John William Gilliland

about 1638–26 October 1684 (Age 46)
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

The Life of John William

When John William Gilliland was born about 1638, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, his father, John Gilliland, was 45 and his mother, Martha Greer, was 68. He had at least 1 son. He died on 26 October 1684, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 46.

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John William Gilliland
1638–1684
John Gilliland III
1668–1750

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    John Gilliland

    Male1593–1684Male

    Martha Greer

    Female1570–1647Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1638–1684Male

    Female1640–Female

    William Gilliland

    Male1647–1680Male

    Margaret Gilliland

    Female1690–Female

    Jane Gilliland

    Female1701–Female

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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