Gill Lineage


William Thomas Gill, Sr. (b. 1830, d. 1873)
records in Long County, GA--Irish immigrant; buried in McIntosh (formerly Liberty) County, GA.
m. Sarah Safronia Caldwell (b. 1843, d. 1918)
buried in Mill Creek cemetery in Pierce County, GA
           children: Robert Alexander Gill (b. 1859, d. 1931, m. 11-9-1879) - m. Gennetter V. Prescott (b. 1866, d. 1937)
                        Ellen (Elender) Gill Wasdin (b. 1861, d. 1943, m. 1-2-1879) - Hiram D. Wasdin (b. 1857, d. 1945)
                        William Thomas Gill, Jr. (b. 1864, d. 1940, m. 11-11-1887)
                                m.1) Sarah Cason 2) Serena E. Johns
                        Elizabeth Matilda Gill Knowles (b. 6-20-1867, d. 1-25-1946)
                                m. John J. Knowles
                        James Gill (b. 1870, d. 1878)
                        Latitia Gill Thomas (b. 1874, d. 1936, m. 9-12-1889) - m. Isaac Henry Thomas
 

William Thomas Gill, Jr. (b. 1-13-1864, d. 9-3-1946, m. 11-17-1887)
born in Pierce County, GA; buried in New Home Church Cemetery in Pierce County, GA, where his church membership was recorded.
m. Sarah Cason (b. 7-19-1862, d. 12-3-1909, m. 11-11-1887)
born in Pierce County, GA, in 1862; in the 1870 and 1880 census of Pierce County, she is living in the household of her aunt and uncle, William and Marantha Chancey, along with her sister, Martha; buried in Mill Creek Church cemetery in Pierce County, GA where her church membership was recorded; her epitaph reads: "She welcomed death as the fruition of her eternal hopes."
           children: Martha Jane Gill Crosby (b. 10-2-1888, d. 6-2-1984, m. 1-29-1909) - m. Barney W. Crosby
                        Lula Safronia Gill Manning (b. 4-17-1891, d. 1-28-1956, m. 4-26-1908) 
                                m. George W. Manning
                        Mary Ellen Gill Lee (b. 5-9-1892, d. 11-13-1982, m. 2-5-1911) - m. Frank Albritton Lee (b. 2-14-1886, d. 1-5-1964)
                        Susie E. Gill Lee (b. 11-9-1894, d. 1-24-1930, m. 4-23-1911) - m. Burie Gard Lee
                        Daniel Robert Gill (b. 3-10-1897, d.3-3-1951, m. 12-2-1915)
                                m. 1) Delia Courson (b. 1896, d. 1919)  2) Ethel Elma Little (m. 5-14-1920)
                        William T. "Willie" Gill (b. 2-9-1899, d. 10-21-1960) - m. Marie Clark
                        Sarah Belle Gill Manning (b. 1901, d. 1923) - m. Virgil Manning (b. 1895, d. 1941, m. 10-15-1918)
                        Lizzie M. Gill Chancey (b. 1903, d. 1986) - m. Vann Chancey
                        Ida Mae Gill (b. 6-29-1907, d. 7-3-1907)
                        Pearl Lavada Gill Brauda Strickland Dubose (b. 1909, d. 8-22-00)
                                m. 1) Henry Brauda 2) Elzie Nathaniel Strickland (b. 1899, d. 1972)
                                     3) Irvin Dubose
m. Serena Elizabeth Johns (b. 11-18-1883, d. 7-12-1936, m. 7-2-1911)
           children: Jewel Gill Weathers (b. 1912, d. 2001) - m. Alvin Calhoun Weathers
                        James Ruby Gill (b. 8-28-1913, d. 8-18-1982) - m. Edna Vickers
                        Joseph Marrel Gill (b. 1914, d. 1974) - m. Annie Maude Dixon
                        Andrew Jackson Gill (b. 9-11-1916, d. 5-7-1955) - m. Era Miller
 

Mary Ellen Gill Lee (b. 5-9-1892, d. 11-13-1982, m. 2-5-1911)
born in Pierce County, GA, buried in New Hope Primitive Baptist Church cemetery near Hickox, GA
m. Frank Albritton Lee (b. 2-14-1886, d. 1-5-1964)
born in Charlton County, GA, buried in New Hope Primitive Baptist Church cemetery near Hickox, GA
            children: Ephriam Osborne Lee (b. 12-14-1912, d. 2-4-1974) - m. Annie Mae Johns
                        Thomas Eli Lee (b. 6-7-1915, d. 7-24-94) m. Annie Louise Henderson
                        Nola Vergalene Lee Drawdy (b. 9-27-1917, d. 10-2-2007)
                                m. 1) Burris Daniel Drawdy, 2) John Earl Lee
                        Flora Alene Lee Barber (b. 7-17-1921, d. 5-17-2004) - m. Only James Barber
                        Barnwell Franklin Lee (b. 11-9-1924, d. 1-31-1983) - m. Rose Hiller
                        Delia Geneva Lee Wynn Williamson (b. 9-9-1928, d. 3-1-1982)
                                m. 1) Archie P. Wynn, 2) James Williamson
                        Margaret Ellen Lee Dixon (b. 7-6-1935)
                                m. 1) Sam Ray, 2) Jay E. Dixon
 

Nola Vergalene Lee Drawdy (b. 9-27-1917, m. 10-31-1934)
born in Pierce County, GA
m. Burris Daniel Drawdy (b. 12-17-1910, d. 8-2-1985)
born in Wayne County, GA, buried in Shiloh cemetery in Pierce County, GA
           children: Virginia Alene Drawdy Robinson (b. 11-3-1935) - m. Richard Robinson
                        Henry Edward Drawdy (b. 12-5-1937) - m. Lois Marie Everett
                        Joann Drawdy Davis (b. 5-20-1940) - m. Julius C. Davis
                        Nola Mae Drawdy Carter (b. 4-29-1943) - m. Warren Roger Carter
                        James Daniel Drawdy (b. 9-28-1946) - m. Gloria Bowen
                        Jo Allen Drawdy (b. 6-28-1948, d. 1-9-1949)
                        Ellie Jane Drawdy Loudermilk (b. 9-9-1949) - m. William A. Loudermilk
                        Linda Drawdy Griffis Hayden (b. 11-1-1951)
                                m. 1) Melvin Griffis, 2) Lee Hayden
                        Glenda Drawdy Lee (b. 11-1-1951) - m. Larry Lee
                        Ronald Austin Drawdy (b. 6-4-1955, d. 6-10-2000)
                                m. 1) Mary Ann Griner, 2) Beverly Ennis
                        Joseph Franklin Drawdy (b. 2-23-1961) - m. Karen Anderson
 

Ellie Jane Drawdy Loudermilk (b. 9-9-1949, m. 6-22-1968)
born in Ware County, GA
m. William Alex Loudermilk (b. 2-27-1949)
born in Birmingham, AL
     children:      Jason Wayne Loudermilk (b. 1975, m. 6-12-2004) - m. Margaret Courtney McCammon
                      Sherri Lynn Loudermilk Underwood (b. 1978, m. 6-8-2002) - m. Chris Underwood
                      John David Loudermilk (b. 1985, m. 10-25-2008) m. Sarah Beth Williams
 
 

Bibliography:

Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia, Vol. VIII, p. 120
Tombstone Inscriptions
Interviews with family members
E. L. Darling and Son Funeral Home Records, Blackshear, Georgia
The Thomas Story by Aaron Thomas

Mill Creek Church and New Home Church Cemeteries