James Gillies

JAMES GILLIES, farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Cooksville; was born in Fifeshire, Scotland, in 1815; he is the son of James Gillies, a weaver by vocation, and with whom, at the age of 13 years, he began the same trade, and continued that business there fifteen years; in May, 1845, he sailed from Liverpool for America, and landed in New York City on the last day of that month; and came thence to the town of Porter, Rock, Co., Wis.;