The below names are people who appeared in Henry Gilbert’s diary in 1937 in Watertown, NY. They are in order of the appearance in the diary. Many are still being researched to find out exactly who they are. Download the PDF (Gilbert Diary 1937) to search for the exact location of each name.
Laura Merkley Gilbert (wife)
Cora Gilbert (daughter) – birthday 2/7/1923
Eleanor Gilbert (daugher)
Mr & Mrs Levi Carpenter – councilman in Watertown, NY. Find A Grave memorial: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=120020143
Mr & Mrs John R/Keyinds?
Mr & Mrs Wm B. Martin (829 Mill St.)
Hattie Merkley Thompson – Laura’s Sister
Herbert Keiff – Vivian’s husband and Hattie’s Son-in-Law
Mayor Goerge Keiff
Mr. Jh. Flummerflet
Charles Mattson? – a dead man
G. Russell Buckway of Homer – a dead man
C.A. Plumpton(?) – a dead man
H. Lloyd Gilbert (Son)
Cross – the Buick dealer
Chas. W. West
Mr. & Mrs. John Karpinski – 1940 census, they live in Watertown, Jefferson, NY on Grant Street.
Frank W. Aikin/Aiken
A. W. Robbin & wife
Claud & Nellie Gilbert – Author’s brother and sister-in-law
Warren Frankly – died 2/26/1937
Daniel J. Coleman – Quarry boss
Joe Rand – same as Jack Rand?
Mr. Peck – the milk man
Vivian Krieff – Laura’s neice
J. R. Cain – part of Continental Consulting co.
Rev. Wilson E. Tanner of Binghamton
Lorne Merkley – Laura’s twin brother
Mrs. B. A. Lachine – dies on 5/23
Willard Thompson – birthday, turned 30 on 6/4/1937, Hattie’s son
LeRoy Smith – friend of family?
Eleanor Merkley Click – Laura’s niece from brother Ross who died in 1921.
Shirley Lee – friend?
Florence and Charles Hollenbeck
John B. Harris – local politician
Herbert J O’Riley – local politician
Alford L Baylis – local politician
J. J. Weldon
J. B. Harris
B. A. Gray
R. W. Thompson – likely Hattie’s husband, Henry’s brother-in-law
Mrs. Mae Keller
Norman B. Clark
H. M. Dains
George B. Daniels
Norman B. Clark
Wm. H. Cushman – killed in car crash in Oct.