Gillespie Ancestry

Source: https://www.geni.com/people/Lilias-Gillespie/6000000020692740089?through=6000000005909816659 and pages thereof and for dates and places, https://familysearch.org/.

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The Campbell Knights of Lochow | Earls and Dukes of ArgyllWhile this Campbell's ancestry is unknown, the Campbells are from Clan Campbell of Scotland.
William James Gillespie
b. 1470, Falkirk, Sterling, Scotland
d. 1520, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
m. Mary Cullane
b. 1475, Falkirk, Sterling, Scotland, United Kingdom
d. 1525, Falkirk, Sterling, Scotland, United Kingdom
                          Gordon Leigh Cairns
b. 1480
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m. Helen McNab
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          Archibold Park
b. 1480
Selkirkshire, Scotland
d. 1530
Selkirkshire, Scotland
m. Jean Jordon
b. 1480
Selkirkshire, Scotland
d. 1551
Selkirkshire, Scotland
                                  Patrick Adamson
b. 1476
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  James William Gillespie
b. 1490, Falkirk, Scotland, Stirlingshire
d. 1536, Falkirk, Scotland, Stirlingshire
m. Isobel Manson
b. 1498
d. 1540
                  Andrew Cairns
b. 1500
d. 1544
m. Susan Marie Gilsard
b. 1500
d. 1555
      Mungo Park
b. 1505
Selkirkshire, Scotland
d. 1568
Surrey, England
m. Elspeth Hislop
b. 1510
Balham, Surrey, England
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        Thomas Simpson
b. btwn. 1485-1500
          Dionysius Adamson,
though some records have Adam Constance
b. 1520, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
d. 1590, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
                           
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    Burgess Rev. William Gillespie
b. 1520, Stirlingshire, Scotland
d. May 14, 1587, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
            John Cairns
b. 1533
Scotland
d. 1585
Alva, Stirlingshire, Scotland
m. Elisabeth Park
b. 1537
Scotland
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          Rev. Andrew Simson
(also seen as Symeson)
(also here)
b. ca. 1519-1520, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
d. 1590, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
m. Violet Adamson
(also here)
b. ca. 1529-1537, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
d. 1592, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
            James Barron
b. 1535
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      Rev. John Patrick Gillespie
b. 1555, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
d. May 14, 1587, Stirlingshire, Scotland
m. Janet Cairns
b. 1557
Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
d. 1580
Stirling, Scotland
  "Patrick Simson, born Perth, 1556, son of Andrew S., min. of Dunbar ; educated at New College, St Andrews ; M.A. (1574) ; became reader at Borthwick; completed his education at Bridgestock in England ; adm. to Spott in 1577 ; trans, to Cramond in 1582 ; adm. to the vicarage there 30th Aug. 1586; trans, and adm. to this charge 7th Aug. 1590 ; pres. by James VI. May 1591. When preaching before the King in 1598 he exhorted him to beware "lest he drew on himself secret wrath by setting up manifest idolatry." Immediately after sermon his Majesty arose and "forbade him to meddle in these matters." He was a member of twelve out of fifteen Assemblies held prior to 1610 ; was named by Assembly of 1606 constant Moderator of Presbytery, but refused to accept. He drew up a Protest to Parliament against the introduction of Episcopacy 1st July 1606 ; was chosen Moderator of Conference at Falkland 15th June 1608 ; was offered a bishopric and pension by the King, but frequent attacks of disease broke down his constitution, and he died 31st March 1618."
Source: Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae: the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the reformation, Vol. IV, page 318
Patrick Simson
(also seen as Symeson and Simpson),
Minister of Stirling

b. 1556, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
d. March 31, 1618, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
m. Martha Barron
b. 1568, Kiikcaldy, Scotland
d. August 31, 1601, Scotland
     
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    Rev. John Gillespie was known as the "Thundering Preacher." M.A. (Glasgow 1602) ; ordained to Alva 18th July 1603. He was one of the forty-two ministers who signed the Protest to Parliament against the introduction of Episcopacy; transferred to Second Charge, Kircaldy, after 14th Oct 1612 ; transferred to First Charge; pres. by Charles I.,14th Aug 1625.
Source: Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae: the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the reformation, Vol. V, page 102
Rev. John Gillespie,
Minister of Kirkcaldy

b. 1580, Alva, Clackmannanshire, Scotland
d. before August 12, 1627, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
m. July 1603 Lilias Simson
(also seen as Symeson)

b. 1590, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
d. February 16, 1657, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
       
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descendants through daughter
Lilias Gillespie Skene
         
Developed in June 2016.