Frank Gilbert, merchant, was born in Erie County, Pa, January 6, 1844. Moved to Indiana; came to Jewell County, Kan., in 1870, and engaged in the grocery business in 1872. In 1873 the firm name was Faidley & Gilbert, and they continued in business until 1878. The firm of Mann & Gilbert are now carrying a heavy stock of general merchandise in a room 24×50 feet, including an upper floor of the same size. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity. Was married in Lagrange County, Ind., August 13, 1866, to Miss Ellen Austin, and they have two children – Abbie, born September 4, 1867, and Arthur, born November 2, 1881.
Biographical Sketch of Frank Gilbert
MLA Source Citation:Andreas, A. T. History of the State of Kansas. Chicago, Illinois: William G. Cutler. 1883. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 9 March 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/kansas/biographical-sketch-of-frank-gilbert.htm - Last updated on Mar 22nd, 2012
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