Sunday, August 18, 2019

William H Gillis

above 1932 State Register Laurel Delaware

William Herbert Gillis (1887-1970) was born in Bacon to Josiah Esma (Izz) Gillis (1859-1933) and Lucretia Janie Lowe Gillis (1868-1910).  He did a number of things in his life from farming to running a Texaco station in Delmar.  He was also a retired brakeman for the Penn Central railroad .  He married Bessie Mae Dykes (1892-1969) on May 2nd 1914.  They had two sons Lawrence Herbert Gillis and William W Gillis.

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