Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Family: John Gillies / Martha Jane Bell (F247845)

m. 2 Jan 1863


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  • Father | Male
    John Gillies

    Born  2 Feb 1831  Eckford, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Mar 1907  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  4 Mar 1907  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  2 Jan 1863  [1, 2]  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Thomas Gillies | F36087 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Agnes Wheelins | F36087 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Martha Jane Bell

    Born  20 Oct 1837  , Down Co., Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Jun 1915  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Samuel Bell | F36088 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Jane Covey | F36088 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Reeve Thomas Alexander Gillies

    Born  11 Nov 1863  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  10 Jan 1864  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 Jun 1937  South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  9 Jun 1937  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Marshall | F247844 
    Married  27 Mar 1901  Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Sarah Jane Gillies

    Born  2 Nov 1865  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  7 Dec 1865  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Feb 1955  Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Thomas Henry "Tom" Hall | F248500 
    Married  12 Jul 1899  Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Peter Marshall | F248501 
    Married  25 May 1887  South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location

    Alexander Conkey GilliesChild 3 | Male
    Alexander Conkey Gillies

    Born  22 Jan 1868  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  5 Apr 1868  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 May 1948  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  5 May 1948  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Emily Frances "Emma" Thorne | F247770 
    Married  13 Aug 1893  Cramahe Twp., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    John W. Gillies

    Born  1870  Little's Corners, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Oct 1943  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  23 Oct 1943  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Ellen Maria Grant | F247846 
    Married  24 Mar 1910  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    William Gillies

    Born  CA 1872   
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Male
    William Gillies

    Born  CA 1874   
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Gillies b. Roxburgh, Scotland res: Dumfries Township Age: 31 born abt 1832 father: Thomas mother: Agnes Whilers married Martha Jane Bell Age:: 20 born abt 1843 b. Co. Down, Ireland Spouse res: Dumfries Township father: Samuel mother: Jane Covey married 2 Jan 1863 county: Waterloo

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Martha Jane Bell Age: 20 Birth Date: abt 1843 Birth Place: Ireland Marriage Date: 2 Jan 1863 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Samuel Mother: Jane Casey Spouse: John Gillies Spouse's Age: 31 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1832 Spouse Birth Place: Scotland Spouse Residence: Dumfries Township Spouse Father: Thomas Spouse Mother: Agnes Whilers Residence: Dumfries Township