Algernon Sidney Gilbert

28 December 1789–29 June 1834 (Age 44)
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Algernon Sidney

When Algernon Sidney Gilbert was born on 28 December 1789, in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Eli Gilbert, was 27 and his mother, Lydia Hemingway, was 30. He married Elizabeth Van Benthusen on 30 September 1823, in Geauga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States in 1830. In 1820, his occupation is listed as business owner, land purchaser in Ohio, St. Clair, Missouri, United States. He died on 29 June 1834, in Clay, Missouri, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Mound Grove Cemetery, Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Algernon Sidney Gilbert
Elizabeth Van Benthusen
Marriage: 30 September 1823
Loyal Gilbert

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  • Marriage
    30 September 1823Geauga, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1791 · The Bill of Rights
    Age 2
    After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
    1802 · Brass is Discovered
    Age 13
    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

    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.

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    Sources (15)

    • Algernon S Gilbert, "United States Census, 1830"
    • Algernon S. Gilbert, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Algernon S Gilbert, "Find A Grave Index"

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