William Terrell Gillenwaters


Personal and Family Information

William was born on 30 Apr 1795 in South Carolina, the son of Thomas Gillenwaters and Mary Malory Wilkins.

He died on 18 Jun 1865 in Dallas County, Texas.

His wife was Elizabeth Roddye, who he married on 17 FEB 1819 in Rhea County, Tennessee. Their only known child was Mary Jane (1819-1890).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


William Terrell Gillenwaters


Thomas Gillenwaters


Thomas Gillenwaters


Martha Unknown


Mary Malory Wilkins



Birth30 APR 1795
Place: South Carolina
Death18 JUN 1865
Place: Dallas County, Texas
Census10 OCT 1850
Place: Cass County, Missouri
Age: 55 born S.C
Address: Dist 16 dwelling 614 family 618 Wm T Gillinwaters 55m SC, Elizabeth Gillinwaters 52 Tenn, Roberet Brown 41 Tenn, Mary J R Brown 30 Tenn, Wm G Brown 12 Tenn, John Brown 10 Tenn, Thomas A Brown 8 Tenn, Robert A Brown 6 Mo, Mary E Brown 3 Mo Sami E Brown 6 month Mo, Augustus Stump 41 Va, John W Willet 25 Tenn.
Census23 AUG 1860
Place: Cass County, Missouri
Age: 63 born SC
Address: Sand River Twp, dwelling 905 family 905 Robt A Brown 51 Tenn, Mary JR 38 born Tenn 7 children 21 to 7 Wm S Gillenwaters 63 m born S.C.
BurialJUN 1865
Place: Dallas County, Texas
Address: Pioneer Cemetery , Dallas, Dallas County, Texas Plot: Masonic Section, Lot 17 Find A Grave Memorial# 27376956




Note 1

William Terrell Gillenwater 1795 SC -1865 Texas. served two enlistments in the War of 1812, first in the Mounted Volunteer Militia from East TN, 1812-1813, then as Capt with an East TN Volunteer Infantry, 1813-1814. He came to Dallas with his grandson, John Brown, & because of the war, could not return to his home in MO. No stone.)

Married Elizabeth RODDYE (c.1798-1851) on 18 Feb 1819 in Rhea Co. , Tennessee

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 Parents: Thomas Gillenwater (1771 - 1841)   Mary Malory Wilkins Gillenwater (1768 - 1855)

Find A Grave Memorial# 27376956