Frank James Gilbert

4 May 1894–11 February 1978 (Age 83)
Fairview, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States

The Life of Frank James

When Frank James Gilbert was born on 4 May 1894, in Fairview, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States, his father, Daniel Gilbert, was 35 and his mother, Amelia Johanna Hansen, was 32. He married Matilda Barlow on 4 June 1919, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Idaho, United States in 1935 and Fairview Election Precinct, Franklin, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 11 February 1978, in Fairview, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank James Gilbert
1894–1978
Matilda Barlow
1898–1981
Marriage: 4 June 1919
Wilma Gilbert
1920–2006
Thelma Gilbert
1921–2005
Frank Barlow Gilbert
1923–2015
Portia Gilbert
1926–1926
Faun Gilbert
1931–2020

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 June 1919
Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Paper Money Becomes Sole Currency

Age 4

Paper money had been scarce in Preston until the year 1898. Script currency was used which contained the promise of goods or services rather than paper money. In 1898, script was discontinued and “a lithographed article, much resembling the greenback” was used instead. At first the transition was awkward as nearest bank was located in Logan, Utah. Paper currency became plentiful soon after.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin), French, and North German: from Giselbert, a Norman personal name composed of the 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 St. Gilbert of Sempringham ( 1085–1189 ), the founder of the only native English monastic order.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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Story Highlight

DANIEL GILBERT

(A story of the life of Daniel Gilbert as related to his grandchildren by him before his death.) I now wish to give to you, my grandchildren a glimpse into the story of my life. I was born in …

Sources (3)

  • Frank James Gilbert, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Frank James Gilbert, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Frank James Gilbert, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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