1) The O'Fallon Progress, Thu 1 Oct 1936. Obituary.
Subject: George GILL.
Residence: O'Fallon, IL.
Occupation: Coal miner. Was employed in mines in England before coming to
Birth: 17 Jun 1859, Yorkshire, England.
Marriage: Apr 1873, in Barnsley, England, to Jane Ann Firth, who died in
New Castle, Australia, in October 1935.
Emmigration: "to America 40 years ago".
Death: 30 Sep 1936, St. Elizabeth's hosp, age 77 yr, 3 mo, 13 da.
Burial: 2 Oct 1936, Shiloh cemetery. (Note: The Shiloh cemetery inventory
does NOT list this burial/JD.)
Father: Alred GILL.
Mother: Anna (maiden name not given).
Survivors: three children, all of whom survive.
1. (son) Fred K. GILL, O'Fallon; 2) The O'Fallon Progress, Thu 18 Nov 1954.
Obituary. Subject: Fred K. GILL. Residence: 314 E. Jefferson St., O'Fallon.
Resident of O'Fallon since 1917. Occupation: Coal miner and Mine manager.
Retired 1949. Birth: 23 Jun 1879, Merriweather, Australia. Marriage:
2 July 1921, to Anna MAYER OECHSLE. Emmigration: "came to the United States
at the age of 17". Veteran of World War I, serving in Europe. Death: 12 Nov
1954, at his home. Burial: Sunday (14 Nov 1954), O'Fallon City Cemetery.
Survivors: (wife) Anna; (dau) Betty McQuoid; (son) Donald GILL, Taylorville;
(son) Kenneth GILL, Clinton; (step-son) Floyd OECHSLE, Rural route 2; (step-dau)
Vera (Charles) PEES, Alton; (step-dau) Faye (John) SYMER, Lebanon; 9 G-ch.
One brother, one sister and two half-brothers survive in Australia.
Preceded in death by: two dau. The O'Fallon Progress, Thu 13
Mar 1980. Obituary. Subject: Anna M. GILL. Residence: 330 West
Dee St., Lebanon. Occupation: Homemaker. Marriage: (I) Otto OECHSLE
(d. 1914). (II) Fred GILL (d. 1954). Death: 9 Mar 1980, Bohannon nursing
home, Lebanon, age: 92 yrs. Burial: 13 Mar 1980, O'Fallon City cemetery.
Survivors: (son) Dr. Kenneth GILL, Buffalo Grove, IL; (son) Dr. Donald
GILL, Orman Beach, FL; (dau) Betty (Thomas) MCQUOID, Orman Beach, FL; (dau)
Mrs. Vera PEES, East Alton; (dau) Faye (John) SYMER, Lebanon; (niece, who
was raised as a dau) Mrs. Verna Lee BLIESNER, Belleville; nine G-ch; 4 GG-ch.
Preceded in death by: (dau) Edith; (son) Floyd.
(son) Dr. Kenneth GILL, Buffalo Grove, IL;
(son) Dr. Donald GILL, Orman Beach, FL;
(dau) Betty (Thomas) MCQUOID, Orman Beach, FL;
(dau) Mrs. Vera PEES, East Alton;
(dau) Faye (John) SYMER, Lebanon;
(niece, who was raised as a dau) Mrs. Verna Lee BLIESNER, Belleville; nine
G-ch; 4 GG-ch.
Preceded in death by:
2. (son) Arthur GILL, Pelawmain, Australia;
3. (dau) Annie Gill wife of William JOHNS, New Castle, Australia; 3 G-ch.
Submitted by, and thanks to, John
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