CANADA: Manitoba 1916 Census

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In 1916, 185 Gillespies were living in Manitoba in the communities of: Brandon, Dauphin, Lisgar, MacDonald, Neepawa, Nelson, Portage La Prairie, Provencher, Selkirk,  Springfield and the city of Winnipeg.

BRANDON

Andrew Gillespie age 47, married, b Scotland 1869. Immigated to Canada 1882.

  • Annie Scott Gillespie 37ys b Canada, wife
  • Margaret Agnes Gillespie 10 ys, b Canada, daughter
  • William Scott Gillespie 8 yrs, b Canada, son
  • Gavin Andrew Gillespie 6 ys, b Canada, son
  • 3 servants: Albert Holberry 22; Paul Drenunyo 27; Alice Rogers 28.

George Gordon, 51 yrs, b Scotland, married

  • Euphemea Gelespie, age 40, married, Scotch, b Scotland 1876. Immigrated to Canada 1882.
  • Agnes Gordon 21 yrs, b Manitoba, daughter
  • Clifford Gordon 19 yrs b Manitoba, son
  • Allen Gordon 17 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Lilian Gordon 15 yrs b Manitoba, daughter
  • Henry Gordon 12 yrs b Manitoba, son
  • Welfred Gordon  8 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Doris Gordon, 4 yr s, b Manitoba, daughter
  • Gordon 2 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Lodger: Anna Mackefney 24, Grand Forks.

George Gillespie, age 38, married, b Ontario 1878.

  • Elo*Gillespie, age 29 b Nova Scotia, wife
  • George Norris Gillespie 2 yrs b Manitoba, son
  • Margarete Gillespie 1 yrs, b Manitoba, daughter
  • 2 servants: Robt Read Raymond 29, Raymond Crampaign 18.

James Gillespie, age 76 married, born Scotland 1840. Immigrated to Canada 1882.

  • Agnes Ra?Tray Gillespie, 76 yrs, b Scotland, wife

James F Gillespie, age 36, single, b Scotland 1880. Immigrated to Canada 1911.

  • Annie S Gillespie 69 yrs b Scotland, mother.

John Gillespie age 32, married, Scotch, b Ontario 1884.

  • Margaret Gillespie 29 yrs b Manitoba, wife
  • Irene M Gillespie 6 yrs b Manitoba, daughter
  • Edna P Gillespie 5 ys, b Manitoba, daughter
  • W Alexander Gillespie 1 yr, b Manitoba, son

Margaret Gillespie 68 widow, Scottish, b Canada 1848. Mother-in-law

  • George Mcleish 35 b Scotland
  • Clara Mcleish 35 b Canada, wife
  • John McLeish 7 yrs b Canada, son
  • George S Mcleish 5 yrs b Canada, son
  • Norman E Mcleish 4 yrs b Canada, son
  • Ronald McLeish 2 yrs b Canada, son
  • Neild Mcleish 1 yr, b Canada, son

Mary Gillaspie 74, widowed, Irish, born Ireland 1842. No immigration year. Living in Griswold Twp, Brandon District, living as a lodger in household of

Percy Lazenby & wife Emma and child Phyllis.

Robert Gillespie age 49, married, Scotch, b Ontario 1867.

  • Janet Gillespie 45 yrs, b Ontario, wife
  • R Gillespie 19 yrs b Manitoba, son
  • Hecta McLean Gillespie, 16 yrs b Maniotba, son
  • May Gillespie 15 b Manitoba
  • George Clayton Gillespie 12 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Thomas Gillespie 11 yr, b Manitoba, son
  • Hugh Gillespie 9 yrs b Manitoba
  • Donalda Gillespie 7 yrs, b Manitoba
  • Domestic: Wm Sutherland 55 yrs b Manitoba

DAUPHIN

F H Jillespie, male, 59, married, Scotch, born Ontario 1857.

  • Martha Jillespie, 59 yrs, wife, married, b Ontario

LISGAR

John Gillispie, 61, married, Irish, born Ontario 1855.

  • Harriett Gillispie 61 yrs, b Ontario, wife

MACDONALD

Hay Gillespie, age 30, single, English, born Scotland 1886. Immigrated to Canada 1912. A servant in the household of:

  • Robert McKenzie 38 yrs b Scotland, married
  • Alice E McKenzie 32 ys b Manitoba, married, wife
  • Elsie E McKenzie 10  yrs, b Manitoba, daughter
  • Merlie McKenzie 8 yrs, b Manitoba, daughter
  • Robert A McKenzie 6 yrs b Manitoba, son
  • Helen M Mckenzie 3 yrs b Manitoba, daughter.

Isabelle Gillispie 60, widowed, Scotch, b Ontario 1856 Living alone in Hammond Twp, MacDonald Region.


NEEPAWA

Adam Gelespie 48, married, Irish, born Ireland 1868, Immigrated to Canada 1906.

  • Annie Gelespie 44 yrs, b Ireland, wife
  • Minnie Gelespie 21 yrs, b Ireland, daughter
  • Matilda Gelespie 18 yrs b Ireland, daughter
  • William Gelespie 16 yrs b Ireland, daughter
  • Samuel Gelespie 14 yrs b Ireland, son
  • John Gelespie 11 yrs b Ireland, son
  • Henry Gelespie 9 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Alexander Gelespie 5 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • David Gelespie 3 yrs b Manitoba, son
  • Loyd Gelespie 3 yrs b Manitoba, son

Matilda Gelespie 18, single, English, born Ireland 1898, Immigrated to Canada 1901. Living in household of Thomas Holton with 9 others.

William Gellspio 34, married, Irish, born Ireland 1882. Immigrated to Canada 1905.

  • Amelia Gellispio 27 yrs, b Ireland, wife

NELSON

Wm Jas Gillespie, age 54, Irish, b Ontario 1862, married.

  • Mary K Gillespie 57 yrs, b Ontario, married, wife
  • Harold Gillespie 21 yrs, b Ontario, son
  • Ray Gillespie 19 yrs, b Ontario, son.
  • Frank Bowman 11 yrs b Ireland, son

Percy R Gillespie age 17, single, Irish, b Ontario 1899. Living in household of:

  • Richard Bateman 34 yrs b Ontario, married
  • Mary A Bateman 30 yrs b Ontario, wife
  • Eva Bateman 6 yrs, b Manitoba, daughter
  • Bessie Bateman 4 yrs b Manitoba, daughter
  • Walter E Bateman 1 yr b Manitoba, son

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE

Cora Gillespie, 20, single, Scotch, b Manitoba 1896. A servant in household of:

  • Evelyn Burns, 26 yrs b Ireland
  • Florence Burns 7 yrs, b Manitoba, daughter
  • Lodger: Kenner Tremblay, 33 yrs, b Ontario

PROVENCHER

Duncan Gillespie, age 43, Scotch, b Ontario 1893. married

  • Annie Gillespie 35 yrs b Ontario, wife, married
  • Edith May Gillespie 12 yrs, b Manitoba, daughter
  • John Wesley Gillespie 10yrs b Manitoba, son
  • Robert Duncan Gillespie 7 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Wilfred McKinnon Gillespie 5 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Donald Edward Gillespie 3 yrs b Manitoba, son
  • Alma Eliza Gillespie 3 m, b Manitoba, daughter

James Byson Gillespie, 39, married, Scotch, b Scotland 1877, Immigrated to Canada 1906.  Living in Morris Twp, Provencher District.

  • Lilly Dick Gillespie 35, b Scotland, wife, married
  • James Gillespie 14 yrs, b Scotland, son
  • Margaret Gillespie 11 yrs, b Scotland, daughter
  • Alexander Gillespie 7 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Lilly Islay Gillespie, 2 yrs, b Canada, daughter

Robert Gillespie 41, married, Irish, b Ireland 1875, Immigrated to Canada 1896.

  • Minnie Gillespie, 44 ys, b Ireland, married, wife
  • James Gillespie 15 yrs, b Manitoba, son

SELKIRK

Daniel Gillespie, age 50, single, Scotch, b Ontario 1866. Living in household of:

  • Roland Oliver, 29 yrs, b England, married
  • Lillian Oliver 21 yrs, b Manitoba, wife, married
  • Roland S Oliver 1 yrs b Manitoba, son

Listed by themselves. Who are parents?

  • Mary Ann Gillispie 13, single, Scotch, b 1903 Manitoba.
  • Thomas Edwin Gilespie 12 yrs, b Manitoba
  • Sarah May Gillispie 10 yrs, b Manitoba.

Violet A Gillespie age 0, single, ICELANDIC, granddaughter, born Manitoba 1916. Living in house of:

  • Sigrelar H Sigurdson, 60 yrs, b Iceland
  • Magnus Sigurdson 34  yrs, b Iceland, son
  • Elens S Sigurdson 26 yrs b Manitoba, son
  • Gudrun Sigurdson, age 31, b Manitoba, daughter
  • Swenson Stefan 15 b Iceland, brother
  • Bjorne O Jonsan, 13 yrs, b Dakota, US, Adopted

Warford Joseph Gillespie 49, male, married, Scotch, born Ontario 1867.

  • Alice Gillispie, 34 yrs, b Ontario, wife, married
  • Evelyn Annie Gillispie 12 yrs, b Manitoba, daughter
  • Robert Bruce Gillispie 11 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Malcolme Paul Gillispie 9 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Olive Meldrid Gillispie 6 yrs, b Manitoba, daughter
  • Ivan Edward Gillispie, 1 yrs, b Manitoba, son

SPRINGFIELD

Dugald Gillespie, 60 married, Scotch, Born Oreloya Co, Ontario 1856.

  • Elizabeth Gillespie 58 yrs, b Belfast, Ireland, wife
  • William Robert Gillespie 31, b Manitoba, son
  • Dora Elizabeth Gillespie 29, b Manitoba, daughter
  • James Ross Gillespie 27 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Donald Murray Gillespie 25, b Manitoba, son
  • Charlie Dugald Gillespie 22 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • 4 others: laborer, clerk & 2 boarders

Josiah Gillespie 30, single, Irish, born Ireland 1886. Immigrated to Canada 1912. Living in household of Robert Caster as a border.

Richard Gillespie 50, married, Irish, Born Ireland 1866. Immigrated to Canada 1888.

  • Maggie Gillespie, 50 yrs, b Ireland, wife, married
  • Elliott Gillespie 24 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Robert Gillespie 22  yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Richard Gillespioe 20 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Fred Gillespie 16  yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Allen Gillespie 14 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Violet Gillespie 12 b Manitoba, daughter
  • John Gillespie 9 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Mildred Gillespie 6 yrs, b Manitoba, daughter.

WINNIPEG CENTRE

Archibald Gillespie 65 married, Scotch, b Ontario 1851, married

  • Effie Gillespie 65 yrs, b Ontario, married, wife
  • John Gillespie 31 yrs, b Ontario, son
  • Lulu Gillespie 29, b Ontario, daughter
  • Archibald Gillespie 22 yrs b Ontario, son

Fred Gillespie 35, single, Irish, born Ireland 1881. Immigrated to Canada 1910. Living in Rooming House of:

  • Evan Roberts & wife Jane. 4 other boarders.

George Gillespie 31, married, Scotch, b England 1885.

  • Lillian Gillespie 27 yrs, b England, married
  • Gwladys Gillespie, 8 yrs, b England, daughter

John Gellespie 33, married, English, born PEI 1883. Immigration 1908.

  • Annie Gellespie 23 yrs, b PEI, married, wife
  • Clara May Gellespie 1 yrs, b Manitoba, daughter
  • Gordon Gillispie 6 m, b Manitoba son

Robert Gillespie 55, married, b Scotland 1861. Immigrated to Canada 1906.

  • Robina Gillespie 55 yrs, b Scotland, married, wife
  • May Gillespie 21 yrs, b Scotland, daughter
  • Gordon Gillespie 12 yrs, b Scotland, son

Robert J Gillespie 42, married, Irish, born Ireland 1874, Immigrated to Canada 1908.

  • Margaret Gillespie 40 yrs, married, wife, b Ireland

William Gilispie 33, single, English, born 1883 PEI, Immigration 1903. Living in household of Frederick Wise, wife and 2 sons.


WINNIPEG NORTH

Donald R Gillespie, 67, married, Scotch, b Ontario 1849

  • Katherine Gillespie 57 yrs, b Ontario, married, wife
  • Ethel Gillespie 33 yrs b Manitoba, daughter
  • Fred Gillespie 30 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Elma Gillespie 25 yrs, b Manitoba, daughter
  • John Gillespie 23 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Katherine Gillespie 20 yrs, b Manitoba, daughter
  • Stewart Gillespie 17 yrs, b Manitoba, son

James Gillespie 35, married, Irish, born Ireland 1881. Immigrated to Canada 1900.

  • May Gillespie 31 yrs, b Ontario, married, wife
  • Roomer: Hector Fead 11 yrs, b Manitoba.

James F Gillespie 32, married, Scotch, b Ontario 1884

  • Gladys Gillespie 28  yrs born British Columbia, married, wife
  • Frances Gillespie 5 w, b Manitoba, daughter.

John Gillespsie 34, married, English, Born England 1882. Immigation 1902.

  • Martha Gillepsie 31 yrs b England, married, wife
  • Bertha Gillepsie 4 yrs, b Manitoba, daughter
  • Roomer: Joseph Little

John W Gillespie, 34, married, Irish, born Ireland 1882. Immigrated to Canada 1904.

  • Margaret Gillespie, 24, married, wife. b Ireland
  • Caroline M Gillespie 3 yrs b Manitoba, daughter

Minnie Gillispie 18, single, French, born Manitoba 1898. Living as servant in household of May Harvey.

Robert Gillespie 35, married, Scotch, b Ontario 1881.

  • Margaret Gillespie, 32 yrs b Manitoba, married, wife
  • Isabel Gillespie 5 yrs, b Manitoba, daughter
  • Catheelen Gillespie 3 yrs, b Manitoba, daughter
  • Donald James Gillespie 1 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Domestic: Annie Slaughter 60 yrs,  England

WINNIPEG SOUTH

Chas W Gillespie 36, married, English, born Minnesota 1880, Immigrated to Canada 1912.

  • Petra Gillespie 32 yrs, wife, married b Minnesota
  • Bruce Gillespie 5 yrs, b Minnesota, son
  • Phillip Gillespie 4 yrs b Minnesota, son
  • Rose M Gillespie 2 yrs b Manitoba, daughter
  • Domestic: Mar Bolenski 19 yrs, b Manitoba

George H Gillespie 28, married, Scotch, born Scotland 1888. No immigration year. Living in township O France

  • May Gillespie 26 yrs, b Manitoba, married, wife
  • Valerie Gillespie 1 yrs, b Manitoba, daughter
  • Albert A Egan 23 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • Arthur F Egan 20 yrs b Manitoba, son
  • Lewis D Egan 14 yrs b Manitoba

James B Gillespie 25, married, Scotch, b Ontario 1891. In Edgmore Cottage Township.

  • Olive Gillespie 24 yrs, b Ontario, married, wife

Lawrence F Gillespie, 55, married, Irish, born Ireland 1861, Immigrated to Canada 1910.

  • Margaret A Gillespie 50 yrs, b USA, married, wife
  • Lawrence B Gillespie 26 yrs, b USA, son
  • Margaret Gillespie 21 yrs, b USA, daughter
  • Elizabeth Gillespie 19 yrs b USA, daughter
  • Frank Gillespie 17 yrs, b USA, son
  • Servant: Dorothy Blanger 17 yrs, b Quebec

Maj J C Gillespie, 53, married Scotch, born Ontario 1863

  • May L Gillespie 47 yrs, b Ontario, married, wife
  • J C Gillespie 19 yrs, b Manitoba, son
  • G C Geobie 40 yrs, b Ontario sister-in-law.

Mary Gillespie 60, widowed, English, b Ontario 1856.

  • Charles Gillespie 26 yrs, b Massachusetts, son
  • Ethel M Gillespie, 29 yrs, b Massachusetts, daughter
  • Roomer: Cavan Bright 22 yrs b England

Mary Gillespie 25, single, Scotch, b Scotland 1891, Immigrated to Canada 1911, living in an orphanage?  or “Ward” with 67 others including 56 very young children, headed by Lena Keddie. Servants & Nurses, Laundress, Seamstresses.

 

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