John George Gilbert
(1793-1863)
Elizabeth
(1796-1855)
John K. Gilbert
(1825-1895)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Susanna Bicher

2. Catharine Alleman

John K. Gilbert 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 16 Mar 1825, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 3 9 10
  • Christened: 1 Jul 1825, Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA 10
  • Marriage (1): Susanna Bicher on 25 Oct 1849 in Lebanon: Tabor First Reformed Church, Lebanon, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Catharine Alleman on 14 Mar 1891 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 3
  • Died: 10 May 1895, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA at age 70 11
  • Buried: 14 May 1895, Avon: Kimmerlings Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 11

   Other names for John were Johannes Gilbert 10 and John H. Gilbert.1 2

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1850 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 12 The 1850 census recorded in Lebanon borough: George Gilbert, occupation "blue dyer", 57, living with wife Elizabeth, 52; John, laborer, 25; Savilla, 26; Eliza, 21. Also in the home is George's father, Mathias Gilbert, 74; and his wife Mary, 72. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. He appeared on the census in 1860 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 9 The 1860 census recorded in Lebanon borough: widowed John Gilbert, farmer, 32, living with his children on the farm of his father, George Gilbert, 67, who was also living with Savilla, 42. John's children with him: George, 11; Davis, 8; REgina, 5. Also in John's home is servant Sarah Waltenmoyer, 24. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. He appeared on the census in 1870 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 13 The 1870 census recorded John Gilbert, day laborer, 45, living with wife Catherine, 32; and son Henry, 7 months, born in Oct 1869. Also with them are Alfred Light, 13; Aaron Light, 10; and Amelia Light, 7. Next door is Anna Light, 62; Rudolph Light, 44 with his family; and Jefferson Light, 38, with his family.

4. He appeared on the census in 1880 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 14 The 1880 census recorded John Gilbert, laborer, 55, living with wife Kate, 29; and daughter Virgie D., born Mar 1880; and stepson Irwin Dodendorf, 5. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. He resided at 320 Canal St., Lebanon, PA on 10 May 1895 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 11

6. His obituary was published in the Lebanon Daily News: "John K. Gilbert, of 320 Canal street, died on Friday and was buried this morning at the Kimmerling's church cemetery. A wife, son and daughter survive him." on 14 May 1895 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 11


John married Susanna Bicher, daughter of Elias Bicher and Barbara Bauman, on 25 Oct 1849 in Lebanon: Tabor First Reformed Church, Lebanon, PA.1 2 (Susanna Bicher was born in 1827 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA,4 15 died on 22 May 1859 in , Lebanon, PA 4 and was buried in Lebanon: Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 4.)


  Marriage Notes:

Witnesses to the marriage were Mrs. and Mrs. Biecher. 1 2

John next married Catharine Alleman, daughter of Henry Alleman and Leah Shire, on 14 Mar 1891 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA.3 (Catharine Alleman was born on 14 Nov 1851 in , Lebanon, PA,3 16 17 died on 18 Oct 1908 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 16 17 18 and was buried on 21 Oct 1908 in Avon: Kimmerlings Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 16 17 18.)


Sources


1 Irish, Donna R, Pennsylvania German Marriages: Marriages and Marriage Evidence in Pennsylvania German Churches (Baltimore : Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982. Description: 817 p.), Page 284.

2 Tabor Reformed Church, Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, Page 243.

3 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHN8-HTH John K Gilbert and Catharine Dodendorf, 1891.

4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=42009606.

5 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2NG-LQ1 John K. Gilbert in entry for Regina Gilbert, 26 May 1856.

6 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, Will of Elias Bicher, 3 Mar 1873.

7 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VF9R-CVZ Catharine Light in entry for Harry C. Gilbert and Lizzie A. Miller, 18 Aug 1888; citing Marriage, Pennsylvania, county courthouses, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 21,461.

8 Lebanon Daily News, 16 Jan 1971, page 2. Obituary of Mrs. William Spong.

9 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1128; Page: 328; Image: 335; Family History Library Film: 805128.

10 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2NP-C6T Johannes Gilbert, 01 Jul 1825.

11 Lebanon Daily News, 14 May 1895, page 1. Obituary of John K. Gilbert.

12 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4HR-WQ5 George Gilbert, 1850.

13 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZP2-H1N John Gilbert, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 97, family 847.

14 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWNS-1DW John Gilbert, Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district 136, sheet 325D.

15 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, South Lebanon Township, M432 Roll: 791 Page: 99.

16 Lebanon Daily News, 20 Oct 1908, page 3. Funeral notice for Catherine Gilbert.

17 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 96340. Catherine Gilbert. Father Henry Allaman. Mother Leah Shere. Informant Mrs. Virginia Eck.

18 Lebanon Courier Newspaper (Lebanon Borough, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania), 20 Oct 1908, page 1. Obituary of Mrs. Catherine Gilbert.



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