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Descendants of

Isaac Gilbert
Rebecca (Gabbard) Gilbert


Isaac Gilbert
son of
Felix G. &(Nancy)Wallace Gilbert
b: Abt 1811 KY
Rebecca Gabbard,
on 11 Feb 1832, in Clay Co, KY
b: Abt 1818 Clay Co, KY

Isaac's & Rebecca's
List of Descendants

  • (1) Henry Gilbert
    b: Abt 1833 Perry Co, KY
    m: MIRANDA BARGER-MURRELL, in Abt 1859, in Perry Co, KY
    daughter of Jesse &Elizabeth(Johnson) Barger
    granddaughter of Abraham &Mary "Polly"(Bowling) Barger
    b: 1835 Clay Co, KY
    d: Bet 1910-1920 Breathitt Co, KY
    Miranda's 1st husband was Alfred Murrell.

  • (2) John Gilbert
    b: 05 Jul 1835 Perry Co, KY
    d: 17 Dec 1920 Owsley Co, KY
    m: #1=NANCY SMITH, on 11 May 1859, in Breathitt Co, KY
    b: Abt 1838 Perry Co, KY
    d: 31 Mar 1890 Owsley Co, KY
    m: #2=DARITY COUCH, on 25 Oct 1891, in Doorway, Owsley Co, KY
    b: 23 Oct 1864 Owsley Co, KY
    d: 10 May 1937

    Excerpts from the
    Civil War Pension Application
    John Gilbert
    of Perry and Owsley Counties, Kentucky.
    Certificate # 496150
    State of Kentucky, County of Owsley.
    On the 2nd day of May, A.D.,
    One Thousand Nine Hundred and 07
    personally appeared before me,
    a deputy clerk within and for the County and State, aforesaid
    who, being duly sworne according to law, declares that he is 71 years of age,
    and a resident of Doorway, County of Owsley, State of Kentucky;
    and that he is the identical person who was enrolled at Irwin, Ky,
    under the name of John Gilbert, on the 10th day of October, 1862, as
    a Private in Co. I, 14th Regiment, Volunteer Cavalry, in the service
    of the United States, in the Civil War, and was Honorably Discharged
    at Camp Nelson, Ky, on the 24th day of March, 1864.
    That he was not employed in the military or naval service
    of the United States otherwise then above.

    That his personal description at enlistment was as follows:
    Height: 5 feet 10 inches, Complexion: fair, Color of eyes: blue,
    Color of hair: black, that his occupation was farmer, and
    he was born July 5th 1835, at Madison County, Ky.

    That his several places of residence since leaving the service
    have been as follows: Perry and Owsley County, Ky.
    That he is a pensioner. That he has heretofore applied for pension.
    His Certificate Number is 496150.
    That he makes this declaration for the purpose of being placed on the pension
    roll of the United States under the provision of the Act of February 6, 1907.
    That his post office address is Doorway, County of Owsley, State of Kentucky.

    John Gilbert

    (1) Elijah Bolin
    (2) Noah Gilbert

    Also personally appeared Elijah Bolin, residing in Perry County Ky,
    and Noah Gilbert, residing in Owsley County, Ky,
    persons whom I certify to be respectable and entitled to credit,
    and who, being by me duly sworn to the foregoing declaration; that
    they have every reason to believe, from the appearance of the claimant
    and their aquaintance with him of 15 and 25 years, respectively, that
    he is the identical person he represents himself to be,
    and that they have no interest in the prosecution of this claim.
    Elijah Bolin
    Noah Gilbert

    Subscribed and sworn to before me this 2nd Day of May, A.D. 1907.
    John Burns
    Deputy Clerk
    What was your post office at enlistment?
    South Fork, Owsley County, Ky.

    State your wife's full name and maiden name.
    Dhorty Gilbert, Dhorty Couch

    When were and by whom were you married?
    In Owsley County, Ky., by Alford Murl

    Is there any official or church record of your marriage?

    Were you previously married?
    If so, state the name of you former wife, the date of marriage
    and the date and place of her death or divorce.

    Nancy Smith, May 11, 1859, in Breathitt Co., Ky.
    She died March 31, 1890, in Owsley Co., Ky.

    Are you now living with your wife or has there been a seperation?
    She is in the asylum at Lexington, Ky.

    State the names and dates of birth of all your children, living or dead.
    Margret Gilbert, b. January 2, 1860
    Abijah Gilbert, b. March 21, 1863
    Lucinda Gilbert, b. February 24, 1865
    Isaac S. Gilbert, b. February 29, 1867
    Noah Gilbert, b. March 3, 1869
    Arka Gilbert, b. April 25, 1871
    Lara Gilbert, b. March 21, 1873

    April 5, 1915
    John Gilbert

  • (3) Marzina "Mary" Gilbert
    b: Abt 1837 Perry Co, KY

  • (4) Emily Gilbert
    b: 06 Jun 1838 Perry Co, KY
    d: 02 Jun 1915 KY
    m: JOHN McINTOSH, in Abt 1860, in Owsley Co, KY
    b: 15 Aug 1835 KY
    d: 20 Dec 1911 KY

  • (5) Margaret Gilbert
    b: Abt 1843 Perry Co, KY

  • (6) Isaac Gilbert, Jr.
    b: 10 Mar 1844 Perry Co, KY
    d: 12 Apr 1925 Breathitt Co, KY
    m: MARY "POLLY" SMITH, in Abt 1871, in Perry Co, KY
    b: Abt 1858 KY

  • (7) Rebecca Gilbert
    b: Abt. 1847 Perry Co, KY
    m: FOUNTAIN FOX, in Aug 1865, in Owsley Co, KY
    b: Abt 1844 Owsley Co, KY

  • (8) Ezekiel Gilbert
    b: Abt 1849 Perry Co, KY
    m: LUCINDA FOX, in Abt 1870, in Owsley Co, KY
    b: Abt 1854 Owsley Co, Ky

  • (9) Claborn Gilbert
    b: Abt 1852 Perry Co, KY
    m: MARY LNU, in Abt 1876, in Perry Co, KY
    b: Abt 1858 KY

  • (10) Polly Gilbert
    b: 22 May 1854 Perry Co, KY

  • (11) Michael Gilbert
    b: 15 May 1856 Perry Co, KY
    m: JOYCE LNU

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