Wyatt Paul Gillespie (1865 – 1941)

Wyatt Paul GILLESPIE was my great-grandfather. He was the son and the youngest child of Jeremiah GILLESPIE and Mary Elizabeth GILLESPIE, who according to my Great Aunt Eva GILLESPIE, were first cousins..

I believe he was named after his maternal uncle Wyatt GILLESPIE, who died in a Yankee Prisoner of War Camp in Elmira, NY on 8 May 1865.

Wyatt had two sisters, Harriet and Sarah. Sara died before the age of 10. He also had three brothers, James, William, and George.

Wyatt was a Carpenter by trade and sometimes a farmer according to census reports I have seen for him.

Wyatt married Laura Cecile DONALD in 1894 in Rockbridge County, Virginia, where they lived the rest of their lives. They had eight children.

7 thoughts on “Wyatt Paul Gillespie (1865 – 1941)

  1. [...] Skip to secondary content HomeAboutAncestorsGilbert McClung Gillespie (1914 – 2003)Wyatt Paul Gillespie (1865 – 1941)Ann Irene “Judy” Feazell (1917 – 1983)Adam Franklin Feazell (1887 [...]

  2. [...] Skip to secondary content HomeAboutAncestorsGilbert McClung Gillespie (1914 – 2003)Wyatt Paul Gillespie (1865 – 1941)Ann Irene “Judy” Feazell (1917 – 1983)Adam Franklin Feazell (1887 [...]

  3. [...] Skip to secondary content HomeAboutAncestorsGilbert McClung Gillespie (1914 – 2003)Wyatt Paul Gillespie (1865 – 1941)Ann Irene “Judy” Feazell (1917 – 1983)Adam Franklin Feazell (1887 [...]

  4. [...] it when my dog chewed up my phone. Backups, heh?). Her grave is a short distance from her brother Wyatt’s home at 108 Houston Street where she appears to have lived at least the last few months of her [...]

  5. [...] have no idea why she died.  Her mother was about 5 months pregnant with my great great grandfather Wyatt when Sarah died.  The pain Mary must have felt losing one child while carrying [...]

  6. [...] Wyatt Paul Gillespie, son of Jeremiah Gillespie and Mary E Gillespie,  was born on July 15, 1865 in Amherst County, Virginia. [...]

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