Biography of Charles P. Gill
Potter County, PA Biographies

CHARLES P. GILL, farmer, P. 0. North Fork, was born in Brookfield township, Tioga Co., Penn., August 13, 1847, a son of Nelson and Clara (Joseph) Gill. His paternal grandfather was Charles Gill, who settled at Fox Hill, in Harrison township, Potter county, in 1834, on what is now known as the A. J. Hoffman farm, which he cleared and improved, and made his home until death. His first wife was Parmelia Hurlbut, by whom he had four children: Nelson, Lamantha (Mrs. Theodore Metcalf), Molinda (Mrs. Rowland Hunt) and John. His second wife was Eliza Winchester, by whom he had five children: Charles, Frank, Parmelia (Mrs. Francis Wooldridge), Lavira (Mrs. Persing) and Flora (Mrs. Ed Schutch). The paternal great grandfather of our subject was John Gill, a native of Yorkshire, England, and a pioneer of Cortland county, N. Y. His maternal grandparents were George Joseph, a pioneer of Brookfield, Tioga Co., Penn., and Clara (Plumb) Joseph. Nelson Gill cleared and improved a farm where he died. He had two children: Charles P. and Hattie (Mrs. A. J. Hoffman). C. P. Gill was reared in Harrison township, and now owns and occupies the old homestead. He has been married twice. His first wife was Anna, daughter of Simeon B. and Mary A. (Lanapman) Hauber, of Steuben county, N. Y., by whom he had two children, George and Ross. His present wife was formerly Miss Emma Hubbard, daughter of M. B. and Jemima (Cady) Hubbard, of Steuben county, N. Y. Mr. Gill is a prominent farmer and a representative citizen. He is a Democrat in politics.

From:
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
J. H. Beers & Co. Publishers
Chicago, Ill. 1890


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