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Will of Allen Gillespie, made 9 June 1842, proved 5 September 1842, Greene County, Tennessee, named children: James W. or H. Gillespie, William S. Gillespie, Polly Gillespie, Elizabeth Crawford, Martha W. Tyler, George Gillespie, Thomas S. Gillespie, Robert L. Gillespie, Sarah S. Gillespie, Allen H. Gillespie, and Julia Ann Gillespie. Son, George Gillespie, made guardian of daughter, Sarah Gillespie, and sons, Thomas S. and Robert L. Gillespie. Executors: E. L. Mathis, and son, George Gillespie. Witnesses: Jacob Miller and John Gulla.[303]

Will of Sarah Gillespie, made 3 September 1844, proved 1 June 1846, Greene County, Tennessee, named sons: Allen, Thomas, and Robert Gillespie. Daughters: Polly, Elizabeth, Martha, Julia, and Sarah Gillespie. Executor: Ebenezer Mathes. Witnesses: M. L. Neilson, William Gillespie, and Elnina E. Peirce.[304]

Children of Allen Gillespie and Sarah Sims:

       73.        i.   James H. Gillespie, born circa 1809, Greene County, Tennessee

       74.       ii.   William S. Gillespie, born circa 1811, Greene County, Tennessee

       75.      iii.   Mary Gillespie, born 9 March 1813, Greene County, Tennessee, died 29 March 1851, buried Urbana Cemetery, corner of Big Limestone Road and Urbana Road, Limestone, Washington County, Tennessee. Mary Gillespie made her will 15 October 1850 in Greene County, Tennessee.[305]

       76.      iv.   Elizabeth S. Gillespie, born circa 1816, Greene County, Tennessee, married 12 November 1835, Greene County, to George G. Crawford,[306] died 1837.[307]



[303] Greene County, Tennessee, Will Book 1, p. 247. Will of Allen Gillespie, made 9 June 1842, proved 5 September 1842. Abstract by Sondra Fox, Horseshoe Bay, Texas.

[304] Greene County, Tennessee, Will Book 1, p. 302. Will of Sarah Gillespie, made 3 September 1844, proved 1 June 1846. Abstract by Sondra Fox, Horseshoe Bay, Texas.

[305] Greene County, Tennessee, Will Book 1, 1828-1873, p. 369. Will of Mary Gillespie, 15 October 1850. Administrator’s bond, 1851.

[306] Greene County, Tennessee, Marriages Records. George G. Crawford to Elizabeth S. Gillespy, 12 November 1835.

[307] Greene County, Tennessee, Will Book 1, 1828-1873, p. 175. Inventory of George G. Crawford, 4 December 1837. William S. Gillespie, executor.

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