Joseph Sutherland Gill

Brief Life History of Joseph Sutherland

When Joseph Sutherland Gill was born on 12 June 1823, in Newmarket, York, Ontario, Canada, his father, Jacob Charles Gill, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Ann Parmer Sutherland, was 26. He married Catherine Hartford on 5 September 1844, in Coldwater, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Orillia, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years and Simcoe, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died on 12 February 1906, in Lovering, Severn, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 82, and was buried in Orillia, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Sutherland Gill
1823–1906
Catherine Hartford
1822–1907
Marriage: 5 September 1844
Elisha John Gill
1845–1914
Sarah Gill
1847–1930
Ellen Eleanor Mary Nellie Gill
1848–1908
Jacob William Gill
1850–1850
George Gill
1850–
Daniel Charles Gill
1852–1910
Joseph Hartford Gill
1853–1881
Rachael Belle Gill
1854–1939
William MacMullen Gill
1854–1951
Catherine Emily Gill
1855–1918
Marion Edith Gill
1858–1930
Isabelle Jane Gill
1859–
Charlotte Elizabeth Caroline Gill
1861–1944
Joseph Hartford Gill
1863–
Jacob Robert Gill
1865–1937
Louisa Augusta Victoria Pettie Gill
1867–1945
Lydia Alberta Gill
1869–1869

Sources (27)

  • Joseph Gill, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Joseph Gill, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Joseph Sutherland Gill, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

World Events (3)

1867 · Ontario Founded

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

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1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Indian Avtar, Amritpal, Darshan, Hardip, Nirmal, Sohan, Ajit, Balwinder, Charan, Jasvir, Kewal, Navdeep.

English and Scottish: in northern England and Scotland sometimes from Middle English Gille, Old Norse Gilli, which is of Irish (Gaelic) origin (see below), and pronounced with a hard g. As a personal name it is not found after c. 1200.

English and Scottish: topographic name from Middle English gille ‘deep glen, ravine’ (Old Norse (Norwegian) gil), pronounced with a hard g. The term is found mainly in northwestern England, where Norwegian Vikings settled.

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

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The Orillia Packet, Dec 29, 1876- ORILLIA AND MATCHEDASH- Mr. Joseph Gill has declined nomination for the council, and requests his friends to vote for Mr. Lovering. The Orillia Packet, Nov. 25, 1881- …

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