James Gilchrist

about 1649–before 1740 (Age 91)
Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of James

James Gilchrist was born about 1649, in Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland as the son of James Gilchrist and Grissall Russall. He married Hellin Gilchrist on 5 February 1665, in Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died before 1740, in his hometown, at the age of 91.

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James Gilchrist
Hellin Gilchrist
Marriage: 5 February 1665
Agnis Gillchrist
James Gilchrist

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 February 1665Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland
  • Children


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    Name Meaning

    Scottish (western) and Irish (Down): from Gaelic Mac Giolla Chríosd, Mac Gille Chríosd ‘son of the servant of Christ’.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (3)

    • James Gillchrist in entry for Agnis Gillchrist, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • James Gilchrist, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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