535DNA test kit # 122884 is a match to GROUP 2.
- Jul 2, 2008The initial 12 marker results are here and DNA TEST KIT # 122884 is a
match to GROUP 2.
We will get the rest of his results in the coming weeks.
DNA TEST KIT # 122884 This is a 37 marker DNA kit.
#1 MATTHEW GILLESPIE SR. arrived from Ireland with the Pickens family.
"Newcomers" including ("Wellem pechens" and "Matte Gillespie") William
Pickens and Matthew Gillespie received into the church at Bensalem,
Bucks County, PA. in 1710.) m. LUCY PICKENS Sept 2, 1722 Abingdon,
Presbyterian Church, Montgomery, PA. Died abt.1730 in PA.
#2 MATTHEW GILLESPIE JR. b. abt. 1726 in PA. Imported with Lucy
Pickens Gillespie Carr, 2nd husband John Carr, children Margaret
Gillespie and Matthew Gillespie and several Carr children into
Augusta, VA, Matthew's 1st wife ( mother of James #3 ) is believed by
most researchers to be Ann Pickens (dau. of Israel Pickens, Lucy's
older bro.) and wife #2 Frances "Fanny" Pickens, possibly a cousin of
Ann. Matthew Gillespie Jr's will settled in 1793, named his widow
Frances and James Gillespie as administrators.
#3 JAMES GILLESPIE, b.1749 (Tinkling Spring Church baptism record
showing his father Matthew Gillespie, "The Tinkling Spring, Headwater
of Freedom," Howard McKnight Wilson) d. 1795, administrators of his
estate were Elizabeth, his widow, and Lowry Gillespie who were named
as "next of kin". James willed many of his possessions to Lowry.
#4 LOWRY GILLESPIE b. Feb. 25, 1771, SC d. Mar. 27, 1851 Carroll Co.
GA, m. FRANCES PATTERSON b. July 4, 1779 SC d. Jan. 30, 1853 Carroll
#5 JOHN PATTERSON GILLESPIE - b. 10 Sep. 10,1802 Franklin Co., GA; d.
Sep. 9,1867 Franklin Co., GA, m. Ann Henley Garrison b. May 17, 1804
in GA, she d. Jul. 28, 1851 Auburn, AL.
#6 JOHN MICHAEL GILLESPIE - b. Oct. 8,1838 GA; d. Jan.10,1914, bur.
Riesel, TX, m. Oct. 25,1860 at Christie's Chapel, Columbia Co., AR -
Nancy Ann Augusta Christie - b. Jan. 15,1844; d. 18 Jan.18,1936
Riesel, TX (John Michael Gillespie enlisted Feb. 26, 1862 at Columbia
Co. AR. Served in 19th (Dockery's) Arkansas Infantry Regiment, CSA.
Captured 4 Jul 1863 and paroled 7 Jul 1863 at Vicksburg, MS. Bro.
Fleming Laurie Gillespie died at Battle of Baker's Creek, Vicksburg.
Oldest bro., C.C. Gillespie an ordained Methodist preacher served as
Colonel of 25th Texas Cavalry.)