Angus Gillis

14 June 1828–17 September 1896 (Age 68)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Angus

When Angus Gillis was born on 14 June 1828, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Angus Gillis I, was 51 and his mother, Katherine Frances Carmichael, was 34. He had at least 1 daughter with Elizabeth DENT. He lived in Georgia, United States in 1870 and District 1026, Coffee, Georgia, United States in 1880. He died on 17 September 1896, in Atkinson, Georgia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Axson, Atkinson, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Angus Gillis
1828–1896
Mary Holloway Fales
1840–1896
Andrew Jackson Gillis
1856–1909
James C Gillis
1857–1922
Margaret Ann Gillis
1859–1903
Meranda Jane Gillis
1861–1903
Sarah C. " Annie" Gillis
1863–1889
Mary Ann Theresa Gillis
1866–1931
Charlton Gillis
1868–1869
Cicero Gillis
1870–1975
Sylvester Gillis
1872–1914
Adeline Linnie Gillis
1875–1914
James Gillis
1879–
Charlie B Gillis
1879–

Spouse and Children

    Male1828–1896Male

    Mary Holloway Fales

    Female1840–1896Female

children

(12)

    Andrew Jackson Gillis

    Male1856–1909Male

    James C Gillis

    Male1857–1922Male

    Margaret Ann Gillis

    Female1859–1903Female

    Meranda Jane Gillis

    Female1861–1903Female

    Sarah C. " Annie" Gillis

    Female1863–1889Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Angus Gillis I

    Male1776–1853Male

    Katherine Frances Carmichael

    Female1794–1871Female

siblings

(8)

    Norman Gillis

    Male1810–1880Male

    Mary Gillis

    Female1814–Female

    Dougal Gillis

    Male1819–1897Male

    Murdoch Gillis

    Male1823–1891Male

    Male1828–1896Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

Age 1

In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

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.
1846

Age 18

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: reduced form of Gaelic Mac Gille Iosa ‘son of the servant of Jesus’. Compare McLeish . The usual spelling in Scotland is Gillies .2 Dutch form of Giles .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Augus Gillis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Angus Gillis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Angus Gillis in household of Katherine Gillis, "United States Census, 1850"

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