Joseph Gilbert


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1. Rachel Taylor

Joseph Gilbert

  • Born: 6 Feb 1674/75, Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire, England 2209
  • Christened: 13 Feb 1674/75, Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire, England 2209
  • Marriage (1): Rachel Taylor about 1699
  • Died: 21 Aug 1765 at age 90 2210
  • Buried: Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA

bullet   FamilySearch ID: LTR1-4M8. Find a Grave ID: 198888569.


bullet  General Notes:

According to the biography in the History of Byberry and Moreland his father was John Gilbert who supposedly came to America in the "Welcome" with William Penn - no Gilberts are found on the Fleet of 23 page at
so one assumes that this is just family tradition gone wrong.

bullet  Research Notes:

? Will of his father? -
Dated Nov 16, 1711 and proved the next year in November.

There are a number of names in the will, including son Joseph who is the executor.
No mention however of grandchildren by Phebe Comly. Other grandchildren are mentioned.


bullet  Events

Cemetery: Byberry Friends Burial Ground: Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA.

Biography: in History of Byberry and Moreland: Byberry Township, Philadelphia Co., PA.


Joseph married Rachel Taylor about 1699. (Rachel Taylor was born in 1664 and died in 1749.)

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