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Re: Robert Giller - Wisconsin Civil War Soldier
Posted by: Susan Nass (ID *****9061) Date: May 26, 2008 at 16:31:47
In Reply to: Robert Giller - Wisconsin Civil War Soldier by Marcia Staton of 14

Hello Marcia,

I have no connection to this family or to any surnames posted here. I have found Robert GILLER in the US Censuses and posted what they have for information for you.

1860 United States Federal Census
about Robert Giller
Name: Robert Giller
Age in 1860: 30
Birth Year: abt 1830
Birthplace: Scotland
Home in 1860: Portage Ward 4, Columbia, Wisconsin
Gender: Male
Post Office: Portage

Household Members: Name Age
Robert Giller 30, farmer, $50, $100, b. Scotland
Lizzie Giller 35, wife, b. Scotland
Mary Giller 6, daughter, b. Scotland
Mary Giller 85, mother, b. Scotland

Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Portage Ward 4, Columbia, Wisconsin; Roll: M653_1401; Page: 724; Image: 728.

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1870 United States Federal Census
about Robert Giller
Name: Robert Giller
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1831
Age in 1870: 39
Birthplace: Scotland
Home in 1870: Portage Ward 4, Columbia, Wisconsin
Race: White
Gender: Male

Household Members: Name Age
Robert Giller 39, head, farmer and currier, $700, $200, b. Scotland
Margery Giller 42, wife, b. Scotland
Charles Sherret 22, <stepson> cigar maker, b. Wisc.
Alexander Sherret 19, <stepson>at home, b. Wisc
Mary Sherret 14, <stepdaughter> at home, b. Wisc.
Walter Sherret 10, <stepson> at home, b. Wisc.
Mary Ann Giller 18, b. Scotland
Theodore Giller 6, b. Wisc.
Lizzie Giller 3, b. Wisc.

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Portage Ward 4, Columbia, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1706; Page: 303; Image: 587.

<This was his second wife - Margery>
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1880 United States Federal Census
about Robert Giller
Name: Robert Giller
Home in 1880: Portage, Columbia, Wisconsin
Age: 55
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1825
Birthplace: Scotland
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Margary
Father's birthplace: Scotland
Mother's birthplace: Ireland

Occupation: Currier
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male

Household Members: Name Age
Robert Giller 55, head, currier, b. Scotland, father b. Scotland, mother b. Ireland
Margary Giller 54, wife, keeping house, b. Scotland, father b. Scotland, mother b. Ireland
Lizzie Giller 12, daughter, b. Wisconsin
Margery Giller 3, daughter, b. Illinois
Theadore Giller 16, son, laborer, b. Wisconsin

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Portage, Columbia, Wisconsin; Roll: T9_1420; Family History Film: 1255420; Page: 252.1000; Enumeration District: 35;
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1900 United States Federal Census
about Robert Giller
Name: Robert Giller
Home in 1900: Portage, Columbia, Wisconsin
Age: 82
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1818
Birthplace: Scotland
Relationship to head-of-house: Head
Spouse's Name: Margeret
Race: White

Immigration Year: 1850

Household Members: Name Age
Robert Giller 82, head, b. May 1818, married 39 yrs, b. born Scotland, parents b. Ireland, immig. 1850, naturalized
Margeret <Margery on image> Giller 74, wife, married 39 yrs, 7 children, 5 living in 1900, b. Scotland, parents b. Scotland, immig. 1848, naturalized

17 Canal Street <next door to Theodore Giller, his son, and family>

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Portage, Columbia, Wisconsin; Roll: T623 1781; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 21
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Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905
about Robert Giller
Name: Robert Giller
Census Date: 1 Jun 1905
Residence County: Columbia
Residence State: Wisconsin
Locality: Portage
Birth Location: Scotland
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Male
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1816
Race: White
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Margery
Line: 31
Roll: CSUSAWI1905_5

Household Members: Name Age
Robert Giller 89, head, married, b. Scotland, parents b. Scotland
Margery Giller 79, wife, married, b. Scotland, parents b. Scotland
Alexander A Sheret 54, stepson, widower, b. Wisconsin, salesman, soap



Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934
about Robert Giller
Name: Robert Giller
State Filed: Wisconsin
Widow: Margery Giller

invalid Sept. 19, 1879
died Nov. 17, 1907

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Regards,
Susan Nass
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