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JOHN GILLESPIE b. 1765/75 Beaver County from 1815
Posted by: Connie McKenzie (ID *****3835) Date: July 07, 2007 at 11:10:07
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We have one person from this Gillespie line that has taken the DNA test for the Gillespie DNA Project. Please contact Gillespie DNA Project Administrator, Connie McKenzie at if you are a male born with the surname Gillespie and are interested in taking the DNA test.

LINE 10 - DNA TEST KIT #37393 -- This is a 37 marker DNA kti. No close DNA matches have been found with GILLESPIE DNA PROJECT participants. Haplogroup R1b1 is the most common in European populations.

Genealogy research for #37393:

Bible records show JOHN GILLESPIE b.1765/1775 with sons THOMAS b.1799 and JOHN b.1804, and 3 unnamed daughters.

The earliest Tax Record for JOHN GILLESPIE in Beaver County is from 1815, living next to JACOB YOHO, the father-in-law of his son THOMAS. GILLESPIE and YOHO families also lived near each other in the Conwego area near Lancaster, PA in the late 1700's.

THOMAS GILLESPIE 1799-1856 married MARY "Polly" YOHO 1803-1860 daughter of JACOB YOHO 1775-1843; children were MARY b. 1821, JOHN 1822-1881, ELIZABETH b. 1826, SARAH b. 1828, WILLIAM b.1830, GEORGE b. 1832-1833, LYDIA b. 1835, THOMAS b. 1838, JACOB b. 1839.

JOHN GILLESPIE 1822-1881 married MARY ANN JOHNSTON b.1823; children were ELIZABETH b. 1846, MARY CATHERINE b.1849, THOMAS JOHNSTON 1850-1928, ALBERT b. 1852, ELMER b. 1855.

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