Thomas GILBERT d/ 1794 (will 27 Jul 1793; 29 Dec 1794), leaving widow - Hannah and 4 children, - Rebecca (Gilbert) widow of William NIXON (her 5 children by 1st h/ Jacob ROADS ...Joshua ROADS ...Elizabeth ROADS ...Abraham ROADS, a minor ...Mary ROADS, a minor ...Susanna ROADS, a minor - Elisabeth (Gilbert) w/o Michael HUMBERT - her 4 children ...William HUMBERT, a minor ...Michael HUMBERT, a minor ...Elisabeth HUMBERT, a minor ...Barbara HUMBERT, a minor - Jeremiah GILBERT - his 11 children (possibly 2 marriages) ...Thomas GILBERT ...Catharine GILBERT ...Hannah GILBERT ...George GILBERT ...Sophia GILBERT ...Reubin GILBERT and later ...Jeremiah GILBERT, a minor ...William GILBERT, a minor ...Isaac GILBERT, a minor ...James GILBERT, a minor ...Sarah GILBERT, a minor - Susanna (Gilbert) w/o Alexander WRIGHT/RAITH - her children ...John WRIGHT, a minor ...Margaret/Peggy WRIGHT, a minor ...Martha WRIGHT, a minor ...Elisabeth WRIGHT, a minor SLAVES - negro girl, ALCE (to widow) Land - "Gilbert’s Inheritance Enlarged", 392 acres; - "Smith’s Mistake Rectified", 77 acres, conveyed from George DILTZHAVER in 1778 and to him from John STONE in 1777. Tenant on property was Francis GREEN. Executors were Jacob BURTON and Joseph JOHNSON; but they refused. Witnesses: William MARTENY, Jonathan MILLER, Solomon MILLER and Francis GREEN. Michael HUMBERT separated from his wife and moved to Pittsburgh, PA. Elizabeth later married John RIGGS. (One of Elizabeth’s daughters appears to have died as on the distribution dated 4 Dec 1797, there is only one line for both daughters which says “Barbara dead ^ sale ^ say Elizabeth” indicating some confusion on the name of the surviving daughter.) Petition asked for Jeremiah GILBERT to be appointed administrator to carry out the will (Jeremiah had been given part of the tract).
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