Thankful Gill

8 January 1808–16 November 1872 (Age 64)
Antwerp, Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Thankful

When Thankful Gill was born on 8 January 1808, in Antwerp, Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, United States, her father, Daniel Gill, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Cogswell, was 22. She married Hiram Clark Sr about 1829, in Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Lenox Township, Macomb, Michigan, United States in 1850. She died on 16 November 1872, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Pioneer Memorial Cemetery, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Clark Sr
Thankful Gill
Marriage: about 1829
George Sakeman Clark
Horace Heber Clark
Louisa Clark
Alma Clark
Hiram Clark
Stephen Clark
Hiram Wallace Clark Jr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1829Antwerp, Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 10
    Oldest listed burial : Baby Anderson Birth unknown Death 19 May 1818 Burial Pioneer Memorial Cemetery San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, USA Plot block 2-8-7- Memorial ID 30014373
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 17
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Indian Avtar, Amritpal, Darshan, Hardip, Nirmal, Sohan, Ajit, Balwinder, Charan, Jasvir, Kewal, Navdeep.English and Scottish: in northern England and Scotland sometimes from Middle English Gille, Old Norse Gilli, which is of Irish (Gaelic) origin (see below), and pronounced with a hard g. As a personal name it is not found after c. 1200.English and Scottish: topographic name from Middle English gille ‘deep glen, ravine’ (Old Norse (Norwegian) gil), pronounced with a hard g. The term is found mainly in northwestern England, where Norwegian Vikings settled.

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Thankful Clark, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Thankful Clark in household of Wm D Huntington, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Thankful Clark, "BillionGraves Index"

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