JAMES GILLIANS, SR.: 
son of Daniel Gillians, Sr. and Frances Orde
Born: 1835 Pittington, County Durham, England
Died: 18 May 1909 Hancock Co., KY
Burial: Hawesville Cemetery Hancock Co., KY
Married: 1] 21 November 1857 Hancock Co., KY
ANNA D. WILSON
daughter of Andrew Wilson and Ann Ellison
Born: 1837 County Durham, England
Died: Abt 1875 Hawesville, Hancock Co., KY
CHILDREN OF JAMES AND ANNA:
1. Anna Gillians + Andrew Egan
2. Daniel W. Gillians + Margaret Berkley
3. Andrew Gillians + Leona J. Bruner
4. Frances Gillians + John Thomas Hyde
5. James Gillians, Jr. + Onnorah Ryan
6. Sarah Jane Gillians + John Blackford, Jr.
b. Sept. 1874
m. 10 June 1900 Hancock Co., KY
Married: 2] 12 December 1878 Hancock Co., KY Book 3, page 29
Born: circa 1831/2 Ireland
Died: Before 1900
name: James Gillons
baptism/christening date: 12 Mar 1837
baptism/christening place: West Rainton, Durham, England
father's name: Daniel Gillons
mother's name: Frances
indexing project (batch) number: C02134-4
system origin: England-EASy
source film number: 1514523
reference number: yr 1835-1846 p 33
Citing this Record
"England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J9LN-B5K : accessed 23 Feb 2013), James Gillons, 12 Mar 1837; citing West Rainton, Durham, England, reference yr 1835-1846 p 33; FHL microfilm 1514523.
An inscription in the family Bible, of James, said
"County Durham, England home of the dreaded Druids". This Bible was in the possession of Dorothy Watkins until there was a fire in her home and it was destroyed. Dorothy Watkins is now deceased.
Note Anna D. Wilson Gillians was living in Sept. 1874 when her last child was born.
Elizabeth Osborn [b about 1832 in Ireland] married Robert Matier 15 Nov 1851 in Cannelton, IN. There were two children: Sarah [1850/1854-3 Mar 1913]m Ord Gillians in 1877, John [1860- ]; Eliza married James Gillians - coal miner in Hawesville KY 10 Dec 1878.
Year: 1860; Census Place: Hawesville, Hancock, Kentucky; Roll: M653_370; Page: 1040; Image: 502; Family History Library Film: 803370. James and Ann Gilliams have a 2 year old daughter, Annie
Year: 1870; Census Place: Hawesville, Hancock, Kentucky; Roll: M593_466; Page: 174B; Image: 375; Family History Library Film: 545965.
Year: 1880; Census Place: Hawesville, Hancock, Kentucky; Roll: 417; Family History Film: 1254417; Page: 204C; Enumeration District: 118; Image: 0413. James has remarried.
Year: 1900; Census Place: Hawesville, Hancock, Kentucky; Roll: 524; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0041; FHL microfilm: 1240524. James and his daughter Sadie are listed living next-door to Hannah Gillians Aldridge and her husband Squire.
Owensboro Area Obituary Index
Daviess County Public Library
James (Sr.) GILLIANS
No Birthdate on Record - Died: 5/18/1909
Death: Hawesville, KY Hancock County
Cause of Death: heart failure
Source: OM: 5/20/1909
Cemetery: Hawesville Cemetery Hancock Co., KY
son: Andrew, Dan & James Gillians; daughter: Sadie Blackford, Mrs. Andy Egan & Mrs. John Hyde
OM - p.2
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