William D. Gilbreath

29 August 1850–27 November 1884 (Age 34)
Monroe, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William D.

When William D. Gilbreath was born on 29 August 1850, in Monroe, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Rather Gilbreath, was 24 and his mother, Margaret Massey, was 22. He married Ann E. Edwards on 10 August 1873, in Catoosa, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ringgold, Catoosa, Georgia, United States in 1880. He died on 27 November 1884, in Winfield, Scott, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Sehorn Cemetery, Waldron, Scott, Arkansas, United States.

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William D. Gilbreath
Ann E. Edwards
Marriage: 10 August 1873
Charles Oscar Gilbreath
Emma E. Gilbreath
William Lester Felton Gilbreath
John Richard Gilbreath
Sallie Belle Gilbreath

Spouse and Children

10 August 1873
Catoosa, Georgia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Rather Gilbreath


    Margaret Massey




    Joseph Brooks Gilbreath



    Jeff Gilbreath


    John W. Gilbreath


    Julia A. Gilbreath


+2 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 11

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 12

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 20

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Galbraith .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William D Gilbreth, "United States Census, 1880"
  • W D Gilbreth, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • W. D. Gilbreth, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"

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