USA: North Carolina

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The Gillespies of Tazwell County

Published Books

Jane Gillespie Brown and the Cherokees, 1788 by J. W D Wright, edited by Gilbert G Lentz/Anna Wright 1989

Lentz-Gillespie, Family Histories, Summary 1613 to present, Gilbert G Lentz, Dec 1993

Lenze and Gillespie Families In Rowan County, North Carolina 1749-1818 by Gilbert G Lentz, 1994 (929.273 Sp31g) – Available Salt Lake City, Utah

Longrifles of North Carolina by John Bivins, Jr, George Shumway Publisher 1969 and 1988. (“It is believed that Daniel Boone carried a “Gillespie Rifle.”)

The History of Roane County, by Emma Middleton Wells, (lists Gillespie history on pages 184 to 187).