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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Joseph Sutherland Gill
Catherine Hartford
Marriage: 5 September 1844
Elisha John Gill
Sarah Gill
Ellen Eleanor Mary Nellie Gill
Jacob William Gill
George Gill
Daniel Charles Gill
Joseph Hartford Gill
Rachael Belle Gill
William MacMullen Gill
Catherine Emily Gill
Marion Edith Gill
Isabelle Jane Gill
Charlotte Elizabeth Caroline Gill
Joseph Hartford Gill
Jacob Robert Gill
Louisa Augusta Victoria Pettie Gill
Lydia Alberta Gill

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.



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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