Joseph Gilbert
(1675-1765)

 

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Spouses/Children:
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.

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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 https://www.chester.pa-roots.com/misc/individual_ships_of_penn.htm
so one assumes that this is just family tradition gone wrong.

bullet  Research Notes:

? Will of his father? - https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9B2-P3NG-2
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.

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bullet  Events

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

Biography: in History of Byberry and Moreland: Byberry Township, Philadelphia Co., PA. https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=hvd.32044086398773&view=1up&seq=299&skin=2021


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




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