Gillespie Family History Library & Archives


This online library provides Gillespie family history records from across the world. Variant spellings of that name are included. A multitude of other last names are also provided through marriages and descendants.

The left menu bar is for family history research. The top menu bar represents personal interests and activities. Although helpful, the search engine does not pick up every word on this site. It is best used for locations, dates and the maiden last names of spouses.

To rapidly scan any page, use Control +F to pull up a search box that appears top right of the page you are on. Enter search terms to see words highlighted on that page and how many there are to follow and view.

The name Gillespie originated in the British Isles but not from one individual. Early individuals in Ireland and Scotland used variant spellings of the name linked to a religious context, meaning  “servant of the Bishop.” 

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