Henry was born about 1814. It is believed he was born at Balteagh, Seagoe Parish, County Armagh. He married Mary Turkington in Ireland.. They emigrated to Canada about 1840. They settled on Lot 19, Concession 4, in Bristol Township, Ottawa County, Canada West.
Henry Gilpin migrated from Ireland to Canada.
The 1861 Census of Canada shows him living in the same area, with his family. Here, he took up farming and was granted 100 acres of land in Bristol Township, Pontiac County, Quebec, on October 23, 1871.Henry passed away in 1885, in Bristol Township, Quebec, Canada. He is buried at Saint John's Anglican Church Cemetery, Quyon, Quebec.
Potential Father: William Gilpin, born April 28, 1789 at Balteagh, Seagoe Parish, County Armagh.
Potential Brother: Dynes Gilpin, born 1806.
Potential Sister: Maria Gilpin, born April 14, 1823 at Balteagh, Seagoe Parish, County Armagh (also came to Quebec)
↑ Marriage details provided by Alfred Gracey, December 10, 2018 (His sources: (1) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral file (R) Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998m data as of January 5, 1998. (2) Seagoe Parish Archives, Mar 31, 2007 (3) Seagoe Parish Archive (Armagh SLB History Centre 9/00)
↑ Census of 1851 (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia), Library and Archives Canada; Ottawa, Ontario.
↑ 1861 Census of Canada; Library and Archives Canada; Ottawa, Ontario; Roll C-1305
↑ Compilation: Alphabetic Index of Land Grants by the Crown in the Province of Quebec from 1763 to 31st December 1890; by Robert Dunn and Derek Hopkins; Pointe Claire, Quebec; Quebec Family History Society; County Index Volume 1; Page 825
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Henry by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Henry: