George W Gilbert

1843–20 July 1881 (Age 38)
Stockbridge, Madison, New York, United States

The Life of George W

When George W Gilbert was born in 1843, in Stockbridge, Madison, New York, United States, his father, Warren J. Gilbert, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Sweet, was 25. He married Charlotte Downs in 1876, in Stockbridge, Madison, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 20 July 1881, at the age of 38, and was buried in Munnsville, Stockbridge, Madison, New York, United States.

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George W Gilbert
1843–1881
Charlotte Downs
1856–1932
Marriage: 1876
Warren James Gilbert
1877–1956

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1876
Stockbridge, Madison, New York, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (7)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 20

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Norman: Some derive this name from the Norman name Giselbert; others translate it as "bright pledge" or "bright as gold." It was derived from the Old German name Childebert, from "child-brecht," meaning distinguished warrior. A nickname is Gib, and the Gaelic form is Gillebride.

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Sources (3)

  • Geo Gilbert in household of Warren J Gilbert, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Gilbert in household of Warren J Gilbert, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George W Gilbert in household of Gilbert, "United States Census, 1850"

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