Biography of W. W. Gillespie
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Gillespie, W. W., was born at New Haven, March 27, 1859, son of the late John C. Gillespie, born at Richland, Oswego county, in 1810. John first came to New Haven. and then to Volney in 1867, where he purchased and improved the farm now occupied by his son, which consists of forty acres of the choicest land in the locality. He died April 13, 1886. He was a man of mark, prominent in church and society. He held the offices of supervisor and justice of the peace. His widow, now living with her son, William, was Martha W. House, of an old Connecticut family. William, like his father, is a devoted adherent to the Republican platform. In 1883 he married Charlotte J. McCraken. Their children are Albert McC., John C., William W., Helen E., and Florence M.

FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


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