The Gilbert family in Robertson Co., Tn started with Samuel Gilbert, Jr, son of Samuel Gilbert and Martha Webster of Bedford Co., VA.
Samuel Gilbert, Jr was born 7 Mar 1735 in St. George’s Parish, Baltimore Co., MD, and died after 1802 (see Deeds, Thomas Haynes to Thomas Smith), probably Robertson Co., Tn.
Children of Samuel Gilbert and Hannah Unknown were:
1. Samuel Gilbert III, b. about 1761 in Bedford Co., Va, and died 1845 in Lee Co., Va.
2. William Gilbert married Cassandra Byrd (See below)
3. Webster Gilbert born about 1770, and died about 1844 in Robertson Co., Tn, married Susannah Byrd
4. Hannah Gilbert, born 1764 in Va, died 12 Oct 1855 in Henry Co., Tn, and married Thomas Haynes. He died 22 Jul 1859 in Henry Co., Tn.
5. Mary Gilbert, born 1765, died before 1828, married John Woolsey.
William Gilbert, the son of Samuel Gilbert, Jr and Hannah, was born between 1760 and 1770, and died about 1837 in Copiah Co., Mississippi. He married Cassandra Byrd, daughter of William Byrd and Elizabeth (see probate record of William Byrd). Cassandra Byrd Gilbert died after 1841 in Copiah Co., Mississippi.
Children of William and Cassandra Gilbert are believed to be:
1. John Gilbert, born 1 Jan 1787, and died 4 Nov 1857 in Robertson Co., Tn. (See below)
2. Webster Gilbert, born about 1797 and died 3 Aug 1860 in Copiah Co., Ms, and married Hannah Martin.
3. Samuel B. Gilbert, born 1800-1810 and died about 1837 in Copiah Co., Ms, and married Sarah Wilks.
John Gilbert was born 1 Jan 1787 in NC, died 4 Nov 1857 in Robertson Co., Tn, and married Mary Finley about 1812, daughter of William Finley and Nancy Treadway. She was born 20 Feb 1795, and died 11 Feb 1866 in Cross Plains, Robertson Co., Tn.
Children of John Gilbert and Mary Finley were:
1. Nancy Ann Gilbert who married Gwin Parks.
2. Samuel Gilbert, born 1815 in Robertson Co., Tn, and died after 1880. He married Susan L. Young, daughter of Abraham B. Young, Sr and Margaret Cavitt.
3. Susan Gilbert, born 28 Apr 1817 in Robertson Co., Tn, and died after 1880 in Tx. She married John Armstrong.
4. Cassandra Gilbert, born 1 Nov 1819, Robertson Co., Tn, and died 23 May 1854, Robertson Co., Tn. She married Wesley McGee Jernigan.
5. Mary A. Gilbert, born 18 Feb 1825, Robertson Co., Tn., and died 12 Apr 1903 in Muhlenberg Co., Ky. She married David Washington Jernigan.
6. William F. Gilbert, born 18 Feb 1825, Robertson Co., Tn, and died in 1840 in Robertson Co., Tn.
7. John Webster Gilbert, born Mar 1830, Robertson Co., Tn, and died between 1910 and 1913 in Henry Co., Tn. He married Bennette Roney. (See below)
8. Louisa Jane Gilbert, born 22 Jan 1831, Robertson Co., Tn, and died 23 Mar 1911, Robertson Co., Tn. She married Isham Treadway, Jr.
9. James W. Gilbert, born Oct 1837, Robertson Co., Tn., and died 1843, Robertson Co., Tn.
10. Thomas H.L. Gilbert, born Jan 1842, Robertson Co., Tn, and died after 1900, probably in Tennessee.
John Webster Gilbert married first Bennette J. Roney, daughter of Benjamin F. Roney and Deortha Busby.
They had two sons, John Benjamin Gilbert, and William James Gilbert.
1. John Benjamin Gilbert, born 1855 in Sumner Co., Tn, died 4 May 1918, Davidson Co., Tn. He married Emily Gertrude Berry, born 1857 in Robertson Co., Tn, died 1943 in Robertson Co., Tn. They married on 21 Oct 1877, and divorced in 1883. (See below)
2. William James Gilbert, born 27 Jul 1856, Sumner Co., Tn, died 4 Jan 1933, Sumner Co., Tn, and married Sarah Jane Warren.
They had a daughter, Josephine B. Gilbert who married Charles Luther Somerville.
John Benjamin Gilbert and Emily Gertrude Berry had sons:
1. William Webster Gilbert, born Aug 1878 in Tn, died 1949 in Robertson Co., Tn. He married Ellen Pearl House.
2. Harold Gilmore Gilbert, born 14 Jun 1880 in Robertson Co., Tn, died 16 Nov 1964 in Robertson Co., Tn. He married Minnie Ola Shannon
daughter of William Francis Shannon and Lealan McMurry. They had four children: Mary Gilbert, Madge Gilbert, John Douglas Gilbert, and Fred Weir
John Webster Gilbert married second Manerva Allen on 27 Jun 1867 in Henry Co., Tn.
They had a son,
3. Charles Webster Gilbert, born 16 Aug 1874, Henry Co., Tn, died 8 May 1951 in Memphis, Shelby Co., Tn. He married
Minty Levada Snavely.
Children of Charles Webster Gilbert and Minty Levada Snavely.
1. Anna Mae Gilbert, born 13 Sep 1909, Memphis, Shelby Co., Tn, died 14 Apr 1938 in Memphis, Shelby Co., Tn. She married Fred Ernest Pickle.
2. Malvin Davis Gilbert, born 16 Oct 1911, Memphis, Shelby Co., Tn, died 31 Jan 1990 in Tullahoma, Coffee Co., Tn. He married Bettie Lee
3. Floyd Lamar Gilbert, born 24 Jan 1914, Memphis, Shelby Co., Tn, died 24 Oct 1996 in Clovis, Curry Co., NM. He married first Faye McClellan,
and second Opal McKinley.
4. Evelyn Manerva Gilbert, born 11 Oct 1917, Memphis, Shelby Co., Tn, died 11 Oct 1974, Shelby Co., Tn. She married Henry S. Bauman.