USA: Iowa

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Family History of John T Gillespie “Doc” & Martha Jane Pryor by Dorothy S Jones

Family History of Alma Pauline Gillespie & Lakin Nathaniel Hole m 1940 Iowa by Leslie Hole

 

 

1858 Census – Quincy, Adams County, Iowa

  • John C Gillespie, 26, 5 Ohio merchant
  • Lydia J Gillespie, 21, 10 Indiana

1856 Taylor Twp, Benton County

  • Charles Gillespie, 42, birth Pennsylvania
  • Maria L Gillespie, 40, birth Pennslyvania
  • Mary E Gillespie, 18 birth Ohio
  • Stewart Gillespie, 15, birth Ohio
  • Bennell S Gillespie, 12, birth Ohio
  • Sarah E Gillespie, 7, birth Ohio
  • Harriet L Gillespie, 4, birth Ohio
  • Margaret T Gillespie, 1, birth Iowa

Note: Stewart Gillespie 5th Infantry became a soldier Civil War July 15, 1861. Killed at Champion Hills on May 16, 1863.

1870 Census Benton County

  • Sarah Gillespie, 57,  keeping house, birth IRELAND, Value $2,500
  • Robert J Gillespie 27, born Pennsylvania, farmer
  • Matthew Gillespie, 25, farmer, born Pennsylvania
  • Zacharius, 21, born Ohio, farmer
  • Emeline Gillespie 19, born Ohio, keeping house
  • Joseph Gillespie 16, born Virginia, at home
  • Nancy J Gillespie, 9, born Virginia, at home

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Biographies: 

Andrew Gillespie & wife Margaret Seath from Scotland to Appanoose County, Iowa

George W C Gillespie from Alabama (father born TN) came to Grinnell, Iowa. s/o George W C Gillespie & Virtue (Turner) Gillespie – Audubon County

Robert J Gillespie   to Vinton, Benton Co, Iowa 1866

 

 

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