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Bill Gillett

G. William (Bill) Gillett
        1935 - 2014

Bill completed his formal education by obtaining a Mechanical Engineering degree from Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas.

The next 42 years were spent in designing, engineering and the manufacture of beverage dispensing equipment for the restaurant industry. After retirement, all his available time has been spent on his main love - GENEALOGY.

Bill started doing genealogy as a hobby in the 1960's, after finding his grandparents' papers which they had filed for membership into the DAR, and continued with genealogy up until his death in 2014. He did research thru:

Bill Gillett
         See my Gillett Family History
Numerous county court houses Numerous county libraries
Genealogy Library of the Latter-day Saints - Salt Lake City, Utah Newberry Library - Chicago, Illinois
Mid-Continent Public Library - Independence, Missouri Los Angeles Public Library - Los Angeles, California
Numerous local genealogy societies Numerous sites on the Internet

The following surnames have been researched with presentation or partial presentation books made of each. Click on any that are underlined for more information that has been included on this site.

Andrews Arnold Austin Beaven
Birely Blewfield Block Boots
Brannon Brinlee Carter Caskey
Cook Cunningham Curry Defoe
Demant Densmore Detmer Dodd
Dugan Durisch Engle Erwin
Gillett Hart Harwick Haynes
Hendricks Hubbard Ingersoll Ipsen
Johnson Kelley Kelly Knight
Kurfess Laubenstein Loveland Lovett
Matlock McCallister McClane McConchie
McCulloch Miller Morlan Oberheide
Orte Pfeiffer Radford Reed
Reser Richardson Rickard Roberts
Robinson Rockwell Rothwell Rodee
Rutter Sabin Scholtz Scott
Shedden Snyder Spaulding Strobel
Sykes Tinken Udall Waltrip
Winans Young    

Plus Bill has researched thousands and thousands of surnames that interface with the surnames above. Information has come from 44 states with major searches done in England, Scotland and Germany.