David Gilliland I

1700–27 May 1769 (Age 69)
New Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life of David

When David Gilliland I was born in 1700, in New Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey, British Colonial America, his father, John Gilliland III, was 32 and his mother, Agnes Ann Craige, was 37. He had at least 4 sons and 5 daughters with Elizabeth May Hays. He died on 27 May 1769, in Cranbury, Middlesex, New Jersey, British Colonial America, at the age of 69, and was buried in New Jersey, United States.

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David Gilliland I
Elizabeth May Hays
Elinor Gilleland
Miss Gilliland
Mary Gilliland
Catherine Gilleland
James Gilliland
John Gilliland
David Gilliland II
Matthew Gilleland
Margaret Gililand

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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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  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
  • New Jersey, Abstract of Wills, 1670-1817

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