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Capt. John Gilbert

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Yardley, Worcester, England
Death: Died in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Wethersfield, CT, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Gilbert and Elizabeth Gilbert
Husband of Amy Gilbert (Lord)
Father of John Gilbert; Dorothy Palmer; John Gilbert, Jr.; Elizabeth Gilbert; Thomas Gilbert and 3 others
Brother of Jonathan Gilbert; Thomas Gilbert, Jr.; Ezekiel Gilbert; Sarah Jenkins; Josiah Gilbert and 3 others
Half brother of John Gilbert

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About Capt. John Gilbert

Biography

Born January 9, 1619/20, Yardley, Worcester, England. Married May 6 1647, in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, Amy Lord, born November 30 1626, in Towcester, Northants, England, (daughter of Thomas Lord and Dorothy Bird). Amy died on Jan 8 1690/1. John died December 29 1690, Hartford, Hartford Co., CT. John and Amy were ancestors of Herbert Clark Hoover, 31st President of the United States.

The English Origins of Thomas Gilbert are covered in: Douglas Richardson, "The English Origins of Thomas Gilbert of Braintree, Mass and Wethersfield, Conn", The American Genealogist, 67:161-66, 1992.

See this recap: Descendant register of Richard Gilbert of Yardley, England

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Captain JOHN GILBERT, brother of Jonathan, of Hartford, m. Amy, daughter of Thomas and Dorothy Lord of Hartford, May 6, 1647, was admitted freeman May 21, 1657. -- The Court sold to him for L10, March 11, 1662-3, land lying between that of Capt. Richard Lord and of C. John Culick, and at "ye landing place on the Rivulet, both parcels being or lying in ye South Meadow at Hartford." May 19, 1663, the "Generll Court " allowed him "eleven pounds out of the Publique Treasury, for and in consideration of his horse that dyed in the country's service." Their children,

  1. John, born Jan. 16, 1647/8
  2. John, Feb. 19, 1652/3
  3. Elizabeth, Feb. 12, 1655/6
  4. Thomas, Sept. 14, 1658, m. Deborah Beaumont, Sept. 27, 1681. See Gen. Reg. IV. 137.
  5. Amy, April 3, 1663.
  6. Joseph, April 3, 1666. -- Mary Griswold ? May 17, 1692--2nd Elizabeth d. of Joseph Smith ? of Hartford, May, 1695.
  7. Dorothy Palmer (nee Gilbert, baptism not registered in Hartford) but mentioned in Capt. Gilbert's will
  8. James, mentioned in Capt. Gilbert's will

His will, of Aug. 1, 1690, names his wife Amy, sons Thomas, Joseph, and James, and d. Dorothy Palmer. Estate, L417 19 10. Mrs. Dorothy Lord, in her will, Feb. 8, 1669, leaves land to her "daughter Amy Gilbert and her children," and a legacy to Elizabeth Gilbert.

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-------------------- John Gilbert Jan 09 1619/20, Yardley, Worcester, England, m. May 06 1647, in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT, Amy Lord, Nov 30 1626, Towcester, Northants, England, (daughter of Thomas Lord and Dorothy Bird) d. Jan 08 1690/1. John died Dec 29 1690, Hartford, Hartford Co., CT. John and Amy were ancestors of Herbert Clark Hoover, 31st President of the United States.

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Capt. John Gilbert's Timeline

1617
June 8, 1617
Yardley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
June 8, 1617
Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
June 8, 1617
Yardley, Worcester, England
June 8, 1617
Yardleyparish, Co.Worchester, England
June 8, 1617
Yardleyparish, Co.worchester, England
June 8, 1617
Yardley, Worcester, England
June 8, 1617
Yardley, Worcester, England
June 8, 1617
Yardleyparish, Co.Worchester, England
1619
January 9, 1619
Yardley, Worcester, England
January 9, 1619
Yardley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom