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Newbern Cemetery

Newbern Cemetery

John Fletcher Gillham, 1842-1899, Newbern Cemetery, Jersey Co. Son of Andrew J. GILLHAM and Margaret DARLINGTON married Mary Ellen Brown, Mary Ellen died 14 Jan. 1937 Madison Co. Illinois. Death cert.-0000017o. Photo contributed by Charles Klingel, [email protected]

Marcus Gillham. Son of John Davidson Gillham and Mary Gillham his wife was Martha FULLER. Grand son of William Campbell Gillham and Jane McDOW. Married Green Co. Illinois. 2 Jan. 1834 vol-1 page-23 Lic.-685. Photo contributed by Charles Klingel, [email protected]

Margaret Darlington, wife of Andrew J. Gillham. Married March 3, 1842 in Jersey County, Illinois, Vol.-A, Page 84, Lic. 1842-9. Children: John Fletcher, William Wesley.

Martha Fuller, born 6 November 1810, died 11 June 1892, Jersey County, Illinois. Wife of Marcus Gillham, married Green County, Illinois on January 2, 1834, Vol. 001, Page 0023, Lic. 00000685. Children: William C., Laura Parthenia, (Dodgson) Mary P., Richard C.

Mary Gillham died October 27, 1851, 64 years 1 month 18 days, married on 22 December 1808 probably in South Carolina. Wife of John Davidson Gillham. Children Marcus, Allen, Andrew J., Mariah Louisa, wife of Joseph H. Colean of Sangamon County, Illinois.

Richard C. Gillham, born 1853, Mississippi Township, Jersey County, Illinois. Died 24 December 1918, Illinois Death Cert. 0021311. Wife Ida Orphelia CHAPPLE, married 13 October 1875, Jersey County, Illinois. Died March 31, 1939, Illinois, Death Cert. 0000032. Children: Charles Clayton, Luther Marcus, Cora M.(Beatty)

William C. Gillham, son of Marcus and Martha Fuller, born 1835 in Illinois, died 28 June 1855 Jersey County, Illinois.

William Wesley Gillham, born 1844, died 1900. Wife Carrie BEMBROOK, married 15 December 1875, Jersey County, Illinois, Vol.-A, Page 91. Children: Maud, 1880 Census, Elsah Township, Jersey County, Page 6C.

William Campbell Gillham, born 1750, Augusta County, Virginia, died 27 October 1825. Married about 1769 North Carolina. Wife Jane McDOW, born 1750, died 1810. Children: Margaret (Peggy), Jane, Agnes, Sarah (Sally), Mary (Polly), John Davidson, William Campbell Jr. (Scott County), Ezekiel. William was a Representative in the third Illinois Territory House of Repredentatives. William served as a Private and Sergeant from South Carolina and before and after the fall of Charleston, in Brandon’s Regiment. Was the son of Thomas Gillham who was also a Revolutionary Soldier. William died at the home of his son John Davidson Gillham October 27, 1825, Jersey County, Illinois.

Photos and information submitted by Charles Klingel, [email protected]

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