William Nead Gish

6 April 1810–8 January 1888 (Age 77)
Botetourt, Virginia, United States

The Life of William Nead

When William Nead Gish was born on 6 April 1810, in Botetourt, Virginia, United States, his father, John G Gish, was 51 and his mother, Mary Margaret Britz, was 30. He married Julia Ann Zell on 12 August 1828. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Linn Township, Cedar, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Rock Creek, Jefferson, Kansas, United States in 1870. He died on 8 January 1888, in Meriden, Jefferson, Kansas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Meriden Cemetery, Meriden, Jefferson, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Nead Gish
1810–1888
Julia Ann Zell
1812–1884
Marriage: 12 August 1828
Alexander Gish
1833–
Dr John B Gish
1838–1886
Amanda E Gish
1840–1917
Abraham Gish
1843–1909
Peter Nead Gish
1846–1917
Sarah F. Gish
1852–1892
Samuel Alfred Gish
1854–1905

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 August 1828
children

(7)

    Alexander Gish

    Male1833–Male

    Dr John B Gish

    Male1838–1886Male

    Amanda E Gish

    Female1840–1917Female

    Abraham Gish

    Male1843–1909Male

    Peter Nead Gish

    Male1846–1917Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 2

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.
1831 · Dedication of Jackson County

Age 21

In August 1831, Latter-day Saint Sidney Rigdon dedicated Jackson County, Missouri, for the gathering place of Zion.

Name Meaning

German (Gisch): from a short form of the Germanic personal name Gisulf, from gīsil ‘pledge’, ‘hostage’, ‘noble youth’ ( see Giesel ) + wolf, wulf ‘wolf’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Gish, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Gish, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wm Gist, "United States Census, 1860"

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