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From: "Firth Fabend" <>
Subject: [GILLINGHAM] Amos Gillingham
Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2002 14:43:32 -0400
I hope that Allen Osborne will get this from the List and that it will be of
interest to others, also. Allen, I tried three times to send it to you, but
it came back. Here is what I wrote:
Allen: Actually the Amos that you mention below was the son of John
Gillingham and a Sarah White. Sarah Taylor died in 1757, and John remarried.
This Amos (#51 in the genealogy of the family by Howard Gillingham, 1901),
is the uncle of my Amos, who is number 108, born, August 21, 1801 (the same
year his uncle Amos died). My Amos, 108, was the son of John Gillingham, b.
1766, Bensalem Township Bucks County, and Ann Preston. I find two John
Gillinghams in Bucks Coiunty in the 1820 census, one on p. 295, one on p.
309, different townships. In 1830, Amos is listed along with John, on pp.
100 and 105. There is no Amos G. in the Pa. census for 1840, but there is
an Amos in the 1850 census for Hamilton County, Ohio, Cincinnati, 9th ward,
p. 980. I am wondering if this is my Amos. His father, John, died in 1849,
and perhaps he inherited some money and moved to a better place the
In any case, you and I are certainly descended from the same people.
Did you find proof that they are from Dorset, by the way? The 1901 genealogy
says Yeamans G "came, doubtless, from Kent or Dorset." They were definitely
Yes, please send me your Word file!
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