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Joseph Gillis


Transcription contributed by Arne H Trelvik 30 May 2003

The History of Warren County Ohio
Part V. Biographical Sketches
Hamilton Township
(Chicago, IL: W. H. Beers Co, 1882; reprint, Mt. Vernon, IN: Windmill Publications, 1992)


JOSEPH GILLIS, deceased, was born in Warren Co., Ohio, July 22, 1816, and was a son of John Gillis, one of the early pioneers of Warren Co. His first marriage was celebrated with Sarah Ross, who was born Oct. 10, 1809, and died March 17, 1874. His second marriage was celebrated with A. C., a daughter of John Ross, Sept. 23, 1875. He belonged to the Methodist Episcopal Church and was a member of the F. & A. M. Loveland Lodge. He left at his death 94 ½ acres of good land. He died Sept. 30, 1876, leaving no children. The present Mrs. G’s. father was a son of Jonathan Ross, an old Revolutionary Soldier and a pioneer of Warren Co. Her father died before she was born and her mother died in Maryland. She was born in this county in 1825. By her first husband, Mr. Snook, she had three children – Andrew H., Charles E. and Lucinda F. He died Oct 27, 1862, aged 47 years, 7 months and 3 days. They were married June 23, 1755. [sic - should be 1855]

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Arne H Trelvik
14 August 2006
See tombstone photos for Joseph Gillis, Sarah (Ross) Gillis and Amanda/Arminta Clementine (Ross) Gillis

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