Mary Gillespie

29 June 1842–13 February 1854 (Age 11)
Renton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Gillespie was born on 29 June 1842, in Renton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Peter Gillespie II, was 46 and her mother, Martha Scott, was 40. She lived in Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States in 1850. She died on 13 February 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 11, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Gillespie II
1796–1861
Martha Scott
1801–1856
William Gillespie
1819–1849
Isabella Gillespie
1820–1893
Peter Gillespie III
1822–1896
Margaret Gillespie
1824–1873
Patrick Gillespie
1826–
Martha Gillespie
1826–1891
Alexander Gillespie
1828–1863
Agnes Gillespie
1829–1902
John Gillespie
1830–1915
Robert Gillespie
1833–1838
James Brigham Gillespie
1834–1863
Janet Wyper Gillespie
1836–1841
Adam Gillespie
1838–1842
Ellen Scott Gillespie
1841–1890
Mary Gillespie
1842–1854

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (5)

1843
Age 1
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland
Age 1
The Disruption of 1843 was a division within the Church of Scotland, which 474 evangelical ministers of the Church broke away from the Church to form the Free Church of Scotland. They didn’t reject the principles of the Church of Scotland but were trying to establish a purer version of the Church without the King or Parliament being its head. It had huge effects not only within the Church of Scotland, but also with Scottish civic life.
1846
Age 4
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (Donegal): shortened Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Gille Easbuig, borrowed into Irish as Mac Giolla Easpaig, a patronymic from a personal name meaning ‘servant of the bishop’.

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

Possible Related Names

Bishop
Gillispie
Gillaspy
Clasby
Espy
Gillaspie
Glasby
Espie
Gallaspy
Glaspey

Sources (8)

  • Mary Gillespie in household of Peter Gillespie, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Gillespie, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Mary Gillespie, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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