George Gilbert Gilliland

27 December 1874–11 June 1944 (Age 69)
Chenango, New York, United States

The Life of George Gilbert

When George Gilbert Gilliland was born on 27 December 1874, in Chenango, New York, United States, his father, James Robert Gilliland, was 28 and his mother, Jane E Peck, was 26. He married Verna M Livermore in June 1894, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Cincinnatus, Cincinnatus, Cortland, New York, United States for about 10 years and Cincinnatus, Cortland, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 11 June 1944, in New York, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Cincinnatus, Cincinnatus, Cortland, New York, United States.

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George Gilbert Gilliland
Verna M Livermore
Marriage: June 1894
Minnie I Gilliland

Spouse and Children

June 1894
New York, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Robert Gilliland





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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 (3)

  • G G Gililand in household of James Gililand, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • George Gilliland, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • George Gilliland, "United States Census, 1940"

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