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George Washington Gilbert

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  • Name George Washington Gilbert 
    Gender Male 
    Born 8 September 1835  Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation Farmer 
    Death Notice Syracuse-Wawasee Journal, April 8, 1909, p. 4, col. 1
    Tippecanoe
    George Washington Gilbert, was born in the state of Ohio, Sept. 8, 1835 and departed from this life April 2, 1909, age 73 years 6 months and 24 days. He was united in marriage to Susanna Rensbarger Oct. 10, 1857. She departed this life Sept. 6, 1863. To this union was born 4 children, still surviving him.
    He then married to Susanna Black, Feb. 25, 1864. To this union, there were 8 children born, of which 4 still survive him. She departed this life June 19, 1875. He was then united in marriage to Catherine Black June 28, 1878. She departed this life January 19, 1909. To this union there were 2 children born, who survive him, and two step daughters survive him.
    He was united to the German Babtist Church in his early days and lived a devoted Christian life to the end. He leaves a host of relatives and friends to mourn his departure.
    The funeral services were held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Baintertown church. Rev. Daniel Rothenberger was the officiating clergyman. 
    Residence(s) 1850: Benton, Elkhart Co., IN
    1860-1870: Jackson, Elkhart Co., IN
    1880: Benton twp., Elkhart Co., IN
    1900: Turkey Creek, Kosciusko Co., IN  [1
    Died 2 April 1909  Elkhart Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
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    Person ID I9075  Angus Saline's Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 October 2011 

    Father Joseph Gilbert,   b. 5 May 1810, Frederick Co., Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 September 1874, New Paris, Elkhart Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Mary Julia,   b. 28 April 1811, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 March 1895, New Paris, Elkhart Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Family ID F6428  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Susanna H. Rensberger,   b. about 1840, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 September 1863  (Age ~ 23 years) 
    Married 10 October 1857  Elkhart, Elkhart Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Isabel Gilbert,   b. about 1859, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sarah J. Gilbert,   b. April 1860, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Silas E. Gilbert,   b. 1 May 1863, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 April 1946, Elkhart Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. Gilbert
    Family ID F6320  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Susannah Black,   b. 15 October 1830, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 June 1877, Elkhart Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 25 February 1864  Elkhart Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Mary Gilbert,   b. 1865, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Catharine Gilbert,   b. 10 December 1866, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 March 1887  (Age 20 years)
     3. Melinda Gilbert,   b. about 1867, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth H. Gilbert,   b. about 1869, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Willie Gilbert,   b. about 1872, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Martha L. Gilbert,   b. 3 July 1873, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 August 1887  (Age 14 years)
    +7. John Henry Gilbert,   b. 2 July 1875, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 December 1945  (Age 70 years)
    Family ID F6417  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 3 Catharine /Juday Black,   b. August 1845, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 January 1909  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 22 June 1878  Elkhart Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Stella May Gilbert,   b. about 1879, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Clara Gilbert,   b. September 1882, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F6429  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • may have served in the Civil War, 123rd Indiana Infantry, Co. A, corpl., M540, roll 27, mustered in 18 Nov 1863, mustered out 29 May 1865. Living in Greensburg, Indiana. Age 42 in 1863--wrong age.

      Lived on a farm about four miles northeast of Goshen on the old Goshen and Middlebury road for several years . George was well remembered by the picnics which were held in his grove. William Guffey owned the farm in 1928. [5]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2333] .

    2. [S2334] Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920.

    3. [S2348] Kosciusko Co., IN Syracuse, Indiana Obituaries.

    4. [S2510] Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959.

    5. [S2430] ((Goshen, Ind.: Goshen Printery, 1930)).


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