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John Thomas Gillis
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Birth: Apr., 1842
Anderson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Dec. 10, 1915
Anderson County
Kentucky, USA

Marriage one: 6/8/1864 Anderson County, Kentucky.
Marriage two: unknown date. Annie C._____Gillis as shown in the 1910 Census Goodnight,Anderson County.

Served Civil War. Union Army. Pvt. Company L 9th Ky Cavalry.Under the command of Capt. William M.Searcy.

It has been said: "John Gillis was the third of the nine among the children of William and Frannie Gillis. Prof.Ezra Gillis,born 1867, said that he remembered Uncle John Gillis who was a good man, very religious,and strictly honest. He was a type of rural strong man and patriarch that has made our nation great.
Jane Gillis, his wife, was a first cousin, she being the daughter of Hugh and Nancy (Stevens) Gillis of Anderson County. Jane likewise was a noble speciman of womanhood. She and John were parents of six children. They were James, Betty, Ollie, Hollie Hugh, Thomas, and Nannie E. Gillis".

Best current data: buried at the Fairview Church Cemetery,Anderson County, Kentucky
It has been stated that John Gillis was an outstanding member of The Fairview Church, a Disciples of Church denomination. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Gillis (1810 - 1891)
  Frances G. Hedger Gillis (1814 - 1873)
 
 Spouse:
  Jane Gillis Gillis (1836 - 1902)
 
 Children:
  James Marion Gillis (1867 - 1889)*
  Hollie Hugh Gillis (1872 - 1945)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah E. Gillis Hawthorne (1840 - ____)*
  John Thomas Gillis (1842 - 1915)
  James Taylor Gillis (1846 - 1908)*
  Martha E. Gillis Fallis (1849 - 1924)*
  Charles Henry Gillis (1852 - 1918)*
  Lucy M. Gillis Houchin (1854 - 1920)*
  Nancy B. Gillis Johnson (1857 - 1914)*
  Mary Jane Gillis Gillis (1859 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: rod lewis
Record added: Mar 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67628001
 

 
 
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