Margaret Gill

23 March 1795–26 May 1795
Alston, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Gill was christened on 23 March 1795, in Alston, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, her father, Mark Gill, was 42 and her mother, Jane Phillipson, was 34. She was buried in Alston, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom.

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Mark Gill
Jane Phillipson
Thomas Gill
Mary Gill
Nancy Gill
Mark Gill
Margaret Gill
Mark Gill
Jane Gill
Sarah Gill
John Gill

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Name Meaning

1 English: from a short form of the personal names Giles , Julian , or William . In theory the name would have a soft initial when derived from the first two of these, and a hard one when from William or from the other possibilities discussed in 2–4 below. However, there has been much confusion over the centuries.2 Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a ravine or deep glen, Middle English gil(l), Old Norse gil ‘ravine’.3 Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille (Scottish), Mac Giolla (Irish), patronymics from an occupational name for a servant or a short form of the various personal names formed by attaching this element to the name of a saint. See McGill . The Old Norse personal name Gilli is probably of this origin, and may lie behind some examples of the name in northern England.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Molly Gill, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mally Gill, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mally Gill, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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