Pvt John Richard Gilbert

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Pvt John Richard Gilbert

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Ontario, Canada
Death: August 18, 1902 (80)
Boise, Ada County, Idaho, United States
Place of Burial: Boise, Ada County, Idaho, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Rufus Gilbert and Bethiah Scott
Husband of Betsy Ann Nixon Pettigrew
Father of John R Gilbert; Betsey Ann Hurt and Alden L. Gilbert
Brother of Elijah Carpenter Osborn; Knight Car Osborn; Cynthia A. Leeper; John H Osborn; Benjamin Luke Osborn and 4 others

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About Pvt John Richard Gilbert

Son of Rufus Gilbert & Bethiah Carpenter

Married Betsey Ann Pettegrew

John Richard Gilbert enlisted in Company D of the U.S. Mormon Battalion in 1846. He completed the march to California and was discharged 16 Jul 1847 in Los Angeles. He served with two other Gilberts in Company D.

A Database of the Mormon Battalion; Pension: He was living in Boise City, Idaho in 13 Mar 1893. He was blind in one eye and partially blinded in the other. On 18 Aug 1902 he was dropped from the pension rolls because of death, the date of death was not given.

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Pvt John Richard Gilbert's Timeline

May 7, 1822
Ontario, Canada
December 20, 1852
Age 30
September 11, 1857
Age 35
Utah Territory, United States
June 15, 1860
Age 38
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory, United States
August 18, 1902
Age 80
Boise, Ada County, Idaho, United States
August 18, 1902
Age 80
Boise, Ada County, Idaho, United States