The Gill Family

Alice Maud Gill

Birth: 21 November 1873, in Athboy, county Meath, Ireland

Father: Benjamin Gill

Mother: Margaret Anne (Kilroy) Gill

Occupation: Governess (1901); Housekeeper (1940)

Death: 21 July 1940, at Cloneygrange, Ballivor, Athboy, county Meath, Ireland, aged 64
Alice Maude died on July Twenty first 1940, at Cloneygrange. She is recorded as a spinster, aged 64 and her occupation is housekeeper. The cause of death is listed as polycythaemia cerebral thrombosis. The informant was R. E. Gill, brother, of Cloneygrange.

Census:
1901: Clonygrange, Killaconnigan, county Meath
1911: Clonygrange, Killaconnigan, county Meath

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Annie Eliza Gill

Birth: 18 October 1865, at Clonygrange, Ballivor, Athboy, county Meath, Ireland
Annie Eliza was born on October Eighteenth 1865 at Clonygrange, the daughter of Benjamin Gill, farmer of Clonygrange, and Margaret Gill formerly Kilroy.

Father: Benjamin Gill

Mother: Margaret Anne (Kilroy) Gill

Occupation: Nurse

Death: 23 November 1945, at Cloneygrange, Ballivor, Athboy, county Meath, Ireland, aged 80. The cause of death is listed as senility.

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Benjamin Gill

Birth: 1821, in Ballivor, county Meath, Ireland

Father: Michael Gill

Married: Margaret Anne Kilroy on 13 August 1863, in Ballymachugh, county Cavan, Ireland

Children: Occupation: Farmer

Death: 21 April 1907, at Cloneygrange, Athboy, county Meath, Ireland, aged 86. The cause of death is listed as chronic bronchitis, for some years.

Will: probate granted 27 January 1908 to Maggie A. Gill
Ireland Calendar of Wills 1908 p199
GILL Benjamin  27 January Probate of the Will of Benjamin Gill late of Cloneygrange County Meath Farmer who died 21 April 1907 granted at Dublin to Maggie A. Gill the Widow  Effects under 581

Census:
1901: Clonygrange, Killaconnigan, county Meath

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Benjamin Gerald Gill

Birth: 27 March 1901, at Abbey Street, Roscommon, county Roscommon, Ireland
Benjamin Gerald was born on Twenty Seventh March 1901 at Abbey St Roscommon, the son of James Gerald Gill, bank cashier of Roscommon, and Nanie Gill formerly James.

Father: James Gerald Gill

Mother: Nannie (James) Gill

Occupation: Merchant Seaman - wireless officer
Irish Merchant Seamen 1918 - 1921
Gill, Benjamin Gerald (Wireless Officer) RS2 No.212569.
Born: 1901-03-27, Roscommon, Co. Roscommon, Ireland
Certificates: 6678 1 cl pmg Photo: f5+
Voyages:
1919-01-01 Patani ON 120872 of Liverpool (Elder Dempster)
1919-04-01 Indian Transport ON 127456 of W. Hartlepool (Furness, Empire Transport)
1919-08-01 Duke of Cornwall ON 92237 of Falmouth (Chellew, R B)
1919-11-01 Tregarthen ON 133218 of St Ives (Hain SS Co)
1920-01-01 Tregarthen ON 133218 of St Ives (Hain SS Co)


Census:
1901: Abbey St Lower, Ardnanagh, Roscommon, county Roscommon
1911: 71 Moyne Road, Rathmines & Rathgar East, county Dublin

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Emma Margaret Gill

Birth: 10 February 1871, at Cloneygrange, Ballivor, Athboy, county Meath, Ireland
Emma was born on Febry 10th 1871 at Cloneygrange, the daughter of Benjamin Gill, farmer of Cloneygrange, and Margt Gill formerly Kilroy.

Father: Benjamin Gill

Mother: Margaret Anne (Kilroy) Gill

Occupation: Governess

Death: 6 January 1942

Notes: It seems that in the 1901 census, Emma is listed as "Daisy"?.

Census:
1901: Clonygrange, Killaconnigan, county Meath

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Evangelina Gill

Birth: 30 July 1869, in Ballivor, county Meath, Ireland
Evangelina was born on July 30th 1869 at Cloneygrange, the daughter of Benjamin Gill, farmer of Cloneygrange, and Margaret Gill formerly Kilroy.

Father: Benjamin Gill

Mother: Margaret Anne (Kilroy) Gill

Occupation: Hospital Nurse

Notes: Evangelina is possibly the "Evangeline Mary Gill" who arrived in New York on 9 September 1905 aboard the Cedric which left Liverpool on 1 September 1905. That passenger is recorded as being a hospital nurse, aged 35 and single. She is a national of Ireland, but her last permanent resident was in London. Her destination is listed as the Adirondacks, to visit Mrs Joann Seligman of the Adirondacks.

Death: 1 March 1946

Census:
1901: Clonygrange, Killaconnigan, county Meath

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James Gerald Gill

Birth: 16 February 1867, at Clonygrange, Ballivor, Athboy, county Meath, Ireland
James Gerald was born on February Sixteenth 1867 at Clonygrange, the son of Benjamin Gill, farmer, and Margaret Anne Gill formerly Kilroy.

Father: Benjamin Gill

Mother: Margaret Anne (Kilroy) Gill

Married: Nannie James on 3 February 1898, in the parish church of St Werburgh, Dublin, county Dublin, Ireland
James Gerald Gill is recorded as a bachelor, of full age, the son of Benjamin Gill, farmer. He is a banker, resident at Main Street, Roscommon. Nannie James is recorded as a spinster, of full age, the daughter of John James, deputy clerk of crown and peace. She is resident at Exchequer Street. The marriage was witnessed by Ricard E. Gill, Maude Gill and G. G. Dignan.

Nannie was born in 1864/5, in county Roscommon, the daughter of John James.

Children: Occupation: Banker (marriage record, 1898); Bank Cashier (1901 census); Bank Official  - Bank of Ireland (birth record of son John). In 1911 James is listed as "Clerk Sherman Crawford's"

Death: 30 May 1919

Census & Addresses:
1901: Abbey St Lower, Ardnanagh, Roscommon, county Roscommon
1906: Dublin Road, Tuam, county Galway   (birth record of son John)
1911: 71 Moyne Road, Rathmines & Rathgar East, county Dublin

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John Reginald Gill

Birth: 2 August 1906, at Dublin Road, Tuam, county Galway, Ireland
John Reginald was born on August Second 1906 at Dublin Road, the son of James Gerald Gill, bank official, Bank of Ireland, of Dublin Road, and Nannie Gill formerly James.

Father: James Gerald Gill

Mother: Nannie (James) Gill

Census:
1911: 71 Moyne Road, Rathmines & Rathgar East, county Dublin

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Lily Gill

Birth: 1876/7, in county Meath, Ireland

Father: Benjamin Gill

Mother: Margaret Anne (Kilroy) Gill

Occupation: Governess

Census:
1901: Clonygrange, Killaconnigan, county Meath

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Muriel Gill

Birth: 1868/9, in Ballivor, Killaconnigan, county Meath, Ireland

Father: Benjamin Gill

Mother: Margaret Anne (Kilroy) Gill

Dynevor Indian Hospital
Dynevor Indian Hospital (1920)
Occupation: Nurse and hospital superintendent; postmaster
Muriel emigrated to Canada, and was superintendent of the Dynevor Indian hospital and home. She returned to Ireland in the early 1920's, coming back to Dynevor in 1922.
The Winnipeg Tribune 31 December 1913 p1
INDIANS ON ST. PETER'S RESERVE ENJOY A FEAST
...
After the dinner was over the whole party were shown over the hospital where there are at present sixteen patients, and speeches were made by Chief Wm. Asham and Councillor Wm. Harper, expressing their appreciation of the very excellent work done by Miss Gill, the superintendent, and Mrs. Kerr, her assistant, in relieving their people from their sufferings and the splendid appearance of the hospital

The Winnipeg Tribune 11 February 1922 p14
Miss Muriel Gill will return from Ireland at the end of March to resume her duties as matron of the Dynevor Indian hospital and home.

EARLY POST OFFICES SERVING THE EAST SIDE OF THE RED RIVER
Henry Spence ran the Dynevor postal office from July l. l896 up to the time of his death in 1909. the postmaster. from that point on were William Doherty (Feb. 1, 1910 to July 14, 1911) Reverend Laronde (April l, 1912 to July 31, 1914), Miss Muriel Gill (Oct. l, 1914 to Sept. 7, 1920), Miss Isabella Bunn (Jan. 4, lg2t to Sept. 4, 1923). Miss Muriel Gill (Dec. 15, t923 to March 13. 1925). Vis, V. Cameron (June 15, 1925 to June 23, l92S). On June 30. I925 the Dynevor Post Office closed up.

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Muriel arrived in New York aboard the Baltic on 10 April 1922, in transit to the C.M.S. Hospital in West Selkirk, Manitoba. (Presumably this is a Church Mission Society Hospital). Muriel is described as 5 foot 4 inches tall, of fair complexion, with brown hair and hazel eyes.

Census & Addresses:
1901: Abbey St Lower, Ardnanagh, Roscommon, county Roscommon
1922: Ballivor, Killaconnigan, county Meath (last residence in Ellis Island transit record in 1922)
1922: West Selkirk, Manitoba (destination in Ellis Island transit record in 1922)

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Richard Edward Gill

Birth: 4 June 1864, at Cloneygrange, Ballivor, Athboy, county Meath, Ireland
Richard  Edward was born on Fourth June 1864 at Clonygrange, the son of Benjamin Gill, farmer of Cloneygrange, and Margaret Gill formerly Kilroy.
Dublin Evening Mail 8 June 1864
Gill —June 4, at Ballivor, Cloneygrange, county of Meath, the wife Benjamin Gill, Esq., a son

Father: Benjamin Gill

Mother: Margaret Anne (Kilroy) Gill

Occupation: Farmer

Death: 27 August 1952, at Cloneygrange, Athboy, county Meath, Ireland, aged 88. The cause of death is listed as senility.

Census & Addresses:
1901: Clonygrange, Killaconnigan, county Meath
1911: Clonygrange, Killaconnigan, county Meath
1922: Ballivor, Killaconnigan, county Meath (named as relative in Ellis Island transit record in 1922)

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Susan Henrietta Gill

Birth: 12 November 1875, at Cloneygrange, Ballivor, Athboy, county Meath, Ireland
Unnamed female was born on November twelve 1875 at Cloneygrange, the daughter of Benjamin Gill, farmer of Cloneygrange, and Margt Gill formerly Kilroy.

Father: Benjamin Gill

Mother: Margaret Anne (Kilroy) Gill

Death: 24 September 1964, at 22 Harcourt Terrace, Dublin, county Dublin, Ireland, aged 88
Susan Henrietta Gill died on Twenty fourth September 1964 at 22 Harcourt Tce. She is single, aged 88 years and her occupation listed as retired. The cause of death is listed as senility myocardial failure. The informant was Kathleen McLoo S.R.N., occupier Governesses House, 22 Harcourt Terrace Adelaide Road Dublin

Census:
1911: Scallanstown, Ardbraccan, county Meath

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