Lewis Gilberton


The Life of Lewis

Lewis Gilberton was born in 1827, in Norway. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Bertha Johnson. He lived in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1880.

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Lewis Gilberton
Bertha Johnson
Martin Gilbertson
John Gilbertson
Mary Gilbertson

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World Events (8)

1828 · Henrik Ibsen

Age 1

Birth year of Henrik Ibsen. Norwegian playwright and theatre director and one of the most influential playwrights of his time. His most-known works were Peer Gynt and A Doll's House.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1860 · School Act

Age 33

School Act of 1860 which required permanent schools in both towns and rural areas.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the personal name Gilbert .2 Americanized form of Norwegian Gilbertsen or a cognate in Danish or Swedish.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lewis Gilbertson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lewis Gilbertson in entry for Martin Gilbertson and Mamie S. Steckel, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Lewis Gilberton in entry for Martin Gilbertson and Carrie Frank Nogles, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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