Serepta Gilbert

2 October 1783–21 January 1839 (Age 55)
Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Serepta

When Serepta Gilbert was born on 2 October 1783, in Connecticut, United States, her father, John Gilbert Jr, was 38 and her mother, Rachel Pierce, was 41. She married Calvin Tucker on 19 June 1804, in Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 21 January 1839, in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in North Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin Tucker
1780–1858
Serepta Gilbert
1783–1839
Marriage: 19 June 1804
John Gilbert Tucker
1806–1876
Horace Tucker
1808–1892
Eliza Naomi Tucker
1810–1890
Jasper G Tucker
1813–
Henry Pierce Tucker
1815–1893
Harriet Pierce Tucker
1815–
George Francis Tucker
1818–1891
Ephraim Tucker
1821–1907
Laura Marie Tucker
1826–1905
Susan N. Tucker
1827–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 June 1804Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 3
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
    1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State
    Age 5
    Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 17
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Gieseke
    Giliberto
    Gipp
    Gilbertson
    Giesel
    Gilb
    Gibert
    Giese
    Gibby
    Gebbie

    Sources (39)

    • Eresta Tucker in entry for Ephriam Tucker, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Serepta Tucker in entry for Austin N. Moutton and Susan N. Tucker, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Serepta Gelbert in entry for Horace Tucker, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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