Archibald Sr. and wife, Jane, sold a piece of property to their daughter,
Margaret Gilmore Beausang for $25.00, deed witnessed
by William T. Gilmore and Andrew G. Gilmore.
brothers and neighbors built a one room school, which was located
about where the Don
is now located off Hartsfield Road.
closed its doors in 1920 when Arlington
opened in 1921. Margaret "Mardel"
Sikes was the last school teacher at the old school to teach their children.
died Oct. 15, 1910.
Jane Stuart GRAY, born Mar 27, 1836 in Coleraine,Derry,
preceded Archibald to America
before 1850 and worked in a millner's shop in New
York City. After Archibald's
death she moved in with her son and family for a while. She died 08 Mar 1925 in
Gilmore, Duval, Florida, at age 89.
of them were buried in the Gilmore-Cameron
Cemetery. Their parents names did not appear on their death certificates.
Children of Archibald and Jane (GRAY) GILMORE
1. Jane GILMORE was born 30 Nov 1857 in New York City, New York, New York.
She died 7 Nov 1862 in New York.
2. Margaret GILMORE was born 07 May 1859 In New York City.
She married David Beausang on June 2, 1878. Location unknown. They
had 2 children, Nellie and Martin Gilmore Beausang. David
passed away about 1892. In 1893 she
purchased land from her parents for $25.00-witnessed by William T. Gilmore and
Andrew G. Gilmore. She later married his brother, Tony (or Theodore) date and
location not known. They had 2 children. Her 3rd marriage was
to an Abraham A. Davis. They had no children.
He predeceased her in 1892. She died 24 Sep 1915, location unknown.
3. Letitia GILMORE, b. 07 Jun 1861, New York City, New York, New York, married Archibald
Cameron in Jacksonville
on Jan 22, 1881. She lived for a time
in Grahamville in Marion County. The majority of her married life was spent in
The 1935 census shows they had seven children, James R.,Sadie, “Willis”(William), Agnes, another son
whose name is illegible, Ernestine, and Edna.
The census was hard to read. It
was said that she ate some matches and died 30
Dec 1939, Gilmore, Duval, Florida.
Archibald Cameron is
listed as doing various jobs in the census: laborer, lineman, laborer on a
4. Archibald GILMORE, b. 21 Jan 1863, New York, , New York; d. 13 Feb 1942, Gilmore, Duval, Florida.
5. John Gray GILMORE, b. 27 May 1866, Savannah, Chatham,
d. 31 Aug 1935, Gilmore, Duval, Florida.
6. William Thompson GILMORE, b. 26 Oct 1870, Savannah,
Chatham, Georgia; d. 16 Nov 1945, Jacksonville,
7. Andrew Gray
GILMORE, b. 17 Nov 1873, Savannah,
Chatham, Georgia; d. 22 Mar 1930, Portsmouth, , Va.
The Gilmore United States
Post Office was named in his honor by his son, William Thompson Gilmore, the
first Postmaster. It later became a R.F.D. route when the mail was
shifted to the Southside Post Office for sorting and delivery.