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Thomas Gilbert

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Bridgewater, Somerset, England
Death: March 29, 1676 (60-68)
Taunton, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
Immediate Family:

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

Managed by: Hatte 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.



  • COMBE, Joan
  • b. ABT 1614 England
  • d. 1 JAN 1690/1 Taunton, Bristol, Mass.
  • Family:
  • Marriage: 23 MAR 1639/40 Taunton, Bristol, Mass.
  • Spouse: GILBERT, Thomas
  • b. ABT 1612 England
  • d. 29 MAR 1676 England
  • Children:
    • GILBERT, Mary
    • GILBERT, Thomas
    • GILBERT, Eleazer
    • GILBERT, Jane
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Thomas Gilbert's Timeline

Bridgewater, Somerset, England
Age 26
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
Age 26
Age 30
Taunton, Plymouth Colony
Age 37
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
March 29, 1676
Age 64
Taunton, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)