Generations: #1 WILLIAM GILLESPIE b. 1835 in Ohio, d. bet. 1870/80, m. HARRIET THOMPSON, Sept. 1859 in Warren Co. OH (Turtle Creek Twp. And Franklin Twp.) #2 JOHN FRANKLIN GILLESPIE b. 1866, Warren Co. OH, m. ELIZABETH 'Libby''Mary' STEWART (moved to Butler Co. Lemon Twp. Dist. 20 Middletown, OH) #3 FRANKLIN SCOTT GILLESPIE, b. Jan. 1886, OH, m. HAZEL MARY VANCE
DNA testing has tied the line of WILLIAM GILLESPIE b. 1835 in Ohio to the families of THOMAS GILLESPIE b. 1719 of Rowan Co. NC who married NAOMI THOMPSON and Col. GEORGE GILLESPIE b. 1735 of Limestone, Washington Co. and Greene Co. TN.
Please contact Gillespie DNA Project Administrator, Connie McKenzie at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any more information on the genealogy of this WILLIAM GILLESPIE b. 1835. I have found older posts that mention other Gillespies that were in Warren Co. OH at an early date, but I don't know if they are the ancestors of this WILLIAM.