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Jacob W. Gilbert
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Birth: Jun. 7, 1851
Jackson County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 3, 1915
Melrose
Monroe County
Iowa, USA

Jacob W. Gilbert
June 7, 1851 - Jan 3, 1915

William Gilbert
Birth: August 27, 1812 Marlborough, Windham County, Vermont, USA
Death: June 5, 1879 (Age 66) Melrose, Monroe County, Iowa, USA

Elizabeth Gilbert Hitchcock
Birth: February 1, 1817 New York, USA
Death: April 29, 1902 (Age 85) Melrose, Monroe County, Iowa, USA


Nancy Gilbert
Birth: 1839 Jackson County, IN, USA

Ira W. Gilbert
Birth August 29, 1837 Jackson County, IN, USA
Death: July 1881 (Age 43) Melrose, Monroe County, Iowa, USA

Henry Gilbert
Birth: 1844 Jackson County, IN, USA

Isaac Edwin Gilbert
Birth: 1849 Jackson County, IN, USA

Stephen Gilbert
Birth: 1854 Jackson County, IN, USA

Ellie A. Gilbert
Birth: 1855 Jackson County, IN, USA

Louisa Virginia Gilbert
Birth: August 27, 1858 Melrose,Iowa, USA
Death: October 23 1934 (Age 76) Seattle, WA USA


Sign for LaGrange Cemetery facing 500th Ave just north of Highway 34. Photo taken July 7, 2007.

Brightest and best of the sons of the morning,
Dawn on our darkness and lend us Thine aid;
Star of the East, the horizon adorning,
Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid.

Cold on His cradle the dewdrops are shining;
Low lies His head with the beasts of the stall;
Angels adore Him in slumber reclining,
Maker and Monarch and Savior of all!

Say, shall we yield Him, in costly devotion,
Odors of Edom and offerings divine?
Gems of the mountain and pearls of the ocean,
Myrrh from the forest, or gold from the mine?

Vainly we offer each ample oblation,
Vainly with gifts would His favor secure;
Richer by far is the heart's adoration,
Dearer to God are the prayers of the poor.


Words: Re­gi­nald He­ber, 1811. Heber orig­in­al­ly wrote this hymn for the Feast of the Epi­pha­ny. It was first pub­lished in the Christ­ian Ob­serv­er in 1811, but did not ap­pear in hym­nals un­til af­ter He­ber's death.

Music: Morn­ing Star, James P. Hard­ing, 1892

 
 
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 Children:
  Cora Gilbert Adcock (1879 - 1967)*
  Effie Gilbert Anderson (1882 - 1978)*
  Millie F. Gilbert Weller (1893 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
LaGrange Cemetery
Russell
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Gare Kunert Allen
Record added: Jul 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20384426
Jacob W. Gilbert
Added by: pvallen
 
Jacob W. Gilbert
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Prayers and Blessings!
- Gare Kunert Allen
 Added: Jun. 7, 2008
Prayers and Blessings!
- Gare Kunert Allen
 Added: Jan. 3, 2008
"Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!" Luke 2:14
- Gare Kunert Allen
 Added: Jul. 10, 2007
 
 
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