Seth Gilbert

3 March 1797–3 October 1834 (Age 37)
Cavendish, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Seth

When Seth Gilbert was born on 3 March 1797, in Cavendish, Windsor, Vermont, United States, his father, Isaac Gilbert, was 27 and his mother, Jerusha Bowen, was 26. He died on 3 October 1834, in Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Cavendish, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Gilbert
Jerusha Bowen
Mehitabel Gilbert
Seth Gilbert
Sophronia "Sophie" Gilbert
Clorinda Gilbert
Zenas Clark Gilbert
Sarah Gilbert
Isaac Bowen Gilbert
Diana Bowen Gilbert
Olive Cheney Gilbert
Sarah Gilbert

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 6

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 11

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Norman: Some derive this name from the Norman name Giselbert; others translate it as "bright pledge" or "bright as gold." It was derived from the Old German name Childebert, from "child-brecht," meaning distinguished warrior. A nickname is Gib, and the Gaelic form is Gillebride.

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Sources (3)

  • Seth Gilbert, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Seth Gilbert, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Seth Gilbert, "Find A Grave Index"

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