David Thomas Gilliland

19 January 1875–22 May 1899 (Age 24)
Missouri, United States

The Life of David Thomas

When David Thomas Gilliland was born on 19 January 1875, in Missouri, United States, his father, George Washington Gilliland, was 25 and his mother, Louisiana A. Wilcox, was 26. He lived in Washington Township, Lafayette, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 22 May 1899, in Johnson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Johnson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Gilliland
Louisiana A. Wilcox
Georgie Gilliland
Emma Lee Gilliland
Lou Della Gillilland
James William Gilliland
David Thomas Gilliland
George D Gilleland
Herman Hiram Gilliland
Grover S Gilliland
Sallie Viola Gilliland
Ethel M Gilliland
Euel E Gilliland

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 7

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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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Sources (2)

  • David Gilliland in household of George Gilliland, "United States Census, 1880"
  • David T Gilliland, "Find A Grave Index"

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