Descendants of Richard Gill


Generation No. 1

        1. Richard Gill (Richard1) was born 1801. He married (1) Mary Jane Thompson November 15, 1827. He married (2) Elizabeth (Dunn) Connolly March 06, 1848. Richard settled on Prince Edward Island around 1819 and established a grist mill in Newton Cross. Although coming from Puritan ancestors his first wife Mary was a devout Catholic and following her death he converted to the Catholic faith.

        Children of Richard Gill and Mary Thompson are:

+ 2 i. Jane Gill.
+ 3 ii. John Gill, born 1831.
+ 4 iii. Richard Gill, born 1833.
+ 5 iv. Gordon Gill, born 1835; died Bef 1901.
+ 6 v. Thomas Gill, born 1838; died February 07, 1875.
+ 7 vi. Mary Gill, born December 31, 1839, baptized March 01, 1840.
  8 vii. Peter Gill, born March 07, 1842, baptized April 10, 1842.

Children of Richard Gill and Elizabeth Connolly are:

  9 i. William Gill, born December 31, 1848, baptized January 14, 1849. He married Jennie Fraser.
  10 ii. Anne Gill, born January 15, 1851, baptized February 02, 1851. She married Joseph Ryan.
+ 11 iii. Maria "Mid" Gill, born September 21, 1852, baptized October 17, 1852; died November 05, 1937.
  12 iv. Catherine Gill, born July 16, 1854, baptized July 23, 1854.
+ 13 v. Catherine Gill, born July 12, 1855; died November 17, 1917.
  14 vi. Bridget Gill, born September 13, 1857, baptized September 20, 1857; died September 19, 1870. Interred in St. Michael’s Cemetary, Iona.
+ 15 vii. Georgina Gill, born August 01, 1859, baptized August 14, 1859.
+ 16 viii. Elizabeth Jane Gill, born June 22, 1861, baptized June 29, 1861; died 1944.
+ 17 ix. George Matthew Gill, born 1863; died 1918.
  18 x. Ellen Teresa Gill, born August 16, 1865, baptized September 17, 1865; died May 11, 1937. Interred in St. Michael’s Cemetary, Iona.


Generation No. 2

2. Jane Gill (Richard
2, Richard1). She married Patrick O'Holloran on May 01, 1848. Children baptized in St. Joachim’s Church, Vernon River.

        Children of Jane Gill and Patrick O'Holloran are:

  19 i. Bernard O'Holloran, born March 19, 1868, baptized March 20, 1868.
  20 ii. Jane O'Holloran, born April 01, 1870, baptized April 03, 1870.

3. John Gill (Richard2, Richard1) was born 1831. Occupation: farmer lot 66. He married Mary McArey on October 18, 1852. All their children were baptized in St. Joachim’s Roman Catholic Church, Vernon River.

        Children of John Gill and Mary McArey are:

  21 i. Richard Gill, born September 01, 1853, baptized September 18, 1853.
+ 22 ii. Mary (Minnie) Gill, born November 19, 1855, baptized December 16, 1855; died 1891.
  23 iii. John Gill, born March 11, 1858, baptized March 21, 1858.
+ 24 iv. Jane Gill, born May 15, 1860, baptized May 27, 1860.
+ 25 v. Roseanne Gill, born November 1862, baptized December 31, 1862; died July 29, 1940.
+ 26 vi. Elizabeth Gill, born May 23, 1865, baptized June 18, 1865; died July 18, 1928.
+ 27 vii. Ellen Gill, born January 05, 1868, baptized February 16, 1868.
  28 viii. Mary Gill, born June 20, 1870, baptized June 26, 1870.
  29 ix. Bridget Gill, born July 21, 1871, baptized June 29, 1871; died June 12, 1909. She married James Dunn.
  30 x. Catherine (Kate) Gill, born May 19, 1874, baptized June 07, 1874.

4. Richard3 Gill (Richard2, Richard1) was born 1833. He married Mary Murphy, born 1833.

        Children of Richard Gill and Mary Murphy are:

+ 31 i. John Thomas Gill, born July 15, 1861; died March 08, 1957.
  32 ii. Richard Gill, born March 05, 1863; died June 16, 1936 in Elliotvale.
+ 33 iii. Charlotte Ann Gill, born January 20, 1865.
  34 iv. Mary Gill, born 1867.
  35 v. Emelia Ann Gill, born January 10, 1868.
+ 36 vi. James Gordon Gill, born October 02, 1869; died December 19, 1950.
  37 vii. Elizabeth Gill, born 1873.
  38 viii. William Gill, born March 09, 1873.
  39 ix. Peter Gill, born June 30, 1875.
  40 x. Catherine Gill, born January 23, 1878.
  41 xi. Catherine Gill, born November 07, 1881; died January 16, 1972. She married Edward McGarry.

5. Gordon Gill (Richard2, Richard1) was born 1835, and died Bef 1901. He married Elizabeth Dunn born November 01, 1850. Children were baptized in St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, Iona.

        Children of Gordon Gill and Elizabeth Dunn are:

  42 i. Thomas R. Gill, born May 24, 1876.
  43 ii. P. William Gill, born December 23, 1877, baptized December 30, 1877.
  44 iii. John Gill, born January 25, 1879.
  45 iv. James Gill, born August 23, 1882, baptized August 26, 1882.
  46 v. Margaret Jane Gill, born August 05, 1885, baptized August 10, 1885.
  47 vi. Mary Ann Gill, born August 05, 1885, baptized August 10, 1885 (twin of Margaret Jane). She married Patrick Brennick.
  48 vii. Richard Gill, born May 17, 1888.

6. Thomas Gill (Richard2, Richard1) was born 1838, and died February 07, 1875. He married Elizabeth Connolly, (his step-sister) daughter of J. Connolly and Elizabeth (Dunn) Connolly. Elizabeth was born in 1843 and died January 23, 1874. Thomas and Elizabeth are interred in St. Michael’s Cemetary, Iona.

        Children of Thomas Gill and Elizabeth Connolly are:

  49 i. Richard Gill, born October 10, 1869, baptized October 24, 1869.
  50 ii. James Agustus Gill, born October 06, 1871, baptized October 08, 1871.

7. Mary Gill (Richard2, Richard1) was born December 31, 1839. She married Patrick Murphy. The first three children were baptized in St. Alexis Church, Rollo Bay and the last three were baptized in St. Charles Church, Little Pond.

        Children of Mary Gill and Patrick Murphy are:

  51 i. Richard Murphy, born August 31, 1862, baptized September 27, 1862.
  52 ii. Thomas Murphy, born October 06, 1864, baptized October 23, 1864.
  53 iii. Charlotte Ann Murphy, born June 25, 1866, baptized July 01, 1866.
  54 iv. Mary Jane Murphy, born December 30, 1867, baptized February 23, 1868.
  55 v. James Montague Murphy, born January 16, 1870, baptized January 20, 1870.
  56 vi. William Murphy, born May 23, 1874, baptized June 04, 1874.

11. Maria "Mid" Gill (Richard2, Richard1) was born September 21, 1852, and died November 05, 1937. She married William J. Dreelan on April 24, 1883. William was born December 24, 1846, and died January 08, 1912. Occupation: shoemaker. Mid and William are interred in St. Michael’s Cemetary, Iona.

        Children of Maria Gill and William Dreelan are:

  57 i. Georgina Dreelan.
  58 ii. Mary Bridget Dreelan, born 1881; died 1891.
  59 iii. Richard E. Dreelan, born November 03, 1882; died 1901.
+ 60 iv. Mary Elizabeth Dreelan, born August 13, 1884; died 1967.
  61 v. Ida T. Dreelan, born August 31, 1886; died 1974. She married Patrick J. Hughes.
  62 vi. Catherine Dreelan, born 1888; died 1891.
  63 vii. Johanna G. Dreelan, born April 05, 1890.
  64 viii. Frederick Faber Dreelan, born August 05, 1892; died 1965.
  65 ix. Michael T. Dreelan, born September 22, 1896; died November 25, 1915.

13.Catherine Gill (Richard2, Richard1) was born July 12, 1855, and died November 17, 1917. She married William Coady on October 24, 1886 in St. Michael's Church, Montague West, son of James Coady and Mary Connolly.

        Children of Catherine Gill and William Coady are:

  66 i. Elizabeth Coady, born September 13, 1890.
  67 ii. Mary Coady, born September 13, 1890.
  68 iii. Catherine B. Coady, born December 13, 1891.
  69 iv. Georgina F. Coady, born January 10, 1894; died 1976.
  70 v. Ellen T. Coady, born September 20, 1896.

15.Georgina Gill (Richard2, Richard1) was born August 01, 1859. She married James Roach, born July, 1844.

        Children of Georgina Gill and James Roach are:

  71 i. John Frank Roach, born January 24, 1889.
  72 ii. Richard J. Roach, born January 10, 1890.
  73 iii. Victor Gerald Roach, born April 29, 1891; died 1967. He married Elizabeth Gill, daughter of George Matthew Gill and Bridget Anne Mooney.
  74 iv. Mary B. Roach, born February 24, 1893. She married Frank Murphy.
  75 v. Elizabeth (Bessie) Roach, born June 29, 1895.
+ 76 vi. Helen J. Roach, born January 13, 1897.
  77 vii. Catherine (Katie) Roach, born January 16, 1899.

16. Elizabeth Jane Gill (Richard2, Richard1) was born June 22, 1861, and died 1944. She married John M. Grant, born September 18, 1832.

        Children of Elizabeth Gill and John Grant are:

  78 i. Patrick Grant, born November 26, 1882.
  79 ii. Michael Grant, born January 19, 1884.
+ 80 iii. George Grant, born December 17, 1888; died 1969.

17. George Matthew Gill (Richard2, Richard1) was born 1863, and died 1918. He married Bridget Ann Mooney, born 1879, died 1961, daughter of John Mooney and Susan Trainor.

        Children of George Gill and Bridget Mooney are:

  81 i. Elizabeth Gill, born 1904. She married Victor Gerald Roach.
  82 ii. George Gill.
  83 iii. Richard Gill.
  84 iv. John Gill.
  85 v. James Gill, died 1978 in Boston.
  86 vi. Thomas Gill.
  87 vii. Newman Gill.
  88 viii. Susan Gill.


Generation No. 3

        22. Mary (Minnie) Gill (John
3, Richard2, Richard1) was born November 19, 1855, and died 1891. She married John Mooney, bon 1845, died 1934, son of Daniel Mooney and Rose Clarkin.

        Child of Mary Gill and John Mooney is:

  89 i. Mary Mooney, born March 24, 1885, baptized March 25, 1885.

24. Jane Gill (John3, Richard2, Richard1) was born May 15, 1860. She married (1) Edward Gallagher. She married (2) Edward McKenna.

        Children of Jane Gill and Edward Gallagher are:

  90 i. Jane Gallagher, “Sister Gerard”
  91 ii. Edward Gallagher.
  92 iii. William Gallagher.
  93 iv. John Gallagher.

Children of Jane Gill and Edward McKenna are:

  94 i. Richard McKenna.
  95 ii. Margaret McKenna.

25. Roseanne Gill (John3, Richard2, Richard1) was born November 1862, and died July 29, 1940. She married Michael Quinn on November 28, 1882 in St. Teresa's Parish, Baldwin Stn.. Michael was born in 1845 and died August 14, 1898. Roseanne and Michael are interred in All Saints Cemetary, Cardigan.

        Children of Roseanne Gill and Michael Quinn are:

  96 i. Anna Quinn. She married Henry J. MacDonald from Little Pond.
  97 ii. James Quinn.
  98 iii. Richard Quinn.
  99 iv. Robert Quinn.
  100 v. John F. Quinn, born 1888; died May 25, 1911.

26. Elizabeth Gill (John3, Richard2, Richard1) was born May 23, 1865, and died July 18, 1928. She married John R. Malone on November 23, 1886 in St. Dunstan's Basilica. John died August 17, 1944. Elizabeth and John are interred in St. Mary’s Cemetary, Indian River.

        Children of Elizabeth Gill and John Malone are:

  101 i. Hilda Malone.
  102 ii. Mae Malone.
  103 iii. John S. Malone.
  104 iv. Vernon Malone.
  105 v. Marie Malone.
  106 vi. Maude Malone.
  107 vii. Ella Malone.

27. Ellen Gill (John3, Richard2, Richard1) was born January 05, 1868. She married George O'Sullivan.

        Child of Ellen Gill and George O'Sullivan is:

  108 i. George O'Sullivan.

31. John Thomas Gill (Richard3, Richard2, Richard1) was born July 15, 1861, and died March 08, 1957. He married (1) Margaret Bennett on November 02, 1886 in St. Bonaventure's Church, Tracadie. Margaret was born 1866 in Brackley Point and died September 12, 1898. He married (2) Mary Margaret Murray on July 24, 1900. Mary was born April 04, 1882 and died October 10, 1963. She was the daughter of Owen Murray and Louisa Bennett from Fort Agustus.

        Children of John Gill and Margaret Bennett are:

  109 i. Ethel Gill, born February 24, 1888; died 1979 in Florida. She married Bill Paquette. Number of children: 1.
  110 ii. George Francis Gill, born March 28, 1890; died January 25, 1917.
  111 iii. Margaret Gill, born September 24, 1891. She married Harry Mitchell 1924.
  112 iv. Annie Gill, born December 13, 1894. She married John Louis Sullivan September 07, 1915 in Cardigan. Number of children: 10.

Children of John Gill and Mary Murray are:

  113 i. Agatha Louise Gill, born August 10, 1901 in Elliotvale; died January 23, 1978 in Boston. She married Stanley Raymond Jones September 19, 1921 in Boston. Number of children: 5.
  114 ii. Mary Olga Gill, born June 21, 1903; died November 14, 1969. She married Charles Ivan MacEachern August 08, 1925 in Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Boston. Number of children: 10.
  115 iii. Elizabeth Gill, born September 14, 1904; died January 20, 1994 in Dedham, Mass.. She married Conrad H. Benoit February 11, 1923. Number of children: 4.
  116 iv. John Richard Gill, born October 29, 1905; died January 01, 1906.
  117 v. John Richard II Gill, born October 28, 1906; died December 03, 1926.
  118 vi. Frederick James Gill, born September 29, 1908; died April 29, 1926.
  119 vii. Bertha Francis Gill, born April 17, 1910; died March 10, 1969. She married Joseph Lawlor. Number of children: 3.
  120 viii. William Joseph Gill, born July 27, 1912 in Eliotville, died June 18, 1996 in Charlottetown, He married Helen Catherine O'Connor July 17, 1940 in St. Paul's Church, Sturgeon, P.E.I.. Number of children: 11.
  121 ix. Leo Augustine Gill, born April 16, 1914; died October 02, 1940 in England.
  122 x. Gordon Eugene Gill, born June 25, 1916; died July 11, 1932.
  123 xi. Francis George Gill, born July 01, 1918. He married Ellen Louise MacKenzie. Number of children: 5.
  124 xii. Edmund Anthony Gill, born June 10, 1920.
  125 xiii. Gertrude Frances Gill, born April 02, 1922. She married Pius Gerard Redmond July 17, 1946. Number of children: 9.
  126 xiv. Raymond Gill, born December 05, 1926. He married Anne Donahue February 11, 1946. Number of children: 12.
  127 xv. Theresa Mary Gill, born December 27, 1928.
  128 xvi. John Alfred Gill, born February 08, 1930.

33. Charlotte Ann Gill (Richard3, Richard2, Richard1) was born January 20, 1865. She married Chester Walsh.

        Children of Charlotte Gill and Chester Walsh are:

  129 i. Blanche5 Walsh. She married Edward McIvor.
  130 ii. Vincent Walsh.
  131 iii. Leo Walsh. He married Joan Morrison.
  132 iv. Maureen Walsh. She married Thomas Lawless.
  133 v. Maurice Walsh.
  134 vi. Lois Walsh.
  135 vii. Frances Walsh.

36. James Gordon Gill (Richard3, Richard2, Richard1) was born October 02, 1869, and died December 19, 1950. He married Anne McKenna, born 1879, and died 1959. James and Anne are interred in St. Joachim’s Cemetary, Vernon River.

        Children of James Gill and Anne McKenna are:

  136 i. Avita Gill. She married William Daley.
  137 ii. Evelyn Gill. She married Howard Gallant.
  138 iii. Helen Gill. She married Edward Scanlon.
  139 iv. Elizabeth Gill. She married James Connolly.
  140 v. Herman James Gill, born 1910; died May 17, 1988. He married Mary Carmichael.
  141 vi. Peter Gill, born 1913; died December 19, 1986.

60. Mary Elizabeth Dreelan (Maria "Mid" Gill, Richard2, Richard1) was born August 13, 1884, and died 1967. She married John Bernard Rooney 1911, son of Michael Rooney and Mary Rooney.

        Children of Mary Dreelan and John Rooney are:

  142 i. Ida Theresa Rooney. She married Alphonsus Morrisey 1937.
  143 ii. Michael Joseph Rooney, born 1917; died 1964.
  144 iii. Leo Rooney. He married Mary MacEachern 1941.
  145 iv. William Francis Rooney. He married Julia Lawrence 1942.
  146 v. Patricia Rooney. She married Tony Kluke 1944.
  147 vi. James Owen Rooney. He married Joan Byrne 1946.
  148 vii. Dorothy Rooney. She married Alton Kennedy 1949.
  149 viii. Georgina Rooney. She married Glen Lecour 1949.
  150 ix. Mary Rooney. She married Vincent Reg McInnis 1948.
  151 x. John Philip Rooney. He married Dorothy Lawrence 1950.

76. Helen J. Roach (Georgina3 Gill, Richard2, Richard1) was born January 13, 1897. She married Joseph McGarry 1923, son of John McGarry and Mary Lyons.

        Children of Helen Roach and Joseph McGarry are:

  152 i. Hilda McGarry. She married Newman MacDonald.
  153 ii. William McGarry.
  154 iii. Georgena McGarry. She married Des Martin.

80. George Grant (Elizabeth Jane Gill, Richard2, Richard1) was born December 17, 1888, and died 1969. He married Helen Gleason 1925.

        Children of George Grant and Helen Gleason are:

  155 i. John Grant. He married Lois Kniffin.
  156 ii. Joseph Harold Grant, born 1929; died 1974.
  157 iii. Pauline Grant.
  158 iv. Annie Grant. She married Leo Mooney 1977.
  159 v. Charles Grant.
  160 vi. Rita Grant. She married Vincent Naddy 1967.
  161 vii. Robert Grant. He married Jean Matheson 1966.
  162 viii. Audrey Grant
  163 ix. Richard Grant
  164 x. Thomas Grant
  165 xi. Janet Grant

Please remember that this is a work in progress and I would love to hear from anyone with further information or corrections. There are several families that have turned out to be brick walls. Many other families from this area are connected through marriages and you may access those files by going to my main page.

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