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
1769–1862
Jerusha Bowen
1770–1842
Mehitabel Gilbert
1794–1863
Seth Gilbert
1797–1834
Sophronia "Sophie" Gilbert
1799–1863
Clorinda Gilbert
1801–1864
Zenas Clark Gilbert
1803–1806
Sarah Gilbert
1805–1806
Isaac Bowen Gilbert
1807–1833
Diana Bowen Gilbert
1809–1894
Olive Cheney Gilbert
1812–1872
Sarah Gilbert
1814–1814

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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.
1803

Age 6

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1808

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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