GILBERT, Samuel & Hannah (Little)

Cliff McCarthy, 2016
Last Updated 24 October 2017

Samuel Gilbert was the son of Matthew and Jane (Baker) Gilbert and he resided in New Haven. Matthew, the father, was one of the “Seven Pillars” of the New Haven Colony.

Samuel Gilbert married Hannah Little, daughter of Richard and Joan (Walker) Humiston Little.

In 1711 the Connecticut General Assembly paid to Samuel Gilbert a sum of money for “goods loaned to the Colony in the Canada Expedition.”


Children of Samuel & Hannah (Little) GILBERT

SAMUEL GILBERT was born 4 October 1657 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT, and died 12 January 1720/21 in New Haven, CT.  He married HANNAH[2] LITTLE Abt. 1695, daughter of RICHARD LITTLE and JOAN WALKER.  She was born 30 November 1671 in New Haven, CT, and died 1726. The Children of SAMUEL GILBERT and HANNAH[2] LITTLE are:

i.    SAMUEL GILBERT, b. 18 November 1697, New Haven, CT; d. 25 October 1724, New Haven, CT; m. HANNAH DORMAN, 24 September 1722, New Haven, CT; b. 9 September 1701, New Haven, CT; d. 1768.
ii.    HANNAH GILBERT, b. 19 January 1699/00; d. 1726.
iii.    REBECCA GILBERT, b. 19 January 1699/00; d. 17 February 1768; m. JONATHAN TUTTLE, 8 December 1726; b. March 1701/02, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT.
iv.    ANN GILBERT, b. Bef. 1708; m. NATHAN TUTTLE, 6 May 1731.
v.    EBENEZER GILBERT, b. 1 July 1712, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; d. 18 April 1798, Ridgefield, CT; m. REBECCA DAYTON, 4 August 1735, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; b. 1713, Connecticut; d. 1801, Connecticut.



  • Cutter, William Richard et al., Genealogical and Family History of the State of Connecticut, Vols 1-4, (Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York; 1911).
  • Gilbert, Geoffrey, ed.; compiled by Homer W. Brainard & Clarence Torrey, Gilberts of New England, (Victoria, B.C.; 1959).
  • Jacobus, Donald Lines, Families of Ancient New Haven, (Genealogical Publishing Co.; Baltimore, MD, 1981).
  • Jacobus, Donald Lines, “New Haven County Pedigrees,” unpublished manuscript notes, Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, CT.
  • “Last Will and Testiment of Mathew Gilbert,” (downloaded from Internet).