Gobel Graham Gilbert

17 October 1902–4 December 1980 (Age 78)
Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Gobel Graham

When Gobel Graham Gilbert was born on 17 October 1902, in Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United States, his father, John Charles Gilbert, was 36 and his mother, Anna Mildred Reading, was 25. He married Charlotte Virginia Patrick on 25 August 1926, in Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1920. He died on 4 December 1980, in Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gobel Graham Gilbert
Charlotte Virginia Patrick
Marriage: 25 August 1926
Charles Patrick Gilbert
Annalee Fern Gilbert
John Charles Gilbert
Herbert Nathaniel Gilbert
George Melvin Gilbert
Roger Warden Gilbert

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 August 1926Clark, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1904 · The Black Patch War
    Age 2
    From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
    1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
    Age 4
    The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 21
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin), French, and German: from the personal name Giselbert, composed of the ancient 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 Saint Gilbert of Sempringham (1085–1189), the founder of the only native English monastic order.Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish surnames.History: The Devon family of Gilbert can be traced to Geoffrey Gilbert (died 1349), who represented Totnes in Parliament in 1326. His descendants included Sir Humphrey Gilbert (died 1583), who discovered Newfoundland. — Étienne Gilbert from Aulnay in Vienne, France, married Marguerite Thibault in Neuville, QC, in 1683. Louis Gilbert dit Comtois from Besançon in Doubs married Anne Jacques in Charlesbourg, QC, in 1722. Pierre Gilbert from Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire in Charente, France, married Marie-Angélique Dufour in Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, QC, in 1756. Charles Dupuis dit Gilbert from Rosnay in Indre, France, married Marie-Jeanne Brunet in Sainte-Foy, QC, in 1741.

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Gobel G Gilbert in household of Edward Keck, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Gobel G Gilbert, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
    • Gobel Graham Gilbert, "Indiana, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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