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

Martha SLEDGE2

also known as 1

also known as Mattie SLEDGE4,3

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.1

about 1891

Birth of son Thadeus GILBERT in Oklahoma.1,5

Jan 1893

Birth of son Grover GILBERT in Oklahoma.1

22nd Feb 1895

Birth of daughter Birdie Eugene GILBERT in Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma.6,1,3,7,5

24th Feb 1895

Died in Noble County, Oklahoma.3


Resident in Hunt County, Texas.1


Resident in Sterling, Comanche, Oklahoma.2


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

    In the 1900 census, Isaac Gilbert, later more commonly known as Frank Gilbert, has been married one year to his new wife Margaret for only 1 year, indicating they married in 1898 or 1899.  This ccensus gives us the names of There is a stepson in the household, indicating this is the second marriage for Margaret, and thus for Gilbert, since there are 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/1 living 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. 1900 Federal Census, Hunt County, Texas
    • 4 June, Justice Precinct 3, District 128, page 3A, Hse/Fam #39
  • 2. 1910 United States Federal Census
    • Name: Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;
    • 3 May, Sterling, District 35, page 9B, Hse #96, Fam #99
  • 3. Ancestry Trees
    • Nelson,
  • 4. Texas, Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2011
  • 5. 1910 Federal Census, Comanche County, Oklahoma
    • 3 May, Sterling, District 35, page 9B, Hse #96, Fam #99
  • 6. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 7. Social Security Death Index

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