George G Gillespie Jr

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

The Life 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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George G Gillespie Jr
Mary Polly Farris
Marriage: 26 December 1785
Susan Gillespie
Julia Ann Gillespie
Polly Gillespie
Salina Gillespie
Sophie Gillespie
Henry Gillespie
George Gillespie
Clementine Gillespie

Spouse and Children

26 December 1785
Louisa, Virginia, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 24

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

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: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Easbuig (Scottish), Mac Giolla Easpaig (Irish), patronymics from a byname meaning ‘servant of the bishop’.

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

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

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