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Benjamin Gilbert of Middlefield, Revolutionary War Soldier

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Benjamin Gilbert of Middlefield, Revolutionary War Soldier

Posted: 1239165502000
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I'm looking for information on the family of the above Benjamin Gilbert, particularly his son John. Below is information I've found on him, but I have not sourced more than his birth and his parents' names.

He was born at Brookfield, Massachusetts 31 May 1755 [i] ; died at Middlefield, Otsego Co., New York 18 January 1827. [ii] He was the son of Capt. Daniel and Lucy (Barnes) Gilbert. He married at Danbury, Conn. 16 January 1786 to Mary Starr Cornwell. [iii] She was born at Danbury, Conn. 13 January 1766; died at Middlefield, N.Y. 28 August 1857, aged 91 yrs.

i. Daniel, b. 19 March 1787. He marr. at Cherry Valley (village) 28 September 1809 to Abigail Belcher.
ii. John C., b. 3 September 1788
iii. Lucy B., b. 2 May 1790. She marr. in 1814 to Orrin Starr.
iv. Hannah K., b. 9 December 1791. She marr. in 1816 to Sumner Ely.
v. Benjamin Jr., b. 24 October 1793. He marr. at Middlefield 28 November 1827 to Elizabeth Davis.
vi. Rebecca, b. 19 September 1795.
vii. Polly, b. 11 May 1797. She marr. 31 March 1834 to Mr. Wigley.
viii. Esther, b. 15 September 1800; d. 5 August 1804.
ix. Elizabeth “Betsey” (twin, other twin unnamed), b. 10 July 1803. She marr. in 1823 to Benjamin North, Jr.
x. Esther, b. 22 October 1805. She marr. in 1823 to Dunham Spaulding.


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