Matthew Gill and Anne Bunting

    Matthew Gill was of Low Bishopside and later, of Fell-Beck, both near Pateley-Bridge, Yorkshire England. Matthew married Anne Bunting 24 (month unknown) 1747 in Pateley-Bridge, Yorkshire, England. Anne was baptized 3 October 1723 in Pateley-Bridge, Yorkshire, England, the daughter of Richard Bunting of Low Bishopside. She had two older brothers, Johns and William, three older sisters Sarah, Mary, and Susannah, and a younger sister, Rebecca.

Matthew and Anne had [1]:

1. Thomas Gill, baptized 13 Nov 1748 in Pateley-Bridge, Yorkshire, England.
2. Elizabeth Gill, baptized 15 Jun 1750 in Pateley-Bridge, Yorkshire, England, married Major Snell 26 May 1771 in Pateley-Bridge, Yorkshire, England, arrived in America in Mar 1774 aboard the York Packet, a mantua maker, died 8 October 1834 in Schenectady, Albany, New York.
3. A child, baptized 14 Apr 1754 in Pateley-Bridge, Yorkshire, England. [2]
4. A son, baptized 16 May 1756 in Pateley-Bridge, Yorkshire, England. [3]
5. George Gill, baptized 26 Nov 1758 in Pateley-Bridge, Yorkshire, England.

Sources:
1. Bishop's transcripts, 1686-1880, Church of England, Chapelry of Pateley-Bridge, Yorkshire (FHL BRITISH Film 991081).
2. Fothergill, Gerald (transcriber), Emigrants for Englandó1773-1776, Baltimore, MD:  Genealogical Publishing Co., 1976, p. 56. (Courtesy:  Kim Sanders).
3. Cooney, M.F. (mcooney@eminorame.karoo.co.uk), Database of Emigrants of Yorkshire, taken from the Register of Emigrants (kept at the Public Records Office, Kew, listed T47, vols. 9-12).
4. Obituary, Schenectady Cabinet, 8 Oct 1834 (Mrs. Elizabeth Snell).
5. IGI (for names of the third and fourth children).


Under 1723 Baptisms (Oct):
"Anne the daughter of Rd. Buntin of Lowbpside...the 3d day"

Under 1747 Marriages (month was in an area of the page that was too dark to read):
"Matthew Gill & Anne Buntin both of this Parochial published by me...24"

Under 1748 Christenings (Nov):
"Thomas Son of Matthew Gill of Low Bishopside....13"

Under 1750 Christenings (Jun):
"Elisabeth Daughter of Matthew Gill of Low Bishop Side......15"

Under 1756 Christenings:
(The name of the child is in an area of the page that is too dark too read) "...Son of Mathew Gill of Fell Beck Baptized May the 16"

Under 1754 Christenings:
(The name and gender of the child are in an area of the page that is too dark too read) "...Matthew Gill of Fell-Beck was Baptized April the 14th 1754"

Under 1758 Christenings:
"George son of Mathew Gill of Fell Beck Nov 26th"

Under 1771 Marriages:
"Major Snell of the Parish of Knareborough and Elizabeth Gill of this Chapelry by License May the 26th"

Source:  Bishop's transcripts, 1686-1880, Church of England, Chapelry of Pateley-Bridge, Yorkshire (FHL BRITISH Film 991081).


Footnotes

[1] The IGI listed one more child being born to Matthew and Anne Gill:  Ann Gill, baptized 29 Apr 1752 in Pateley Bridge. However, I have been unable to find her in the actual records.
[2] The IGI lists a Richard Gill being baptized on that date in Pateley Bridge to Matthew and Anne Gill.
[3] The IGI lists a Matthew Gill being baptized on that date in Pateley Bridge to Matthew and Anne Gill.


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