Isaac Frank GILBERT William GILBERT Thadeus GILBERT Grover GILBERT Birdie Eugene GILBERT Mini tree diagram

Martha SLEDGE1

also known as Mattie SLEDGE4,3

also known as Margaret Gilbert

18721,2 - 24th Feb 18953

Life History


Born in Alabama.1,2

3rd Jul 1887

Married Isaac Frank GILBERT in Hunt County, Texas.4

Oct 1889

Birth of son William GILBERT in Texas.2

about 1891

Birth of son Thadeus GILBERT in Oklahoma.2,1

Jan 1893

Birth of son Grover GILBERT in Oklahoma.2

22nd Feb 1895

Birth of daughter Birdie Eugene GILBERT in Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma.5,2,3,6,1

24th Feb 1895

Died in Noble County, Oklahoma.3


Resident in Hunt County, Texas.2


Resident in Sterling, Comanche, Oklahoma.1


  • Family sources report that Mattie Sledge died in 1895. This is theyear her daughter Birdie was born, so she may have died in childbirth. In her marriage record in Hunt County, Texas, in July 1887, herhusband was named I F Gilbert.    He is reported as Isaac in the 1900census and as Frank in the 1910 census, giving us his two names.

    In the 1900 census, Isaac Gilbert, later more commonly known as FrankGilbert, has been married one year to his new wife Margaret for only 1year, indicating they married in 1898 or 1899.  This ccensus gives usthe names of There is a stepson in the household, indicating this isthe second marriage for Margaret, and thus for Gilbert, since thereare older children in the household.

    1900 Federal Census, Hunt County, Texas, 4 June, Justice Precinct 3,District 128, page 3A, Hse/Fam #39
    Gilbert, Isaac  Son W F  Jan 1864  36 Married 1 year GA GA GA Farmer
    Gilbert, Margerett Wife W F Mar 1872  28 Married 1 year 1 child/1living AL AL AL
    Gilbert, Willie Son W M Oct 1889  10 Single  TX GA AL
    Gilbert, Buddie Son W M June 1890  9 Single  TX GA AL
    Gilbert, Grover Son W M Jan 1893  7 Single  OK GA AL
    Gilbert, Birdie Dau W F Feb 1897  3 OK GA AL
    Ward, Robt Son W F Sept 1893  6 Single OK AL AL


  • 1. 1910 Federal Census, Comanche County, Oklahoma
    • 3 May, Sterling, District 35, page 9B, Hse #96, Fam #99
  • 2. 1900 Federal Census, Hunt County, Texas
    • 4 June, Justice Precinct 3, District 128, page 3A, Hse/Fam #39
  • 3. Ancestry Trees
    • Nelson,
  • 4. Texas, Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2011
  • 5. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 6. Social Security Death Index

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