James T Gililland

James T Gililland

Birth
Death 6 Jan 1897 (aged 66)
Burial Lincoln County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 6698757 · View Source
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James was the fourth of thirteen children born to John Richardson and Elizabeth Presley Gililland. He was born, raised and lived his entire life in Lincoln County, Missouri.
On March 16, 1859 James married Nancy Jane Powell. The daughter of Joseph G. and Zilliah Brunk Powell. They settled on a farm in Millwood, Lincoln County, Missouri. They were blessed with five daughters. Another child died at birth. James and Nancy were very active in the Fairview Baptist Church. The following resolution was printed in the newspaper.


Fairview Baptist Church

The following resolutions, in memory of Jas. T. Gililland, who died Jan. 6, 1897, at his home near Fairview, were recently adopted by Fairview Baptist Chruch, of which deceased had long been a member.
Whereas, The great Creator of the Universe has seen cause to remove from our midst Brother James T. Gililland, be it
Resolved, That in the death of Brother Gililland this church has lost one of its earnest members, whose example was ever calculated to forward the noble cause which he professed.
Resolved, That we deeply symathise with the family of the deceased and especially do we extend comdolence to the bereaved wife, who is called upon to undergo such a sad trial. May she be supported and cheered by the thought her loss is his eternal gain.
Resolved, that a copy of these resolutions be spread upon the church record.

J.M. Howdessell
R. E. Mosely
H. Humphrey

The subject of the above resolutions was born February 9, 1830 and on March 3, 1859 was married to Miss Nancy J. Powell by Elder R. S. Duncan. To that union were born six daughters, whom were present at their fathers burrial.
Mr. Gililland with his wife united with Fairview Baptist Church in November 1877 and was ever afterwards a faithful member. He was universally esteemed by a large circle of friends and acquaintances.



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  • Maintained by: Earleen L. Sebree Hensley
  • Originally Created by: RICHARD HOWELL
  • Added: 19 Aug 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6698757
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James T Gililland (9 Feb 1830–6 Jan 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6698757, citing Fairview Cemetery, Lincoln County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Earleen L. Sebree Hensley (contributor 46614334) .