Elias P. Gilpin

1817–1864 (Age 47)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Elias P.

When Elias P. Gilpin was born in 1817, in Ohio, United States, his father, Elias P. Gilpin, was 36 and his mother, Lydia Ball, was 31. He married Ailsey Jones about 1841, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Newton Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Benton Township, Hocking, Ohio, United States in 1860. He died in 1864, at the age of 47.

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Elias P. Gilpin
Ailsey Jones
Marriage: about 1841
John I. Gilpin
Lydia B. Gilpin
Pason G. Gilpin
Samuel L. Gilpin
James William Gilpin
Elias P Gilpin
Elsie Polly Gilpin
Thomas J Gilpin
Caleb C. Gilpin
Maria Jane Gilpin

Spouse and Children


    Ailsey Jones


about 1841
Ohio, United States


    John I. Gilpin


    Lydia B. Gilpin


    Pason G. Gilpin


    Samuel L. Gilpin


    James William Gilpin


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 3

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 13

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

1 English: in the northeast, from the Gilpin river in Cumbria; in southern counties, probably a variant of Galpin .2 Irish (Connacht): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Fionn ‘son of the fair-haired lad’. In Ulster, the name may be of northern English origin (see 1 above).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elias P Gilpin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elias P Gilpin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Basil Gilpin in entry for Caleb C Gilpin, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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