On April 14, 1797, he married Cynthia Hyde. She died April 3, 1821. On December 1, 1821, he married Anna Nancy Hunt in Norwich, Connecticut. He appears on the 1820 US federal census, living in Hebron, Connecticut.
John Gilbert died in Mansfield, Connecticut, and is buried in Old Storrs Cemetery in Hebron. His will was probated in Hartford in 1837.
↑ "United States Census, 1820," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHLX-SRH : accessed 25 January 2020), John H Gilbert, Hebron, Tolland, Connecticut, United States; citing p. 976, NARA microfilm publication M33, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 2; FHL microfilm 281,235.
His biography is found in Cole's History of Tolland County, published in the 1870's.
This is based on research by Rebecca (Bartlett) Nally and the Internet sources cited above.
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