Hans Bernhardt Gilbert
(1724-1802)
Catherine Bender
(1728-1805)
Christian Fox
(1714-1795)
Maria Magdalena Rausch
(1726-1802)
Jacob Gilbert
(1756-1831)
Anna Margaretha Fox
(1769-1838)
Sarah Salome Gilbert
(1801-1880)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Daniel Herr

Sarah Salome Gilbert 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 14 Feb 1801, Arendtsville, Adams, PA 1
  • Christened: Arendtsville: Arendtsville Union Church (Zion Lutheran and Trinity Reformed; Arents Church), Adams, PA
  • Marriage (1): Daniel Herr on 15 Feb 1820 in Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA 1 2
  • Died: 13 Apr 1880, Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA at age 79 1

   Another name for Sarah was Sally Gilbert.3 6

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Gettysburg Compiler: Married--On Tuesday the 15th inst. By the Rev. John Herbst, Mr. Daniel Herr, of Hagerstown, Washington county, Md. To Miss Sarah Gilbert, daughter of Mr. Jacob Gilbert, of Franklin township, in this county., 23 Feb 1820, Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 2

2. She had a residence on 2 May 1821 in Greencastle, Franklin, PA. 7

3. She had a residence in Apr 1833 in Reading, Berks, PA. 8

4. She appeared on the census in 1850 in Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 9 The 1850 census recorded in the East Ward in Harrisburg: Daniel Herr, hotel keeper, 55, living with wife Sarah, 49; Andrew J., 19; Anna, 17; Sarah B., 15; Daniel B., 12; Mary, 9; Irene, 7; and Laura Coleman, 5. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Daniel Sr. in Maryland. His real estate was valued at $2000.

5. Newspaper: Reading Times: "Mrs. Sarah Gilbert Herr, of Philadelphia, aunt of Daniel H. And Samuel Beecher, of Pottstown, died yesterday, aged 80 years.", 15 Apr 1880, Reading, Berks, PA. 4


Sarah married Daniel Herr, son of John Peter Herr and Susanna, on 15 Feb 1820 in Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA.1 2 (Daniel Herr was born on 14 Dec 1795 in Hagerstown, Washington, MD 1 10 11, christened on 24 Jan 1796 in Hagerstown: Reformed Congregation, Washington, MD 10 and died on 11 Jul 1857 in Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA 1 11.)


Sources


1 Egle, William Henry, 1830-1901, History of the Counties of Dauphin and Lebanon in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania : Geographical and Genealogical (Philadelphia : Everts & Peck, 1883
360 p., 63 p. of plates : ill., maps), page 504. Biography of Col. Daniel Herr.

2 Gettysburg Compiler (Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania.), 23 Feb 1820, page 3. Marriage of Daniel Herr and Sarah Gilbert.

3 The Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, 19 Jul 1881, page 2. Orphan's Court Legal notice headlined Jacob Gilbert defining Gilbert/Saltzgiver/Beecher relationships.

4 Reading Times (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 15 Apr 1880, page 1. Death of Mrs. Sarah Gilbert Herr.

5 Ancestry.com, War of 1812 Pension Application Files Index, 1812-1815 (Original data: War of 1812 Pension Applications. Washington D.C.: National Archives. NARA Microfilm Publication M313, 102 rolls. Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group Number 15.), Daniel Herr, widow Sarah Gilbert Herr. Widow's application 23532. Widow's certificate 23618.

6 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.), 1988 1 Jun, page 2A. My Early Ancestors 98.

7 Gettysburg Compiler (Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania.), 2 May 1821, page 4.

8 Belle McKinney Hays Swope, HIstory of the Families of McKinney-Brady-Quigley (Newville, PA. 1906.), Page 45.

9 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4HC-MTC Daniel Herr, Harrisburgh, east ward, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 116.

10 Hagerstown Reformed Church, Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, FHL US/CAN Film 14145 Item 1 Church records of Zion United Church of Christ, 1766-1807 [Hagerstown, Maryland].

11 Egle, William Henry, Commemorative biographical encyclopedia of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania : containing sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and many of the early Scotch-Irish and German settlers (Chambersburg, Pa.: J.M. Runk, 1896, 1223 pgs.), Page 217.



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