Individual and family records will be on the Canada, Ontario and Scotland pages. This is just a brief summary to identify those who left Scotland and where they settled in the Province, grouping county locations from East to West, then South. Not completed.
To VICTORIA COUNTY (Central Ontario)
Archibald Gillespie (1826-1889), wife Anna Harvey IR by 1851
Christiana Gillespie & Alexander McMillan – Beaverton
Donald Gillespie (1793-?) & Isabella to Brock Twp
Dugald Gillespie (1781-1835) and Mary McEachern IR by 1833
Dugald Gillespie & Sarah Baxter IR 1828-32 from North Carolina with his brother, John Gillespie.
John Gillespie (1774-1872) IR by 1832
John Gillespie & Ann McDougall
Robert Gillespie (1820-?) & Bell from Kilchoman
To ONTARIO COUNTY (Central Region)
Christina Gillespie & Alexander McMillan
Donald Gillespie (1783-) & Isabella McVicar
Dr Donald Gillespie Isabella Couthard
Squire Malcolm Gillespie to Cannington
Angus Gillespie (1831-1906) & Margaret McArthur
Archibald Gillespie (1805-) & Agnes Buchanan 1833 They moved to Gunton, Manitoba. Visited by Squire Malcolm Gillespie of Cannington in 1881. His diary record of the trip on file.
Donald Gillespie ( 1810-1877) & Margaret
Duncan Gillespie & Margaret Campbell
To SIMCOE COUNTY (Western area)
Donald Gillespie-(1883) & Mary, Herman, Mary by 1837 on Con 11, Lot 30
John Gillespie & Mary Currie – at least 2 children
Angus Gillespie (1787-1860) & Ann McMillan – 12 children. This family was listed at Consiby, Islay
Oro Twp (near Barrie)
Archibald Gillespie ( 1790-1857) & Janet McDermid – 6 children
?Malcolm Gillespie & Sarah
Town of Stayer
Margaret Gillespie (died 1888)
Alexander Gillespie (1790 – 1883) & Janet Jamieson on Con 10, Lot 12 with 10 children of which four were born in Octovulin, Isle of Islay.
To GREY COUNTY
John Gillespie ( -1884)
Mary (McKenzie) Gillespie died 1885
To KENT COUNTY (Southern Region)
John Gillespie (-1885) Presbyterian farmer
Total Records: 26
Record Sources: tombstone locations; Vital statistic records, County histories.