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Elizabeth "Betsy" Reed Gilbert
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Birth: Oct. 30, 1822
Giles County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 1876
Giles County
Tennessee, USA

Elizabeth "Betsy" Reed was the daughter of Thomas and Amy Reed. She was born and lived out her life in Giles Co., TN. She married Carey Gilbert in 1838 and had 15 children. Along with her husband's, her name can be found on a stained glass panel in the Methodist Church in Prospect, TN. She died of typhoid fever.

Obituary

Mrs. Elizabeth Gilbert, nee Reed, was born Oct. 30, 1822; born again, under the ministry of the Rev. R. L. Fagan, and joined the Methodist Episcopal Chruch South, in September 1862. She was the wife of Cary Gilbert, Esq. of Poplar Hill, Giles County, Tenn. on the 21st of the present month she died at her home. Caressed and cared for by her family and friends. She was a kind neighbor, a devoted mother, and to her husband a help mate indeed. Above all, she was an earnest, uniform, consistent Christian. Her life was a beautiful example of industry and activity; her death calm and peaceful. Her body sleeps in Jesus, but her soul has gone to enjoy the rest and reward of the good and glorified Heaven. Wellborn Mooney

 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Reed (1796 - 1868)
  Amy Cox Reed (1799 - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Carey Gilbert (1818 - 1893)
 
 Children:
  Amy Catherine Gilbert Simpson (1839 - 1859)*
  Susan E. Gilbert (1841 - 1860)*
  Henry C. Gilbert (1843 - 1861)*
  Thomas R. Gilbert (1845 - 1859)*
  Josephine Gilbert Pully (1847 - 1913)*
  Mary F. A. Gilbert Ball (1849 - 1922)*
  John David Gilbert (1851 - 1921)*
  William A Gilbert (1853 - 1880)*
  Tennie Gilbert Reed (1855 - 1935)*
  Rosa Gilbert King (1858 - 1944)*
  Tazwell G. Gilbert (1860 - 1940)*
  Robert Andrew Gilbert (1862 - 1944)*
  Thomas H. Gilbert (1864 - 1928)*
  Luther L. Gilbert (1865 - 1938)*
  Cary Gilbert (1867 - 1872)*
 
 Sibling:
  John P. C. Reed (1819 - ____)*
  Elizabeth Reed Gilbert (1822 - 1876)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Whitfield Cemetery
Giles County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Jane Gilbert
Record added: Jul 08, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20364092
Elizabeth Betsy <i>Reed</i> Gilbert
Added by: Jane Gilbert
 
Elizabeth Betsy <i>Reed</i> Gilbert
Added by: Jane Gilbert
 
 
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