SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina

 

BIRTHS

Alfred Gillespie Dickson born November 14, 1864, baptised February 2, 1865, son of George Claudius, a sheep farmer  and Jane Julia, St John’s Church, Buenos Aires

Alexander Monteith Drysdale, born March 28, 1897, baptised April 25, 1897, son of John Monteith, accountant, age 34, born Scotland, and Robina Murray Gillespie, age 31, born Scotland.  St Andrew’s Scots Presbyterian Church, Buenos Aires, Argentina

David Alfred Drysdale, born August 10, 1902 Capital Federal, baptised September 14, 1902. Son of son of John Monteith, accountant, 36,  born Scotland, and Robina Murray Gillespie, 33, born Scotland. St Andrew’s Scots Presbyterian Church, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Ian Gillespie Drysdale, born in Capital Federal on June 16, 1899, baptised July 23, 1899, son of John Monteith, accountant, 39,  born Scotland, and Robina Murray Gillespie, 36, born Scotland. St Andrew’s Scots Presbyterian Church, Buenos Aires, Argentina

James Fleming Drysdale born Buenos Aires November 7, 1903, baptised December 13, 1903. Father on of John Monteith, accountant, 40, born Scotland, and Robina Murray Gillespie, 37, born Scotland. St Andrew’s Scots Presbyterian Church, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Ritchie Murray Drysdale, born November 25, 1900 Capital Federal, baptised December 6, 1900, son of John Monteith, accountant, 37, born Scotland, and Robina Murray Gillespie, 34, born Scotland. St Andrew’s Scots Presbyterian Church, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Alejandro Murray Gillespie, birth Oct 24, 1921   V Lopez Bs Aires, Argentina. Travelled to Brazil 1939.  Father David Gillespie, Mother Bess Ayres de Gillespie.

Alexander Gillespie,  birth July 15, 1874,  baptised March 10, 1875, son of Alexander and Margaret, marine engineer, residence Jump. Anglican Church.

Amalia Gillespie, born August 20, 1881, baptised February 14, 1883, d/o John, 38, born Scotland & Amalia Kollier born Switzerland. St Andrews Scots Presbyterian Church, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Joan Elizabeth Gillespie born February 7, 1900, baptised March 4, 1900 d/o Archibald and Kathrine Elizabeth Knocker, Rosario,

John Gillespie born April 1, 1885, baptised December 9, 1891, son of John, Engineer, born Scotland, engineer, and Amalia Koeller, 39 born Switzerland. St Andrews Scot Presbyterian Church, Buenos Aires, Argentina

John William Gillespie, born June 6, 1872, baptised July 25, 1872, son of John, age 35, born England, and Elizabeth Priscilla Claypole, 36 born Buenos Aires. St Andrew’s Scots Presbyterian Church, Argentina

Sarah Ann Gillespie born January 25, 1871, baptised February 1, 1871 d/o John, 32, born England and Elizabeth Priscilla Claypole, 33, born England, St Andrews Scots Presbyterian Church, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Jean Mary Gillespie Jagoe, born Oct 12, 191_, baptised November 12, 1913, in Buenos Aires, daughter of John, born England, mother Evelyn, born England. Godparents: John Gilbert Gillespie, Nora Gillespie, Grace Greenshields. Catedral Anglicana de San Juan Bautista, Argentina

Elizabeth Gillespie McQueen born February 26, 1889, baptised March 28, 1889, d/o Robert Gillespie 31, born Scotland,  industrial mechanic and Elizabeth Baxter, 26, born Scotland. St Andrews Scots Presbyterian Church, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Elsie Agnes Baxter McQueen, born November 3, 1898, baptised December 31, 1898,  daughter of Robert Gillespie, 41, engineer, born Scotland, and Elizabeth Baxter, 36, born Scotland.  St Andrews Scots Presbyterian Church, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Ernest McQueen born October 3, 1901, baptised December 31, 1901, son of Robert Gillespie, 46, engineer, born in Scotland, and Elizabeth Baxter, 40, born in Scotland.  St Andrew’s Scots Presbyterian Church, Buenos Aires, Argentina

John McQueen born May 6, 1891, son of Robert Gillespie, mechanic, age 32, born Scotland and Elizabeth Baxter, age 29, born Scotland, St Andrew’s Scots Presbyterian Church, Buenos Aires, Gillespie Carew O’Dwyer born October 4, 1906, baptised November 2, 1906, child of Carew Gillespie, engineer & Mary Honor Caroline. Anglican Cathedral of St John the Baptist, Buenos Aires, Argentia

Leonard McQueen, born September 11, 1895. baptised December 14, 1895, s/o Robert Gillespie, 37, coppersmith, born Scotland, and Elizabeth Baxter, 33, born Scotland

Rollo Gillespie O’Dwyer, born at San Guillermo, Entre Rios January 10, 1900, baptised March 23, 1900 , son of John & Elinor, Estanciero. St John Church.

Rosie O’Dwyer birth November 27, 1874. Baptised December 20, 1875. born Gualeguay, Entre Rios    d/o J Gillespie & Mary Agnes, Barrister, St John’s Church

MARRIAGES

Archibald Gillespie, age 39, Engineer born London, England, son of Richard Gillespie & Carolina Maria Miles de Gillespie, married Kathleen Elizabeth Knocker, 33 , born Seven Oaks, England, daughter of Joseph Henry Dickinson & Elizabeth Knocker,  on November 18, 1898 at San Bartolome Church, Rosario, St Barts, Argentina

David Murray Gillespie, 38, born Uruguay, merchant, married Bess Alverta Ayres 26, born North America, August 6, 1910  St Andrew’s Scots Presbyterian Church, Buenos Aires, Argentina

John Gillespie, 31, born England, married Elizabeth Claypole de Wood, 34, born Buenos Aires,  on February 2, 1870 St Andrew’s Scots Presbyterian Church, Buenos Aires, Argentina

John Jagoe, age 44, rancher born Buenos Aires, son of Robert John Jagoe  (deceased) and Mary Eleanor Jagoe, married Evelyn Gillespie, 31, born York, England, d/o Robert Rollo Gillespie and Mary Aston Coffin on May 27, 1912 at Saint Bartholomew, Rosario,

Carew Gillespie O’Dwyer, 27, born Argentina, residence near Jubilee, married Mary Honor Caroline Baker, 23 , born Argentina residence Estancia San Juan, Las Moscas, d/o of Conors Baker. Marriage took place in home of bride’s father.

Joseph Gillespie O’Dwyer was a witness to a wedding 1880 in Fray Bentos Anglican Church . Three Anglican churches were built very close to the border between Uruguay and Argentina.

DEATHS

George Gillespie is witness to a burial of Robert Aldrich  in  May 1867 in service of Methodist Episcopal Church in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Margaret Murdock Gillespie, age 77, died June 11, 1924. Buried in the shade of the church tree where her son was minister, Rev William, Belgrano 105, Chascomús, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Robert Peter Gillespie died February 29, 1884 age 9, nationality Argentinian, son of John Gillespie & Elizabeth P de Gillespie, typhoid fever, Old Protestant Cemetery, Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina

Sarah Ann Gillespie died age 7 days, February 2, 1871, sick. St Andrew’s Scots Presbyterian Church, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Robert Gillespie McQUEEN, died age 46, born Scotland, engineer on April 6, 1902 of heart disease. St Andrews Scot Presbyterian Church, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Gillespie O’Dywer, died age 99, native of Dublin IRELAND; member of the London Bar; son of Carew O’Dwyer; he arrived in Argentina some 30 years ago; for 20 years managed Estancia Guillermo, Entre Rios; leaves a widow and 5 children; died at Gualeguay; obituary The Standard Jul 31,  1894

Publications: 

Soldiers of Peron, Argentine’s Montoneros, by Richard Gillespie, published 1982.

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Record Count:  33

Source: Ancestry. com:  Church Records