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Birthplace: Berkley, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts
Death: Died in Middleton, Dorchester Parish, Westmoreland County, New Brunswick, British North America (present Canada)
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About Humphrey Gilbert

From First Families within the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick:

http://www.nbgs.ca/firstfamilies/FAMILY-G-2006.pdf

NOTE: First Families is a collection of genealogical information taken from various sources that were periodically submitted to the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick. The information has not been verified against any official records. Since the information in First Families is contributed, it is the responsibility of those who use the information to verify its accuracy.

GILBERT: Humphrey Gilbert

  • b. 25 Sep 1775 at Bristol, Berkshire County, MA,
  • died 20 Jul 1838,
  • s/o Thomas Gilbert and Elizabeth Tisdale, Loyalists who settled in Gagetown, Queens County:
  • m. 12 Feb 1807 at Dorchester, NB, Sarah Ann Keech b. 5 Apr 1783, d. 31 May 1842, only child of Robert and Kezia Keech:
  • settled at Middleton, Dorchester Parish, Westmorland County:

Children born at Dorchester, NB:

  • 1) Thomas Gilbert b. 25 Feb 1808, d. 8 Mar 1862, married (1st) 31 Jan 1833 Elizabeth Ruth Gay d/o Judge Gay: had no issue: m. (2nd) Jane McLellan, sister of Abner McLellan: settled in Hopewell Parish, Albert County, NB: they had four children:
  • 2) Robert Keech Gilbert born 3 Mar 1809, d. 14 Nov 1857, m. 8 Nov 1841 his cousin, Deborah Gilbert born 2 Apr 1817, died 1 Jul 1873, d/o Thomas Gilbert and Charlotte Amelia Hewlett of Gagetown, NB: family settled in Dorchester Parish: had five children:
  • 3) Samuel Gay Gilbert b. 1 Oct 1810, d. unmarried 10 Nov 1889 at Willow Farm, Dorchester:
  • 4) Bradford G. Gilbert born 7 Apr 1812, d. unmarried 10 Apr 1879:
  • 5) Humphrey Tisdale Gilbert born 2 Jan 1814, died unmarried 7 Feb 1882:
  • 6) Sarah Jane Gilbert b. 8 May 1816, d. unmarried 25 Mar 1889 at Willow Farm, Dorchester:
  • 7) William James Gilbert born 25 Oct 1821, youngest son, died 1 Apr 1885, m. 16 Jun 1863 Mary (Jarvis) Shreve b. 24 Jul 1836 at Shediac, NB, died 16 Sep 1891, youngest d/o Rev. Dr. George S. Jarvis: settled at Shediac NB and had two sons and one daughter:
  • 8) Elizabeth Ann Gilbert b. 13 Sep 1824, d. unmarried 18 Nov 1864.

Sources:

  • MC1156 Graves Papers Robert Keech Gilbert, Thomas Gilbert and William James Gilbert, 3 pages:
  • see MC80/20 W.C. Milner’s Early history of Dorchester and the surrounding area, page 8:
  • see also MC80/1251 Helen M. Petchey’s The Dorchester Gilberts: Amelia Hewlett was daughter of Richard Hewlett: Humphrey’s brother Nathaniel Gilbert b. 1774 in Berkley, MA, d. 1828, married 1811 Elizabeth Keillor b. 1788, d. 1852, d/o John Keillor of Dorchester: settled in Sheffield, NB:
  • see Saint John Regional Library: David Russell Jack Bequest: Genealogy, microfilm F109, page 11:
  • see also MC2852 Purdy-Carter genealogical collection, MS2: on microfilm F20987:
  • see sheets for Humphrey Gilbert and for his sons.
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Humphrey Gilbert's Timeline

1775
September 25, 1775
Berkley, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts
1808
February 25, 1808
Age 32
Middleton, Dorchester Parish, Westmoreland County, New Brunswick, British North America (Present Canada)
1809
March 3, 1809
Age 33
Middleton, Dorchester Parish, Westmoreland County, New Brunswick, British North America (Present Canada)
1810
October 1, 1810
Age 35
Middleton, Dorchester Parish, Westmoreland County, New Brunswick, British North America (Present Canada)
1812
April 7, 1812
Age 36
Middleton, Dorchester Parish, Westmoreland County, New Brunswick, British North America (Present Canada)
1814
January 2, 1814
Age 38
Middleton, Dorchester Parish, Westmoreland County, New Brunswick, British North America (Present Canada)
1816
May 8, 1816
Age 40
Middleton, Dorchester Parish, Westmoreland County, New Brunswick, British North America (Present Canada)
1821
October 25, 1821
Age 46
Middleton, Dorchester Parish, Westmoreland County, New Brunswick, British North America (Present Canada)
1824
September 13, 1824
Age 48
Middleton, Dorchester Parish, Westmoreland County, New Brunswick, British North America (Present Canada)
1838
July 20, 1838
Age 62
Middleton, Dorchester Parish, Westmoreland County, New Brunswick, British North America (present Canada)