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Descendants of Darling Jefferson Gill

Generation No. 1

1. DARLING JEFFERSON6 GILL (JOHN H.5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JAMES2, DAVID1)1,2,3,4 ("Jeff") was born Abt. 1809 in Edgefield, SC, and died Aft. 1880 in Vernon Parish, LA. He married (1) MARTHA J. MARTIN December 21, 1831 in Lawrence Co., Mississippi. She died Bef. 1850. He married (2) MATILDA ARMSTRONG Abt. 1853 in Rapides Parish, LA. She was born Abt. 1830, and died Aft. 1880 in Vernon Parish, LA.

Notes for DARLING JEFFERSON GILL:

Jeff's first name is listed as "Darling" on his marriage certificate to Martha J. Martin, which is recorded in the Lawrence Co., MS marriage books. His brother Reuben was a witness to the marriage.

After his first wife died, Jeff moved to Rapides Parish, LA and lived with his brother Reuben and his family prior to his second marriage. He was listed as part of Reuben's household in the 1850 Rapides Parish Census.

More About DARLING JEFFERSON GILL:

Burial: Mt. Pleasant Cemetery

Census: 1880, Vernon Parish, LA

More About MATILDA ARMSTRONG:

Burial: Mt. Pleasant Cemetery

Children of DARLING GILL and MARTHA MARTIN are:

Children of DARLING GILL and MATILDA ARMSTRONG are:

Generation No. 2

2. SARAH ANN7 GILL (DARLING JEFFERSON6, JOHN H.5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JAMES2, DAVID1)5 was born 1855 in Vernon Parish, LA. She married ? HERRINGTON Bef. 1870 in Rapides Parish, LA. He died Bef. 1880.

More About SARAH ANN GILL:

Census: 1880, Vernon Parish, LA

Children of SARAH GILL and ? HERRINGTON are:

3. SELETA7 GILL (DARLING JEFFERSON6, JOHN H.5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JAMES2, DAVID1) was born September 24, 1860 in Vernon Parish, LA, and died November 06, 1944 in Vernon Parish, LA. She married BARNEY S. SPILLERS6. He was born December 02, 1859, and died May 03, 1930 in Vernon Parish, LA.

More About SELETA GILL:

Burial: Pine Hill Baptist Church Cemetery

More About BARNEY S. SPILLERS:

Burial: Pine Hill Baptist Church Cemetery

Census: 1880, Vernon Parish, LA

Children of SELETA GILL and BARNEY SPILLERS are:

4. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON7 GILL (DARLING JEFFERSON6, JOHN H.5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JAMES2, DAVID1)7 was born May 16, 1865 in Vernon Parish, LA, and died March 02, 1951 in San Angelo, TX. He married FLORENCE JOSEPHINE JAMES January 28, 1886 in Sabine Parish, LA, daughter of JESSE JAMES and MINERVA STONE. She was born December 06, 1870 in Pennington, Trinity Co., TX, and died May 09, 1958 in San Angelo, TX.

More About WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON GILL:

Census: 1900, Vernon Parish, LA

Children of WILLIAM GILL and FLORENCE JAMES are:

5. JOHN LEWIS7 GILL (DARLING JEFFERSON6, JOHN H.5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JAMES2, DAVID1) was born October 1869 in Rapides Parish, LA. He married MARY A. ?. She was born August 1867 in Louisiana.

Children of JOHN GILL and MARY ? are:

6. JAMES CALVIN7 GILL (DARLING JEFFERSON6, JOHN H.5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JAMES2, DAVID1) was born March 09, 1874 in Vernon Parish, LA, and died May 17, 1945 in Vernon Parish, LA. He married LOUISE M. ?. She was born December 16, 1877, and died September 28, 1965 in Vernon Parish, LA.

More About JAMES CALVIN GILL:

Burial: Cooper Cemetery

More About LOUISE M. ?:

Burial: Cooper Cemetery

Children of JAMES GILL and LOUIS ? are:

7. ANN ARSENETTA7 GILL (DARLING JEFFERSON6, JOHN H.5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JAMES2, DAVID1) was born April 25, 1876 in Vernon Parish, LA, and died 1931 in Vernon Parish, LA. She married JESSIE G. TRULL, son of GEORGE TRULL and CAROLINE ?. He was born 1868 in Vernon Parish, LA, and died 1941 in Vernon Parish, LA.

More About ANN ARSENETTA GILL:

Burial: Trull Cemetery

More About JESSIE G. TRULL:

Burial: Trull Cemetery

Children of ANN GILL and JESSIE TRULL are:

Endnotes

1. 1880 Federal Census for Vernon Parish, District 48, Page 3; occupation: Farmer.

2. 1860 Federal Census for Rapides Parish, Household 377-373, Alexandria P.O.; occupation: Farmer.

3. 1870 Federal Census for Rapides Parish, Household 305-307, Anacoco Ward; occupation: Farmer.

4. Descendants of D. Jefferson Gill, Contributed by Virginia Gill Manly.

5. 1880 Federal Census for Vernon Parish, Living in household of father Jefferson Gill.

6. 1880 Federal Census for Vernon Parish, Household 21; occupation: Farmer.

7. 1900 Federal Census for Vernon Parish, Household 265, 1st Ward; occupation: Farmer.

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