Henry Gillig
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Heinrich Gillig (1887 - 1968)

Heinrich (Henry) Gillig
Born in Grimm, Saratov, Russiamap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in Genesee, Michigan, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Sep 2018
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Biography

Volga German
Henry Gillig is a Volga German.
Henry Gillig has German Roots.


Family #660 in the 1897 Grimm census.


Heinrich Gillig married Justina Schneider in Grimm, Russia. They immigrated to the United States with his wife's brother Philipp Schneider and his family, and Philipp's brother-in-law, Carl Fritzler, and his family. Also traveling with the large group of family members was Heinrich Gillig' brother, Karl, his wife Louisa, their two children, and Karl and Heinrich's mother, Charlotta Gillig. For a detailed look at their journey to the United States, see Karl Fritzler.


1897 Grimm Census [1]

Family # 660
Head of the Household Heinrich Jakob Gillig, age 67, married
Wife Maria Katharina Gillig, age 64, married
Child #1 Heinrich Gillig, age 39, married
Wife of Child #1 Charlotta Gillig, age 40, married
Grandchild #1 Elisabeth Gillig, age 17, single
Grandchild #2 Johann Jakob Gillig, age 13
Grandchild #3 Heinrich Gillig, age 9
Grandchild #4 Karl Gillig, age 6
Child #2 Philipp Gillig, age 33, married
Wife of Child #2 Elisabeth Gillig, age 34, married
Grandchild #5 Elisabeth Gillig, age 9
Grandchild #6 Jakob Gillig, age 2
Child #3 Johann Jakob Gillig, age 28, married
Wife of Child #3 Elisabeth Gillig, age 28, married
Grandchild #7 Amalia Gillig, age 6
Grandchild #8 Karl Gillig, age 1


Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922 [2]

Name: Heinrich Gillig
Event Type: Immigration
Event Date: Jan 1913
Event Place: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Gender: Male
Birthplace: Russia
Ship Name: Canada
Affiliate Film Number: T-4745
Digital Folder Number: 004543086
Image Number: 00706


U.S., Atlantic Ports Passenger Lists, 1820-1873 and 1893-1959 [3]

Name: Heinrich Gillig
Age: 25
Estimated birth year: abt 1888
Birthplace: Grim, Russia
Gender: Male
Ethnic Background: German
Arrival Date: 15 Jan 1913
Port of Arrival: Portland, Maine
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Ship Name: Canada
Friend's Name: John Albrandt
Last Residence: Russia
Place of Origin: Russia


World War I Draft Registration [4]

Name: Henry Gelley [Henry Gelleg] [sic] should be Henry Gillig
Race: Caucasian (White)
Marital status: Married
Birth Date: 11 Sep 1887
Birth Place: Russia
Street address: 157 Marys Ave
Residence Place: Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, USA


1920 United States Federal Census [5]

Name: Henry Gelley [Henry Galleg] [sic] should be Gillig
Age: 32
Birth Year: abt 1888
Birthplace: Russia
Home in 1920: Fond du Lac Ward 16, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Street: East Johnson Street
House Number: 110
Residence Date: 1920
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1912
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital status: Married
Spouse's name: Justina Gelley
Father's Birthplace: Russia
Mother's name: Charlotte Gelley
Mother's Birthplace: Russia
Native Tongue: German
Able to Speak English: No
Occupation: Laborer
Industry: Tannery
Employment Field: Wage or Salary
Home Owned or Rented: Rent
Naturalization Status: Alien
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Henry Gelley 32
Justina Gelley 31
Emilie Gelley 8
Lydia Gelley 6
Ella Gelley 2
Charlotte Gelley 63
Henry Fiebig 47
Carl Wagner 34


1930 United States Federal Census [6]

Name: Henry Gillig
Birth Year: abt 1888
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Russia
Marital status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1930: Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA
Map of Home: View Map
Street address: West Cotton St
Ward of City: 14th
House Number: 76
Dwelling Number: 152
Family Number: 178
Home Owned or Rented: Owned
Home Value: 4500
Radio Set: No
Lives on Farm: No
Age at first Marriage: 22
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Russia
Mother's Birthplace: Russia
Language Spoken: German
Immigration Year: 1913
Naturalization: Alien
Able to Speak English: No
Occupation: Finisher
Industry: Tannery
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker
Employment: Yes
Household Members: Name Age
Henry Gillig 42
Gistner [sic] Gillig 41 should be Justina
Emmily Gillig 18
Liede Gillig 16
Ella Gillig 12
Charlett Gillig 74


1940 United States Federal Census [7]

Name: Henry Gillig
Age: 52
Estimated birth year: abt 1888
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Germany [sic] should be Russia
Marital status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Fond Du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Map of Home in 1940: View Map
Street: W Cotton Street
House Number: 76
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Fond Du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Citizenship: Naturalized
Sheet Number: 6A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 123
Occupation: Tin Color Mixer
House Owned or Rented: Owned
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 3500
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 6th grade
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 42
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 1004
Income Other Sources: No
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Henry Gillig 52
Justina Gillig 50
Sharlet Gillig 84


Illinois, Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840-1950 [8]

Name: Henry Gillig
Event Type: Naturalization
Event Place: Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin
Event Date: 1940
Birth Year: 1887
Birthplace: Russia
Affiliate Publication Title: Soundex Index to Naturalization Petitions for U.S. District & Circuit Courts, Northern District of Illinois and Immigration and Naturalization Service District 9, 1840-1950
Affiliate Publication Number: M1285
Affiliate Film Number: 64
GS Film number: 1432064
Digital Folder Number: 004641008
Image Number: 05215


World War II Draft Registration [9]

Name: Henry Gillig
Gender: Male
Race: White
Residence Age: 55
Birth Date: 11 Sep 1887
Birth Place: Grimm, Russia
Residence Date: 1942
Residence Place: Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, USA


United States Social Security Death Index [10]

Age: 81
Given Name: Henry
Surname: Gillig
Birth Date: 11 Sep 1887
State: Wisconsin [sic]
Last Place of Residence: Genesee, Michigan
Previous Residence Postal Code: 48504
Event Date: Dec 1968


Sources

  1. 1897 Grimm (Lesnoi Karamysh), Russia Census List, Translated by Richard Rye, Compiled and Edited by John Groh, Contributor Henry Schmick; American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA; Published 2017; page 103, family #660.
  2. "Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HL4-X7P : 11 March 2018), Heinrich Gillig, Jan 1913; citing Immigration, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, T-4745, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
  3. Records from Record Group 287, Publications of the U.S. Government; Record Group 85, Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service [INS] and Record Group 36, Records of the United States Customs Service. The National Archives at Washington, D.C. Heinrich Gillig, age 25, born in Grimm, Russia. Ancestry.com. U.S., Atlantic Ports Passenger Lists, 1820-1873 and 1893-1959 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2010. See: https://ancstry.me/2Lz2hCD.
  4. United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls. Henry Gillig, born 11 September 1887 in Russia, Registration State: Wisconsin; Registration County: Fond Du Lac; Roll: 1674637; Draft Board: 1. Ancestry.com. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. See: https://ancstry.me/2Yk85pm.
  5. 1920 United States Federal Census, Henry Gillig, age 32, born in Russia, Year: 1920; Census Place: Fond du Lac Ward 16, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1986; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 45. Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. See: https://ancstry.me/2xWEEeb.
  6. 1930 United States Federal Census, Henry Gillig born about 1888 in Russia, Year: 1930; Census Place: Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0027; FHL microfilm: 2342306. Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002. See: https://ancstry.me/2YeLHxS.
  7. 1940 United States Federal Census, Henry Gillig, age 52, born in Russia, Year: 1940; Census Place: Fond Du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin; Roll: m-t0627-04479; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 20-17. Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. See: https://ancstry.me/2Z0I9MR.
  8. "Illinois, Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XKLT-PBG : 12 March 2018), Henry Gillig, 1940; citing Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, NARA microfilm publication M1285 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 64; FHL microfilm 1,432,064.
  9. The National Archives at St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; World War II Draft Cards (Fourth Registration) for the State of Wisconsin; Record Group Title: Records of the Selective Service System, 1926-1975; Record Group Number: 147; Series Number: M2126; Box or Roll Number: 97, Henry Gillig, age 55, born 11 September 1887 in Grimm, Russia. Ancestry.com. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. See: https://ancstry.me/2Y3SmXr.
  10. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J16W-CTG : 20 May 2014), Henry Gillig, Dec 1968; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).


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