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William Gillions (abt. 1800 - bef. 1854)

William Gillions
Born about in Northill, Bedfordshire, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 6 Nov 1821 in Northill, Bedfordshire, Englandmap
Died before in St. Louis City, Missouri, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Dec 2016
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William Gillions was a Latter Day Saint pioneer.

Biography

William was born in 1800. William Gillions ... He passed away in 1854.

The Gillions family (William and his four children, John, Elizabeth, Sarah, and Mary) arrived in New Orleans on 2 May 1854 via the ship John M. Wood. William died in St. Louis prior to departure (noted in the PEF). Only John and Elizabeth survived to reach the Valley.

Though John and Elizabeth are not explicitly documented with the Empey company. Mary and Sarah are and it is very likely the four siblings were traveling together.

Sources

  • "England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGCW-GN8 : 24 July 2016), William Gillions, Northill, Bedfordshire, England; citing Northill, Bedfordshire, England, p. 5, from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886,


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