Jonathan Gillispie

1795–Male
Virginia, United States

The Life of Jonathan

When Jonathan Gillispie was born in 1795, in Virginia, United States, his father, Alexander Gillispie, was 33 and his mother, Lucinda Elizabeth "Lucy" Blackburn, was 28. He married Matilda Breedlove on 29 December 1818, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Gillispie
1795–
Matilda Breedlove
1791–1850
Marriage: 29 December 1818
Thonton L. Gillispie
1819–
Francis Gillespie
1830–
Frances Ann Gillispie
1822–1910
Andrew B. Gillispie
1825–
Marias H. Gillispie
1828–1902
John N. Gillespie
1835–
Matilda Elizabeth Gillespie
1838–1926

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 December 1818
Albemarle, Virginia, United States
children

(7)

    Thonton L. Gillispie

    Male1819–Male

    Frances Ann Gillispie

    Female1822–1910Female

    Andrew B. Gillispie

    Male1825–Male

    Marias H. Gillispie

    Female1828–1902Female

    Francis Gillespie

    Male1830–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1762–Male

    Lucinda Elizabeth "Lucy" Blackburn

    Female1767–Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 17

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 35

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish or Irish Gillespie .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mateld J. Gillispie in entry for Chas. M. Phillips, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"
  • John Gillispie in entry for Elizabeth Matilda Harlow, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Jonathan Gillispie in entry for John N Galispie and Lavinia A Wright, "Virginia, Orange County Marriage Records, 1757-1938"

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