The Gillespie Family of
Falkirk, Larbert & Bonnybridge, Scotland
In 1909 the Gillespie Family immigrated to Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Front Row: sons, John Duncan Gillespie, William Duncan Gillespie
& Alex Melrose Gillespie
Middle Row: daughter, Jean M. Gillespie Campbell; mother, Mary
Duncan; daughter, Mary D. Gillespie Lockhart
Back Row: sons, Robert Gillespie & James Philip Gillespie
Welcome to my website. Here you will find three
separate family lineages combined into one connected surname database. I hope you enjoy checking out the various
Dutch, English, German, Irish, Norwegian and Scottish surnames. I have tried to make my information as accurate as possible. This database
of over 4000 entries includes ancestors from as early as 963 AD in
England and as early as the 1600's in Norway. It also
includes Mayflower Descendants!
I also have included pages
which feature very old family photos from Scotland and Ontario, Canada
that were taken from the late 1800's to about 1930. I would
love to put names to the faces of the civilians and WWI soldiers in
these photos. If you recognize any of the photos please let me know.
Also featured are old postcards sent from Scotland to Hamilton, Ontario during WWI by several of my family who, while serving in the Canadian Expeditionary Forces and on military leave, visited their former hometowns in Ayrshire and Stirlingshire, Scotland to catch up on what was happening with old friends and family.
Walls: I am actively seeking
information for: 1. Parents of
born about 1789-1796 of Falkirk, Glasgow, Larbert & Bonnybridge,
cousin to Robert Hutton Gillespie (1802) of
Falkirk per Falkirk Poorhouse Relief records.
2. Parents of Samuel Wilson
1802 in South Beaver Twp, Beaver Co, PA, married abt 1830 to Anna
Co. PA, died 1885 in Allen Co, OH. Samuel's unknown father from
Ireland, unknown mother from Maryland.
3. Parents of
Elisha Jolley1806-1872 of Harrisburg, Dauphin Co, PA
and then to Lima, Allen Co, OH
Thank you for taking the
time to visit this website!