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Robert S. Gilkerson1

(Feb 18, 1821 - )
Robert S. Gilkerson|b. Feb 18, 1821|p6578.htm|Thomas Gilkerson|b. 1778\nd. May 31, 1845|p5893.htm|Marion Somers|b. Jun 13, 1780\nd. Mar 18, 1850|p5885.htm|John Gilkerson|b. c. 1742\nd. Mar 5, 1824|p6289.htm|Janet Gilkerson|b. c. 1741\nd. Jun 27, 1820|p6290.htm|Bartholomew Somers|b. 1744|p5882.htm|Susanna Carr|d. Oct 11, 1811|p5883.htm|
Descendants of Bartholomew Somers
     Robert S. Gilkerson was born on Feb 18, 1821 in Barnet, Vermont.1,2 He was the son of Thomas Gilkerson and Marion Somers.1

     Robert married Agnes N. Batchelder, daughter of Nathan Batchelder and Mary Nelson, on Feb 19, 1846 in Bath, New Hampshire.1

     Robert and Agnes appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Manteno, Kankakee County, Illinois, enumerated Aug 1, 1860, with their children Laura, Mary, Nathan, Luther and Frank. Also in the house were John Betz, laborer, and William Batchelder, farmer.2

Children of Robert S. Gilkerson and Agnes N. Batchelder


  1. Wells, Frederic Palmer. History of Barnet, Vermont. 1923. Reprint, Salem, Massachusetts: Higginson Book Company, 2003.
  2. Illinois. Kankakee County. 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M653, roll 192. Washington: National Archives.