Mrs. David Gillies

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Mrs. David Gillies

 

MIKAN 3472267 Poole Miss. July 1879 [103 KB, 1000 X 1561]

Martha Poole 1879 the year she married.

5259-79 (Lanark Co) David GILLIES, 29, lumber merchant, Lanark, Carleton Place, s/o John GILLIES & Mary GILLIES, married Martha POOLE, 27, Carleton Place, same, d/o James POOLE & Elizabeth POOLE, witn: Elizabeth POOLE & George GILLIES both of Carleton Place, 20 Feb 1879 at Carleton Place

 

MIKAN 3472266 Poole Miss. July 1879 [109 KB, 1000 X 1568]

 

Public Archives-Mr. David Gillies’s summer home at Isle-aux-Ruaux. Mrs. David Gillies in the middle lady on stairs née Martha Poole.

 

MIKAN 3550315 Austin B. Gillies, Elsie R. Gillies and Mrs. David Gillies (mother of the other two) beside St. Lawrence River. ca. 1910 - 1920 [89 KB, 1000 X 593]

Austin B. Gillies, Elsie R. Gillies and Mrs. David Gillies (mother of the other two) beside St. Lawrence River. ca. 1910 – 1920 Public Archives

MIKAN 3550334 Centre back seat Mrs. D. Gillies, Miss Elsie Gillies at wheel, Mr. David Gillies Sr. standing at residence on Bridge St. 1912 [162 KB, 1000 X 559]

Centre back seat Mrs. D. Gillies, Miss Elsie Gillies at wheel, Mr. David Gillies Sr. standing at residence on Bridge St. 1912 Public Archives

 

 

MIKAN 3550378 J. Herron's home at Herron's Mills, Mrs. David Gillies in black skirt. ca. 1912 [122 KB, 1000 X 576]

J. Herron’s home at Herron’s Mills, Mrs. David Gillies in black skirt. ca. 1912

MIKAN 3550373 Mrs. David Gillies sitting on front steps of her home, Ross Dhu, Bridges St. [199 KB, 1000 X 1447]

Mrs. David Gillies sitting on front steps of her home, Ross Dhu, Bridges St.

 

historicalnotes

Perth Courier, May 10, 1870–Refusing to Work

John Belisle, charges brought by James Poole (Martha Poole Gillies father), fined $1

 

Come and visit the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page– what’s there? Cool old photos–and lots of things interesting to read. Also check out The Tales of Carleton Place.

Information where you can buy all Linda Seccaspina’s books-You can also read Linda in The Townships Sun andScreamin’ Mamas (USA)

 

 

relatedreading

Snippets of the Illustrious James Poole

 

The Children of Ross Dhu –Evacuation to Canada

David Armitage Gillies –Last of the Old “Camboose” Lumber Men

Muirhead Gillies and the Boxes Are All Related–Genealogy and Photos

Photos of Austin Bain Gillies— Gillies Family Genealogy

For the Love of Money-Gillies Gilmours and the McLarens

Life Inside and Out the Gillies House –Photos 1910

The Sad Tale of Alexander Gillies and Peter Peden

The Lost Gillies Family Ephemera Rescued

The Gillies Home in the Ghost Town of Herron’s Mills

Ring Those Bells in Carleton Place– Wylie’s Woolen Mill

Channeling John Gillies

The Great Gatsby’s of Lanark County?

Fires in Carleton Place–James Gillies House

The Media Then and Now–Johnny Gillies Had a Gun

A Time of its Own– The Mystery Photo

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About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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