The Descendants of Donald and Flora Gillis


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The Descendants of Donald and Flora Gillis

Generation No. 1

1. DONALD2 GILLIS (UNKNOWN1) was born c 1750 in Is. of Barra, Invernesshire, SCT, and died 10 Apr 1839 in Grand River, Lot 14, PEI. He married FLORA or CATHERINE? c 1778 in Is. of Barra, Invernesshire, SCT.

Children of DONALD GILLIS and FLORA or CATHERINE? are:

2. i.JOHN3 GILLIS, b. c 1780, Is. of Barra, Invernesshire, SCT; d. 16 Jun 1855, Lot 14, PEI.

3. ii.MARY GILLIS, b. c 1782, Is. of Barra, Invernesshire, SCT; d. Bef. 1820, PEI.

4. iii.LAUGHLIN GILLIS, b. c 1785, Is. of Barra, Invernesshire, SCT; d. Sep 1867, Grand River, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI.

5. iv.ANGUS GILLIS, b. c 1787, Is. of Barra, Invernesshire, SCT; d. 1850, Big Marsh, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI.

6. v.SARAH GILLIS, b. c 1791.

vi.CATHERINE? GILLIS, b. c 1795, unconfirmed 1st name; m. RODERICK MCKINNON, c 1817.

Generation No. 2

2. JOHN3 GILLIS (DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born c 1780 in Is. of Barra, Invernesshire, SCT, and died 16 Jun 1855 in Lot 14, PEI. He married NANCY MCNEIL.

Children of JOHN GILLIS and NANCY MCNEIL are:

7. i.CATHERINE (KATE)4 GILLIS, b. c 1808, Chapel, PEI; d. 30 Oct 1880.

ii.RODERICK GILLIS, b. 1810-1820, Chapel, PEI; d. moved away.

8. iii.JOHN GILLIS, b. c 1813, Chapel, PEI.

9. iv.MARY GILLIS, b. c 1815, Chapel, PEI; d. Bef. 1891.

v.ANN (NANCY) GILLIS, b. 9 Jun 1818, unconfirmed daughter.

10. vi.DONALD GILLIS, b. c 1820, Chapel, PEI.

11. vii.MARGARET (PEGGY) GILLIS, b. c 1824, Chapel, PEI.

12. viii.ELIZABETH (BETSY) GILLIS, b. c 1826.

13. ix.CECILY GILLIS, b. c 1829, Chapel, PEI.

3. MARY3 GILLIS (DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born c 1782 in Is. of Barra, Invernesshire, SCT, and died Bef. 1820 in PEI. She married DONALD MACLELLAN c 1806 in PEI, son of JOHN MACLELLAN and CATHERINE MCPHEE.

Children of MARY GILLIS and DONALD MACLELLAN are:

i.JOHN4 MACLELLAN, b. c 1808.

ii.CHRISTY MACLELLAN, b. c 1810.

iii.DONALD MACLELLAN, b. c 1813.

iv.NANCY MACLELLAN, b. c 1818.

4. LAUGHLIN3 GILLIS (DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born c 1785 in Is. of Barra, Invernesshire, SCT, and died Sep 1867 in Grand River, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI. He married MARY GILLIS c 1812 in PEI, daughter of RODERICK GILLIS and UNKNOWN ?.

Children of LAUGHLIN GILLIS and MARY GILLIS are:

14. i.RODERICK4 GILLIS, b. c 1815, Grand River, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI (Elaine's ancestor).

ii.DONALD GILLIS, b. 12 Mar 1818, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI; d. unmarried.

iii.MARY GILLIS, b. c 1820, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI; d. 22 Apr 1854, unmarried.

iv.ANNE (NANCY) GILLIS, b. c 1822, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI; m. DONALD MCINTYRE, 6 Feb 1844.

v.ELIZABETH (BETSY) GILLIS, b. c 1824, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI; m. MCNEIL OR MCINTYRE.

vi.SARAH (SALLY) GILLIS, b. 1825, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI; d. unmarried.

15. vii.MARJORY GILLIS, b. c 1828, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI.

16. viii.JOHN GILLIS, b. c 1830, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI.

17. ix. JAMES L. GILLIS, b. c 1833, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI.

5. ANGUS3 GILLIS (DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born c 1787 in Is. of Barra, Invernesshire, SCT, and died 1850 in Big Marsh, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI. He married CHRISTIANA MACLEAN c 1810.

Children of ANGUS GILLIS and CHRISTIANA MACLEAN are:

18. i.DONALD4 GILLIS, b. c 1811, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI.

ii.ALEXANDER GILLIS, b. c 1812, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI; m. MARY ANN ELLIS.

19. iii.RODERICK GILLIS, b. 1814, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI.

20. iv.JOHN GILLIS, b. 8 Jun 1817, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI; d. 22 Oct 1890.

v.RACHEL GILLIS, b. c 1822, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI; m. FRED MCDONALD.

vi.NANCY GILLIS, b. c 1825, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI; m. MICHAEL MCDOUGALL.

6. SARAH3 GILLIS (DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born c 1791. She married ANGUS MCLELLAN.

Children of SARAH GILLIS and ANGUS MCLELLAN are:

i.JOHN4 MCLELLAN, b. c 1815.

ii.DONALD MCLELLAN, b. c 1817.

iii.MARY MCLELLAN, b. c 1821.

iv.CATHERINE MCLELLAN, b. c 1825.

Generation No. 3

7. CATHERINE (KATE)4 GILLIS (JOHN3, DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born c 1808 in Chapel, PEI, and died 30 Oct 1880. She married JAMES J. MCDONALD c 1830.

Children of CATHERINE GILLIS and JAMES MCDONALD are:

i.JOHN JAMES5 MCDONALD, b. c 1831; d. c 1881; m. ANN (NANCY) MCDOUGALL.

ii.MARYANNE MCDONALD, b. 15 May 1833; d. 28 Dec 1918.

iii.AMBROSE MCDONALD, b. 1836; d. 8 Feb 1900; m. MARGARET MURPHY.

iv.PETER MCDONALD, b. 12 Jul 1838; d. 3 Oct 1917; m. KATHERINE CULLETON.

v.ALEXANDER J. MCDONALD, b. 21 Jun 1839; d. Jan 1933; m. MARY ANN GILLIS.

vi.CATHERINE MCDONALD, b. 1 May 1842; d. 14 Jun 1918.

vii.LAURENCE J. MCDONALD, b. 9 Aug 1843; d. 9 Sep 1931; m. CATHERINE (KATE) GILLIS.

viii.JOSEPH MCDONALD, b. c 1845.

ix. HILARY MCDONALD, b. 12 Jan 1846.

x.JOANNA MCDONALD, b. 6 Sep 1847.

xi.ANGUS F. MCDONALD, b. 16 Aug 1853; d. 5 Jan 1939; m. JOHANNA MCLELLAN.

8. JOHN4 GILLIS (JOHN3, DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born c 1813 in Chapel, PEI. He married CATHERINE MCINNIS c 1842.

Children of JOHN GILLIS and CATHERINE MCINNIS are:

i.MARY ANN5 GILLIS, b. 13 Sep 1843.

ii.ELIZABETH GILLIS, b. 13 Dec 1845, Lot 14, PEI.

iii.JOHN GILLIS, b. 10 Feb 1848.

iv.PETER GILLIS, b. 23 Sep 1855.

v.JOSEPH GILLIS, b. 2 Feb 1859.

9. MARY4 GILLIS (JOHN3, DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born c 1815 in Chapel, PEI, and died Bef. 1891. She married ALEXANDER MCDONALD c 1840.

Children of MARY GILLIS and ALEXANDER MCDONALD are:

i.MARY ANN5 MCDONALD, b. 5 Dec 1841; d. 16 Dec 1892; m. (1) ERASMUS MCKINNON, c 1864; m. (2) ROBERT FOREN, c 1876.

ii.JOHN MCDONALD, b. 21 Jan 1843; m. MARGARET MCNEIL.

iii.BETSEY MCDONALD, b. 28 May 1844; m. MICHAEL MCNEIL.

iv.FREDERICK MCDONALD, b. 31 Dec 1845; m. ELIZABETH ANN COADY.

v.MICHAEL MCDONALD, b. 3 Sep 1848.

10. DONALD4 GILLIS (JOHN3, DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born c 1820 in Chapel, PEI. He married MARGARET (PEGGY) GILLIS, daughter of PHILIP GILLIS and CATHERINE MCKINNON.

Child of DONALD GILLIS and MARGARET GILLIS is:

i.NANCY5 GILLIS, b. 17 Jun 1855.

11. MARGARET (PEGGY)4 GILLIS (JOHN3, DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born c 1824 in Chapel, PEI. She married GASPAR (RORY) MCCORMACK c 1855.

Children of MARGARET GILLIS and GASPAR MCCORMACK are:

i.JOSEPH5 MCCORMACK, b. 3 Apr 1856.

ii.MARGARET MCCORMACK, b. 4 Nov 1857.

iii.JOHANNA MCCORMACK, b. 2 Oct 1859.

iv.JOHN MCCORMACK, b. 27 Dec 1861.

v.MARY MCCORMACK, b. 5 Jun 1863.

12. ELIZABETH (BETSY)4 GILLIS (JOHN3, DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born c 1826. She married JOHN MCDONALD.

Child of ELIZABETH GILLIS and JOHN MCDONALD is:

i.JOHN5 MCDONALD, b. 28 Jun 1855.

13. CECILY4 GILLIS (JOHN3, DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born c 1829 in Chapel, PEI. She married ALEXANDER MCINNIS c 1852.

Children of CECILY GILLIS and ALEXANDER MCINNIS are:

i.MARY5 MCINNIS, b. 9 May 1853; d. Bef. Feb 1856.

ii.DANIEL MCINNIS, b. 23 Apr 1854.

iii.MARY MCINNIS, b. 2 Feb 1856.

iv.JOHN ALEXANDER MCINNIS, b. 20 Nov 1857.

v.MARGARET MCINNIS, b. 1 Dec 1859, PEI (grandmother of John McGilly); d. to Boston, MA in 1891; m. ? MCGILLY?, c 1880, Summerside, PEI.

vi.PETER MCINNIS, b. 31 Oct 1861.

vii.ANGUS MCINNIS, b. 20 Oct 1863.

viii.ELIZABETH ADELINE MCINNIS, b. 15 Jul 1865.

ix. JAMES MCINNIS, b. 19 Aug 1868.

x. CATHERINE CHARLOTTE MCINNIS, b. 25 Feb 1871.

14. RODERICK4 GILLIS (LAUGHLIN3, DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born c 1815 in Grand River, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI (Elaine's ancestor). He married (1) MARY JOHNSON 22 Jun 1840 in New Richmond, Bonaventure Co., NB, daughter of WILLIAM JOHNSON and MARY GRAY. He married (2) CATHERINE (KATE) GILLIS 14 Oct 1844 in Indian River, PEI. He married (3) EMILY (AMY) YOUNG 16 Jul 1849 in Richibucto, Kent Co., NB, daughter of GEORGE YOUNG and MARY ?.

Child of RODERICK GILLIS and MARY JOHNSON is:

i.MARY ANN5 GILLIS, b. 26 Sep 1842, Grand River, Lot 14, PEI; d. infancy?.

Child of RODERICK GILLIS and CATHERINE GILLIS is:

21. ii.LAURENCE5 GILLIS, b. 8 Aug 1845, Grand River, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI.

Children of RODERICK GILLIS and EMILY YOUNG are:

iii.ELIZA5 GILLIS, b. c 1850, Kent Co., NB; d. 26 Mar 1911, Kent Co., NB; m. JOHN ROBERTS, 16 Jun 1871, Brown's Yard, NB.

iv.CATHERINE (KATIE) GILLIS, b. c 1851, Kent Co., NB; d. 6 Jun 1936, Bass River, NB; m. GEORGE HENRY FLANAGAN, 8 Oct 1884, Weldford, Kent Co., NB.

v.MARY L. GILLIS, b. c 1853, Kent Co., NB; d. 1897; m. EBENEZER FLANAGAN, c 1884.

vi.ELIZABETH GILLIS, b. 4 Sep 1854, Kent Co., NB.

vii.MARGARET GILLIS, b. c 1858, Kent Co., NB.

viii.ROSEANN (ANNIE) GILLIS, b. c 1861, Kent Co., NB; d. 1948, Bass River, NB; m. PETER CONNORS.

ix. JOHANNA GILLIS, b. c 1864.

15. MARJORY4 GILLIS (LAUGHLIN3, DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born c 1828 in Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI. She married ANTHONY MCKINNON 2 Aug 1853 in PEI, son of JAMES MCKINNON.

Children of MARJORY GILLIS and ANTHONY MCKINNON are:

i.JOHN5 MCKINNON, b. 14 Jul 1854.

ii.MARY JANE MCKINNON, b. 2 Apr 1856; d. Bef. 1858.

iii.MARY JANE MCKINNON, b. 3 Jan 1858.

iv.ANGELINA MCKINNON, b. 8 Jan 1860.

v.LANCTINUS MCKINNON, b. 20 Dec 1861.

vi.ELIZABETH MCKINNON, b. 25 Dec 1863.

vii.AGNES MCKINNON, b. 18 Feb 1865.

viii.GERTRUDE MCKINNON, b. 17 Nov 1867.

ix. CATHERINE BELLA MCKINNON, b. 15 Jan 1874.

16. JOHN4 GILLIS (LAUGHLIN3, DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born c 1830 in Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI. He married ELIZABETH MCINTYRE c 1860.

Children of JOHN GILLIS and ELIZABETH MCINTYRE are:

i.LAUGHLIN5 GILLIS, b. 27 Mar 1861.

ii.ALMOND GILLIS, b. 27 Jun 1863.

17. JAMES L.4 GILLIS (LAUGHLIN3, DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born c 1833 in Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI. He married (1) MARY MCKINNON c 1864, daughter of MURDOCK MCKINNON. He married (2) CICILY MCINTYRE 23 Oct 1877.

Children of JAMES GILLIS and MARY MCKINNON are:

i.MARY5 GILLIS, b. 9 Nov 1865.

ii.ELIZABETH GILLIS, b. 8 Jul 1867.

iii.BERTILLIS GILLIS, b. 6 May 1869.

Child of JAMES GILLIS and CICILY MCINTYRE is:

iv.CATHERINE (KATE) AGNES5 GILLIS, b. c 1878.

18. DONALD4 GILLIS (ANGUS3, DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born c 1811 in Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI. He married MARY MCINNIS.

Child of DONALD GILLIS and MARY MCINNIS is:

i.ELIZABETH5 GILLIS, b. 16 Oct 1844, Grand River, Lot 14, PEI.

19. RODERICK4 GILLIS (ANGUS3, DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born 1814 in Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI. He married NANCY MCLELLAN 8 Oct 1843 in PEI, daughter of DONALD MCLELLAN.

Child of RODERICK GILLIS and NANCY MCLELLAN is:

22. i.ANNE5 GILLIS, b. 25 Nov 1851, Grand River, Lot 14, PEI.

20. JOHN4 GILLIS (ANGUS3, DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born 8 Jun 1817 in Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI, and died 22 Oct 1890. He married MAGARET (PEGGY) MCCARTY c 1841 in PEI.

Children of JOHN GILLIS and MAGARET MCCARTY are:

i.JOHN5 GILLIS, b. 6 Aug 1842, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI.

ii.ANN GILLIS, b. 14 Aug 1844, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI.

iii.CHRISTIE GILLIS, b. 3 Jun 1846, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI.

iv.ALEXANDER GILLIS, b. 26 Mar 1848, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI (Boston Liz's Grandfather); d. 31 Jul 1919, U.S.; m. ANN ELLIS, Oct 1874, Duxburry, Mass, US.

v.GEORGE GILLIS, b. 1852, lot 14, Prince Co., PEI.

Generation No. 4

21. LAURENCE5 GILLIS (RODERICK4, LAUGHLIN3, DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born 8 Aug 1845 in Grand River, Lot 14, Prince Co., PEI. He married (1) ROXANNA MCFADDEN 31 Mar 1870 in Sackville, NB. He married (2) AMELIA HICKS Bef. 1891.

Children of LAURENCE GILLIS and ROXANNA MCFADDEN are:

i.RODERICK6 GILLIS, b. c 1871, NB.

ii.BENJAMIN GILLIS, b. c 1874, NB.

22. ANNE5 GILLIS (RODERICK4, ANGUS3, DONALD2, UNKNOWN1) was born 25 Nov 1851 in Grand River, Lot 14, PEI. She married RODERICK MCNEIL.

Child of ANNE GILLIS and RODERICK MCNEIL is:

i.MARGARET ELLEN6 MCNEIL, b. 21 May 1883; m. ? MCCORMACK.


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