Richard GILL b. in either Co. Cork or Galway, Ireland came to US (Boston or NY) during the famine. He and his twin brother, Thomas Gill enlisted in the Civil War. Richard was a Captain.
Thomas was captured an put in a POW camp in Tennessee. Richard rescued him. He married Elizabeth MONAHAN from Co. Clare, Ireland, most likely prior to 1867. He was a moulder (a plumbing caster) and they lived in Jersey City, NJ.
James Bernard GILL b. Mar. 9, 1867 in Jersey City, NJ d. Dec. 27, 1937 in Newark, NJ. He was a plumber and may have been part of the team of plumbers who put the plumbing into the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Newark and possibly the Statue of Liberty (although this is all just info. handed down through the generations) He married Emily Augusta ROWE (8/26/1874 - 1966) between 1900 and 1904 probably in Newark, NJ.
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