Fleming Gilliland

1 September 1789–23 February 1860 (Age 70)
Adams, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Fleming

When Fleming Gilliland was born on 1 September 1789, in Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Gilliland, was 36 and his mother, Catherine Fleming, was 36. He married Sarah Gilliland on 31 December 1816, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 23 February 1860, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Fleming Gilliland
1789–1860
Sarah Gilliland
1796–1862
Marriage: 31 December 1816
Captain John Joseph Fleming Gilliland
1832–1907
Sarah Eleanor Gilliland
1840–
Charles Coe Gilliland
1844–
Samuel Alexander Gilliland
1834–1911

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 December 1816
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(4)

    Captain John Joseph Fleming Gilliland

    Male1832–1907Male

    Samuel Alexander Gilliland

    Male1834–1911Male

    Sarah Eleanor Gilliland

    Female1840–Female

    Charles Coe Gilliland

    Male1844–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1791

Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 2

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
1808

Age 19

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Fhaoláin (Scottish) or Mac Giolla Fhaoláin (Irish) ‘son of the servant of St Faolán’. Compare McClellan . Woulfe thinks that the Irish version died out and all modern forms were taken to Ulster from Scotland.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Fleming Gilliland - Memory of Someone: Memory of a relative: birth: 1 September 1789; Adams, Pennsylvania, United States

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