Richard Gilliland

Richard Gilliland

Death 11 Mar 1838 (aged 72–73)
Cross Plains, Ripley County, Indiana, USA
Burial Cross Plains, Ripley County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 40968232 · View Source
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Born circa 1765 in Ireland
Died March 11, 1838.

Richard and other Gilliland family members probably emigrated from Ireland to Philadelphia in the late 1700s (1770 – 1780).

Sometime around 1780 – 1790, the Gilliland family moved to the Western Reserve of Ohio.
By 1800, Richard Gililand was living in Fermanagh township, Mifflin borough, present day county of Juniata, Pennsylvania.

Married "Ann" in Pennsylvania.

The children of Richard and Ann Gilliland were all probably born in the present day county of Juniata, Pennsylvania:
· William Gilliland (born c. 1808)
· Jane Gilliland (born c. 1810)
· Margaret Gilliland (born 1800 – 1810?)
· Samuel Gillilland (born 1800?)

Early pioneer of Ripley County, Indiana; owned a farm near Cross Plains, Indiana; buried on his old farmland.

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In memory of
Richard Gilliland
who died March 11,
in the 73rd year
of his age



  • Created by: Michael Reither
  • Added: 22 Aug 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 40968232
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Gilliland (1765–11 Mar 1838), Find a Grave Memorial no. 40968232, citing Gilliland Cemetery, Cross Plains, Ripley County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Michael Reither (contributor 47152257) .