John James Gilpin

Male24 May 1890–21 August 1918

Brief Life History of John James

When John James Gilpin was born on 24 May 1890, his father, Robert Gilpin, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Thexton, was 26. He died on 21 August 1918, at the age of 28.

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Robert Gilpin
Elizabeth Thexton
Jane Elizabeth Gilpin
Mary Ann Gilpin
Eleanor Gilpin
John James Gilpin
Richard Gilpin
Robert Gilpin
Walter Gilpin
Jessie Gilpin
Freda Gilpin

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    Name Meaning

    English: unexplained. This surname is found mainly in Devon and Yorkshire.

    Irish (Connacht): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Fionn ‘son of the fair-haired lad’. In Ulster, the name may be of northern English origin (see 1 above).

    History: A family of this name (see 1 above) is recorded in the 13th century in south Westmorland; it apparently gave its name to the River Gilpin there.

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

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