John Brookins Gilliland

John Brookins Gilliland
b. 29 September 1812, Salisbury Township, Rockingham County, Virginia, to John J. and Susannah (Harris) Gilliland
d. 28 February 1898, Chillicothe, Wapello County, Iowa

m/1. 15 July 1832, Bartholomew County, Indiana
Sirenna Herron
d. 25 December 1857, Wapello County, Iowa

m/2. 10 February 1859, Appanoose County, Iowa
Martha A. Shoemaker
b. 1822, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, to Malachai and Susanna (Shafer) Shoemaker
d. 7 March 1881, Worth County, Missouri

Children with Sirenna Herron:

  • Susannah (1833–1910) married Lewis Stump
  • John F. (b. 1835)
  • Malinda (b. 1838)
  • James A. (b. 1837)
  • Francis M.
  • George Washington (b. 1844) married Malinda Cate
  • Catherine (b. 1846)
  • Wesley J. (1849–1932) married Nancy Tadlock
  • Garret Martin (1853–1932) married Margaret Lockman
  • Mary C. (b. 1852) married William Vantress
  • Sarienna (b. 1854)

Children with Martha A. Shoemaker:

  • Lewis W. (1861–1938) married Elizabeth A. [–?–]
  • David (1863–1955) married Margaret [–?–]
  • Emma Isabelle (1866–1947) married George Lincoln Robinson

John emigrated from Bartholomew County, Indiana, to Appanoose County, Iowa, in 1853.

Submitted by:
JoAnn M. Goodacre
Springfield VA

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