Gillis Gillis

12 September 1856–1 March 1951 (Age 94)
Gillisdale, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary of Gillis

When Gillis Gillis was born on 12 September 1856, in Gillisdale, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, John Gillis, was 51 and his mother, Margaret MacFarlane, was 41. He married Annie Collins on 7 August 1884, in Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada for about 27 years. He died on 1 March 1951, in Gillisdale, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Gillis Gillis
1856–1951
Annie Collins
1861–1907
Marriage: 7 August 1884
Margaret Sarah Gillis
1885–
John Alexander Gilles
1887–1909
Neil Alex Gillis
1889–
John Charles Gillis
1891–1920
Mary Catherine Gillis
1893–
Allan Gillis
1894–1952
John Archibald
1896–
Archibald Alexander Gillis
1898–
Christine B Gillis
1901–1994

Spouse and Children

Children

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(17)

+12 More Children

World Events (5)

1869
Age 13
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1871
Age 15
British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight
Age 53
The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: reduced form of Gaelic Mac Gille Iosa ‘son of the servant of Jesus’. Compare McLeish . The usual spelling in Scotland is Gillies .2 Dutch form of Giles .

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

Possible Related Names

McLeish
Gillies
Giles
Geels
Gillie
Gillison
Gilliss

Sources (17)

  • Gillis Gillis, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Gillis Gillis in household of John Gillis, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Gillis Gillis in entry for Bella Gillis, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"

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