Catsey Gilbert

4 November 1816–28 November 1867 (Age 51)
South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Catsey

When Catsey Gilbert was born on 4 November 1816, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Henry Calphey Gilbert, was 22 and her mother, Rhoda Littlefield, was 17. She married Hiram Dockray on 16 June 1835, in Saint Clair, Elmore, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 28 November 1867, in Fannin, Texas, United States, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Dockray
1811–1868
Catsey Gilbert
1816–1867
Marriage: 16 June 1835
Isham Greene T. Dockray
1836–1896
Silas Dockery
1841–1862
Balaam Dockray
1842–1894
Catesey A. Dockery
1848–1871
Julia A. Dockray
1838–1911
Charlcy Dockery
1846–1933
Rhoda Dockery
1852–1941
James Madison Dockray
1854–1945
Hiram Franklin "Shorty" Dockray
1858–1944

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1835Saint Clair, Elmore, Alabama, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1822 · Slave Rebellion
    Age 6
    "On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 14
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    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 (6)

    • Catesey Dockery in household of Hiram Dockery, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Catsey Gilbert, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
    • Catesey Gilbert in entry for James Madison Dockray, "New Mexico Deaths, 1889-1945"

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