Henry Gilleland

6 April 1777–before 1845 (Age 67)
Rockingham, Virginia, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Gilleland was born on 6 April 1777, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, his father, Lt. James E. Gilliland, was 31 and his mother, Susannah Young, was 27. He died before 1845, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Lt. James E. Gilliland
1745–1810
Susannah Young
1750–1842
John M. Gilliland
1768–1810
Jessie Gilliland
1771–
Benjamin Gilliland
1794–
David Gilliland
1769–1843
William Felix Gilliland
1770–1800
Robert Young Gilliland
1771–1805
Jane “Jenny” Gilliland
1773–1858
Nathan Gilliland
1774–1851
Henry Gilleland
1777–1845
Nancy Gilliland
1779–1860
Susannah Gilleland
1781–1853
John D. Gillilan
1783–1859
Nathan M Gillilan
1783–1872
Sarah Sally Gilleland
1788–1850
Shepherd Gilliland
1790–1880
Joseph Gilliland
1790–1838
Elizabeth Gililand
1792–1865
Mary "Polly" Gilliland
1794–1877
Mary Gilliland
1805–

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World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 3

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 23

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of Gilliland .

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

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