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View Tree for Rev. John GillespieRev. John Gillespie (b. 1580, d. Bef. 12 Aug 1627)

Rev. John Gillespie (son of Rev. Patrick Gillespie and Janet Cairns-Gillespie) was born 1580 in Kirkcaldy or Alva, Scotland, and died Bef. 12 Aug 1627 in Edinburg or Kirkcaldy, Scotland. He married Lilias Simpson-Gillespie, daughter of Patrick Simpson and Martha Baron-Simpson.

 Includes NotesNotes for Rev. John Gillespie:
*NOTES:

I. He was known as the
"Thundering Preacher."

II. Event: Fact3 14 OCT 1612 Minister of 2nd Charge of Kirkcaldy
Andrew Simson (1620-1590) was the grandfather of Lilias Simson,
who married John Gillespie (d.1827).
George Gillespie (1683-1760), great grandson of John and Lilias,
was the Scottish immigrant (via New
England) to New Castle County, Delaware. Descendants and
relatives lived in Delaware and elsewhere.
Includes ancestors in Scotland.
1 BIOGRAPHY: M.A. (Glasgow 1602); ord. to Alva 18th July 1603.
wasone of
the forty-two ministers who signed the Protest to Parliment
against the
introduct ion of Episcopacy; transfered to Second Charge,
Kircaldy, after
14th Oct 1612 ; transfered to First Charge; pres. by Charles I.,
14th Aug
1625; died befor e 12th Aug. 1627, aged about 46.

III. Children:

1. Capt. John GILLESPIE b: 1610 in Scotland
2. Christian GILLESPIE b: ABT 1612 in Scotland
3. Jane GILLESPIE b: ABT 1612 in Scotland
4. Lilias GILLESPIE b: ABT 1612 in Scotland
5. Mary GILLESPIE b: ABT 1612 in Scotland
6. William GILLESPIE b: ABT 1612 in Scotland
7. Rev. George GILLESPIE b: 21 Jan 1613 in Kirkcaldy or Perth, Scotland
8.Rev. Patrick GILLESPIE b: Mar 1616/1617 in Scotland

IV. Rev. John Gillespiewas one of
the forty-two ministers who signed the Protest to Parliment
against the
introduction of Episcopacy; transfered to Second Charge,
Kircaldy, after
14th Oct. 1612 ; transfered to First Charge; pres. by Charles I.,
14th Aug.
1625; died befor e 12th Aug. 1627, aged about 46.





More About Rev. John Gillespie:
Occupation: Scotland; Occupation: Scottish Presbyterian Minister of the Gospel.
Ordination: Alva, Scotland; Ordination: Ordained to Alva in July 18, 1603.

Children of Rev. John Gillespie and Lilias Simpson-Gillespie are:
  1. +Rev. GeorgeGillespie, Sr., b. 21 Jan 1613, Kirkcaldy or Perth, Scotland, d. 16 Dec 1646, Edinburg or Kirkcaldy, Scotland.
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