Ida May Gilbert

28 May 1896–13 January 1949 (Age 52)
Broughton, Clay, Kansas, United States

The Life of Ida May

When Ida May Gilbert was born on 28 May 1896, in Broughton, Clay, Kansas, United States, her father, John Gilbert, was 51 and her mother, Matilda Earl, was 43. She had at least 2 daughters with William Fred Fields. She lived in Stevens, Washington, United States in 1935 and Valley Election Precinct, Stevens, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 13 January 1949, in Chewelah, Stevens, Washington, United States, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

William Fred Fields
Ida May Gilbert
Margurite Marie Fields
Pearl Esma Fields

Spouse and Children



    Margurite Marie Fields



Parents and Siblings

    John Gilbert


    Matilda Earl




    Lillie Gilbert


    Edward Gilbert



    David Gilbert


    Sarah J Gilbert


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 1

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • May Fields in household of William Fields, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ida M Gilbert in household of Matilda Gilbert, "United States Census, 1910"
  • May Gilbert in household of John Gilbert, "United States Census, 1900"

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