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Son of George Gillespie, Jr., and Anna Elizabeth Neilson. He moved to Chattanooga to practice medicine after graduating from Louisville Medical College in KY. In 1848, he married Penelope Porter Whiteside, the daughter of Col. James A. Whiteside and his first wife, Mary J. Massengill. He was later elected mayor of Chattanooga, serving two terms in this office. Joseph Gillespie was the father of seven children.

Birth:
18 Mar 1821 1
Euchee, Rhea Co., TN 1
Death:
28 Mar 1896 1
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Birth:
18 Mar 1821 1
Euchee, Rhea Co., TN 1
Death:
28 Mar 1896 1
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Burial Place: Forest Hills Cem., Chattanooga, TN 1
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Mother: Anna Elizabeth Neilson 1
Father: George Gillespie, Jr. 1
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Penelope Porter Whiteside 1
10 Feb 1848 1
Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN 1
Spouse Death Date: 29 Apr 1882 1
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Physician 1

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