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Thomas Gilbert 

Origins
The Immigrant
Notable Kin
Sources and Resources
Notes, Questions, Errata
Subsequent Generations
Children and Grandchildren
Kansas Pioneers Lineage
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Origins
The English Origins of Thomas Gilbert are covered in: Douglas  Richardson, "The English Origins of Thomas Gilbert of Braintree, Mass and Wethersfield, Conn", The American Genealogist, 67:161-66, 1992. See this recap:
Descendant register of Richard Gilbert of Yardley, England


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The Immigrant
Birth:   25 Apr 1589, Yardley, Worcester, England
Immigration:  No record on a passenger list found. In Braintree, Mass 24 Feb 1639-40 when he was granted 28 acres.

Spouse:  Elizabeth Bennett, married 29 Aug 1610 in Yardley, Worcester, England.

Residences:  Yardley, England > Braintree, Mass by 1639 > Wethersfield, Conn by 1658

Estate:    Estate distributed to heirs 6 Feb 1663/4 in Wethersfield, Conn

Other:   Descendant Register of Thomas Gilbert, starting with his English ancestor, Richard Gilbert.


 

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Notable Kin
 Ancestors of President Herbert Hoover:
 
 1   Thomas Gilbert 1589 - 1659
..  +Elizabeth Bennett 1586 - 1659
.... 2   John Gilbert 1620 -
........  +Amy Lord 1626 -
........... 3   Joseph Gilbert 1670 -
...............  +Elizabeth Smith 1680 -
.................. 4   Mary Gilbert 1710 -
......................  +William Minthorn 1710 -
........................ 5   William Minthorn 1740 -
............................  +Hannah Eldridge 1740 -
............................... 6   John Minthorn 1768 - 1859
...................................  +Lucinda Sherwood 1794 - 1854
...................................... 7   Theodore Minthorn 1817 - 1866
..........................................  +Mary Wasley 1818 - 1903
............................................ 8   Hulda Randall Minthorn 1848 - 1884
................................................  +Jesse Clark Hoover 1846 - 1880
................................................... 9   Herbert Clark Hoover, President 1874 - 1964


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Sources and Resources
Douglas  Richardson, "The English Origins of Thomas Gilbert of Braintree, Mass and Wethersfield, Conn", The American Genealogist, 67:161-66, 1992.

The Gilbert Family: Descendants of Thomas Gilbert, 1582(?)-1659; By: H. W. Brainard, H. S. Gilbert, C. A. Torrey; Published 1953, New Haven, CT
 

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Notes, Questions, Errata
 

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Subsequent Generations
 

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Children and Grandchildren
 
 

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Kansas Pioneers Lineage
 Direct Descendants of Thomas Gilbert

 1   Thomas Gilbert 1589 - 1659 b in Yardley, Worcester, England
....  +Elizabeth Bennett 1586 - 1659 b in England
 2   Sarah Gilbert 1615 - b in Yardley, Worcester, England
......  +Joel Jenkins 1615 - 1668 b in England
... 3   Lydia Jenkins 1640 - b in Braintree, Suffolk Co, Mass
.........  +John Paul 1635 - b in of Braintree, Hampden Co, Mass
..... 4   Elizabeth Paul 1668 - b in Malden, Middlesex Co, Mass
...........  +Henry Rhodes 1674 - b in Lynn, Essex Co, Mass
........ 5   Martha Rhodes 1703 - b in Lynn, Essex Co, Mass
..............  +James Coates 1703 - b in Lynn, Essex Co, Mass

After five generations and about 100 years in Mass, this line of descent moves to Conn

........... 6   Mary Coates 1739 - b in Prob Killingly, Windham Co, Conn
.................  +Zebediah Marsh 1734 - b in Salem or Sutton, Mass
............. 7   Lucretia Marsh 1764 - 1851 b in Thompson, Killingly, Windham Co, Conn
...................  +Nehemiah Fisher, Deacon 1764 - 1846 b in Norton, Bristol Co, Mass

Then to Vermont

................ 8   Nehemiah Willis Fisher 1805 - 1859 b in Marlboro, Windham Co,  Vermont
......................  +Abigail Whitney Bruce 1806 - 1884 b in Marlboro, Windham Co,  Vermont

Pioneers to Kansas > See Diary of their trip
 

............... 9   Eleanor Serepta Fisher 1843 - 1924 b in Marlboro, Windham Co,  Vermont
.....................  +Henry Gilbert Baldwin 1836 - 1894 b in Dover, Windham Co,  Vermont
............... 10   Arthur Willis Baldwin 1876 - 1961 b Near Ada, Fountain Twp, Ottawa Co, Kans
........................  +Inez Evangeline Hallock 1886 - 1976 b in Near Milo, Lincoln Co, Kans
 
 

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