1/28/1811-Passport 1820-Marion Co. 1830-Rankin Co. 1840-Rankin Co. 1850 Census

1 male

< 5

1 male

10-15

3 males

5-10

2 males

15-20

children

5

Daniel-9 Daniel-19 Daniel-Rankin Co. 29
Henry-8 Henry-18 Henry-Newton Co. 28

2 males

< 10

2 males

10-15

Simeon-5 Simeon-15 Simeon-25-Rankin Co. Simeon-Rankin Co. 35
John-5 John-15 John-25-Scott Co.-? John-Rankin Co. 35

3 males

10-16

1 male

20-30

James-2 James-11 James-21-Rankin Co. James-31-Rankin Co. James-Rankin Co. 41
David-3 David-12 David-22-Rankin Co David-32-Newton Co. David-Newton Co. 42

1 male

>21

1 male

> 45

1 male

50-60

1 male

50-60

Thomas Thomas Thomas Thomas
2 females-<2

2 females

<10

1 female-5-15

1 female

16-26

1 female

15-20

1 female

> 21

1 female

> 45

1 female

50-60

1 female

50-60

 
1830 Census 1840 Census 1850 Census 1860 Census
Census Census
Name Born Est Age Est Age Born Age Born Age
David Gill GA-1808 est 22 Rankin Co. est 32 Newton Co. GA 42 Saline Co., AR GA 52
James Gill GA-1809 est 21 Rankin Co. est 31 Rankin Co. GA 41
John Gill MS-1815 est 15 Simpson/Scott ? est 25 Rankin Co. MS 35
Simeon Gill MS-1815 est 15 Rankin Co. est 25 Rankin Co. MS 35 Arkansas MS 45
Daniel Gill MS-1821 est 9 est 19 Rankin Co. MS 29 Rankin Co. MS 40
Henry Gill MS-1822 est 8 est-18 Newton Co. MS 28 Newton Co. MS 38

 
David Gill GA-1808
DOB-3/30/1808 1840-Rankin Co. 1850-Newton Co. 1860-Saline Co., AR
DOD-9/12/1881-AR Simeon MS 4
James MS 6 James W. MS 16
Rueben GA 8 Rueben MS 19
2 males < 5 Tommy GA 11 Thomas MS 21
Samuel GA 18
1820 est-12 1830 est-22 1 male 30-40 David GA 42 David GA 52
Huldy MS 1 Hildy MS 11
1 female < 5 Nancy GA 13
1 female 20-30 Catherine GA 34 Catherine GA 44
1 female 5-10 Zilpha GA 16
Corena MS 13
Alexander MS 8
Mary MS 6
Jasper MS 2

Married Catherine Cooksey-8/20/1832 (or1/5/32) Rankin Co..; listed on MS state census 1841, 1843 and 1853.
Inconsistences here: 1850 shows 1st child born in MS was James (1844); Zilpha-female? Census says "m"; "Zilpher" may be the name.
David is listed as one of the 32 original settlers in 1834 of Neshoba Co.;Neshoba was partitioned in 1836 to created Newton Co.
David and Catherine Gill members of the Pinckney Baptist Church, Newton Co. where Henry Gill was Pastor. Left Newton Co. & church before 1860.
In 10/10/1851 minutes of PickneyBaptist Church, "Bro. David Gill and Sister Catheine Gill, his wife, granted letter of dismissal." David
and Catherine shown on membership rosters for 1848,1850, 1853 and subsequent years, but do not show up on 1857 roster.
Moved to Arkansas between 1858-1860. 1880 AR census states both mother and father were born in GA. RE purchased in Neshoba Co. on 2/27/1841
shows his DOB as 3/30/1808. Bought 280 ac of land 12/1859 in Saline Co., AR. RE purchase Samuel is in AR, married with family on 1870 census.
David is on the 1860 Saline Co., AR census, but is on the Grant Co. census in 1870.

James Gill GA-1809
1840-Rankin Co. 1850-Rankin Co.
Duncan MS 5
Alfred MS 9
2 males < 5 William MS 12
1820 est-11 1830 est-21 1 male 30-40 James GA 41
Emiline MS 7
1 female < 5 Nancy MS 15
1 female 5-10 Angeline MS 17
est-18 1 female 20-30 Susan GA 38

Bought/sold 84.22 ac in Rankin Co. on 3/1/1859; James' sons William, Alfred and Duncan served in B Co. of 39th MS Inftry (Rankin Rebels)
along with Daniel Gill.

 

 
John Gill MS-1815
1850-Rankin Co. ?1860-Scott Co.
Jasper MS

6

1820 est-5 1830 est-15 1840 est-25 John MS 35
Sally MS 8
Lynda KY 30
Matilda Broland KY 35

Was married to Elizabeth Miles 3/12/1840 in Rankin Co.; Married Malinda Neely 8/28/1846. Looks like John and Daniel married relatives
because both their wives and in-laws were born in KY and named Neely. Could they have been in KY between 1830-1842? Children born in
MS. John was listed on MS census roll in 1845. A John L. Gill shows up in Scott Co. RE records in 1848, 1859 and 1860. Scott Co. is the
county between Rankin and Newton Counties. John (NMI) show up in RE transactions in Newton Co. in 1884 and 1891.

 

 
Simeon Gill MS-1815
1840-Rankin Co. 1850-Rankin Co. 1860-AR ?
James MS 2
Wiley MS 4
Jessie MS 12
1820 est-5 1830 est-15 1 male 20-30 Simeon MS 35
Amanda MS 6
Delila MS 8
1 female < 5 Penny MS 15
1 female 20-30 Jane MS 28

Married Jane Drummons 2/5/1835 in Rankin Co. Bought/sold 80.04 ac in Rankin Co. 3/11/1859. On the MS census record in 1841 & 1845.
Simeon is shown as purchasing land in Arkansas on 5/3/1858 and 7/1/1859. He served in A Co. 11th AR Inftry. Shown on the 1870 census for
Bradley Co. AR. 1870 census shows at least 2 children born in AR. May have gone to AR when David left since both purchased land at same time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Daniel Gill MS-1821
1850-Rankin Co. 1860-Rankin Co.
1830 est-9 1840 est-19 Daniel MS 29 D. MS 40
Mary MS 5/12 M.A. MS 10
Candisey MS 3 Malinda MS 12
Lucinda KY 27 L. KY 35
W.P.(m) AL 8
Thos. L. MS 6
N.B.(m) MS 4
Mary Glasspin KY 60 Mary Neely KY 60

Married Lucinda Neeley 9/11/1845 in Rankin Co. Both Daniel's and John's wives and in-laws were Neely and born in KY. Listed on the MS census
index in 1845. Bought/sold 80.41 ac in Rankin Co. 3/1/1859.
Daniel shown as serving in B Co. of 39th MS Inftry (Rankin Rebels). He died as prisoner of war at Camp Douglas, IL 1/20/1865. Buried there.
Shown on 1845 Rankin Co. census index.
Names on 1860 census-"D"=Daniel; "M.A."=Mary Ann; "Malinda"=Malinda Candise; "W.P."= William Pinkney "Pink"; "Thos. L."= Thomas Lafayette
"Fayt"; "N.B."=Newton Benjamin".
Names on the 1870 census-Rankin Co.(Household 545): Lucinda, 50; Malinda, 23; Mary A., 20; William P., 18; Thomas L., 16; Newton T., 14.

 
Henry Gill MS-1822
1850-Newton Co. 1860-Newton Co.
Robert MS 2
John MS 4
1830 est-8 1840 est-18 Henry MS 28 Henry MS 38
Narcisus MS Mary MS 6
Phanuel MS 22 Susan MS 24

Henry does not show up on the 1840 census. Becomes member of Pinckney Baptist Church 1847 and wife Fanny (Phaneul) also joins. In 1848,David and Catherine join the church. Fanny dies in 1851. David and Catherine granted letter of dismissal but are listed as members until the year of 1857. Henry is ordained into the ministry in 1854. In 1855, Susan (Cooksey) Gill joins church. In 1862, Henry's funeral preached and noted he died in the war.
Other conjectures: Henry's oldest son named after his grandfather"John" (per Dr. Clark's files) and his own father "Thomas"; his second son, Robert George,was named after his uncle "Robert" who came from GA with Thomas; and third son, James William, born in 1862, would have been named after his other uncle, "James", who traveled from GA with Thomas.
Other connections: David named 2 of his sons, Thomas and James and a third was named Rueben.
My brother, sister and I all remember in the 50s going to visit some of our Dad's relatives in Arkansas, but none of us can remember any of the names of the family members. We also remember our Dad telling us that the family came from three brothers that came to MS. My dad's sister said this past summer while my wife and I were visiting her that she had always heard the family was originally from GA.

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