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Earliest Gillespie record in Prince Edward, VA for Marriage 1791



by other Researchers

Emsey Gillespie, VA with links to West Virginia by Forney Clark

George Gillespie 1731-1801 & Mary Moore of Albemarle & Amherst Co Va by Michael Gillespie

Nancy Gillespie & William KERR, Augusta Co, VA to Bath Co, VA, (website gone).

Tazwell County Gillespie Roots by Marcus Boyd (website gone)

Berry Family History linked to  early setters, Thomas Gillespie & Eleanor of Augusta Co, Virginia. (website gone).  Son Jacob married Rebecca  Berry and their roots were to Pocohontos Co, West Virginia. Many Gillespie families in Virginia discussed in the history presented.

From the Book Virginia Genealogies by Rev Horace Edwin Hyden re Glassell Family of Scotland and Virginia, pge 689:

William Wallace (18th descendant of Wallace of Elderslie, Scotland)  married Margaret d and h of Hugh Stewart of Neilsonside or Drumgrain. Mr Mitchell thinks it was he who d 1672 and left the Merchant’s House of Glasgow 17.8 pounds. He had 19 children: 1. William, who succeeded.2.  Margaret who m James Gillespie of an old Glasgow family. and so on…Notes regarding Elderslie, of which there are two of them, to the west of Paisley, which is the old home of the Wallaces….and linked to the Wallaces of Ellerslie, King George Co, Virginia

Family History of Reese Gillespie  & Sally Hanshew, Smythe Co, VA with links to Missouri, Illinois. Son William R Gillespie

Family History of Mary & Jeremiah Gillespie living in Tennessee and Amherst Co, VIRGINIA – linked closer to today through Gilbert McClung Gillespie 1914-3003, s/o Wyatt & Laura, Lexington


See Military Records from Menu Bar for early Virginia settlers