Second Generation

2. Alexander Calvin2 Gillaspie (Hugh1)(1244) was born in VanBuren Co, Iowa July 6, 1851. Alexander died March 25, 1909 in Priest River, Bonner Co, ID, at 57 years of age. Alexander died in a logging accident. The cemetery that Alex is said to be burried in is located "on the bluff above Keyser's Slough", the is passed along Highway 2 between Sandpoint and Priest River, near the original location of the community until a disastrius flood in 1894 forced relocation of the town to it's present location. The cemetery is on private property, and there isn't any way to it except by walking up the high sand bank behind the slough or walking in from the back side through private property.

He married Elzina Orinda Godown in Purciville, VanBuren Co, IA, January 3, 1875. Ellen was born in VanBuren Co, Iowa 1858. Ellen was the daughter of Mark Oscar Godown and Mahala Hurlburt. Ellen died May 14, 1898 in Keokuk, Lee Co, Iowa, at 39 years of age. buried in Halesworth Cemetery, VanBuren Co, Iowa.

Alexander Calvin Gillaspie and Elzina Orinda Godown had the following children:

child 3 i. Bertha Mae3 Gillaspie(1245) was born in Bonaparte, VanBuren Co, IA 1876. She married twice. She married unknown Miller. Unknown was born about 1876. She married William Nelson Henry in Harrisburg Twp, VanBuren Co, IA, July 3, 1892. William was born 1864. William(1246) was the son of Thomas Henry and Hammah Cheney.

child 4 ii. Hugh Calvin Gillaspie(1247) was born in Bonaparte, VanBuren Co, IA July 31, 1878. Hugh died August 13, 1965 in Sandpoint, Bonner Co, ID, at 87 years of age. Hugh is burried in Evergreen Cemetery at Priest River, Bonner County, Idaho He married twice.

He married Nellie Grace Tudor. Nellie was born in Michigan 1877. (Additional notes for Nellie Grace Tudor(1248)) Nellie died December 2, 1919 in Priest River, Bonner Co, ID, at 42 years of age. He married Margaret J Carrie 1920. Margaret was born in Canada 1871. (Additional notes for Margaret J Carrie(1249)) Hugh is found in the WWI Civilian Draft Registrations

In the 1930 census Priest River Twp, Bonner Co, Idaho page 261, Hugh (age 50) is recorded with his wife Margaret (age 58). Hugh was first married at age 40 and Margaret at age 15. Hugh is a laborer at a logging camp.

child 5 iii. James Edward Gillaspie(1250) was born in Bonaparte, VanBuren Co, IA September 25, 1882. Ed died February 1967 in Omak, Okanogan Co, WA, at 84 years of age. He married Lelah Augusta Trepus. Lelah was born in Wisconsin September 27, 1894. Lelah died October 17, 1980 in Omak, Okanogan Co, WA, at 86 years of age.

child + 6 iv. Wesley Harold Gillaspie was born September 14, 1888.

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