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Thomas Gilbert

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Bridgewater, Somerset, England
Death: Died in Taunton, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
Immediate Family:

Son of John Gilbert, Gentleman and Alice Gilbert
Husband of Joan Gilbert
Father of Mary Wiliams (Gilbert); Jane Gilbert; Thomas Gilbert, Jr.; Eleazer Gilbert and Jonathan Gilbert
Brother of John Gilbert, II and Elizabeth Gilbert
Half brother of Mary Norcross; Giles Gilbert; Joseph Gilbert; Joan Gilbert, Twin and Mary Gilbert, Twin

Managed by: Hatte Anne Blejer
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About Thomas Gilbert

Married Joan Rossiter, daughter of Hugh Rossiter on 23 March 1639. This was the first marriage in Taunton, Massachusetts. Hugh Rossiter is the ancestor of the Connecticut Rossitors.

Thomas was a freeman in 1643, Deputy from Taunton in 1651. He went to England in 1653 and never returned. He died in England in 1676.

His will "from beyond the seas" mentions his son Thomas and his daughters Mary Williams, wife of Samuel Williams, and Elizabeth Starr.

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Thomas Gilbert's Timeline

1612
1612
Bridgewater, Somerset, England
1638
1638
Age 26
Taunton,Bristol,MA,USA
1638
Age 26
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
1639
March 23, 1639
Age 27
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
1642
1642
Age 30
Taunton, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
1649
1649
Age 37
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
1676
March 29, 1676
Age 64
Taunton, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
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