Gill Families in Mayo, Ireland between 1700-1920


William GILL
In the 1901 Ireland County Mayo census, William Gill aged 58 is living in the townland of Scardaun East with his wife Mary Coyne (48) and children Michael (19), Hana (16), Delia (14), Pat (12), James (8), and Celia (5).  James is a farmer.  Scardaun East is in the parish of Crossboyne in the barony of Clanmorris.

From Colleen Gilligan

William Gill (1844-1917) & Mary Kyne Gill (1852-1924)

William Gill was the son of John Gill (1805) & Honoria Jennings (abt 1848) of Scardaune, Mayo. William was a farmer and an administrator for Lord Oranmore & Brown (landlord). He married Mary Coyne (Kate Coyne's sister) of Ballyglass, Mayo. They had 13 children in Scardaune, Mayo: Mary Ann (1870-1957), John (1869-1869), John Joseph (1871-1931), Andrew Peter (1874-1924), Catherine (Kate, 1876-1880), Eleanor (1878-1885), Michael (1880-1924), Honoria (Hannah, 1883-1924), Bedelia (Delia, 1885-?), Patrick (1888-1963), William (1890-1991), James Henry (1892-1973), Sarah (Celia or Sally, 1894-1979). Only 9 of the children survived to adulthood. Many of the family members died of a "Black Flu" around 1921-1923.


William Gill b. 1843 Scardaun, Ireland m. Mary Coyne ;b. 1850 (both b. Crossboyne Old Graveyard Ballyglass, Mayo, Ireland. children: #1 John Gill b. 1869 , Mary Anne Gill b 1870, John Joseph Gill b. 1871, Andrew Peter Gill c. 11 Jan 1874, Catherine "Kate
Gill b. 5 May 1876 d. 31 Jan 1924, Eleanor Gill b. 7 Apr 1878, d. 25 Dec. 1885, Michael Gill, Hanoria "Hanna" Gill, Bedelia "Delia" Gill 1885, Patrick Gill c. 1888, Wm. Gill 1890, James Henry Gill b. Sep 1892, Sarah "Celia" Gil 1895

From County Mayo portion of "Return of Owners of Land of One Acre and Upwards", County Mayo Chronicles #2, William Gill of Scardaun, Ballindine has 89 acres of land valued at 54L 10s.