M, #85, b. circa 1885, d. 21 September 1960
George Harold Gillard
was born circa 1885 at Ontario, Canada. George and Ada (?) Gillard
were married. George and Matilda Carmoody
, daughter of Byron Carmoody
and Matilda LaBallister
, were married by Reverend William Patterson
on Wednesday, 25 April 1923 at Cookes Presbyterian Church, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. They are both recorded as being widowed, although no death registration has been found for Herman Miller. His occupation was Salesman, residence 528 Manning Ave. Her occupation was Druggist, residence 665 Manning Ave. Samuel Heatrick
and Frances Heatrick
witnessed the marriage.
George died on Wednesday, 21 September 1960 at home, 12 Ardagh Street, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada, of Pulmonary Oedema.
He was buried on Saturday, 24 September 1960 at Prospect Cemetery, Section 15, Lot 112, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada, and the next of kin was Jack Gillard (son) 14 Ardagh Street.. After a conversation with Donna Read, Normal, Illinois, Evelyn Gillard's daughter, it was determined that George Harold Gillard's first wife (and mother of his children) died in the great flu epidemic of 1918. Donna remembers her as being called Tilley but not much else.