Raymond Frost Gilliland

7 April 1901–27 December 1994 (Age 93)
Belding, Ionia, Michigan, United States

The Life of Raymond Frost

When Raymond Frost Gilliland was born on 7 April 1901, in Belding, Ionia, Michigan, United States, his father, Frank Raymond Gilliland, was 31 and his mother, Alice Viola Jackson, was 23. He married Doris R Rogers on 31 December 1927, in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 27 December 1994, in Heber Springs, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 93.

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Raymond Frost Gilliland
Doris R Rogers
Marriage: 31 December 1927
Richard Gilliland

Spouse and Children

31 December 1927
Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States


    Richard Gilliland


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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 2

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Raymond Frost Gilliland, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Raymond Gilliland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Raymond F Gilliland in household of Frank Gilliland, "United States Census, 1910"

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