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John GILLESPIE
&
Descendants

 
By : Charlene Gillespie Deutsch ©
 
 
 
John GILLESPIE
      Born about 1738 in County Antrim, Ireland
      Married Sarah B. WEIR about 1760 in Ireland
            She died before May 15, 1824 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Died on February 12, 1812 in Chester County, South Carolina
Children of John & Sarah (nee WEIR) GILLESPIE :
      1. Thomas GILLESPIE
      2. James Weir GILLESPIE
      3. Mary Jane GILLESPIE
      4. Susannah GILLESPIE

 
1. Thomas GILLESPIE
      Born about 1762 in Ireland
      Married Mary WEIR about 1788 in Chester County, South Carolina
           She was born about 1765 in Northern Ireland and died July 24, 1840 in Shelby County, Tennessee
      Died October 29, 1808 in Chester County, South Carolina

 
Children of Thomas & Mary (nee WEIR) GILLESPIE are :
      A. John GILLESPIE
      Born about 1789 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Died before December 8, 1835 in Chester County, South Carolina
 
      B. Jane GILLESPIE
      Born January 27, 1791 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Married Archibald BURNS in 1812 in Chester County, South Carolina
            He was born March 26, 1791 Loughguile, County Antrim, Ireland
            and died September 27, 1830 in Henry County, Georgia
      Died April 14, 1867 in Newton County, Georgia
 
      C. David GILLESPIE
      Born about 1791 in Chester District, South Carolina
      Married (1) Janet BURNS about 1812 in South Carolina
            She was born June 15, 1795 in Loughguile, County Antrim, Ireland
            and died about 1856 in Coosa County, Alabama
      Married (2) Nancy E. _?_ after 1856
      Died November 1862 in Hatchett Creek District, Coosa County, Alabama

 
      D. James GILLESPIE
      Born about 1795 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Married Sarah BOYD in Chester County, South Carolina
            She was born about 1797 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Died February 21, 1855 in Shelby County, Tennessee
 
      E. Mary GILLESPIE
      Born January 6, 1799 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Married David WATERS, Sr. about 1822 in Chester County, South Carolina
            He was born about 1793 in Newry, Ireland
            and died February 17, 1869 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Died August 31, 1887 in Chester County, South Carolina
 
      F. Thomas GILLESPIE
      Born November 14, 1801 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Married (1) Margaret B. HINCKLE before October 15, 1823 in Chester County, South Carolina
            She was born November 9, 1796
            and died July 2, 1853 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Married (2) Jane AGNEW February 6, 1855 in Chester County, South Carolina
            She was born May 2, 1819 in Chester County, South Carolina
            and died July 30, 1886 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Died January 13, 1875 in Chester County, South Carolina
 

 
2. James Weir GILLESPIE
Born about 1771 in County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Married Martha MORTON about 1801 in Chester County, South Carolina
           She was born about 1780 in ?Chester County, South Carolina? and
           died April 8, 1850 Lively Grove, Washington County, Illinois
Died February 13, 1839 in Lively Grove, Washington County, Illinois
 
Children of James & Martha (nee MORTON) GILLESPIE are :
      2.A. Sarah GILLESPIE
      Born August 8, 1802 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Married Stuart BURNS on March 7, 1820 in Chester County, South Carolina
            He was born June 23, 1793 in Balleymena, County Antrim, Ireland
            and died March 1, 1865 in Flat Prairie, Randolph County, Illinois
      Died June 21, 1890 in Flat Prairie, Randolph County, Illinois
 
      2.B. Eliza Jane GILLESPIE
      Born February 14, 1804 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Married Alexander McCLURE in 1825 in South Carolina
            He was born about 1800 in South Carolina
            and died March 11, 1845 in Perry County, Illinois
      Died July 14, 1871 in Perry County, Illinois
 
      2.C. Mary GILLESPIE
      Born June 6, 1806 in Chester County, South Carolina (L.D.S lists as 18Jun1806)
      Married Archibald McFIE on June 22, 1844 in Washington County, Illinois
            He was born September 28, 1811 in Rothsay, Bute Isle, Firth of Clyde, Scotland
            and died September 28, 1878 in Coulterville, Randolph County, Illinois
      Died October 11, 1858 in Washington County, Illinois
 
      2.D. John Knox GILLESPIE
      Born March 28, 1808 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Died November 27, 1816 in Chester County, South Carolina
 
      2.E. Susannah GILLESPIE
      Born April 25, 1810 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Died January 24, 1853 in Washington County, Illinois
 
      2.F. Margaret GILLESPIE
      Born April 25, 1812 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Died January 14, 1900 in Washington County, Illinois
 
      2.G. Thomas GILLESPIE
      Born August 19, 1814 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Married (1) Jane FULTON on April 13, 1843 in Jordan's Grove, Randolph County, Illinois
            She was born August 14, 1814 in Ireland
            and died September 11, 1859 in Washington County, Illinois
      Married (2) Agness Nancy RUTHERFORD on December 3, 1861 in Jordan's Grove, Randolph County, Illinois
            She was born February 1, 1835 in Jordan's Grove, Randolph County, Illinois
            and died July 7, 1868 in Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois
      Died July 19, 1900 in St. Clair or Washington County, Illinois
 
      2.H. John K. GILLESPIE
      Born December 31, 1816 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Married Margaret Jane HAIR in December 1853 in Washington County, Illinois
            She was born about 1831
            and died February 13, 1894 in Anna, Union County, Illinois
      Died May 14, 1888 in Washington County, Illinois
 
            Child of John K.& Margaret Jane GILLESPIE :
                  2.H.1. Thomas Morton GILLESPIE
                        Born on July 23, 1864 in Washington County, Illinois
                        Married Margaret Wisely in Chester, Randolph County, Illinois
                              She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clark Wisely
                              She was born on March 7, 1869 north of Tilden, Illinois
                              She died on February 9, 1937
                              She is buried in in Old Salem Cemetery, Washington County, Illinois
                              See : Obituary of Margaret (nee Wisely) Gillespie
                        Died on February 6, 1957
                        Buried in in Old Salem Cemetery, Washington County, Illinois
                        See : Obituary of Thomas Morton Gillespie
 
      2.I. Unnamed Son GILLESPIE
      Born and died in 1818 in Chester County, South Carolina

 
      2.J. James L. GILLESPIE
      Born July 22, 1822 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Died November 11, 1839 in Washington County, Illinois
 

 
3. Mary Jane GILLESPIE
Born about 1772 in County Antrim, Ireland
Married (1) Samuel BIGHAM in 1793 in Chester County, South Carolina
           He died before May 19, 1795 in Chester County, South Carolina
Married (2) John RODMAN before 1801 in Chester County, South Carolina
           He died on November 14, 1834 in Chester County, South Carolina

 
Child of Samuel & Mary Jane (nee GILLESPIE) is Margaret BIGHAM, born about 1794
 
Children of John & Mary Jane (nee GILLESPIE) RODMAN are :
      A. John RODMAN, Jr.
            Born April 8, 1801 in South Carolina
            Married Sarah KELL
                  She was born January 21, 1802 in Chester County, South Carolina and died in 1881
            Died November 14, 1834 in Chester County, South Carolina
 
      B. Sarah RODMAN
      Born June 7, 1803 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Married (1) James HOOD
      Married (2) James McCLURKEN in 1827 in South Carolina
                  He was born January 5, 1801 in South Carolina and
                  died October 8, 1875 in Oakdale, Washington County, Illinois
      Died May 15, 1884 in Oakdale, Washington County, Illinois

 
      C. Jane RODMAN
      Born about 1804
      Married (1) Joseph THRELKILL (he died before 1844 in Lexington, Kentucky)
      Married (2) _?_ FORD in Lexington, Kentucky

 
      D. Elizabeth RODMAN
      Born about 1805
      Married (1) Martin REYNOLDS (he died about 1838)
      Married (2) William CREIGHTON about 1838

 
      E. James RODMAN
      Born October 9, 1810 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Died July 13, 1849 in Chester County, South Carolina

 

 
4. Susannah GILLESPIE
Born about 1775 in Ireland
Married Alexander KELL about 1795 in Chester County, South Carolina
                  He was born about 1770 County Antrim, Ireland
                  and died 1839 probably in Gibson County, Indiana
Died probably in Gibson County, Indiana

 
Children of Alexander & Susannah (nee GILLESPIE) KELL are :
      A. John Wilson KELL
      Born about 1797 and died about 1831 in Gibson County, Indiana
 
      B. James Adair KELL
      Born October 20, 1799 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Married Virginia Jane SPROUL about 1821 in South Carolina
            She was born September 7, 1795 in Chester County, South Carolina
            and died 1854 in Gibson County, Indiana
      Died September 11, 1834 in Salem, Marion County, Illinois
 
                  Child of James Adair & Virginia Janes (nee SPROUL) is :
                  Sarah KELL
                  Born January 21 , 1802 in Chester County, South Carolina
                  Married John RODMAN, Jr. (see above)
                  Died in 1881
 
      C. Samuel KELL
      Born after 1803 in South Carolina
      Died in 1831 in Kentucky
 

 
 
 
For questions, additions, or comments for this GILLESPIE Family
Please Contact : Charlene Gillespie Deutsch

 
 
 

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