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James GILLIS
Jane CELLAR
Husband:  James GILLIS
Birth:  1 Jun 1772, MD
Death:  14 Jan 1844
Father:  John GILLIS
Marriage:
Wife:  Jane CELLAR
Birth:  6 Jun 1773, Franklin Co., PA
Baptism:  11 Jul 1773, Mercersburg, Franklin Co., PA
Death:  8/9 Oct 1844, Liberty Twp., Delaware Co., OH
Father:  Thomas CELLAR, Sr.
Mother:  Martha McCOY
Children (data in braces are {age, birthplace} from the 1850 Census):
born in Maryland, probably in Upper Antietum Hundred, Washington Co., MD:
1.  (Daughter A) GILLIS, b. ca. 1796
2.  Thomas C. GILLIS, b. 1 Feb 1798; d. 6 Jun 1879
3.  John GILLIS, b. 1800; d. 19 Aug 1824
4.  Sarah GILLIS, b. 18 Oct 1801; d. 3 Jan 1884

born in Ohio, probably in Salem Twp., Jefferson Co., OH:
5.  Martha GILLIS, b. 27 Jan 1804; d. 3 Jan 1844
6.  Jane F. GILLIS, b. 1806 {44, OH}
7.  Elizabeth GILLIS, b. 22 Jan 1809; d. 5 Oct 1839


Sources (n.b., Franklin Co., PA, is just across the state line from Washington Co., MD):

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1790 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  there is a John GILLIS in Baltimore Co., MD.

3.  1800 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #11 of 12; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1800 MD Washington Co. Upper Antietum Hundred p. 129A/621 Ln. 13 James Gills 30010-10010-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
3 males 9 or under 1790-1800 = Thomas (b. 1798)
1 male 26-44 1755-1774 = James (b. 1772)
1 female 9 or under 1790-1800 = Daughter A
1 female 26-44 1755-1774 = Jane (b. 1773) 

4.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1800 (Broderbund CD-312):  there was no 1800 census in Ohio, but some tax lists are substituted on this CD.
1806 Tax List Gillis, John, Sr. OH Jefferson Co.   p. 11
1807 Tax List Gillis, John OH Jefferson Co. Springfield Twp. p. 33
1807 Tax List Gillis, Thomas OH Trumbull Co.   p. 24
1807 Tax List Gillis, Arthur OH Jefferson Co. Warren Twp. p. 09
1808 Tax List Gillis, Arthur OH Jefferson Co. Warren Twp. p. 19
1809 Tax List Gillis, Arthur OH Jefferson Co. Warren Twp. p. 08
1809 Tax List Gillis, Thomas OH Trumbull Co. Green Twp. p. 33
1809 Tax List Gillis, William OH Jefferson Co. Buffaloe Twp. p. 28
1809 Tax List Gillis, James OH Jefferson Co. Salem Twp. p. 27
These are all the GILLIS'es in Ohio on this CD.

5.  1810 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found, but the 1810 Ohio census was lost (except for Washington Co.).

6.  1820 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #1 of 3; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1820 OH Delaware Co. Liberty Twp. p. 93a Ln. 1 James Gillis 000201-13101-0-300
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 19-25* 1794-1801 = John (b. 1800)
= Thomas (b. 1798)
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = James (b. 1772)
1 female 9 or under 1810-1820 = Daughter B
3 females 10-15 1804-1810 = Elizabeth (b. 1809) 
= Jane 
= Martha (b. 1804)
1 female 16-25 1794-1804 = Sarah (b. 1801)
1 female 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = Jane (b. 1773)
3 persons engaged in agriculture
*In the 1820 Census, the third column is age class 16-18 and the fourth column is age class 16-25; therefore, any individual in column three is duplicated in column four.  By subtracting the number in column three from the number in column four, you can create an age class "19-25."
James is the only GILLIS in Delaware Co., OH.

7.  1830 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #1 of 8 indexed "Gillus"; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1830 OH Delaware Co. Liberty Twp. p. 83 Ln. 16 James Gillies 001 001 010 - 000 040 010
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 10-14 1815-1820 = ?
1 male 30-39 1790-1800 = Thomas (b. 1798)
1 male 50-59 1770-1780 = James (b. 1772)
4 females 20-29 1800-1810 = Elizabeth (b. 1809)
= Jane
= Martha (b. 1804)
= Sarah (b. 1801)
1 female 50-59 1770-1780 = Jane (b. 1773)
Listed two lines from Jeremiah GILLIS, who appears to be James's nephew.  They are the only GILLIS households in Delaware County.

8.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #9 of 10; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 OH Delaware Co. Liberty Twp. pp. 129B-130A Ln. 9 James Gillis 010 000 001 - 000 003 001 0100000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 5-9 1830-1835 = ?
1 male 60-69 1770-1780 = James (b. 1772)
3 females 30-39 1800-1810 = Elizabeth (b. 1809)
= Jane
1 female 60-69 1770-1780 = Jane (b. 1773)
1 person employed in agriculture
Listed next to son, Thomas C. GILLIS.  Also in Liberty Township: Jeremiah GILLIS, James's apparent nephew.

9.  Sarah Wilson Cellar.  1890 MS.  A Genealogy of an Ohio Cellar/Cellars Family.

10.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).

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