John Gillett
(1801-1880)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth Bucher

John Gillett 1 2

  • Born: 15 Nov 1801, Painted Post, Steuben, NY 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Bucher on 14 Dec 1821 in , Steuben, NY 1
  • Died: 12 Apr 1880, Caton, Steuben, NY at age 78 1 2
  • Buried: Caton: Red School House Cemetery (Gillett Cemetery), Steuben, NY 2

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Book: Historical Gazetteer, Part First, Steuben County, New York, 1891. 1

JOHN GILLETT was born in the old town of Painted Post, a few miles from Corning City, November 15, 1801. On December 14, 1821, he married BETSEY BUCHER, daughter of GEORGE BUCHER, of Luzerne Co., PA, who was born January 5, 1794. Mr. Gillett learned the gunsmith trade when a boy, and in 1822 came to Caton. On May 9, 1823, he settled on the farm on which he lived until his death, which occurred on April 12, 1880.


John married Elizabeth Bucher, daughter of George Bucher and Elizabeth Kiblinger, on 14 Dec 1821 in , Steuben, NY.1 (Elizabeth Bucher was born on 5 Jan 1794 in , Dauphin, PA 1 2, christened on 22 Jan 1794 in Harrisburg: Salem Reformed Church, Dauphin, PA,3 died in 1869 in Caton, Steuben, NY 1 2 and was buried in Caton: Red School House Cemetery (Gillett Cemetery), Steuben, NY 2.)


Sources


1 Roberts, Millard F, Historical Gazetteer, Part First, Steuben County, New York (John Single Paper Company, Ltd., Syracuse, N.Y., 1891.), Pages 215-220.

2 Red School House Cemetery (Gillett Cemetery), Caton, Steuben County, New York.

3 Wright, F. Edward, Early Church Records of Dauphin County Pennsylvania (1995, 2000, 5½x8½, paper, index, 154 pp, ISBN: 1-58549-310-4), Salem Reformed Church, Harrisburg, PA.



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