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Gilbert Smith
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1803
Huntington
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 1880
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

Born in Huntington NY, Gilbert Smith was a chairmaker and later a furniture retailer with a shop on Grand Street in Manhattan before retiring to Brooklyn to live with daughter Lydia Peck and her large family. During his career he was active in furniture trade associations and political organizations. This family plot was created by daughter Lydia at his death, and includes Lydia, her parents, her husband John D. Peck, her husband's parents, and many of their descendants., 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Jane Burt Smith (1799 - 1856)
 
 Children:
  James G. Smith (1825 - 1905)*
  Lydia A. Smith Peck (1831 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Below the d/o/b, d/o/d and names of Jane &Gilbert Smith, the monument reads:

GONE TO THEIR REST
1857 CHARLES G. PECK 1922
HIS WIFE
1857 HARRIET PAGAN PECK 1943.

SMITH is at the base.
 
Note: Charles G. Peck is the grandson of Gilbert & Jane Smith.
 
Burial:
Green-Wood Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Lot 19608, Section 148
 
Maintained by: Suzanne A
Originally Created by: T.V.F.T.H.
Record added: Aug 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57676667
Gilbert Smith
Added by: Bob Collins
 
Gilbert Smith
Added by: Bob Collins
 
Gilbert Smith
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Added by: Russ Dodge
 
 
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I am researching this family and would appreciate hearing from any living descendants or anyone with information about this Gilbert Smith (not an uncommon name in his time). Any request for confidentiality will be honored. May this family rest in peace.
- Suzanne A
 Added: Oct. 10, 2012
 
 
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