GILLILAN Family

First Generation

1. John A1 Gillilan was born in Virginia 1833.

He married Martha J unknown. Martha was born in Pennsylvania 1849. In the 1880 census Battle Hill, Mcpherson, Kansas page 448, John (age 46) is recorded with his wife Martha (age 30), Emma (age 12), Nora (age 5), Eddie (age 4) and Lula (age 6m). John is a carpenter born in VA.

John A Gillilan and Martha J unknown had the following children:

child 2 i. Ellen Emma2 Gillilan(1252) was born in Missouri 1867. Ellen died September 6, 1952 in Soap Lake, Grant Co, Washington, at 85 years of age. Burial: Oakville Pioneer Cemetery Oakville, Grays Harbor County, Washington, USA

Find A Grave Memorial# 148091510 She married twice.

She married Elisha Carpenter Godown McPherson Co, KS, October 6, 1881. Elisha was born in VanBuren Co, Iowa 1855. Elisha(1253) was the son of Mark Oscar Godown and Mahala Hurlburt. (See Elisha Carpenter Godown for the continuation of this line.) She married Walter John Hollingsworth 1903. Walter was born Iowa July 15, 1876. Walter died March 18, 1948 in Oakville, Grays Harbor, Wa, at 71 years of age. Burial: Oakville Pioneer Cemetery Oakville, Grays Harbor County, Washington, USA

Find A Grave Memorial# 148091192 In the 1900 census North Main Street, McPherson Twp, McPherson Co, KS page 110A, Ellie (widowed age 30) is living with her children Maude (age 13), Mamie (age 10), Lula (age 8) and Clarence (age 6). Ellie has the occupation of Dress Maker. The family lives in the household with two other families. She has had 6 children with 5 living at the time of the census. Her father was born in Virginia and mother in Iowa.

Emme was widowed around 1900 in McPherson KS and came west with the kids still at home (according to family Lore, in a covered wagon), settling in Soap Lake, Washington, and Married W.J. Hollingsworth.

child 3 ii. Nora B Gillilan was born in Missouri 1874.

child 4 iii. Eddie Gillilan was born in Missouri 1875.

child 5 iv. Lula M Gillilan was born in Kansas 1879.

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