Hans Bernhardt Gilbert
Catherine Bender
Christian Fox
Maria Magdalena Rausch
Jacob Gilbert
Anna Margaretha Fox
Mary Elizabeth Gilbert


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1. George Michael Saltzgiver

Mary Elizabeth Gilbert 1 2

  • Born: 17 Feb 1792, , Adams, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): George Michael Saltzgiver
  • Died: 18 Sep 1827, Arendtsville, Adams, PA at age 35 3 4
  • Buried: Arendtsville: Old Reformed & Lutheran Graveyard, Adams, PA 3

   FamilySearch ID: LZLK-9VV.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1820 in Straban Twp., Adams, PA. 5 The 1820 census recorded Michail Saltzgaber with this household:
Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 3
Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons - Under 16: 4
Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
Total Free White Persons: 6.

2. Tombstone: Elizabeth Saltzgiver, d. Sept 18, 1827, Aged 35 y, 7 m, 1 d., 18 Sep 1827, Arendtsville: Old Reformed & Lutheran Graveyard, Adams, PA. 3

3. Newspaper: Gettysburg Times: Died, September, 1827, Mrs. Saltzgiver, the wife of Michael Saltzgiver, of Menallen Township, this county., 26 Sep 1829, Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 4

4. Court: A legal notice in the Republican Courier identifies the Gilbert/Saltzgiver relationships and names Michael Saltzgiver's children born of his wife Elizabeth Gilbert, and also names David Beecher husband of Mary Gilbert. On 19 Jul 1881 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 1 At an Orphan's Court, Held at Gettysburg, for the county of Adams, on the thirty-first day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one - before Daniel Sheffer and Wm. M'Clean, Esquires, Judges, &c. assigned;
On motion ---
The Court Grant a Rule
On all the heirs and legal representatives of
Deceased to wit; Barny Gilbert, who has released his interest in said Estate, Susanna, intermarried with Bernhart Gilbert, whose share is sold to Thaddeus Stevens, Sally, intermarried with Jacob Arendt, Catharine, intermarried with Michael Crowl, Elizabeth, intermarried with Michael Saltzgiver, who died before the said Jacob, leaving issue, Henry, Daniel, Margaret, Michael, Eliza, and Sophia Saltzgiver (all minors;) Sally, intermarried with Daniel Herr, John Gilbert (eldest son,) George Gilbert, Samuel Gilbert, Sophia, intermarried with Jacob Harman (Col.,) Mary, intermarried with David Beecher (merchant) - to be and appear at the next Orphan's Court, to be held at Gettysburg, for the county of Adams, on the 22d day of August next, to accept or refuse to take the Real Estate of said deceased, at the valuation made thereof, agreeably to the Intestate Laws of this Commonwealth.
By the Court,
July 18, tc.

Mary married George Michael Saltzgiver, son of John Henry Saltzgever and Eve Mary. (George Michael Saltzgiver was born on 3 Feb 1786 in , Adams, PA,6 7 died on 4 Sep 1869 in Gettysburg: St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Adams, PA 7 and was buried in Gettysburg: Evergreen Cemetery, Adams, PA 8.)


1 Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, PA), Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, 19 Jul 1881, page 2. Orphan's Court Legal notice headlined Jacob Gilbert defining Gilbert/Saltzgiver/Beecher relationships.

2 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 1988 1 Jun, page 2A. My Early Ancestors 98.

3 N. A. Gobrecht, "Paper VI, Tombstone Inscriptions of Persons Born Prior to 1800 and Past 16 years at Death at Arendtsville, Adams County, Pa.," The Pennsylvania-German, Volume 10, 1909; Page 98. Online free at Google Books: http://books.google.com/books?id=cdMwAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA98-IA5#v=onepage&q&f=false

4 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 29 Jul 1961, page 6. A Bit of History About Early Settlers: Saltzgiver Family.

5 1820 United States Census, 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Straban, Adams, Pennsylvania; Page: 85; NARA Roll: M33_96; Image: 56.

6 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M44H-6KB Michael Saltsgaver, Strabane, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 33, NARA microfilm publication M432.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 671. PA > Adams > Gettysburg > St. James Evangelical Lutheran. Michael Saltzgever d. 4 Sep 1869 b. 3 Feb 1786.

8 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=43611167.

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