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Gilliland, Gililland, Gilleland, Gilland, Gillilan, etc.

The following families have had a male descendant DNA tested and are included in the Gilliland DNA Project in either Group 1, haplogroup R1b1a2a1a2a1b1a (SRY2627), or Group 2, haplogroup R1b1a2a1a2c1a1a1 (R-M222).  In cases where the surname is not Gilliland (or a variation), DNA testing has proved that line to be genetically a Gilliland.  Contact information for each family is also included.

Group 1

  • James P. Short b. c1805 maybe Washington Co, VA. d. 22 Jan 1894 Harlan Co, KY  m. Rebecca Bailey 30 Sept 1829 Harlan Co, KY
    • William B. Short b. Feb 1833 Harlan Co, KY d. 21 Feb 1909 m, Lucy Caroline Middleton 15 Apr 1853 Harlan Co, KY
      • James Allen Short b. 07 Mar 1858 Harlan Co, KY d. 21 Apr 1935 Harlan Co, KY m. Elizabeth A. Turner 02 Apr 1877 Harlan Co, KY
        • John William Short b. 14 Jun 1892 Evarts, Harlan Co, KY d. 30 Apr 1973 Somerset, Pulaski Co, KY m. Bettie Harris c 1909 Harlan Co, KY #48967 - Contact: Ruby C. Short Redding [rcredding2242 AT]

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