The General Society of Mayflower Descendants was founded January 12, 1897, and in its published index volume, listed the following Gillespies:
Earl Augustus Gillespie, spouse Isabel Booth Curtis. Number 14,337 listed, of 40,123 names in the book.
The parents of Earl were Levinus Lansing Gillespie and Ellen Valentine.
Source of Records: Book: Mayflower Ancestral Index, Volume 1, 1981. (24 volumes available). Descendants of the Families: Brewster, Chilton, Easton, Samuel Fuller, More, Rogers, Soule, White.
Source: Volume Eleven: Mayflower Families Through Five Generations of Descendants of the Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth, Mass December 1620, Vol II, Part II, by Edward Doty. Page 142 “The Edward Doty Family”
Stephen Doty (Joseph, Jonathan, Samuel, Edward) b Basking Ridge, New Jersey April 6, 1784 d there June 16, 1843 age 59 yrs 2 m 10 days. He married Basking Ridge, NJ 1st Anna Sutton, b there Aug 19, 1778, daughter of Uriah and Elizabeth (__). She died there Oct 15, 1827ae 49 yr 1m 0d.
Stephen married 2nd April 12, 1828 Abigail Price Simpson b May 3, 1789 dau of David and Rebecca (Price) Simpson. She d Aug 28, 1872 in her 84th y
The will of Stephen Doty of Basking Ridge, New Jersey signed May 5, 1843 proved 27 June 1843 mentions wife Abigail, dau Miranda, wife of SOLOMON GILLASPY, and son in law Solomon Gillaspey, who was named executor.
Child (Doty) by his first wife Anna:
i Miranda Doty m Dec 18, 1828 Solomon Gillaspy, living Basking Ridge, NJ in 1897.
Great details on each family member that follows can be obtain from the book (Toronto Reference LIbrary, Toronto) or the Society.
ii David Martin- New Jersey
iii Keziah Doty -died in Ohio
iv Sarah Doty – died in Pennsylvania
v Joseph Doty – died in New Jersey
vi George Doty -died in New York
vii David Doty – died in Vermont
viii James Doty – died in New Jersey
ix Daniel Doty – died in Ohio
x John Doty – died in Indiana
xi Elizabeth/Betsey Doty – died in Indiana
xii Jane Doty – moved to Ohio/Illinois
xiii Zina Doty – died in Ohio
Notes: no location is provided for any name in the main index. The Mayflower Ancestral Index has been compiled from the master cards of the lineages of the General Society at Plymouth, Massachusetts. These lineages have been accepted through the years by a succession of Historians General. More than 45,000 lineage papers have been processed. This roster denotes the family elements of the members of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants, a documentation for membership in the Society.