Jean Gilbert

15 January 1738–1783
Riccarton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jean

When Jean Gilbert was christened on 15 January 1738, in Riccarton, Ayrshire, Scotland, her father, Wiliam Gilbert, was 44 and her mother, Janet Alan, was 23. She married William Howie about 1761, in Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1783, in Riccarton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

William Howie
1726–after 1778
Jean Gilbert
1738–1783
Marriage: about 1761
William Howie
1762–1829
James Howie
1765–1784
Allan Howie
1774–1775
Jean Howie
1776–1776
Alexander Howie
1777–
John Howie
1777–
Margaret Howie
after 1778–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1761Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 41247;2007: 85126; 2010: 114940)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.

    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)

    • Jean Gilbert, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Jean Gilbert -
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