Clinton A. GILLEN

Male 1860 - 1939


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  • Name  Clinton A. GILLEN  [1
    Residence  14 Jul 1860  Township 19 N Range 8 E, Champaign, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Living in this household were: John Gillen, age 55, born in Pennsylvania, a Farmer with real estate worth $600 and personal estate worth $800; Nancy, age 45, born in Ohio; Elizabeth, age 24, born in Ohio, working as a domestic; John, age 20, born in Ohio, working as a farm laborer; Isaac, age 18, born in Ohio, working as a farm laborer; Martin, age 16, born in Ohio, working as a farm laborer; Lulla, age 13, born in Ohio; Elijah; Silas, age 11, born in Ohio; Elijah, age 6, born in Ohio. I believe that all of those listed in this household are family members. John & Nancy the parents and the rest, the children of the couple.
      Enumerated as the next family on this page are William & Caroline Gillen and their young son, Clinton A. William is 27, born in Ohio and working as a Farm Laborer, Caroline is 20, born in New York and Clinton A. is 7 months old born in Illinois.
      I believe, based on other evidence that William is the oldest son of John & Nancy Gillen.
    Born  2 Dec 1860  , Champaign, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  28 Jun 1870  Champaign, Champaign, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Living in this household were: John Gillen, age 65, born in Pennsylvania, married, value of real estate $13,000, value of personal estate $200, working as a Farmer; Nancy, age 53, born in Ohio, keeping house; Isaac, age 21, born in Ohio, working as a Steamboat Pilot; Sylus, age 19, born in Ohio, working at Farming; Elijah (written as Eliga), age 16, born in Ohio, working at Farming; Elizabeth Gillen, age 34, born in Ohio, occupation - at home; Lewella, age 21, born in Ohio, occupation - at home; Clinton E., age 10 born in Illinois. I believe that Clinton is the son of William (brother of John) & Caroline Gillen.

      Note: There is a Miller family enumerated on this page also. Could they be related to Nancy Gillen who's maiden name is Miller?
    Residence  5 Jun 1880  Champaign, Champaign, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Living in this household were: John F. Gillen, age 75 yrs. born in Pennsylvania, parents both born in Pennsylvania, occupation - Livery man; wife, Nancy, age 65, born in Ohio, both parents born in Virginia, keeping house; daughter, Ella, age 32, born in Ohio, single, a Dressmaker; son, Elijah, age 26, born in Ohio, single; grandson, Clinton E., age 20, born in Illinois, parents born in Ohio & New York, single.
      East Clark St.
    Occupation  1939 
    • This is the occupation listed on his death record.
      Locomotive
    Died  25 Mar 1939  St. Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  27 Mar 1939  [2
    Person ID  I2552  FRAMPTON - GILLEN - HUNTER
    Last Modified  22 Jul 2011 

    Father  William GILLEN,   b. Abt 1833, , , Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Caroline ROSELL,   b. Abt 1840, , , New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  3 Feb 1859  , Champaign, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID  F877  Group Sheet

    Family  Georgeana JONES,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  1897  , Champaign, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Last Modified  18 Apr 2011 
    Family ID  F879  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S498] Census - 1860 U.S. Federal Census, (National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), M653, roll M653_160, Township 19 N Range 8 E, Champaign, Illinois, p. 377, dwelling 684, family 656, John & Nancy Miller & children, accessed 8 Apr 2011 (Reliability: 3), 8 Apr 2011.

    2. [S578] Florida - Deaths, 1877-1939, ((http://fsbeta.familysearch.org)), accessed 18 Apr 2011), entry for the death of Clinton A. Gillen; citing Florida Deaths, 1877-1939. (Reliability: 3), 18 Apr 2011.
      Name: Clinton Ann Gillen
      Titles & Terms (Original):
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      Death Date: 25 Mar 1939
      Death Place: St. Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida
      Gender: Male
      Race (Original): w
      Race (Expanded): White
      Death Age: 78y 3m 23d
      Estimated Birth Year:
      Birth Date: 02 Dec 1860
      Birthplace: Champaign, Ill.
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Georgia Ann Gillen
      Spouse's Titles & Terms (Original):
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      Father's Name: William Gillen
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      Father's Birthplace: Champaign, Ill.
      Mother's Name: Caroline Rosell
      Mother's Titles & Terms (Original):
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      Mother's Birthplace: N.Y.
      Occupation: Locomotive
      Street Address: 18 25th St. South
      Place of Residence:
      Cemetery: Vault
      Burial Place: City
      Burial Date: 27 Mar 1939
      Funeral Home:
      Informant:
      Additional Relatives:
      Film Number: 2116100
      Reference Number: bk1877-1939 cn5683
      I believe the middle name may be incorrect. Must verify.

    3. [S434] Census - 1870 U.S. Federal Census, (National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), M593, roll M593_193, Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, p. 24A, dwelling 56, family 56, John & Nancy Gillen & children, accessed 18 Apr 2011 (Reliability: 4), 18 Apr 2011.
      The index for this record lists the race for this family as Mulatto. It is clearly a transcription error, with the W being misread as an M.

    4. [S475] Census - 1880 U.S. Federal Census, (National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), T9, roll 179, Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, enumeration district (ED) 3, p. 25C, dwelling 59, family 63, John & Nancy Gillen & family, accessed 28 May 2011 (Reliability: 4), 28 May 2011.

    5. [S586] Illinois - Marriages, 1851-1900, Illinois., marriage certificate (1859), Gillen-Rosell; County Court Records film numbers 0338047-0338056 & 10323010-01032305. (Reliability: 2), 18 Apr 2011.
      Illinois Marriages, 1851-1900
      about William Gillen Name: William Gillen
      Gender: Male
      Spouse Name: Caroline A. Rosell
      Marriage Date: Feb 03, 1859
      Marriage County: Champaign
      Comments: This record can be found at the County Court Records, Film # 0338047 - 0338056 & 1032301 - 1032305

    6. [S644] Illinois - Illinois County Marriages, 1810-1934, Illinois., Gillen-Jones; FHL microfilm 1,032,304. (Reliability: 2), 18 Apr 2011.
      Name: Clinton E Gillen
      Titles & Terms: Mr.
      Event: Marriage
      Event Date: 1897
      Event Place: Champaign, Illinois
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      Spouse: Georgeana Jones
      Spouse's Titles & Terms: Miss
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      Film Number: 1032304
      Digital Folder Number: 004539332
      Image Number: 00157