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Phoebe (Elliot) Gillett (1864)

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Phoebe Gillett formerly Elliot
Born in Twillingate, Newfoundland Colonymap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] in Twillingate, Newfoundland Colonymap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Categories: Twillingate District, Newfoundland.


Phoebe Elliott (b. 1864 in Twillingate) married William Gillett (b. 1863 in Twillingate) some time around 1882 (the birth of their first child, Phillip). There are no primary sources for the wedding, but there were only two William Gillettes in the area; and the other (William George Gillett) married a Sarah Young[1], and Pheobe's maiden name is attested to in the marriage record of her son, Phillip[2].


Name Phoebe Ann Elliott
Event Type Birth
Event Date 10 Aug 1864
Event Place Twillingate, Twillingate, Newfoundland
Gender Female
Father's Name John Elliott
Mother's Name Harriett[3]


  1. "Newfoundland Vital Records, 1840-1949", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 June 2015), William George Gillett and Sarah E Young, 1892.
  2. "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 February 2016), William Gillett in entry for Philip Gillett and Edith Spencer, 20 Dec 1904; citing , Malden, Massachusetts, United States, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 2,057,590.
  3. "Newfoundland Vital Statistics, 1753-1893," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 May 2015), Phoebe Ann Elliott, 10 Aug 1864; citing Birth, Twillingate, Twillingate, Newfoundland, Canada, Provincial Archives, St. John's.

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