James Gillespie
(Abt 1825-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Margaret McCaskill ?

James Gillespie 6 7 8 9 10 11

  • Born: Abt 1825, Ireland 12
  • Marriage: Margaret McCaskill ? on 9 May 1855 in Amherst, Nova Scotia 1 2 3 4 5
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bullet  General Notes:

On the 1881 census of Mills, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, note the presence of other Gillespie families nearby. In particular the family of Daniel Gillespie and the family of John Gillespie. These are very possibly the brothers of James Gillespie.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: Farmer, 1867, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. 8

Occupation: Hotel Keeper, 1869, Mill Village, Nova Scotia. 9

Occupation: Inn Keeper, 1871, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. 14

Occupation: Farmer, 1873, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. 7

Occupation: Merchant, 1875, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. 10

Occupation: Merchant and Farmer, 1881, Mills, Cumberland, Nova Scotia. 12

Religion: Catholic, 1881, Mills, Cumberland, Nova Scotia. 12


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James married Margaret McCaskill ? on 9 May 1855 in Amherst, Nova Scotia.7 8 9 10 14 (Margaret McCaskill ? was born about 1835 in Ireland 12.)


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Sources


1 Nova Scotia Vital Statistics. :
Year, 1873, Book 1805, page 205, Number 411
Edmond Patrick Gillespie, Male
date and place of birth: 4 July, 1873, Parrsboro
father name, occupation and dwelling: James Gillespie, Farmer, Parrsboro
Name and maiden name of mother: Margaret McCuskel?,
When and where married: May 1855, Amherst
Informant: James Gillespie
Where registered: Parrsboro
signature of Deputy Registrar: R B Dickson

2 Nova Scotia, vital records. :
Year: 1871, book 1805, page 153, Number 343

David P Gilespie, Male
date and place of birth: 17 Sept 1871, Parrsboro
father: James Gilespie, Innkeeper, Parrsboro
name and maiden name of mother: Margaret McCasker?,
date and place of marriage: April 1855, Amherst
Informant: James Gillespie
registered: Parrsboro, R B Dickson, registrar

3 Nova Scotia vital records. :
Year: 1869 - Book: 1805 - Page: 97 - Number: 308
William Joseph Gillespie, Male
date and place of birth: 29 May 1869, Mill Village
name, occupation and dwelling of father: James Gillespie, Hotel Keeper, Mill Village
name and maiden name of mother: Margaret McCaskil
date and place of marriage: 9 May 1855, Amherst
Informant: James Gillespie
registered: 26 June 1869, A P Bradley, registrar

4 Nova Scotia, vital records. :
Registration Year: 1867 - Book: 1805 - Page: 40 - Number: 162
James Daniel Gillespie, Male
date and place of birth: 28 Jany, 1867, Mill Village
name, occupation and dwelling of father: James Gillespie, Farmer, Parrsboro
name of mother: Margaret Gillespie
date and place of marriage: 9 May 1855, Amherst
Informant: James Gillespie
registered: 12 March, 1867, A P Bradley registrar

5 Nova Scotia, vital records. :
Registration Year: 1875 - Book: 1805 - Page: 244 - Number: 291
Mary Adeline Gillespie, Female
date and place of birth: 26 April 1875, Parrsboro
fathers name , occupation, dwelling: James Gillespie, Merchant, Parrsboro
mother: Margaret McCusker?
date and place of marriage: 9 May 1855, Parrsboro
Informant: James Gillespie, Parrsboro
registered: Parrsboro, R B Dickson, registrar

6 New Brunswick Archives. :
No. 001743
MARRIAGE, REGISTRATION DIVISION OF WESTMORELAND COUNTY
Bridegroom:
name and age: 23 years, Edmond Gillespie
Residence: Parrsboro
Place of Birth: "
Bachelor or Widower: Bachelor
Occupation: Carriage Maker
Religious Denomination: Roman Catholic
Name of Parents: James Gillespie & Margite MCuskel?

Bride:
name and age: age 27, Josephine Sullivan
Residence: Irishtown
Place of Birth: "
Spinster or widow: Spinster
Religious Denomination: Roman Catholic
Name of Parents: Cornelius Sullivan & Ellen Larressy?
Witnesses:
Frank J Sweeneey??, Moncton, N.B. - Margaret Sullivan
Date of Marriage: June 29, 1897
By whom married: Rev. D. F. Leger, P.P.
By License or Banns: Banns
Signature and P.O. Address of Clergyman: Rev. D. F. Leger, St. Auseline's? Fox Creek

MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE

Edmond Gillespie of the Parish & town of Parrsboro, N.S. and Josephine Sullivan of the Parish
of St. Lawrence, Irishtown were married by Banns with consent of Parents at the R.C. Church at St. Lawrence, Irishtown this 29th day of June, A.D. 1897
by me, Rev. D. F. Leger

This marriage was solemnized between us: Edmund P. Gillespie, Jos Sullivan
in the presence of Frank J. Sweeeut??, Margaret Sullivan

7 Nova Scotia Vital Statistics.

8 Nova Scotia, vital records.

9 Nova Scotia vital records.

10 Nova Scotia, vital records.

11 National Archives of Canada. :
Census Place:Mills, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada
Source:FHL Film 1375813 NAC C-13177 Dist 22 SubDist M Div 2 Page 6 Family 28
SexMarrAgeOriginBirthplace

James GILLESPIEMM55IrishIreland
Occ:Merchant & FarmerReligion:Catholic
Margret GILLESPIEFM44IrishIreland
Religion:Catholic
John H. GILLESPIEM24IrishNova Scotia
Occ:FarmerReligion:Catholic
Sarah GILLESPIEF18IrishNova Scotia
Occ:StudentReligion:Catholic
Tresie GILLESPIEF16IrishNova Scotia
Religion:Catholic
James GILLESPIEM14IrishNova Scotia
Religion:Catholic
Edmond GILLESPIEM7IrishNova Scotia
Religion:Catholic
Mary A. GILLESPIEF5IrishNova Scotia
Religion:Catholic
Leo GILLESPIEM3IrishNova Scotia
Religion:Catholic
Charles SKIDMOREMIrishNova Scotia
Occ:LaborerReligion:Methodist

12 National Archives of Canada.

13 New Brunswick Archives.

14 Nova Scotia, vital records.


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