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

John Peter "Peter" Gillis

Male 1836 - 1918  (82 years)


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  • Name John Peter "Peter" Gillis 
    Born 1836  Metznoch, Westphalia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Name Peter Gillis 
    Residence 1858  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1880  Eugene, Vermillion, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    painter 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-144010 
    Died 11 Jul 1918  Cayuga, Vermillion, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Spring Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Danville, Vermillion, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I144010  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Matthias Gillis,   b. 1785, , Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. CA 1865, Neustadt, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Maria Anna Kuhl,   b. CALC 16 Jun 1800, , Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1880, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Family ID F223865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca "Becky" Church,   b. 15 Oct 1836, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1912, Danville, Vermilion Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 9 Feb 1858  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F36079  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    John Peter Gillis (1833 - 1918)
    John Peter Gillis (1833 - 1918)
    Find A Grave Photos. (2016). Findagrave.com. Retrieved 27 May 2016, from https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=32997745&PIpi=15010083 submitted by Jim Gillis

  • Notes 
    • APPENDIX NO. D. - BERLIN EARLY SETTLERS

      In Berlin Town or Village, besides those mentioned in the text: In his ministrations here, Father Sanderl mentions for 1845: Adam Goeckel, Jacob Jantz, John Moser, Anselm Wagner, Raphael Weinstein (for 1844), Nicolaus Dopp and his sons Joseph and Nicolaus, Geo. Blesch, Adam Meckel, August Reisterer, Joseph Schaller, Mr. Vogt, Jos. Hentges, Jos. Schopp, Christ. Fischer, Phil. Hausmann, John Hitzel, John Klein, Nic. Stuhlfahrt, Matthias Schmidt, Henry Rudolph, Jos. Pernfuss, William Jahn, Martin Nadler, Jacob Wenz, Peter Gilles,

      THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN WATERLOO COUNTY BOOK I
      With a Summary History of the Dioceses of Hamilton, Book II, and a List of the Clergy Who Labored In Its district from the Beginning to the Present, Book III. By Rev. Theobald Spetz, C.R., D.D. 1916

  • Sources 
    1. [S270] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1852, Pg 19.

    2. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Peter Giles Born: Metznoch ikn Westphalia, res: Woolwich Township Age: 21 born abt 1837 father: Mathias mother: Mary Carls married Rebecca Kuehner Age:: 20 born abt 1838 b. Buffalo, NY Spouse res: Waterloo father: John mother: Elisabeth Simon married 9 Feb 1858 county: Waterloo

    3. [S1639] Census - U.S. Census Population Schedule, 1880 10th Census, Eugene, Vermillion, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 187, sheet 34C, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0318; FHL microfilm 1,254,318.
      John P. Gillis 44 Germany - Painter
      Rebeca 43 New York
      Catherine 20 Indiana
      Charles 19
      Mathias 18
      John 15
      Andrew 11
      Mary 11
      Annie 8
      Eva 4

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1858 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Feb 1858 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - painter - 1880 - Eugene, Vermillion, Indiana, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Jul 1918 - Cayuga, Vermillion, Indiana, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Spring Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Danville, Vermillion, Indiana Link to Google Earth
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