Matthew Gilby

25 July 1847–24 June 1913 (Age 65)
Northill, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Matthew

When Matthew Gilby was born on 25 July 1847, in Northill, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Mathew Gilby, was 33 and his mother, Anne Blows, was 29. He married Frances Wood on 2 September 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Grange, South Australia, Australia in 1913. In 1880, at the age of 33, his occupation is listed as teamster in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 24 June 1913, in Granger, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Matthew Gilby
Frances Wood
Marriage: 2 September 1865
Mary Ann Gilby
Sarah Ellen Gilby
Frances Gilby
Celestia Gilby
Clara Jane Gilby
Laurena Gilby
David Gilby
James Gilby
William Gilby
Gilby Child

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 September 1865Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 7
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Gilbey .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Story Highlight

    Ann Blows Gilby - history

    History of Ann Blows Ann Blows was the daughter of Oliver and Hannah Norman Blows. She was born August 8, 1818 in Bigglesward, Bedford, England. The eldest of four children, Ann married Matthew G …

    Sources (49)

    • Matthew Gilby, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Matthew Gilby in entry for Jacob Miller and Clara Gilby Eddins, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • Matthew in entry for William Gilby, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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