Contributor: Linda Cowan Baker

HUSBAND: John Wesley Gilpin
Birth date: 1844
Birth place: Ireland
Death date: 1905
Death place: Morgan, Bosque Co. TX
Burial place: Morgan Cemetery, Morgan, Bosque Co. TX
Father: John Wesley Gilpin, Sr.
Mother: Eleanor Irwin

WIFE: Mary Ellen Barker New
Birth date: 25 December 1858
Birth place: Ellis Co. TX
Death date: 1957
Death place: Morgan, Bosque Co. TX
Burial place: Morgan Cemetery, Morgan, Bosque Co. TX
Father: Edward Spencer New
Mother: Mary Catherine Peterson

Marriage date: 22 January 1879
Marriage place: Bosque Co. TX

CHILD 1: Willie Gilpin
Birth date: 1879
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Death date: 1879
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CHILD 2: Cora Gilpin
Birth date: March 1882
Birth place: Morgan, Bosque Co. TX
Death date: 29 June 1970
Death place: Bosque Co. TX
Spouse: Rufus M. Tidwell
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CHILD 3: Mamie Louisa Gilpin
Birth date: 26 May 1884
Birth place: TX
Death date: 25 January 1982
Death place: Dallas, Dallas Co. TX
Spouse: Claude Kirtland Brown
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CHILD 4: Nell Juanita Gilpin
Birth date: 21 January 1886
Birth place: TX
Death date: 27 September 1988
Death place: Dallas Co. TX
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CHILD 5: John Wesley Gilpin, Jr.
Birth date: 25 January 1889
Birth place: TX
Death date: 16 September 1960
Death place: Morgan, Bosque Co. TX
Spouse: Mary A. Arthur
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Marriage Place: Bosque Co. TX

CHILD 6: Bess Alma Gilpin
Birth date: 7 January 1891
Birth place: TX
Death date: 1987
Death place: TX
Spouse: Joel A. Chapin
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CHILD 7: Robert Irvin Gilpin
Birth date: 1893
Birth place: TX
Death date: 1959
Death place: Bosque Co. TX
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CHILD 8: Roberta Gilpin
Birth date: 24 December 1897
Birth place: TX
Death date: 2 December 1972
Death place: Tarrant Co. TX
Spouse: Herchel Covey
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NOTES: John Wesley Gilpin moved to TX after the Civil War and marrried Mary Ellen New. He fought with the Union army. He was b. 1844 in Ireland. The family went to Ont. in 1845. His brother, William, was b. 1846 in Canada. William came to TX with his brother but never married. On the 1910 Jackson county, Oklahoma census William was listed in the household of my grandmother Lillie LaFon Wheeler and her 4 small children as a servant age 60 born Canada. John was the notary public who notarized the signatures of Edward and Mary New when they sold land in Bosque county Texas in December of 1893. If anyone can make any additions or corrections, PLEASE do so.