George G Gillespie Jr

1751–March 1842 (Age 91)
Albemarle, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of George G

George G Gillespie Jr was born in 1751, in Albemarle, Virginia, British Colonial America. He married Mary Polly Farris on 26 December 1785, in Louisa, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He died in March 1842, in Franklin, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

George G Gillespie Jr
1751–1842
Mary Polly Farris
1764–1838
Marriage: 26 December 1785
Susan Gillespie
1789–
Sophia Gillespie
1795–1834
Julia Ann Gillespie
Polly Gillespie
Salina Gillespie
Henry Gillespie
1798–1869
George Gillespie
1803–1860
Clementine Gillespie
1814–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1785Louisa, Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1775
    Age 24
    "Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
    1776
    Age 25
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 49
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish (Donegal): shortened Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Gille Easbuig, borrowed into Irish as Mac Giolla Easpaig, a patronymic from a personal name meaning ‘servant of the bishop’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Bishop
    Gillispie
    Clasby
    Glaspie
    Glaspy
    Glasby
    Gallaspy
    Gillaspy
    Espy
    Gillaspie
    Espie
    Glispie
    Glaspey

    Sources (5)

    • George Gillispie, "United States Census, 1830"
    • George Gillasby, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1943"
    • George Gillispie, "United States Census, 1820"

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