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Eleanor Gilbert

Eleanor Gilbert

Female 1828 - 1912  (83 years)

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  • Name Eleanor Gilbert  [1, 2, 3
    Nickname Ellen 
    Born 7 Jun 1828  Westminster Dist, Frederick (Now Carroll) Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Feb 1912  Emmitsburg, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Buried Elias Evangelical Luth Ch Cem, Emmitsburg, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I3569  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2017 

    Father Adam Gilbert,   d. 26 May 1890 
    Mother Catherine Diffenball,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Y  [1, 5
    Family ID F1284  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph Byers,   b. 19 Mar 1824, Westminster Dist, Frederick (Now Carroll) Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1898, Emmitsburg, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married Bridgeport, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Children 
     1. Mary Jeanette Byers,   b. 9 Jan 1857,   d. 1917  (Age 59 years)
     2. Margaret Ellen Byers,   b. 2 Feb 1860, Bridgeport, Washington Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1930, Thurmont, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +3. George G. Byers,   b. Sep 1863, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1954  (Age ~ 90 years)
     4. Carrie J. Byers,   b. 1 Jul 1863, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1951, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +5. Jacob Krise Byers,   b. 13 Dec 1864, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1951, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     6. Gilbert G. Byers,   b. 30 Nov 1866, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1869, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     7. Blanche G. Byers,   b. 13 Nov 1870, Emmitsburg, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1940, Emmitsburg, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F1283  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • T.J.C. Williams & F. McKinsey, HISTORY OF FREDERICK COUNTY, p. 860 (1910), state:
      "Joseph Byers was married, at Bridgeport, Md., to Ellen, daughter of Adam and Catherine (Diffenball) Gilbert. *** [They had 7 children.]
      "Mrs. Byers was born June 7, 1828, on a farm near Westminster, one mile distant from that which was to be her married home. She attended the same church and the same school as her future husband. Her father, Adam Gilbert, a well-known farmer, spent his whole life in Westminster district. He married Catherine, daughter of John and Eva (-----)[sic] Diffenball. Mrs. Byers' paternal grandfather, George Gilbert, was of English descent; her maternal grandfather, John Diffenball, came to America from Germany and settled on a farm near Westminster."

      Wood Rush, in his "Descendants of Caspar Beier," lists her name as "Eleanor."

      The 1900 census lists her as "Ellanor," 72, born In Maryland in Jun 1828 (and the mother of 7 children, 6 of whom were still living), living with her son Jacob K., 35, and his children, and her daughter Blanche G., 29. 1900 U.S. Census, Emmitsburg Dist., Frederick Cnty, MD (T 623, Roll 622, stamped p. 186).

  • Sources 
    1. [S54] Frederick Cnty History|, T.J.C. Williams & F. McKinsey, HISTORY OF FREDERICK COUNTY MARYLAND, (L.R. Titsworth & Co., Hagerstown, MD : 1910), p. 860.

    2. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 114280669.

    3. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Blanche G Byers; 27 Apr 1940).

    4. [s783] Woody-2011 |, Woody Rush, "Descendants of Caspar Beier", (Woody Rush, 102 Alto Ave, Westminster, MD 21157-5708; Email: woody.rush550@gmail.com; Report published [2011]), p. 9.

    5. [S783] Woody-2011 |, Woody Rush, "Descendants of Caspar Beier", (Woody Rush, 102 Alto Ave, Westminster, MD 21157-5708; Email: woody.rush550@gmail.com; Report published [2011]), pp. 9, 20.