Gilleland Family collection
S514, OB67
1823-1827
1 folder, 2 os. folders

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Processed by: Elizabeth M. Wilkinson, January 2007


Biographical Note:

James Gilleland (sometimes spelled Gilliland) was born in 1781 and his brother John was born in 1789.  They moved to Fayette County, Indiana from Pennsylvania in 1822.  They bought several tracts of land in Fayette County and appeared to be active in the community.  James passed away in 1854 and John passed away in 1876.  Both are buried in the Christian Church cemetery in Bentonville, Fayette County, Indiana.

Source:
History of Fayette County Indiana. Warner, Beers & Co.: Chicago, 1885.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection consists of one letter and several land grand certificates and land indentures related to James and John Gilleland and land in Fayette County, Indiana. The letter, addressed to James Gilleland, discusses money owed by his “brother John” as well as the Gilleland’s old neighbors back in Pennsylvania.


Item Listing:

1 Folder. 

1823 Nov. 10	Kirkpatrick, Major (sp?) to James Gilliland.  ALS
1825 Oct. 14	Deed record in Fayette County (Ind.) signed by William McKinney, James McKinney, William Owen, Adam Kendal, 
                                Joseph McKinney, and witnessed by Manlove Caldwell and James Gilleland.  ADS

OB67, Folder 1. 

1823 Feb. 15	Land grant certificate, number 2570, given to John Gilleland of Franklin County, Pennsylvania, for land in Brookville, Indiana.  
                                DS 
1823 Feb. 15	Land grant certificate, number 2571, given to John Gilleland of Franklin County, Pennsylvania, for land in Brookville, Indiana.  
                                DS
1823 Feb. 15	Land grant certificate, number 2572, given to John Gilleland of Franklin County, Pennsylvania, for land in Brookville, Indiana.  
                                DS
1823 Feb. 15	Land grant certificate, number 2573, given to John Gilleland of Franklin County, Pennsylvania, for land in Brookville, Indiana.  
                                DS
1824 Apr. 1	Land grant certificate, number 4747, given to James Gilliland of Fayette County, state of Indiana, for land in the district of 
                                Brookville, Indiana.  DS

OB67, Folder 2. 

1824 Apr. 1	Land grant certificate, number 4748, given to James Gilliland of Fayette County, state of Indiana, for land in the district of 
                                Brookville, Indiana.  DS
1824 Apr. 1	Land grant certificate, number 4749, given to James Gilliland of Fayette County, state of Indiana, for land in the district of 
                                Brookville, Indiana.  DS
1824 Apr. 20	Land grant certificate, number 4888, given to James Gilliland of Fayette County, state of Indiana, for land in the district of 
                                Brookville, Indiana.  DS
1824 Apr. 20	Land grant certificate, number 4928, given to Robert McCann of Fayette County, state of Indiana, for land in the district of 
                                Brookville, Indiana.  DS
1825 Oct. 14	Land indenture/deed made between William McKinney, James McKinney, William Owen, Adam Kendal, Joseph McKinney 
                                and James Gilliland and witnessed by Manlove Caldwell, Justice of the Peace.  ADS
1827 Oct. 12	Land indenture/deed made between Isaac and Ann King and Ezra Hunt and witnessed by Jacob Shinkle, Justice of the 
                                Peace.  ADS

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

1 folder, 2 oversize folders, (13 items)

Collection Dates:

1823-1827

Provenance:

Mrs. R. D. McDaniel, December 1960

Access: This collection is open for research.

Restrictions:

None

Reproduction Rights:

Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.  Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.

Language Materials are entirely in English

Alternate Formats:

None

Related Holdings:

 

Notes:

 


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