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Robert L. Gillespie lived in Washington County, Tennessee, in 1860,[859] 1870,[860] 1880,[861] and 1900. In 1900, living with Robert and Maria Gillespie were: their son, Charles A. Gillespie, born April 1869, daughter-in-law, Lula Gillespie, born April 1868, grandson, Harry B. Gillespie, born July 1892; daughter, Anna Ferguson, born October 1864; and granddaughter, Nellie G. Ferguson, born March 1891.[862]

Children of Robert L. Gillespie and Maria Agnes Brown:

     266.        i.   Marmora Lake Gillespie, called Mora, born 1859, Washington County, Tennessee, died 18 July 1893, married 15 February 1883, Washington County, to James Duncan Self,[863] born January 1862, died 1927. They are buried in Telford Cemetery on old Route 34 and Telford United Methodist Church, Telford, Tennessee.[864]



[859] 1860 U.S. Census, Washington County, Tennessee, p. 151, #302/302, District 3, P.O. Broylesville. Gillespie, Robert L., age 29, farmer, $7,500/$10,000; Maria, age 23; Marmora L., age 8/12, male. All born in Tenn.

[860] 1870 U.S. Census, Washington County, Tennessee, p. 199, #111/114, P.O. Freedom. Gillespie, R. L., age 39, farmer, $7200/$1000; Maria A., age 30; Momora L., age 11, female; Mary E., age 9; Anna R., age 8; Sarah L., age 6; Charles, age 1. All white. All born in Tenn.

[861] 1880 U.S. Census, Washington County, Tennessee, S.D. 1, E.D. 29, Sheet 2. Gillespie, R. L., age 49, born Tenn. Tenn. Penn.; Maria, age 42, wife, born Tenn.Tenn. Maryland; Mara L., age 20, dau., school teacher, born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; Ann, age 15; dau.; Sarah, age 13, dau.; Charles, age 11, son; Robt., age 7, son; Maria, age 7, dau.; Frank, age 1, son. All white.

[862] 1900 U.S. Census, Washington County, Tennessee, S.D. 1, E.D. 141, Sheet 9, 2nd District. Robert Gillispie, born June 1831, age 68, mar 41 years, born Tenn. Tenn. Va.; Mariah Gillespie, wife, born March 1837, age 63, mar 41 years, born Tenn. Tenn. Md., had had 8 children, 6 living; Charles A. Gillispie, son, age 31, mar 8 years; Lula B. Gillispie, d-law, age 32, mar 8 years; Harry B. Gillispie, gson, age 7; Anna Fergerson, dau., age 35, widow, teacher; Nellie G. Fergerson, gdau., age 9, born Ky. Tenn. Tenn. All white.

[863] Washington County, Tennessee, Marriage Records. J. D. Self to Mora L. Gillespie, 15 February 1883.

[864] Tombstone, Telford Cemetery, Washington County, Tennessee. James D. Self, born 1862, died 1927. Mora Self, born 1859, died 1893.

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