Mary Rebecca Fegley
(1869-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. George William Gilbert

Mary Rebecca Fegley 2

  • Born: Feb 1869, , , PA 3 4
  • Marriage (1): George William Gilbert on 16 May 1889 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA 1

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Lehighton, Carbon, PA. 4 The 1900 census recorded renting at 418 Seventh Street: George Gilbert, music teacher, 33, born Dec 1867, living with wife Mary R., 31, Feb 1869; Helen, 11, Dec 1889; Edith, 9, Jun 1891; Jacob F., May 1894, 6; Mary A., Jan 1898, 2; and George, 6 months, Nov 1899. Also in the home were two servants: Cecelia Smith, 20, Feb 1880, and Lucy Hoats, 17, Jan 1883. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. George and Mary were married for 11 years and she had birthed 5 children, all alive in 1900.

2. Census in 1910 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 3 The 1910 census recorded renting at 524 HIgh Street: Mary R. Gilbert, divorced, 41, living with daughter Helen, 20; Edith, 18; son Jacob F., 15; and daughter Mary A., 12. None had an occupation. Also in the home is servant Mabel Souders, 18. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Mary R. had birthed 5 children and 4 were alive in 1910.

3. Residence: 524 High Street, Pottstown, PA on 16 Sep 1913 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 2

4. Newspaper: Pottstown Mercury: "On Mexican Border -- In a letter to The News from Mrs. Mary Gilbert, Brooklyn, concerning Jacob Fegley Gilbert, it was reported Gilbert was the first Pottstown boy to go to the Mexican border.", 4 Jul 1916, Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 5

5. Residence: on 4 Jul 1916 in Brooklyn, Kings, NY. 5

6. Census in 1920 in New York, New York, NY. 6 The 1920 census recorded renting at 502 West 149th Street: Mary Gilbert, widowed, 50, living with daughter Edith, 28; and son Jacob, 25. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. No one had an occupation.

7. Census in 1940 in New York, New York, NY. 7 The 1940 census recorded renting at 158 Riverside Drive: Mary R. Gilbert, 71, living with daughter Edith F., clerk, 46, single. They lived in the same place in 1935. They were born in Pennsylvania.


Mary married George William Gilbert on 16 May 1889 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA.1 The marriage ended in divorce. (George William Gilbert was born on 8 Dec 1867 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA,1 8 9 died on 19 Dec 1918 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 8 9 and was buried in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA 9.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VF43-PGX George W. Gilbert and Mary R. Fegley Or Fegely, 16 May 1889; citing Marriage, Pennsylvania, county courthouses, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 926,615.

2 <i>Reading Times (Reading, PA)</i> (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 26 Aug 1913, page 7.

3 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Year: 1910; Census Place: Pottstown Ward 4, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1378; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0135; FHL microfilm: 1375391.

4 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M396-Q3M George Gilbert, Lehighton borough Ward 1-2, Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 20A, family 439.

5 <i>Pottstown Mercury</i> (Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania), 4 Jul 1916.

6 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Year: 1920; Census Place: Manhattan Assembly District 22, New York, New York; Roll: T625_1225; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 1472; Image: 942.

7 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, Year: 1940; Census Place: New York, New York, New York; Roll: T627_2671; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 31-1929.

8 <i>Allentown Democrat</i> (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 20 Dec 1918, page 5. Obituary of George W. Gilbert.

9 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49589117.



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