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Wilson Gillespie & Palestine Wise of Egypt, Mississippi

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Re: Wilson Gillespie & Palestine Wise of Egypt, Mississippi

Posted: 1460213414000
Classification: Query

NOTE -
There is a 20 yr. gap in the census records [1880 - 1900] as the 1890 census was burned in the 1920's. Add 20 yrs to everyone's 1880 age for the 1900 census.

I’m not related to any member of this family.


1880 -
Name: Palestina Wise
Age: 1
Birth Year: abt 1879
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1880: Monroe, Mississippi
Race: Black
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Marital Status: Single
Father's name: John Wise
Father's Birthplace: Virginia
Mother's name: Mandy Wise
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi

John Wise 35, VA - farmer, cannot read/write
Mandy Wise 29, MS - cannot read/write
Penny Wise 18, MS - cannot read/write
Rebecca Wise 16, MS
Billy Wise 13, MS
John Wise 10, MS
Lucien Wise 8, MS
Chas. H. Wise 6, MS
Alex Wise 5, MS
Palestine Wise 3, MS
Palestina Wise 1, MS

1900 -
Name: Palestine Gillespie
Age: 22
Birth Date: Mar 1878
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1900: Egypt, Chickasaw, Mississippi
Race: Black
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Wilson Gillespie
Marriage Year: 1895
Years Married: 5
Father's Birthplace: Mississippi
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi
Mother: number of living children: 4
Mother: How many children: 4

Wilson Gillespie 26, 7/73 MS - farmer
Palestine Gillespie 22, 3/78 MS
Robert Lee Gillespie 4, 11/95 MS
Urby Gillespie 3, 12/96 MS - dau
Osby Gillespie 1, 7/98 MS - son
Wilson Gillespie 5/12, 12/99 MS
Mary Carr 10, 10/89 MS - cousin

1910 -
Name: Palistine Gillispie
Age in 1910: 32
Birth Year: abt 1878
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1910: Beat 3, Chickasaw, Mississippi
Race: Mulatto [ALL family members are listed as Mulatto]
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Wilson Gillispie
Father's Birthplace: Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
Native Tongue: English
Occupation: Laborer
Industry: Farm
Employer, Employee or Other: Wage Earner
Attended School: No
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Years Married: 15
Number of Children Born: 8
Number of Children Living: 7
Out of Work: Y
Number of weeks out of work: 12

Wilson Gillispie 36, MS - works on farm
Palistine Gillispie 32, MS
Hervy Gillispie 13, MS
Osby Gillispie 11, MS
Wilson Gillispie Jr 10, MS
Alex Gillispie 9, MS
Anna Dora Gillispie 7, MS
Maggie Sue Gillispie 4, MS
Manda Lee Gillispie 2, MS

1920 -
Name: Palestine Gilesppie
[Palestine Gilksppie]
Age: 40
Birth Year: abt 1880
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1920: Beat 4, Tunica, Mississippi
Race: Black
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: married
Spouse's Name: Wilson Gilespie
Father's Birthplace: Mississippi
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi
Occupation: None
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes

Wilson Gilespie 47, MS - farm worker
Palestine Gilesppie 40, MS
Wilson Gilesppie 20, MS
Alex Gilesppie 18, MS
Anna D Gilesppie 16, MS
Maggie S Gilesppie 15, MS
Amanda L Gilesppie 13, MS
Attie B Gilksppie 9, MS
Albert Gilesppie 7, MS
Bessie Gilesppie 5, MS
Johnnie Gilesppie 4, MS
Walter Gilesppie 8m, MS

1930 -
Name: Celestine Gillespie
[Palestine Gillespie]
Birth Year: abt 1878
Gender: Female
Race: Negro (Black)
Birthplace: Mississippi
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Home in 1930: Beat 4, Bolivar, Mississippi
Street address: Gravel Road
Age at First Marriage: 22
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: No
Father's Birthplace: Mississippi
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Laborer
Industry: Farm
Class of Worker: Unpaid worker, member of the family
Employment: Yes

Wilson Gillespie 56, MS - farm worker
Celestine Gillespie 52, MS - farm worker
Alex Gillespie 27, MS - farm worker
Maggie B Gillespie 24, MS - farm worker
Mandy Gillespie 22, MS - farm worker
Alburt Gillespie 17, MS - farm worker
Bessie Gillespie 15, MS
John Gillespie 12, MS
Walter Gillespie 11, MS
Houston Blair 4, MS - g/son
Lucius Blair 2, MS - g/son
Jack Blair 8m, MS - g/son

1940 -
Name: Palestine Gillesppe
Age: 62
Estimated birth year: abt 1878
Gender: Female
Race: Negro (Black)
Birthplace: Mississippi
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Home in 1940: Bolivar, Mississippi
Street: Sution 32
Farm: Yes
Inferred Residence in 1935: Sp, Bolivar, Mississippi
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Occupation: Farm Laborer
Industry: Farm
House Owned or Rented: Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 60
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 1st to 8th grade
Class of Worker: Unpaid family worker
Weeks Worked in 1939: 30
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: No

Wilson Gillesffi 67, MS
Palestine Gillesppe 62, MS
Albert Gillesppe 27, MS
Bessie Gillesppe 25, MS
Jannie Gillesppe 23, MS
Walter Gillesppe 20, MS
Huston Blaer 14, MS - g/son
J C Blaer 12, MS - g/son
J C Blaer 10, MS - g/son


findagrave -
Palestine Wise Gillespie
Birth: Dec. 24, 1876
Mississippi, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1954
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

DOB on dcert is 12/24/1877.
Daughter of John & Amanda Wise.


Family links:
Spouse:
Wilson Gillespie (1872 - 1961)

Inscription:
Rest in Peace

Note: Section "C" southside - 1st section on left - just past the first road on left

Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee

findagrave -
Wilson Gillespie
Birth: Jul. 30, 1872
Egypt
Holmes County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1961
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

DOB on dcert is 7/30/1876.
Son of James & Fannie Gillespie.


Family links:
Spouse:
Palestine Wise Gillespie (1876 - 1954)


Inscription:
Rest in peace

Note: Section "C" southside - 1st section on left - just past the first road on left

Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee





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