Alexander G Gillis: Birth: 5 SEP 1863 in ME. Death: 22 JUL 1921
Roderick Cooper. Gillis: Birth: 27 JAN 1864 in North Haven, ME. Death: 16 OCT 1934 in North Haven, ME
Margaret Belle Gillis: Birth: 1 FEB 1867 in North Haven, Maine. Death: 1945
Carrie Emma Gillis: Birth: 23 JAN 1869 in ME. Death: 23 FEB 1942
Annie G Gillis: Birth: 16 SEP 1871 in ME. Death: 23 FEB 1936 in West Roxbury, MA
Mary G. Gillis: Birth: 16 SEP 1871 in North Haven, ME. Death: 5 JAN 1950
John M. Gillis: Birth: 9 FEB 1884 in North Haven, ME. Death: 1958
Gillis is a Scottish name, meaning "The servant or disciple of Jesus." (Source: New Dictionary of American Family Names, Elsdon C. Smith.) GILLIS Coat of Arms: Per fesse engr, or and az. a galley of the first betw. a hand couped fesseways, holding a dagger in pale, and in the sinister canlon a crosslet fitchee, all with a bordure gu. GILLIS Crest: A cat courant ppr. GILLIS Motto: Touch not the cat, but a glove. (Source: Burke's General Armory, p. 400.) George Leo was engaged by Samuel C. Beverage for certain services on Burnt Island, possibly even as resident caretaker. George subsequently bought the island from Beverage and lived there as a fisherman until about 1907, when he dismantled the old Cooper homestead and removed it piece-meal to North Haven, where he constructed a new home which still stands. He did this after selling the island and buildings to a yachtsman named Philip Wrenn who had cruised in the area; Wrenn returned the following season to find his farmhouse vanished.
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