Joseph of Coddle Creek - William Potts Gillespie - Derom/Dermon Gillespie
- I talked to Gerald Fowler yesterday ( see message below). He and his
family will try to find the two sons of DEROM/DERMON GILLESPIE (
descendant of WILLIAM POTTS GILLEPSIE who is a descendant of JOSEPH OF
CODDLE CREEK ) that lived near Nashville. I will know more after
their Thanksgiving Day get-together.
What I need at this point is a commitment from some people on this
list to pay the current price ( $149 ) of a 37 marker DNA kit if we do
locate one of these men and he agrees to take the DNA test.
Re: Gillespie DNA matches
Posted by: Gerald Fowler (ID *****1073) Date: November 06, 2008 at
In Reply to: Gillespie DNA matches by Connie McKenzie of 1005
I just talked to my mother on the phone, she (Johnnie Marie Haley
Fowler) and her sister (Madge Haley Pauline); and my sister Alisa
Cheryl Fowler had been been gone for a few weeks traveling on a trip
thru Williamsburg, Va., and thru all the New England States, top of
Maine. Anyway, I asked her who my Grandfather John Jesse Haley (that
died in 1965) cousin lived in Nashville, Tn.(he is also deceased in
1970s). His name was Derom Gillespie, and his father was Presley
Gillespie of Chickasaw Co.,Ms., and his sons were: Ben, Toy, Dermon.
Presley Gillespie Had three daughters, Madge Gillespie married a Roy,
mother couldn't remember the names of the other two Gillespie girls.
Derom Gillespie, and his wife lived off Dickerson Pk., 1/2mi. south of
I-65 in Nashville,Tn. They had two sons: I don't remember their names,
but if someone research fast-you will find a direct Gillespie from
William Potts Gillespie. They should be in their 60+ today, more
likely in same area. Gerald Barnell Fowler