Rachel Caroline GILLEN

Female 1879 - 1940


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  • Name  Rachel Caroline GILLEN  [1, 2
    Born  18 Feb 1879  Union, Lawrence, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Female 
    Residence  22 Jun 1880  Union, Lawrence, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • It would appear, based on the image, that E. F. Gillen was the enumerator of this census district. He is listed as a bookkeeper and that would be a possible duty he could have performed. If so, then we can assume the information about he and his family and any other members of his family would be fairly accurate.
      Living in this household are: Elijah F. Gillen, age 57, born in Ohio, his wife Olive K. age 28, born in Illinois, son William L. age 2 born in Ohio and Rachel C. a daughter age 1, born in Ohio.
    Residence  4 Jun 1900  Proctorville, Lawrence, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    • Living in this household were: Olive K. Gillen, head, widow, age 48, born Dec. 1851 in Illinois, mother of 4 children of whom 3 are still living, doing general housework; Rachel, daughter, age 21, born Feb 1879 in Ohio, single; Sarah W., daughter, age 19, born Aug 1880 in Ohio, single; Katie B., daughter, age 14, born Jun 1885 in Ohio, single. Rachel is working as a teacher and Sarah is working as an assistant postmaster. The home is owned free of a mortgage.
    Residence  2 Jan 1920  Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    • Living in the household were: Homer C. Smith, head, age 46 born in Ohio, working as an Accountant; on the next page of the census are his wife Rachel G., age 40, born about 1880 in Ohio; Kimball C., son, age 11 born in West Virginia and Olive K. Gillen, mother-in-law, age 67, widowed, born in Illinois.
      1330 California Ave.
    Residence  8 Apr 1930  Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Living in this household were: Homer C. Smith, Head, age 56, born in Ohio about 1874, age at first marriage 19, owns the home valued at $11,500, working as a Credit Manager at a building materials company, did not serve in the military; Rachel, wife, age 51 born in Ohio, age at first marriage 27 yrs., not working.
      1138 Carolina Ave.
    Died  23 Nov 1940  Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  25 Nov 1940  Proctorville, Lawrence, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I1868  FRAMPTON - GILLEN - HUNTER
    Last Modified  9 Jun 2011 

    Father  Elijah Fisher GILLEN,   b. 21 Aug 1821,   d. 11 May 1896, Proctorville, Lawrence, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Olive Louise KIMBALL,   b. 14 Dec 1851, Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1932, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  11 Feb 1877  Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID  F623  Group Sheet

    Family  Homer Clay SMITH,   b. 15 Jul 1873, , Lawrence Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1947, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Sep 1906  , Lawrence Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Kimball C. SMITH,   b. Abt 1909, , , West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  9 Jun 2011 
    Family ID  F716  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S552] Ohio - Births & Christenings, 1821-1962, ((www.search.labs.familysearch.org)), accessed 6 Jun 2010), Rachel C. Gillen; citing the birth of Rachel C. Gillen - parents Elijah F. Gillen and Olive Kimball. (Reliability: 3), 6 Jun 2010.
      Name: Rachel C. Gillen
      Gender: Female
      Baptism/Christening Date:
      Baptism/Christening Place:
      Birth Date: 18 Feb 1879
      Birthplace: Union, Lawrence, Ohio
      Death Date:
      Name Note:
      Race:
      Father's Name: Elijah F. Gillen
      Father's Birthplace:
      Father's Age:
      Mother's Name: Ollie Kimball
      Mother's Birthplace:
      Mother's Age:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C01076-4
      System Origin: Ohio-ODM
      Source Film Number: 317727
      Reference Number:
      Collection: Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962
      No image available.

    2. [S554] Ohio - Deaths, 1908-1953, ((www.search.labs.familysearch.org)), accessed 7 Jun 2010), Rachel C. Smith; citing the death of Rachel C. Smith (Gillen). (Reliability: 4), 7 Jun 2010.
      Name: Rachel Smith
      Titles & Terms:
      Death Date: 23 Nov 1940
      Death Place: Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio
      Birth Date: 18 Feb 1879
      Estimated Birth Year:
      Birthplace: Chesapeake, Ohio
      Death Age: 61 years 8 months 4 days
      Gender: Female
      Marital Status: Married
      Race or Color: American
      Street Address: 1138 Carolina St.
      Occupation: Housewife
      Residence:
      Burial Date: 25 Nov 1940
      Burial Place: Proctorville, O
      Cemetery Name:
      Spouse's Name: Homer C. Smith
      Father's Name: Elijah F. Gillen
      Father's Title & Terms:
      Father's Birthplace: Lawrence Co., Ohio
      Mother's Name: Olive Kimball
      Mother's Titles & Terms:
      Mother's Birthplace: Peoria, Ill.
      Film Number: 2023884
      Digital Folder Number: 4035630
      Image Number: 2506
      Certificate Number: fn 68148
      Collection: Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953

    3. [S475] Census - 1880 U.S. Federal Census, (National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), T9, roll T9_1039, Union, Lawrence, Ohio, enumeration district (ED) 98, p. 50, dwelling 447, family 451, Elijah F. Gillen and family, accessed 3 Jan 2010 (Reliability: 3), 3 Jan 2010.

    4. [S439] Census -1900 U.S. Federal Census, (National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), T623, roll T623_1292, Proctorville, Lawrence, Ohio, enumeration district (ED) 77, p. 3A, dwelling 53, family 53, Olive Gillen and daughters Rachel, Sarah & Katie, accessed 7 Jun 2010 (Reliability: 3), 7 Jun 2010.

    5. [S470] Census - 1920 U.S. Federal Census, (National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), T625, roll T625_1391, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, enumeration district (ED) 221, p. 1B and 2A, dwelling 22, family 24, Homer C. Smith, wife, son and mother-in-law, accessed 7 Jun 2010 (Reliability: 3), 7 Jun 2010.
      Homer Smith is enumerated at the bottom of page 1B and the rest of his family at the top of page 2A.

    6. [S426] Census - 1930 U.S. Federal Census, (National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), T626, roll 1811, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, enumeration district (ED) 483, sheet 14A, p. 14A, dwelling 166, family 205, Homer C. Smith and wife Rachel, accessed 20 Aug 2010 (Reliability: 4), 20 Aug 2010.

    7. [S559] West Virginia - Marriage Record, West Virginia., (Digital images., \i West Virginia Vital Research Records\i0 . http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=10173003&Type=Marriage.), marriage register, Volume number not stated: page number not stated, Gillen-Kimball, 1877; accessed 14 Jun 2010. (Reliability: 3), 14 Jun 2010.

    8. [S553] Ohio - Marriages, 1800-1958, ((www.search.labs.familysearch.org)), accessed 7 Jun 2010), Marriage of Homer C. Smith & Rachel C. Gillen; citing the marriage of Homer C. Smith & Rachel C. Gillen. (Reliability: 3), 7 Jun 2010.
      Groom's Name: Homer C. Smith
      Groom's Birth Date: 1873
      Groom's Birthplace: Bradrick, O.
      Groom's Age: 33
      Bride's Name: Rachel C. Gillen
      Bride's Birth Date: 1879
      Bride's Birthplace: Rockwood, O.
      Bride's Age: 27
      Marriage Date: 27 Sep 1906
      Marriage Place: Lawrence, Ohio
      Groom's Father's Name: W. G. Smith
      Groom's Mother's Name: Emily Mathews
      Bride's Father's Name: I. F. Gillen
      Bride's Mother's Name: Kimble
      Groom's Race:
      Groom's Marital Status: Divorced
      Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
      Bride's Race:
      Bride's Marital Status:
      Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02369-7
      System Origin: Ohio-EASy
      Source Film Number: 317724
      Reference Number: p229 cn4179
      Collection: Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958
      No image available at this time.