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son of Daniel Gillians, Sr. and Frances Orde
Born: 21 March 1835 County Durham, England
Died: 21 March 1914 Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN CH-4E, p. 311
Funeral Home: Schaefer
Burial: Hawesville Cemetery Hancock Co., KY

Military: Union Army 3rd KY Calvary, Company E
Enlisted rank: Private Enlisted age: 22
Enlisted date: 1 August 1862
Name as listed on roster: John Gillins

He never married and lived with various siblings and relatives during his life. He died in the home of his niece Frances Gillians Egan. 411 Magnolia St., Evansville, IN

name: John Gillon
gender: Male
baptism/christening date: 12 Apr 1835
baptism/christening place: Rainton, Houghton-le-Spring, Durham, England
father's name: Daniel Gillon
mother's name: Frances Gillon
indexing project (batch) number: C00881-6
system origin: England-EASy
source film number: 1514523
reference number: yr 1825-1835 p 198
Citing this Record
"England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 23 Feb 2013), John Gillon, 12 Apr 1835; citing Rainton, Houghton-le-Spring, Durham, England, reference yr 1825-1835 p 198; FHL microfilm 1514523.

14 July 1853 arrived Philadelphia, PA aboard Ship Briseis

Year: 1860; Census Place: Hawesville, Hancock, Kentucky; Roll: M653_370; Page: 1042; Image: 504; Family History Library Film: 803370. Frances, three of her children and a W. Carolton are living in this household.

Year: 1870; Census Place: Hawesville, Hancock, Kentucky; Roll: M593_466; Page: 173B; Image: 373; Family History Library Film: 545965. Elizabeth [27 keeping house] all siblings living together.

1880 not found

Year: 1900; Census Place: Vigo, Knox, Indiana; Roll: 381; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0049; FHL microfilm: 1240381.
Micheal Atkinson 72
Rebecca Atkinson 66
John Giliians 73 [boarding in this home; listed as a pensioner; naturalized citizen arriving 1853]

Year: 1910; Census Place: Vigo, Knox, Indiana; Roll: T624_360; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0066; FHL microfilm: 1374373.
George M Killion 46
Alice A Killion 44
Irene Killion 19
Leon L Killion 14
Helen Ester Killion 3
Michael Atkinson 83
John Gillians 83 [boarding in this home]

Vanderburgh Co., IN Death Records

Schaefer Funeral Home Records

Photo of military marker at grave site Hawesville Cemetery

John Gillians The Evansville Courier, issue 22 March 1914

He received a pension for his service in the Civil War and a military marker was placed on his grave.

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