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Goldsmith C. and Mary B. Gilbert gravesite

Description: Text in image: Gilbert. Goldsmith C. 1795-1844. Mary B. 1797-1828.; Per finding aid: Goldsmith C. Gilbert (1795-1844) was one of Muncie’s most prominent early settlers and the purchaser of the Hackley Reserve on which Muncietown grew. Gilbert was a promoter of Muncietown as a commercial town and the seat of the newly established Delaware County government, and a number of other Gilbert familymembers settled there. Gilbert served as Delaware County representative to the Indiana Legislature. His daughter, Mary Jane Gilbert Andrews (1825-1904), is believed to be the firstwhite female born in Muncie. She married Daniel H. Andrews (1825-1856), one of Muncie’s first physicians. Their grandson George, also a physician, founded Muncie Home Hospital in 1913.
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Origin: 1976
Created By: Hamilton, D.
Collection: Muncie and Delaware County Historic Photographs
Geography: Muncie
Delaware County
United States
North and Central America
Subjects: Gilbert, Goldsmith, 1795-1944
Gilbert, Mary B., 1797-1828
Tombs & sepulchral monuments

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