Gillon, Alexander

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Gillon, Alexander Gender: M
born on 13 August 1741 at 13:00 (= 1:00 PM )
Place Rotterdam, Netherlands, 51n55, 4e29
Timezone LMT m4e29 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 20°41' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 14°40 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 16°43'


American merchant and seaman from Charleston, South Carolina. He represented South Carolina in the U.S. House in 1793 and 1794. He died on October 6, 1794 in Orangeburg District, South Carolina.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Records from the Bible Belonging to Alexander Gillon" by Allen E. Beeman, The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Vol. 19, No. 3 (July 1918), pp. 146-151: "Alexander Gillon was born in Rotterdam . . . on Sunday at one 1 o'clock at Noon ye 13th day of August 1741, with a Caul (or some curiosoty [sic]) down to his Eyes" (p. 146).


  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur (Merchant)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (South Carolina Navy, 1778-1782)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1793-1794)
  • Vocation : Travel : Crew/ Ship, Train, Bus (Seaman)