Group 5 - James & Jennet and matching kit upgrade to 67 markers
- April 10, 2007 DNA KITS RECEIVED AT FTDNA AWAITING BATCH ASSIGNMENT
AND SHIPMENT TO THE LAB.
Two closely matching DNA kits from GROUP 5 ( #76494 and #84327 ) have
upgraded to 67 markers in an attempt to better determine the date of
their common ancestor. Kit #76494 is a descendant of James Gillespie
and wife Jennet of the Beverly Manor in VA. Kit #84327 is a descendant
of Thomas Gillespie b. abt. 1790, resided in Alabama, and wife Sarah.
These kits are in haplogroup R1b1c7 and belong in the family of the
Irish King Niall of the Nine Hostages.
76494 Y-Refine 37 to 67 Gillespie
84327 Y-Refine 37 to 67 Gillespie
DNA TEST KIT #76494 This is a 37 marker DNA kit. An order to upgrade
this kit to 67 markers was placed on April 10, 2007.
#1 JAMES GILLESPIE and wife JENNET (last name undocumented)
#2 WILLIAM GILLESPIE SR and 1st wife ISABELLA HOUSTON HENDERSON
#3 CAPT. JAMES GILLESIE and 3rd wife PATSY W. WALLACE
"James Gilaspy came into Court and made oath that he imported himself,
Jennet, Agnes, John, James & Wm Gilasby and Edward Hall from Ireland
to Philadephia & from thence into this Colony at his own Charge & that
this is ye first time of his proving his & their rights in order to
obtain Land wch is ordered to be certified." July 29, 1740 in Orange
Co. VA for the Beverley Patent also called Beverley Manor of Augusta
Co. VA. His son JAMES GILLESPIE b.@1730 in Ulster m. ELLEN (ELIZABETH)
FINLEY in Prince Edward Co. VA on Jan. 5, 1764. His son WILLIAM
GILLESPIE, SR. b. 1734 Ulster m. ISABELLA HOUSTON HENDERSON @ 1766-68
Augusta Co. VA., WM.SR. d. 1826 Blount Co. TN. Son JOHN m. ELIZABETH
d. Mar. 16, 1796 Blount Co. TN. Daus. MARGARET and ELIZABETH are
listed in baptismal records of Rev. John Craig of Tinkling Spring
Presbyterian Church in Beverley Patent.
DNA TEST KIT #84327 This is a 37 marker DNA kit. Kit #84327 is a close
match to Kit #76494 - the descendant of JAMES GILLESPIE and JENNET.
More information on this line will be posted when it becomes
available. An order to upgrade this kit to 67 markers was placed on
April 9, 2007.
#1 THOMAS GILLESPIE b. abt. 1790, resided in Alabama, m. SARAH (
possible maiden name was GILLESPIE )
#2 THOMAS C. GILLESPIE, census records state that his father THOMAS b.
1790 was born in Ireland. Census records of his siblings also state
that their father was b. in Ireland.