Macoupin County IL Hugh H J Gillick Family, Western Mound Township- Picture taken 1915

Hugh H J Gillick Family
Picture Taken 1915
donated by Susan Gillick

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This picture was taken in 1915 of the Hugh H. J. Gillick family, who were living in Western Mound Township. About the time that this picture was taken, Nancy (the mother) Gillick did carpet weaving and many residents of Carlinville bought many of her rag rugs. Hugh Gillick was a farmer most of his life.

Family members are as follows: (back row, left to right) Mittie (married Harold Ladley and lived in Hettick); Maudie (married Wilber Nevins, then Clarence Rehn, lived in Carlinville her later years); Jessie (married Joseph Binford, Jr.and lived in Washington state); Alvin P. (married Elsie Brown and ran a broom making business in Hettick in the 1920's {blind}); Nellie (married Frank McDuffee - both blind, Frank also had a broom making business, but in Wayne City); Joseph (married Marie Rafferty and farmed in Western Mound township his entire life). Seated: Nancy Coonrod Gillick, Elmer (killed by lightning as a young man), Hugh Henry James Gillick. Front row: Helen (married Earl McDuffee and lived near Rantoul); and Mary (first married Virgil Wheeler, and in later years married Harold Ladley. Mary taught school for many years, and lived in Hettick all of her adult life.) This picture was published in the the Carlinville Democrat newspaper on 26 April 1962 with an article about the family. To obtain further info, or to share further info, please contact Susie Gillick at

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