Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

James GILLISAge: 87 years18671955

Name
James GILLIS
Given names
James
Surname
GILLIS
Birth June 15, 1867 36 32
Citation details: 15057/1867 GILLIS JAMES JOHN ANNIE PORT MACQUARIE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a brotherAndrew GILLIS
September 26, 1869 (Age 2 years)
Address: At home
Citation details: GILLIS ANDREW 16977/1869 JOHN MARY PORT MACQUARIE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate (NSW : 1882 - 1950), Saturday 5 May 1934, page 4
Note: The obituary for Andrew has his birth date as the 20th.
Birth of a sisterMary Ann GILLIS
September 29, 1871 (Age 4 years)
Citation details: GILLIS MARY A 16361/1871 JOHN MARY PORT MACQUARIE
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Birth of a sisterEllen “Nellie” GILLIS
about 1873 (Age 5 years)
Citation details: GILLIS ELLEN 17345/1873 JOHN MARY PORT MACQUARIE
Death of a motherMary Ann VOISEY
about 1875 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: GILLIS MARY A 9307/1875 RICHARD MARY PORT MACQUARIE
Number of childrenCaroline Hannah BLANCHView this family

Note: I am unable to find any relevant birth registrations in NSW.
Marriage of a siblingEdward Albert BLANCHElizabeth GILLISView this family
about 1888 (Age 20 years)
Citation details: 5372/1888 BLANCH EDWARD GILLIS ELIZABETH PORT MACQUARIE
MarriageCaroline Hannah BLANCHView this family
about 1889 (Age 21 years)
Citation details: 5012/1889 GILLIS JAMES BLANCH CAROLINE H TAREE
Marriage of a siblingRichard BADHAMEllen “Nellie” GILLISView this family
about 1890 (Age 22 years)
Citation details: 6300/1890 BADHAM RICHARD GILLIS ELLEN PORT MACQUARIE
Marriage of a siblingArthur John ATKINSMary Ann GILLISView this family
about 1894 (Age 26 years)
Citation details: 6066/1894 ATKINS ARTHUR J GILLIS MARY A PORT MACQUARIE
Marriage of a siblingAndrew GILLISAlice BLANCHView this family
about 1898 (Age 30 years)
Citation details: 6241/1898 GILLIS ANDREW BLANCH ALICE PORT MACQUARIE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 472
Publication: Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate (NSW : 1882 - 1950), Saturday 5 May 1934, page 4
Marriage of a siblingThomas Alexander GILLISOlive BURGESSView this family
about 1910 (Age 42 years)
Citation details: 13248/1910 GILLIS THOMAS A BURGESS OLIVE PORT MACQUARIE
Death of a brotherJohn GILLIS
about 1914 (Age 46 years)
Publication: Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate (NSW : 1882 - 1950), Saturday 28 March 1925, page 5
Citation details: GILLES JOHN 7385/1914 JOHN MARY PORT MACQUARIE
Death of a fatherJohn GILLIS
March 23, 192521:45 (Age 57 years)
Address: Hastings District Hospital
Citation details: GILLIS JOHN 9677/1925 JOHN PORT MACQUARIE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate (NSW : 1882 - 1950), Saturday 28 March 1925, page 5
Burial of a fatherJohn GILLIS
March 25, 1925 (Age 57 years)
Publication: Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate (NSW : 1882 - 1950), Saturday 28 March 1925, page 5
Residence 1925 (Age 57 years)
Publication: Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate (NSW : 1882 - 1950), Saturday 28 March 1925, page 5
Death of a wifeCaroline Hannah BLANCH
December 19, 1929 (Age 62 years)
Citation details: 1621/1930 GILLIES CAROLINE H THOMAS E HANNAH PORT MACQUARIE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register has her DOD as 19 December 1922. I cannot find any relevant Death Index entry for this.
Death of a brotherAndrew GILLIS
April 22, 1934 (Age 66 years)
Cause: Apparent heart attack
Citation details: GILLIS ANDREW 6472/1934 JOHN MARY PORT MACQUARIE
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Publication: Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate (NSW : 1882 - 1950), Saturday 5 May 1934, page 4
Burial of a brotherAndrew GILLIS
April 24, 1934 (Age 66 years)
Publication: Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate (NSW : 1882 - 1950), Saturday 5 May 1934, page 4
Residence 1934 (Age 66 years)
Publication: Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate (NSW : 1882 - 1950), Saturday 5 May 1934, page 4
Death of a sisterMary Ann GILLIS
September 10, 1935 (Age 68 years)
Citation details: ATKINS MARY A 18758/1935 JOHN MARY PORT MACQUARIE
Death of a sisterElizabeth GILLIS
November 10, 1939 (Age 72 years)
Citation details: BECK ELIZABETH 27296/1939 JOHN MARY ANN PORT MACQUARIE
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Death of a sisterEllen “Nellie” GILLIS
about 1939 (Age 71 years)
Citation details: BADHAM ELLEN 5415/1939 JOHN MAY MANLY
Death February 23, 1955 (Age 87 years)
Citation details: 5582/1955 GILLIS JAMES JOHN MARY ANN PORT MACQUARIE
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Burial
Cemetery: Wauchope Crossroads
Gillis - Caroline Hannah and James
Gillis - Caroline Hannah and James

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1854Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
John GILLIS
Birth: March 12, 1858 27 23Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1914Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
8 years
elder brother
16 months
himself
James GILLIS
Birth: June 15, 1867 36 32Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 23, 1955Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
Family with Caroline Hannah BLANCH - View this family
himself
James GILLIS
Birth: June 15, 1867 36 32Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 23, 1955Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
wife
Caroline Hannah BLANCH
Birth: June 24, 1871 38 31Dingo Creek, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 19, 1929Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
Marriage: about 1889Taree, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthG - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 15057/1867 GILLIS JAMES JOHN ANNIE PORT MACQUARIE
Quality of data: primary evidence
MarriageG - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 5012/1889 GILLIS JAMES BLANCH CAROLINE H TAREE
ResidenceObituary - Gillis - John
Publication: Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate (NSW : 1882 - 1950), Saturday 28 March 1925, page 5
ResidenceObituary - Gillis - Andrew
Publication: Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate (NSW : 1882 - 1950), Saturday 5 May 1934, page 4
DeathG - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 5582/1955 GILLIS JAMES JOHN MARY ANN PORT MACQUARIE
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathHeadstone - Gillis - Caroline Hannah and James
BurialAustralian Cemeteries Index