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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Family Time Line

William D. Gilbreath
1850–1884
Ann E. Edwards
1856–1904
Marriage: 10 August 1873
Charles Oscar Gilbreath
1873–1958
Emma E. Gilbreath
1876–1879
William Lester Felton Gilbreath
1879–1962
John Richard Gilbreath
1881–1968
Sallie Belle Gilbreath
1883–1973

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 August 1873
Catoosa, Georgia, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    John Rather Gilbreath

    Male1826–1865Male

    Margaret Massey

    Female1828–Female

siblings

(7)

    Joseph Brooks Gilbreath

    Male1847–1914Male

    Male1850–1884Male

    Jeff Gilbreath

    Male1852–Male

    John W. Gilbreath

    Male1854–Male

    Julia A. Gilbreath

    Female1855–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1861

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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