John Gilmore

23 July 1795–
Mason, Virginia, United States

The Life of John

When John Gilmore was born on 23 July 1795, in Mason, Virginia, United States, his father, Hugh Gilmore, was 20 and his mother, Lucretia Reynolds, was 25. He married Maria Reynolds on 23 September 1819, in Mason, Mason, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

John Gilmore
1795–
Maria Reynolds
1799–1820
Marriage: 23 September 1819
Margaret Gilmore
1820–1854

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 September 1819
Mason, Mason, West Virginia, United States
children

(1)

    Margaret Gilmore

    Female1820–1854Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Male1795–Male

    Mariah Gilmore

    Female1797–Female

    Silas Gilmore

    Male1797–Male

    William Gilmore

    Male1800–1857Male

    Elizabeth Gilmore

    Female1803–1838Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

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.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 17

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 35

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 Scottish and Irish (Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhoire (Scots), Mac Giolla Mhuire (Irish), patronymics from personal names meaning ‘servant of (the Virgin) Mary’.2 Irish: in Armagh, reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhura ‘servant of St. Mura (of Fahan, Donegal)’ or, in Sligo, of Mac Giolla Mhir ‘son of the spirited lad’.

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

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