When Hugh Madison Gilliland was born in 1794, in Fayette, Georgia, United States, his father, William Hugh Gilliland Sr., was 33 and his mother, Susan Grantham, was 29. He married Lucinda Sanders on 6 August 1818, in Hancock, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 18 October 1857, in Coosa, Alabama, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Alabama, United States.
Scottish and Irish (Ulster): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Fhaolain (Scottish) or Mac Giolla Fhaoláin (Irish) ‘son of the servant of St. Faolán (Fillan)’. Compare McClellan .
Gilliland, Hugh, Volunteered 23 Sep 1814 in Hancock County, GA. Commissioned 2nd. Lieutenant in Captain Willis Shiver's Company G, Major Mitchell's Battalion of the 3rd. Regiment commanded by Col. Ign …
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