John M D GILL was born about 1810 in Georgia. He was married before 1835 to Nancy WINGARD who was born in South Carolina. They moved to Alabama about 1840 and are found on the 1850 Federal Census Record in the Hatchet Creek community of Coosa Co, AL.

Children born to this union were:

  • 1. Nancy, born 13 Feb 1835, GA; died 12 Nov 1932, Coosa Co, AL; married Rora M MURCHISON, 12 Dec 1850, Coosa Co, AL; buried at Wayside Baptist Church Cemetery, Coosa Co, AL
  • 2. John
  • 3. Elizabeth M, born 6 Jul 1839, GA; died 20 May 1899, Collin Co, TX; buried in Murchison Cemetery, Collin Co, TX; married Roderick (Rory) MURCHISON, 8 Feb 1859
  • 4. Mary Jane, born 1841, AL; married Jeremiah DOWNS, 15 Nov 1858
  • 5. Georgiann Augusta, AL born 1844; married Sterling SPEER, 6 Feb 1861
  • 6. Elmira (Almira), born 1846, AL; died 31 Aug 1910, buried in Wayside Baptist Church Cemetery, Coosa Co, AL; married Clarence R CLARK
  • 7. George, born 1847, AL
  • 8. Martha, born 1849, AL
  • 9. James, born 1855/56, Al; died AL; buried in unmarked grave Wayside Baptist Church Cemetery, Coosa Co, AL

Martha died before John who died 1 Oct 1858. Both are buried in the Gill Cemetery, Coosa Co, AL


Betty Collins, AL
Nellie Kate Morris, Coosa Co
AL 1850 Census Records
Murchison Bible Record
Coosa Co, AL Marriage Records
Coosa Co, AL Cemetery Records
Probate Records of John M. Gill Estate, Coosa Co, AL, Probate Minutes Book 7, pp. 23.

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