Maria Salome Gilbert

7 December 1772–6 May 1854 (Age 81)
New Hanover Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Maria Salome

When Maria Salome Gilbert was born on 7 December 1772, her father, Pvt Johann Conrad Gilbert, was 38 and her mother, Anna Elisabetha Steltz, was 35. She married Johannes Miller on 30 May 1789, in Christ Mertz Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rockland Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 6 May 1854, in Bernville, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Bernville, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Miller
1766–1846
Maria Salome Gilbert
1772–1854
Marriage: 30 May 1789
John Miller
1790–1791
Samuel Miller
1792–1859
Johanes "John" Miller
1794–1861
Maria Salome Miller
1796–1820
Catherine Ann Miller
1796–1865
Margaretha "Margaret" Rebecca Miller
1798–1837
Elisabetha Miller
1800–1878
Salome Mueller
1804–
Katharina "Catharine" Miller
1804–1880
Heinrich Miller
1806–1860
Ana Maria "Anna" Miller
1808–1891
Mathias "Mathew" Miller
1811–1824

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 May 1789Christ Mertz Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rockland Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1776
    Age 4
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 4
    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 22
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin), French, and German: from the personal name Giselbert, composed of the ancient Germanic elements gīsil ‘pledge, hostage, noble youth’ (see Giesel ) + berht ‘bright, famous’. This personal name enjoyed considerable popularity in England during the Middle Ages, partly as a result of the fame of Saint Gilbert of Sempringham (1085–1189), the founder of the only native English monastic order.Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish surnames.History: The Devon family of Gilbert can be traced to Geoffrey Gilbert (died 1349), who represented Totnes in Parliament in 1326. His descendants included Sir Humphrey Gilbert (died 1583), who discovered Newfoundland. — Étienne Gilbert from Aulnay in Vienne, France, married Marguerite Thibault in Neuville, QC, in 1683. Louis Gilbert dit Comtois from Besançon in Doubs married Anne Jacques in Charlesbourg, QC, in 1722. Pierre Gilbert from Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire in Charente, France, married Marie-Angélique Dufour in Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, QC, in 1756. Charles Dupuis dit Gilbert from Rosnay in Indre, France, married Marie-Jeanne Brunet in Sainte-Foy, QC, in 1741.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Gieseke
    Giliberto
    Gipp
    Gilbertson
    Giesel
    Gilb
    Gibert
    Giese
    Gibby
    Gebbie
    Guilbert

    Sources (13)

    • Maria Salome Gilbert, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
    • Maria Salome Gilbert, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Deaths and Burials, 1856-1971"
    • Maria Salome Gilbert Miller, "Find A Grave Index"

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