Ann Gilbert

10 March 1705–
Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Gilbert was christened on 10 March 1705, in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Simon Gilbert, was 39 and her mother, Joan Gifford, was 33.

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Samuel Wells
Ann Gilbert
1705–

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    Samuel Wells

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin), French, and North German: from Giselbert, a Norman personal name composed of the 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 St. Gilbert of Sempringham ( 1085–1189 ), the founder of the only native English monastic order.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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  • Ann Gilbert, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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