb 10, 1881 aged 2 yrs 2 mo 10 days.  Buried Old Stone Church, Beaverton.

Sarah Gillespie died Jul 1, 1927 aged 92 years. Wife of Peter McEwen who died Aug 2, 1919 aged 86 yrs. Archibald died May 19, 1895 aged 29 years; Kenneth died Aug 21, 1918 aged 46 years; John born March 6, 1868 died June 3, 1934. Alex P born Nov 19, 1863 died Dec 29, 1930. The Old Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton.

Susanna Jane Gillespie, wife of Philip J Sproul, born April 7, 1865, died Dec 23, 1933.  Cedar Vale Cemetery, Brock Twp, Ontario Canada

Walter Robert Gillespie MD who died Aug 3, 1895 aged 29 years old. Christina Isabel, only child of Walter Robert & Bertie Gillespie, died Nov 8, 1895, aged 1 yr 5 months. Necropolis Cemetery, Cannington ( Note: A Medical Doctor, one of the sons of Malcolm Gillespie of Cannington.)

William J Gillespie, beloved husband of M Isabelle Wilkinson. Burial Old Stone Church, Beaverton.

Winnifred Gillespie May 20, 1903-June 1, 1980. Her husband J Howard Hancock Nov 9, 1908-Feb 14, 1977. Side 2: Hancock: Joseph James Hancock 1882-1957; His beloved wife Margaret Daniel 1888-1973. Old Stone Church, Beaverton.

YORK REGION & City of Toronto

Abigail Hughes Gillespie b Oct 8, 1876. d Sept 30, 1957. Pine Hills Cemetery, Scarborough

Acheson M Gillespie died Toronto Feb 28, 1887.

Acton Boyd Gillespie died Toronto Nov 21, 1915.

Ada Richards Gillespie died York Twp Sept 30, 1907

Agnes Ann Atkin Gillespie b April 8, 1865. d April 15, 1909. Saint John’s Anglican Cemetery, Toronto

Albert Courtenay Gillespie b Nov 10, 1877. d May 1943. Saint James Cemetery, Toronto

Albert Edward Gillespie, birth April 3, 189 Wolfe Island. Death Aug 10, 1922. Burial Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario. Other Lillian Gillespie; Percy Gillespe.

Aileen V Gillespie, born 1911. Died 1979. Toronto Necropolis Centre, Toronto

Albert Edward Gillespie born Sept 19, 1924. Died July 21, 2004. Bethesda Lutheran Cemetery, Markham, York Region.

Albina Gillespie, died Feb 2014 after many  years of illness. Survived by her dear brother-in-law John Dzili. Predeceased by her husband Jim, parents Lydia & Bohden Lukasewyca and dored sister, Irene Dziki (Lukasewycz).  Private internment

Alexander Gillespie died Toronto March 7, 1912

Alexander Gillespie b Nov 14, 1877. d Dec 29, 1947. Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto

Alex Gillespie, born March 18, 1993, Died Aug 20, 2010. Buried St John’s Norway Cemetery, The Beaches, Toronto, Ontario

Alexander C Gillespie born May 17, 1913. Died March 22, 1974. Riverside Cemetery and Crematorium, Etobicoke, Ontario

Alexander Hamilton Gillespie b June 5, 1898 d Jan 23, 1941  Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Alexander Simpson “Jack” Gillespie b 1899. d 1987  Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Alice Colley Gillespie b 1878  d 1957  Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto

Alice Muriel Milne Gillespie b July 10, 1895. d Aug 7, 1945 Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

The Honourable E ALASTAIR WILLIAM GILLESPIE, P.C., O.C., DLitt  May 1, 1922 – August 19, 2018

After an outstanding innings of 96 and having “captained the side very well”, Dad quietly left the field of play in Toronto for the last time.  Devoted husband of Diana Christie Clark for 63 years, and loving father of Cynthia Webb (Ian) and Ian (Lynn).  Extremely proud and adored grandfather of Vanessa (Chip), Katie (Nick) and David Webb, Meredith (Pat) and Ian Gillespie.  Beloved great-grandfather (GG) of Maddie and Finn Greene, Sarah, Michael, Emma and William Gambarotta, and Georgia and William Glinski.  Fondly remembered by Shirley and Gavin Clark, Ian and Nancy Clark, Sheila Clark and many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his cherished brothers, Ian (WWII) and Andrew and dear sister, Catriona.

Born in Victoria, British Columbia, son of Erroll and Catharine (Oliver) Gillespie, Dad attended St. Michael’s School and graduated from Brentwood College in 1941.  He briefly attended University of BC before entering Royal Roads Naval College for Officer Training in 1941 (RCNVR).  Attaining the rank of Term Lieutenant in 1942, he served on naval convoys across the North Atlantic.  Following the death, in action, of his brother Ian, an RCAF Beaufighter pilot on December 22, 1943, he joined the Fleet Air Arm as a fighter pilot flying Corsairs.

After the war, he attended McGill University (BCOM) and during his final year met the love of his life, the beautiful Diana Clark on a blind date. “She is one in a million”, he wrote to his parents and they were married in 1947.  Having been selected as a Rhodes Scholar from B.C., they left for Oxford,
England, where he read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Queen’s College.

Returning to Toronto with an Oxford M.A., Dad began his business career at W. J. Gage & Company, a leading educational publisher in Canada.  He moved up the ladder rapidly becoming a Vice-President and Director.  In his spare time, he and some friends formed Coffee-Mat Services, an automatic coffee vending enterprise.  Terrific value at 10 cents a cup with real cream, Dad would hasten to add.  If not busy enough, he also taught Marketing courses at the University of Toronto Business School and later earned his Masters of Commerce degree.  His business career moved to the conglomerate Canadian Corporate Management as a Vice-President and he served as President of several operating subsidiaries.

He described his parents as being “quite exceptional, stimulating and far-sighted” and having instilled in him the importance of public service and volunteerism, he ran as a Liberal candidate for the Federal riding of Etobicoke in 1968 and was elected to the House of Commons in Prime Minister Pierre E. Trudeau’s government.  In 1971, he was appointed the first Minister of State for Science and Technology.  He was re-elected in 1972 and 1974 and served as Minister of Industry, Trade and Commerce (1972-1975) and Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources (1975-1979).

After leaving politics, following defeat in the 1979 election, he returned to business as Chairman of the brewer, Carling O’Keefe Limited, Chairman of the National Westminster Bank of Canada, and Chairman of the Scotia Coal Synfuels consortium,  as well as serving on the board of other private corporations.  In the early 1980’s, Dad established Scotia Synfuels to acquire and rehabilitate the former Gulf Oil Refinery at Point Tupper, Nova Scotia.  Disappointed that his vision could not be fully realized for the benefit of Cape Breton and the Atlantic provinces, he and the Board of Directors made the decision to sell the properties in 1992.  He returned to the beer business in 1995 and with W.P. Wilder, acquired an interest in Creemore Springs Brewery,  which they subsequently sold ten years later after having received assurances the highly successful microbrewery would not move from its wonderful location in Creemore, Ontario.

His involvement in community service was extensive.  He served on many boards including: the National Ballet School, the Canadian Paraplegic Association, Lyndhurst Hospital, The Champlain Society, the Scottish Studies Foundation, The Gage Research Institute, and was President of the Canadian Opera Company.

In 1998, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada for his “maverick entrepreneurial spirit”, amongst other accolades.

Other significant recognition included receiving the ‘Scot of the Year Award’ in 2003 from the Scottish Studies Society and the degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, from Guelph University in 2008.

A highly accomplished rugby and cricket player from his Brentwood College and Royal Roads days, Dad continued with squash, tennis, skiing, fishing, golf and bridge which he enjoyed immensely with his family and many friends.

Other than British Columbia, his favourite retreat was his country property ‘Highwood’.  It became the gathering place for five generations of family and their friends.  He relaxed on weekends by undertaking various projects to continuously improve the property.  He was passionate about preserving the rural environment and supported local initiatives such as the Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust and Green Durham Association.

In his eighties and underscoring the importance he attached to family history, he wrote: ‘Made in Canada – a Businessman’s Adventures in Politics’ as a reference for his descendants.  It turned into a somewhat larger project than he first envisioned and was published in 2009.

He will always be remembered for his warmth, charm, generosity, sense of humour and distinguished good looks. The family is very grateful to Elmo, Dad’s caregiver and companion of nine years, and Emy for their compassionate care.  We also wish to thank the capable and considerate staff at Christie Gardens where Dad resided for a short period of time.

The family will receive friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home A.W. Miles – Newbigging Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Davisville Avenue) from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 14th.  A celebration of life will be held at Christ Church Deer Park in Toronto on Saturday, September 15th at 2:00 p.m.

Alma Georgina May Irwin Gillespie, born March 12, 1906. Died  Dec 7, 1933. Prospect Cemetery, Toronto

Amelia Gillespie birth 1856 ENGLAND, died Toronto May 27, 1901. Other Wm F Day.

Ann Gillespie died Toronto March 21, 1887.

Anna Eliza Gaston Gillespie b Sept 14 1881  d  Nov 29, 1950  Saint John’s Anglican Cemetery, Toronto

Anna Helen Gillespie died Toronto April 1, 1909.

Anne Gillespie birth 1820 IRELAND. Death Jan 19, 1870 Toronto. Other Wm Gillespie

Annie Gillespie died Toronto May 11, 1889.

Annie Gillespie b Jan 25, 1989  d Aug 21, 1963. Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto

Annie Brant Gillespie b 1870. d 1934. Saint John’s Norway Cemetery, The Beaches, Toronto

Annie N Ireland Gillespie b 1887  d 1974  Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Archibald Gillespie birth 1851 Canada. Death Sept 12, 1898 Toronto Home For Incurables. Burial Sept 13th Toronto. Other Robert H Hill.

Arthur Gillespie b 1900 d 1955 Prospect Cemetery, Toronto

Aston Boyd Gilespie, birth 1915 Toronto, d Nov 16, 1915 Toronto. Burial Nov 17th. Other Chas G Gillespie; W Percy Gillespie.

Aubrey Gillespie, birth 1919 Mactier, Ontario. Death Dec 10, 1919 Toronto. Other C Gillespie; Caroline Gillespie

Basil F Gillespie died Toronto March 22, 1910

Bessie Louise Collisson Gillespie b May 9, 1904. d Oct 19, 1992. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Brenda Elizabeth Lillian Akers Gillespie, born Oct 5, 1929. Died June 30, 2015. Burial Bethesda Lutheran Cemetery, Markham, York Region

Carl Edward Gillespie, birth Dec 13, 1916. Death July 20, 1946. Burial Toronto Municipality, Ontario

Carrie Barbara Wunder Gillespie b May 29, 1872. d July 24, 1939. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Catherine Gillespie died Toronto July 30, 1898.

Catherine Gillespie b unknown d June 10, 1930 Saint John Norway Cemetery, The Beaches, Toronto

Charles Gillespie b Dec 26, 1853. d Nov 16, 1947. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Charles Edward Gillespie, b 1869. d 1938. Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto (2nd record gives death 1928)

Charles Lloyd Gillespie b 1898 d 1956  Prospect Cemetery, Toronto

Charles Thomas Gillespie died Toronto May 20, 1915

Cheryl Lynne Hollinger Gillespie, born April 13, 1945. Died August 15, 2005. Buried Prospect Cemetery, Toronto.

Christena Gillespie b 1897. d 1952  Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Christina Gillespie died W Toronto June 17, 1908.

Constance Marion Gillespie b 1867. d 1942.  Saint James Cemetery, Toronto

David Baird Gillespie b 1892 d 1949  Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto

David C Gillespie born 1962. Died 1982. Buried Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto. Dear son of Charles & Edna.

Debra Gillespie born 1960. Died 1986. Buried Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto. Daughter of  Charles & Edna

Dennis Wayne Gillespie, born Jan 17, 1943, Died July 19, 2012. Burial Prospect Cemetery, Toronto

Diana Christie Clark Gillespie, born May 4, 1924. Died Nov 23, 2010. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto.

Donald A Gillespie b June 15, 1875. d Dec 2, 1952. Pine Hills Cemetery, Scarborough, Ontario

Donald J Gillespie, born 1926. Died 1985. Burial York Cemetery, Toronto

Donald Roy Gillespie birth 1926 Toronto. Death Dec 16, 1926 Toronto.Burial Dec 17th. Other Ross Gillespie

Don Wm “Pa” Gillespie, born June 8, 1911. Died March 23, 1997. York Cemetery, Toronto

Doris Violet Gillespie died Toronto 2006, Sept 13, Ontario

Dorothy M Wilson Gillespie b 1902 d 1994 Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Edith Gillespie died Toronto Oct 8, 1908

Edith A Evans Gillespie b unknown d Nov 4, 1958 Mount Hope Catholic Cemtery, Toronto, Ontario

Edward Gillespie died Toronto March 24, 1914. [2nd record In loving memory of Edward Gillespie born July 2, 1880]. Died March 24, 1914. Agnes Eleanor Gillespie Oct 7, 1899 to April 14, 1985, daughter of Agnes and James. Side 2 In loving memory of Agnes Ann Atkin, beloved wife of James Gillespie, born at South Linconshire, ENGLAND April 9, 1865, died April 15, 1909. Gone but not forgotten. Edward Gillespie born July 2, 1880 died March 24, 1914. James Gillespie March 26, 1869 to May 25, 1946. Side 3 Anna Eliza Gaston Sept 14, 1881 to Nov 29, 1950, beloved wife of the late James Gillespie. Revelation 22:21. St John’s Anglican Church Cemetery, York Mills, formerly York Twp. Ontario

Edward Gillespie b unknown d Jan 5, 1922  Saint John Norway Cemetery, The Beaches, Toronto

Edward Gillespie, birth 1924 Toronto. Death Feb 15, 1924 Toronto. Burail Feb 18th. Other Wm Gillespie

Edward Gillespie, birth 1927 Toronto. Death Feb 21, 1927 Toronto. Burial Feb 23rd. Other Albert Gillespie

Edward Bruce Gillespie b unknown d Oct 26, 1943 Saint John Norway Cemetery, The Beaches, Toronto

Edward Hugh Gillespie, born 1945. Died 1982. Buried St James Cemetery, Toronto

Edward Martin Gillespie b 1904. d 1968. Saint James Cemetery, Toronto

Edythe Gillespie  b 1883.  d Oct 8, 1908.  Saint James Cemetery, Toronto

Elijah Gillespie burial Aug 4, 1856 Toronto, Ontario

Eliza Gillespie, b Toronto, d Toronto bd Aug 16, 1847. 77 yrsBowel  Complaint or old age. The Strangers Burial Ground, Toronto

Eliza Gillespie died Toronto July 13, 1892

Elizabeth Gillespie, birth 1836 IRELAND, died Toronto March 3, 1893 at Toronto General Hospital. Other Jonathan Gillespie

Elizabeth Gillespie died Toronto March 15, 1911

Elizabeth Gillespie died Toronto June 26, 1914.

Elizabeth Gillespie , wife of F A Denne, L. S. L, 1864-1935. Frederick A Denne 1864-1945. Newmarket Cemetery, York Region, Ontario. West side:  Maria Isabella, wife of Vincent Denne, born April 22, 1854, died Jan 23, 1898. Vincent Denne born June 12, 1825. Died Aug 8, 1899.

Elizabeth Gillespie b 1856. d 1955. Prospect Cemetery, Toronto

Elizabeth Gillespie  b Sept 9, 1881  d June 25, 1957  York Cemetery, Toronto

Elizabeth Ann Gillespie birth 1922 Brampton, Ontario. Death Jan 20, 1922 Toronto. Burial Feb 18th. Other Wm Gillespie

Elizabeth G Gillespie b March 21, 1876. d Sept 7, 1934. Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto

Elizabeth J Gillespie birth 1920. Death 1969. Burial Toronto, Tornot Municipality, Ontario

Elizabeth J Gillespie, born Dec 28, 1921. Died March 29, 2012. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Elizabeth McConnell Gillespie b unknown d Dec 2, 1938 Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario

Elizabeth Moore Gillespie b Nov 20, 1833. d March 5, 1893. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Elizabeth Perry Martin Gillespie  b 1883  d 1962.  Saint James Cemetery, Toronto

Eliz Jane Gillespie birth 1855 Scarborough Twp. Death July 17, 1926 Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. Burial July 19th. Other C J Leslie; Charles J Leslie.

Ella Gillespie died Toronto July 23, 1896.

Ella Gillespie, born May 30, 1941. Died June 8, 2004. Buried Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto.

Ethel Laura Maud Murdoff Gillespie, b Oct 24, 1883   d 1961.  Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto

Ethel Linda Chidley Gillespie b Feb 20, 1881  d June 10, 1954   Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto

Ernest Gillespie died Toronto April 12, 1916.

Evelyn Hotrum Gillespie, born 1906. Died 1937 Prospect Cemetery, Toronto

E Winifred Gillespie March 24, 1894-Dec 3, 1982. Her husband Alexander Bourchier Dec 23, 1884-June 27, 1971. St John’s Anglican Church Cemetery, Sutton, Ontario.

Evaline S Gillespie, died Toronto May 19, 1909

Evelyn Hotrum Gillespie born 1906. Died 1937. Prospect Cemetery, Toronto

Florence Gillespie b 1884 Toronto. Died Toronto Feb 4, 1894, Toronto, Ontario. Other John Gillespie

Florence G Gillespie b unknown d Feb 4, 1894 Toronto Necropolis Cemetery, Toronto

Florence Jean Hyland Gillespie, born 1915. Died 1969. Saint James Cemetery, Toronto

Frances J Gillespie b 1885 Toronto. Died Toronto Sept 27, 1885. Other M Wilson

Frances M Gillespie, birth 1908. Died 1988. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Fred Gillespie York Twp Nov 13, 1915

George  Gillespie from Edinburgh,  SCOTLAND, d, died 15th instant, at Toronto. (Toronto paper The Globe, dated March 20, 1847) (2nd record say he was born in England and died of consumption, age 56 yrs).

George Gillespie, a native of Scotland, and known here as the ingenious inventor of a moveable perpetual calender. Published  March 29, 1847. (Toronto Herald)

Infant son of George Gillespie, born Yorkville, Died Oct 25, 1848. bd Dec 4. Still born. Potters Field Cemetery.

George Gillespie birth 1886 Toronto. Death May 29, 1886 Toronto.

George Gillespie died Toronto March 21, 1897

George Gillespie died Toronto July 10, 1909

George Gillespie b 1849. d 1925. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

George Gillespie, birth 1925 Toronto. Death March 7, 1925 Toronto. Burial March 10th. Other Sarah Gillespie; Geo Gillespie

George Gillespie b April 28, 1881  d Nov 19, 1947.  Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

George E Gillespie b May 1834. d April 1891. Saint James Cemetery, Toronto

George Edward Gillespie b unknown d Oct 17, 1953 Mount Hope Catholic Cemetery, Toronto

George W Gillespie, b ENGLAND 1791, died March 15, 1847 Toronto. consumption. The Strangers Burying Ground, Bloor/Yonge, Toronto Cemetery.

George Gillespie, b June 2, 1904. d Aug 22, 1947. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Georgina Gillespie, birth 1906 Saskatchewan. Death Dec 7, 1933 Hamilton Sanitarium. Burial Dec 11th Toronto. Other Robert Irwin; Robert A Irwin.

Georgina Brown Gillespie birth March 5, 1899. Death March 9, 1973. Burial Mount Peasant Cemetery, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, CANADA.

Georgina Speers Gillespie b 1892. d 1962 Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto

Gillespie, birth 1848 Yorkville. Death Oct 25, 1848 Yorkville, Ontario

Gillespie birth 1870 Toronto. Death July 24, 1870 Toronto

Gillespie, birth 1912 Toronto  Death Oct 22, 1912 Toronto. Other George Gillespie

Gillespie, birth 1913 Toronto. death April 5, 1913. Toronto. Other Chas Gillespie; John Gillespie.

Gillespie, birth 1918. d April 22, 1918. Other Robert Gillespe.

Gladys Gillespie b Sept 11, 1896. d April 20, 1965. Saint Johns Norway Cemetery, The Beaches, Toronto

Grace Gillespie died Toronto May 29, 1886.

Gwendoline Francis Gillespie, born 1951. Died 2003. Buried Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario

Hannah Gillespie birth 1795 IRELAND. Death April 25, 1865 Toronto. Other Wm Gillespie.

Harold A Gillespie died Toronto Sept 12, 1905.

Hazel Gillespie b June 15, 1905. Died Dec 15, 1954. Saint Johns Norway Cemetery, Toronto

Helen Gillespie, born 1920. Died 2010. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Helen D Gillespie, born Feb 1913, died Feb 1978. Riverside Cemetery & Crematorium, Etobicoke

Helen M Gillespie, born Jan 5, 1908 Died Jan 28, 1985. Toronto Necropolis Cemetery , Toronto

Helena Gillespie b 1888 d 1915  St John’s Norway Cemetery, The Beaches, Toronto

Henry Gillespie birth 1884 Newfoundland. Death Nov 20, 1932 Toronto. Burial Nov 22nd Toronto. Other N e Grow; Newman Le Grow.

Henry Gillespie b 1885  d 1932   Prospect Cemetery, Toronto

Herbert M Gillespie, born 1918. Died 1995. Sanctuary park Cemetery, Etobicoke.

H Graham Gillespie 1927 – 2018 Died Woodbridge, Ontario. Funeral care in Brampton.

Howard E Gillespie b unknown d Oct 25, 1975 Mount Hope Catholic Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario

Ida Irene Gillespie born March 4, 1910 Died March 21, 1986. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Irma Mary Gillespie. On Saturday December 15th, 2018 the world lost an extraordinary woman. She passed away peacefully with family by her side. She truly was an amazing woman, strong, independent, and seasoned world traveler, she did more and saw more in her 98 years then most of us can even imagine. She will be missed. Loving wife of the late Orval Gillespie, mother of son Rob and his wife Deb and daughter Joanne. Nona of Samantha, Matthew, Nathan (Aleksandra Poderbeski) and Jonathan (Kathleen Saurette) and great grandmother to Edmund, Samson, and Talia.

Isabella Gillespie b 1885  d 1959  York Cemetery, Toronto

Isabella C Gillespie Wilson, birth July 15, 1921. Death March 30, 2011. Burial Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario

James Gillespie died Toronto Oct 8, 1899.

James Gillespie died Woodbridge, Nov 19, 1900.

James Gillespie b March 26, 1869. d May 25, 1946  Saint John’s Anglican Church Cemetery, Toronto

James Gillespie b Sept 10, 1895 d July 11, 1959 Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Ontario

James Gillespie b 1892 d 1965  Prospect Cemetery, Toronto

James Atkin Gillespie died Toronto Oct 9, 1914.

James Baird Gillespie, born 1927. Died 1994. Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto

James S Gillespie b unknown d June 30, 1922  Toronto Necropolis Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario

Jane Gillespie b 1861 Toronto. Death Feb 8, 1861 Toronto. Other Wm Gillespie

Jane Gillespie died aged 69 years, Feb 11, 1898 Berkley, Buried Feb 13, 1898 at Mt Pleasant, plot 106. Etobicoke, Ontario (Index of Funerals by Rev Robert  Bynon)

Jane Gillespie died Toronto, Sept 8, 1899.

Passed away suddenly on Jan 18, 2012 at her home in Toronto at the age of 68. Jane Gillespie, death sister of David (Connie) of Reno, Nevada; Predeceased by her brother, John. Cherished aunt of John and Jim. She was Director of Pharmacy at York General Hospital, and the Hospital for Sick Children, and former president of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists. A memorial service was held at Christ Church Deer Park Jan 20th. Toronto

Jane (Jean) McDonald Gillespie died Toronto 2008, Aug 26, Ontario

Jemima Gillespie died Toronto Jan 5, 1888.

Jennet Gillespie died Toronto June 20, 1906

Jessie Gillespie, born 1927. Died 1997. Burial Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario

Jessie L Kerr Gillespie b March 7, 1899 d Nov 2, 1966 Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Jonathan Gillespie died Toronto March 20, 1908

John Gillespie b unknown d 1819 Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto (extremely early record for any Gillespie in the Province, probably 2nd or 3rd oldest person found)

John Gillespie b 1823 SCOTLAND s/o Donald & Isabella, d Feb 22, 1845,  age 22 years of inflammation.  The Strangers Burying Ground, Bloor/Yonge, Toronto Cemetery.

John Gillespie b 1859 Scotland. Death Aug 30, 1859 Toronto, Ontario. Other Wm Gillespie.

John Gillespie birth 1796 SCOTLAND. Death Jan 31, 1865. Other St Andrews Society. Toronto

John Gillespie died Toronto May 19, 1894.

John Gillespie died Toronto July 30, 1898, Ontario

John Gillespie, birth 1850 IRELAND. Death March 3, 1899 Toronto, Ontario

John Gillespie b 1888 d 1900 Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

John Gillespie b abt 1888 Toronto. Died Toronto Nov 26, 1900, Ontario (2nd record with this date gives birth as 1900. Other Jonathan Gillespie)

John Gillespie died Toronto March 22, 1902

John Gillespie died Toronto July 23, 1904

John Gillespie died 1913 (Aurora Banner notice for Jan 10, 1913.)

John Gillespie died Toronto June 12, 1913.

John Gillespie, born abt 1888- Petrolia. Died Aug 8, 1920 York.

John Gillespie b April 30, 1882 Orangeville, Ontario.  Dec 3, 1925 Toronto. Burial  Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto. Other Violet Gillespie; Fredk John Marshall.

John Gillespie, b Jan 12, 1870. d Oct 5, 1940. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

John Gillespie b 1871. d 1954.  Prospect Cemetery, Toronto

John Gillespie b 1896. d 1964. Prospect Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario

John Arthur Gillespie, born 1916. Died 1997. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

John B Gillespie died Toronto Sept 16, 1902

John F Gillespie, birth 1851 IRELAND , died Toronto April 2, 1897 Toronto General Hospital, Toronto. Other Jno F Gillespie

John Forbes Gillespie died Toronto June 3, 1892. [2nd record birth 1891 Toronto,  died June 4, 1892 Toronto. Other John F Gillespie]

John Forbes Gillespie b 1897 Toronto. Died Toronto April 10, 1911. Other Lizzie Gillespie

John Howland Gillespie, born 1914. Died 1985. Saint James Cemetery, Toronto

John James “Jack” Gillespie  b March 30, 1883. d Feb 15, 1949.  Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton

John Spurgeon Gillespie, birth 1855 Brantford. Death June 30 1922 St Michael’s Hospital. Burial July 1st, Toronto. Other Wm Gillespie/John Gillespie

Jonathan Gillespie birth 1852 IRELAND. Death March 20, 1908 Toronto, Ontario. Other Jonathan Gillespie

June Yvonne Gillespie, born May 16, 1926. Died Oct 2, 1969. Burial Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Kathleen Gillespie Hislop 1872-1959. Beloved wife of Charles Hislop,  Aurora Cemetery, York Region, Ontario

Kathleen Gillespie 1909-1983. Beloved wife of Fred C Holmes 1911-1977. Thornhill Community Cemetery, York Region.

Kenneth Gillespie died Toronto Sept 17, 1914.

Kenneth Gillespie died Toronto 2010, Dec 4, Ontario

Kieran Bonnell, Dec 8-15, 2014, 8 days, infant son of Patrick Bonnell & Rebecca McLean-Bonnell, grandson of Norma Gillespie. Buried Kettleby Cemetery, York Region, Ontario

Lawrence Gillespie died Toronto March 20, 1893.

Lilla Gilespie died Toronto June 27, 1891.(2nd record gives: Lilla b March 1855.  Saint James Cemetery, Toronto)

Lillie Amelia Tinkham Gillespie b Feb 25, 1871. d July 6, 1946. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Lillian Gillespie birth 1887. Death March 25, 1919 Toronto St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto. Other William Gillespie; Orphie Jackson.

Lillian Gillespie birth 1898 ENGLAND. d Dec 23, 1928 Toronto. Burial Dec 26th Toronto. Other George Gillespie.

Lillian M Gillespie b 1884 London, Ontario. d Nov 13, 1912 Toronto. Burial Nov 15th. Other W P Gillespie; Wm P Gillespie.

Lillian Maud Walshe Gillespie b April 21, 1888  died Toronto Nov 13, 1912. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Lizzie Gillespie, wife of Wallace W Wood, died April 24, 1896. Burial Union Cemetery, Oshawa, Ontario

Lucy Ellen Gillespie b Dec 16, 1898  d Feb 19, 1985  Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Mabel Gillespie died Toronto Aug 26, 1912.

Mabel E Gillespie Spooner, birth Sept 25, 1892. Death Feb 1, 1955. Burial Scarborough, Toronto Municipality, Ontario

Madeline Vashti Hollinger Gillespie b Aug 15, 1899. d Dec 27, 1956  Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto

Malcolm Gillespie March 14, 1879. d July 1947. Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto

Margaret Gillespie, b 1846 d/o Robert, died July 29, 1854, Toronto, 8 years. The Strangers Burial Ground, Toronto

Margaret Gillespie, birth 1876 Toronto. Death June 18, 1925 Toronto. Burial June 20th. Other Wm Gillespie; James F Montgomery.

Margaret (nee Gillespie) Stanton 1901-1981. Wife of Richard Stanton 1895-1964. St John’s Anglican Church Cemetery, York Mills, formerly York Twp, Ontario

Margaret Gillespie born Dec 7, 1924. Died June 19, 2013. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario

Margaret F Langley Gillespie b Feb 7, 1899 d June 5, 1984  Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, ON

Margaret A Gillespie born 1927. Died 2001. Burial York Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario

Margaret Irene Gillespie McCormack, birth Nov 8, 1888. Death Aug 8, 1975. Burial Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario

Margaret Orr Gillespie died Whitchurch Twp June 1, 1911.

Marjorie Gillespie died Toronto July 2, 1894

Marjorie Gillespie b 1893 d 1895 Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Marjorie May Gillespie, birth 1893 Toronto. Death July 28, 1894 Toronto. Other Jonathan Gillespie.

In loving memory of Martha Gillespie Aug 1, 1904-Jan 12, 1992, . wife of Sidney A Barron Feb 10, 1904-Jan 4, 1986. Newmarket Cemetery, York Region, Ontario

Martha M Robinson Gillespie b 1894. d 1962. Prospect Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario

Mary Gillespie b Aug 20, 1867. d Feb 20, 1889.  Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto (2nd record with this death gives birth 1868 at Toronto. Death at Toronto. Other Saml J Gillespie).

Mary Gillespie, birth 1861 ENGLAND. Death Aug 29, 1889 Tornot. Other Wm Gillespie

Mary Gillespie died Toronto Oct  21, 1904

Mary Gillespie died Toronto Jan 22, 1915.

Mary Barr Walsh Gillespie  b Sept 22, 1883. d Feb 6, 1976  Prospect Cemetery, Toronto

Mary Hope Merritt Gillespie b Nov 19, 1876. d June 17, 1960  Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Mary Meudell I Gillespie b Jan 1845. d March 30, 1883. Saint James Cemetery, Toronto

Mary Meudell H Gillespie  b March 1883. d March 1892. Saint James Cemetery, Toronto

Maud Gillespie died Toronto July 18, 1883.

May Gillespie died Toronto Aug 29, 1889

May Gillespie, birth 1889 Toronto. Died Nov 7, 1889 Toronto

M Isabella Gillespie died Whitchurch Feb 22, 1911

Michael Gillespie, b 1861 Toronto. Died Sept 22, 1877 Toronto, Ontario

Michael Joseph Gillespie died Toronto 2012, Oct 29, Ontario

Millies Gillespie, birth 1812 IRELAND. Death July 14, 1869 Toronto, Ontario

Muriel Lila McCullough Gillespie b 1905. d 1959. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Nathan Gillespie birth 1873 Toronto. Death July 30, 1873 Toronto, Ontario

Norman Gillespie, born 1916. Died 2000. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Pearl L’LaChapelle Gillespie, born April 3, 1906. Died April 13, 1954. Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto

Pearl Mary “Muma Pearl” Gillespie, born Dec 11, 1917. Died Aug 31, 1998. York Cemetery, Toronto

Peter Gillespie, b April 17, 1873 Grafton, Ontario. d March 26, 1929. Burial March 28th. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto. Other M H Gillespie; Mary H Gillespie

R Gillespie, buried Kettleby Cemetery, King Twp, York Region, Ontario

Richard L Gillespie died Toronto Oct 16, 1904.

Robert Gillespie b 1802 IRELAND Died July 29, 1854. Toronto, age 52 yrs. Cholera. The Strangers Burial Ground Bloor/Yonge, Toronto

Robert Gillespie died Toronto June 8, 1908

Robert Gillespie b unknown d Jan 4, 1921 Mount Hope Catholic Cemetery, Toronto

Robert Gillespie birth 1933 Toronto. Death Jan 8, 1933. Burial Jan 9th. Other Robt Gillespie

Robert Gillespie b Aug 15, 1871. d Oct 1, 1950. York Cemetery, Toronto

Robert A Gillespie died Toronto Nov 22, 1907

Robert Craig Gillespie b 1889 d 1973  Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Robert Henry Gillespie died Toronto Jan 28, 1910.

Robert J Gillespie died Newmarket Dec 10, 1967. Interned Dec 12th, Lot 136. Kettleby Cemetery, York Region.

Robert Stanley Gillespie b Feb 21, 1896. d March 10, 1969  Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Robert Osborne Gillespie died Toronto Oct 31, 1907

Rose R Gillespie b 1896. d 1979  Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Ruth Thornton Gillespie, born April 4, 1917. Died June 20, 1955. Prospect Cemetery, Toronto

S Gillespie, Nobleton Community Cemetery, King Twp, York Region, Ontario

Samuel Gillespie birth 1798 IRELAND. Death Sept 4, 1874 Toronto, Ontario. Other S Gillespie

Samuel Gillespie died Toronto Dec 30, 1910.  (2nd record gives birth as Dec 21, 1837. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto)

Samuel Gillespie,  died April 14, 1954 Scarborough Twp, age 78. Married. s/o John Gillespie & Betsy Ann Mulligan. Salesman. Notes: from Billings Bridge, Ottawa Valley, Ontario, born July 1875. Buried Park Lawn Cemetery, Etiobicoke. Elizabeth Gillespie of Morewood, Dundas Co, Ontario, d/o William Gillespie & Lucy Beach buried beside him, a previous wife. (Official Death record has incorrect information on it.My father)

Sarah Gillespie died Toronto Gore Twp June 28, 1876.

Sarah Gillespie, birth 1813 IRELAND. Death Feb 22, 1889 Toronto. Other Chas McKay.

Sarah Gillespie, birth 1832 Canada. Died Aug 26, 1912 Toronto. Buried Aug 29th Toronto. other Geo Alexander

Sarah Gillespie birth 1829 Vaughan Township, Ontario. d Dec 27, 1929 Toronto. Burial Dec 30th. Other George Gillespie; George Gillespie.

Sarah Gillespie b Feb 3, 1871. d Feb 19, 1953. Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto

Sarah E Gillespie b June 20, 1900. Died Jan 22, 1957 Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto

Sarah Nina Gillespie birth 1866 Ontario. Death Oct 8, 1929. Burial Oct 10th Toronto. Other John Gillespie

Sarah Moore Gillespie b 1857. d 1929. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Sarah M Dick Gillespie b Oct 4, 1885  d Jan 14, 1971  Saint Johns Norway Cemetery, The Beaches, Toronto

Sharon Gillespie, born 1945. Died 1977. Buried York Cemetery, Toronto. Daughter of William & Clarice.

Slvia May Gillespie died Toronto July 13, 1901. (Note: spelling of first name as recorded, Sylvia implied)

Stanley E Gillespie, 1909-1995. Buried Nobleton Community Cemetery, King Twp, York Region.

Susanna M Gillespie, birth 1850 Thornhill. Death Sept 6, 1903 Toronto. Other Jonathan Gillespie

Thomas E Gillespie b 1887  d 1962  Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto

Thos Gillespie birth 1862 Toronto. Death Aug 27, 1862 Toronto. Other Wm Gillespie

Tilley Sylvia Mary Gillespie, died Toronto 2006, Jan 4, Ontario

Tobias Gillespie died Toronto Nov 21, 1915.

Valda Gillespie birth 1880 California. Death Jan 30, 1933 Toronto. Burial Feb 1. Other Irving Smith; Margaret S Smith.

Verroll Albert Gillespie birth 1919 Toronto. Death March 29, 1930 Toronto Sick Children’s Hospital. Burial March 31st Toronto. Other Robert Gillespie

Violet Smith Gillespie b May 11, 1891  d Aug 5, 1954  Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

Walter Gillespie b 1866 d 1945. Saint James Cemetery, Toronto

Memorial plate in St George’s Anglican Churchyard Cemetery at Sibbald Point, “To the glory of God and in loving memory of Walter & Constance Gillespie who worshiped in this church for 44 summers 1895-1942.”

Wellington Gillespie b Feb 27, 1898. Died Aug 30, 1969 Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto

W Gordon Gillespie, b 1911. Died 1990. Toronto Necopolis Cemetery, Toronto

William Gillespie s/o W. b Toronto d March 30, 1854 Toronto. 9 w. Inflammation. The Strangers Burial Ground, Toronto

William Gillespie died Toronto April 29, 1888.

William Gillespie died Toronto April 24, 1901.(2nd record gives birth as Nov 20, 1861. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto) 3rd record with this death gives birth 1865 Toronto, and other S Gillespie.

William Gillespie b 1861.  d Feb 6, 1913. Saint James Cemetery, Toronto

William Gillespie died Toronto Feb 6, 1913.

William Gillespie died Toronto March 13, 1913.

William Gillespie died Toronto March 1, 1916

William Gillespie b Jan 30, 1867. d March 18, 1939. Saint Johns Norway Cemetery, The Beaches, Toronto

William Gillespie born 1906. Died 1958. York Cemetery, Toronto

William B Gillespie birth 1857 Toronto. Death Sept 23, 1857 Toronto. Other Wm Gillespie.

William C Gillespie b 1902 d 1973  Saint Johns Norway Cemetery, The Beaches, Toronto

William C Gillespie, b 1926 Toronto. Death Dec 22, 1926 Toronto. Burial Dec 23rd. Other Robert Gillespie

William Francis Gillespie, birth 1899 Toronto; d Sept 16, 1929 Toronto. Burial Sept 18th. Other Mabel Gillespie; James F Or Mabel Montgomery or Gillespie

William J Gillespie b Aug 26, 1884  d Nov 28, 1950  Prospect Cemetery, Toronto

William J Gillespie born Dec 14, 1929. Died Aug 1, 1949. Burial Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario

William Percy Gillespie b Feb 8, 1880  d Dec 17, 1922. Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

William Percy Gillespie, birth 1880 Wolfe Island. Death Dec 18, 1922 Toronto. Other Annie Gillespie, Wm Percy Gillespie.

Wilmot Gillespie birth 1900 Toronto, died Toronto Dec 28, 1900. Other William J Hooper.

Wm Gillespie birth 1864 Toronto. Death July 30, 1862 Toronto. Other W Gillespie.

Source of Records:  Almost all Ontario cemetery records are in print and indexed at Collingwood Public Library, and/or available for sale from Ontario Genealogical Society. All Gillespie records from these volumes are in this Library and being added to this website. See also The Ontario Cemetery Finding Aide.

The following is a list of cemeteries with Gillespie burials used on this page.

Northern Ontario:

  • Christie Cemetery, Parry Sound Distict
  • Foley Cemetery
  • Englehart Cemetery
  • Extracts from the Edmonton Journal: Deaths in Ontario
  • Hillsdale Cemetery, Blind River
  • Index to Jackson & Barnard Funeral Home Records Dec 1913-June 1949
  • Kirkland Lake Cemetery
  • Mindermoya Cemetery, Carnarvan Twp
  • Mountain View Cemetery, Thunder Bay
  • Spence Cemetery, Parry Sound Distict
  • St Andrew’s Catholic Cemetery, Thunder Bay
  • Strong Community Cemetery, Sunridge
  • 12 Mile Lake United Cemetery, Minden
  • Terrace Lawn Cemetery,  City of North Bay
  • Union Cemetery, City of North Bay
  • West Korah Cemetery, Sault Ste Marie

Renfrew County:

  • Albert St Cemetery, Arnprior
  • Abstracts from The Eganville Reader 1902-1913
  • Abstracts from The Renfrew Mercury 1911- 1915
  • Flat Rapids Cemetery, Arnprior
  • Goshen Cemetery, McNab Twp
  • Mollach River Road Cemetery, Arnprior
  • Renfew Public Cemetery (Thomsonville)
  • St Johns Christomo Cemetery, Renfrew
  • Saint Point Public Cemetery
  • The Almonte Gazette abstracts 1885-1887

Carleton County:

  • All Saint’s Anglican Cemetery, Osgoode Twp
  • Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa
  • Bytown Gazette 1836-1845 Abtracts of Births, Deaths & Marriages
  • Capital Remembrance Gardens Cemetery
  • Hazaldean Union Cemetery, March Twp
  • Hope Cemetery (Nottre Dame) Ottawa
  • Huntley Presbyterian Cemetery
  • Huntley United Church Cemetery
  • Merivale Cemetery, St John’s Anglican
  • Notre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa
  • Pinecrest Cemetery, Nepean Twp
  • Springfield Presbyterian Cemetery, Osgoode Twp
  • At Andrew’s Presbyterian Cemetery, Richmond
  • St George Anglican Cemetery
  • St John’s RC Cemetey, Osgoode Twp

Lanark County:

  • Boyds Methodist Cemetery
  • Boyds United Cemetery
  • Brockville Recorder obit
  • Elmwood Cemetery, Perth
  • Lanark Village Cemetery
  • Maple Ridge Cemetery, Smith Falls
  • Pioneer Cemetery, Perth
  • Rivervale Cemetery, Kars
  • Smith Falls Cemetery, Montague Twp
  • St Andrew’s Cemetery, Watson’s Corners
  • St James Anglican Cemetery, Ramsay Twp
  • St John’s Anglican Cemetery, Ramsay Twp
  • The Lanark Era abstracts: 1875-1911
  • The Old Burying Ground, Perth

Prescott/Russell Counties:

  • Beaverbrook Station Cemetery
  • North Russel Cemetery
  • Sand Hill Cemetery, Prescott

Stormont County:

  • Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Osnabruck Twp
  • St John’s Presbyterian Cemetery, Cornwall
  • St Lawrence Valley Cemetery, Osnabruck Twp
  • Waterdown Cemetery, Osnabruck Twp
  • Woodlawn Cemetery, Cornwall
  • Who’s Where? A Guide to Cemeteries of Rideau Township by Jim Kennedy
  • St Valley Union Cemetery

Dundas County: 

  • Casselman Cemetery, Williamsburgh Twp
  • Fairview Hanes Cemetery, Mariatown
  • Maple Ridge Cemetery, Winchester Twp, near Chesterville
  • Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Morrisburgh
  • Pioneer Memorial Cemetery, Upper Canada Village
  • St James Anglican Cemetery, Maitland

Leeds & Grenville Counties:

  • Gananogue Cemetery
  • General Protestant Cemetery, Brockville
  • Halliday Burial Place, Village of Elgin
  • Old Protestant Cemetety, Brockville
  • South Gower Cemetery
  • St Andrews Presbyterian Cemetery, Spencerville
  • St Andrews United Cemetery, Barisville
  • St James Anglican Cemetery, Maitland
  • St John’s Anglican Cemetery, Brockville
  • St John’s Anglican Cemetery, Parish of Leeds Rear
  • St Peter’s Anglican Cemetery, New Boyne, Bastard Twp
  • Willowbank Cemetery, Gananoque

Frontenac County:

  • Canadian Headstones website
  • Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston
  • Christ Church Anglican Cemetery, Wolfe Island
  • Mountain Grove Cemetery, Olden Twp
  • Octonto United Church Cemetery, Olden Twp
  • Point Alexandria United Church Cemtery, Wolfe Island
  • Sand Hill Presbyterian Cemetery, Pittsburgh Twp
  • St Lawrence United Church Cemetery, Wolfe Island
  • St Mary’s RC Cemetery, Kingston
  • Trinity Anglican Church Cemetery, Wolfe Island
  • Wellborn Burial Ground, Kingston

Hastings & Prince Edward Counties:

  • Belleville Cemetery
  • Coe Hill Anglican Cemetery, Wollaston Twp
  • Cherry Valley United Church Cemetery

Peterborough County:

  • Dawson Cemetery, S Monaghan Twp
  • Lower Cemetery, Keene
  • Upper Cemetery, Keene
  • Pine Grove Cemetery, Keene
  • Highland Park Cemetery
  • Lakefield Cemetery
  • Little Lake Cemetery, Peterborough
  • Maple Grove Cemetery, Havelock
  • Sandy Hill Cemetery, Lakefield
  • Sand Hill  Presbyterian Cemetery, Joyceville

Northumberland/Durham Counties:

  • Groveside Cemetery, Whitby Twp
  • Lente Cemetery, Hamilton Twp
  • Port Hope Union Cemetery
  • Salem Cemetery, Cramale Twp
  • Shiloh Cemetery, Cramale Twp
  • St George’s Anglican Cemetery, Grafton
  • St John’s Anglican Cemetery, Port Hope
  • St Mark’s Anglican Cemetery, Port Hope
  • St Paul’s Cold Springs Cem, Hamilton Twp
  • St Peter’s Cemetery, Cobourg
  • Trent Valley Cemetery, Hastings
  • Union Cemetery, Port Hope

Victoria County

  • Kinmount Cemetery
  • Pine Grove Cemetery, Norland
  • South Valentia, Shilo United Cemetery, Mariposa Twp
  • St Mary’s RC Cemetery, Lindsay

Ontario County

  • Cannington Cemetery
  • Cedar Vale Cemetery, Brock Twp
  • Necropolis Cemetery, Cannington
  • St John’s Cemetery, Brock Twp
  • The Old Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton

York Region 

  • Aurora Cemetery
  • Bethesada Luthern Cemetery, Markham
  • Kettleby Cemetery, King Twp
  • Newmarket Cemetery, City of Newmarket
  • Nobleton Cemetery, King Twp
  • Thornhill Cemetety
  • St George Anglican Cemetery, Sibbald Point, Georgina Twp

City of Toronto

  • Mount Hope Catholic Cemetery, Toronto
  • Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto
  • Necropolis Cemetery, Toronto
    Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto
  • Potters Field Cemetery
  • Pine Hills Cemetery, Scarborough
  • Riverside Cemetery, Etobicoke
  • St James Cemetery, Toronto
  • Saint John’s Anglican Cemetery, York Mills
  • St John’s Norway Cemetery, The Beaches
  • Toronto Trust Cemeteries
  • The Stranger’s Burial Place, Toronto
  • York Cemetery, Toronto

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