Johann Jacob Gilbert

about 4 August 1686–5 June 1764 (Age 77)
Hoffenheim, Sinsheim, Sinsheim, Heidelberg, Baden, Germany

The Life of Johann Jacob

Johann Jacob Gilbert was born about 4 August 1686, in Hoffenheim, Sinsheim, Sinsheim, Heidelberg, Baden, Germany as the son of Glzmal Gilbert and Catharine. He married Anna Helena Adam on 18 November 1727, in Eichtersheim, Sinsheim, Baden, Germany. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 5 June 1764, in New Hanover Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in New Hanover, New Hanover Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Johann Jacob Gilbert
1686–1764
Anna Helena Adam
1701–
Marriage: 18 November 1727
Anna Catharina Gilbert
1732–
Johann Georg Gilbert
1734–1734
Sebastian Gilbert
1736–1744
Johann Elias Gilbert
1738–
Maria Elisabeth Gilbert
1741–1741
Johann Samuel Gilbert
1743–1826

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 November 1727
Eichtersheim, Sinsheim, Baden, Germany
children

(6)

    Anna Catharina Gilbert

    Female1732–Female

    Johann Georg Gilbert

    Male1734–1734Male

    Sebastian Gilbert

    Male1736–1744Male

    Johann Elias Gilbert

    Male1738–Male

    Maria Elisabeth Gilbert

    Female1741–1741Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Glzmal Gilbert

    MaleMale

    Female1679–1758Female

siblings

(2)

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)

  • Johann Jacob Gilberts in entry for Sebastian Gilberth, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Johann Jacob Gilbertß in entry for Maria Elisabetha Gilbertin, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Joh. Jacob Gilberts in entry for Maria Elisabetha Gilbertin, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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