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THOMAS Gilbert Elwood
Birth:          29 Mar 1880 Beaver Co., Pa.
Death:          4 Aug 1962 Barnesville, Ohio
Cause of Death: blood clot complications

Notes
1981 book:
	Gilbert attended Friends Primary School, Harrisville, Ohio, and Friends 
Boarding School, Barnesville, Ohio.
	Gilbert kept his father's farm after his parents moved to Colerain, Ohio. Later 
he divided it with his brother Walter (1E72442).
	Gilbert and Rachel raised vegetables and flowers, and kept fruit orchards. 
They also raised chickens. Eventually they built a roadside market called "Thomas' 
Wayside Market". Gilbert became involved with the Ohio State Farm Bureau. He was 
awarded an Ohio Farm Service Award in 1958 for his work with the farm cooperative. 
In 1929, Gilbert became superintendent and Rachel became matron of Friends 
Boarding School, Barnesville, Ohio.
Gilbert and Blanche had no children.
	Gilbert and Blanche retired to Barnesville, Ohio. They then became director 
and manager, respectively, of "The Walton", a Friends retirement home.
After Gilbert died, Blanche served as a librarian in Barnesville Public Library.
Source: EAQG; Walton, Tell Me More; Kantor, Gilbert Thomas His Book; Mabel Kantor 
(1E724431); Dee Kantorik (1E7243411)
1880 in Pulaski, Beaver Co., Pa.
1900 in Mt. Pleasant Twp., Jefferson Co., Ohio  farm laborer
1910 in Mt. Pleasant Twp., Jefferson Co., Ohio  dairy and fruit farmer next door to 
Walter
1920 in Mt. Pleasant Twp., Jefferson Co., Ohio farmer next door to Walter
1930 in Mt. Pleasant Twp., Jefferson Co., Ohio  farmer

Parents
THOMAS Robert Penn (1 May 1851 - 20 Apr 1902)
MCGREW Susan Jane (1 Mar 1848 - 12 Jul 1927)

Siblings
THOMAS Benjamin James (12 Feb 1877 - 14 Jul 1932)
THOMAS Walter Stokes (1 May 1878 - 29 Jun 1935)
THOMAS Gilbert Elwood (29 Mar 1880 - 4 Aug 1962)
THOMAS Charles M. (31 Aug 1883 - 10 Jan 1884)
THOMAS Ernest B. (31 Jul 1887 - Sep 1953)

Marriage To BUNDY Rachel Emily (2 Jan 1882 - 18 Feb 1938) m. 20 Aug 1902 Concord, Ohio Notes Parents BUNDY Edmund () JONES Deborah M. () Children by BUNDY Rachel Emily 2 Jan 1882 - 18 Feb 1938
THOMAS Mabel Susan (30 Nov 1904 - 12 Oct 2000) THOMAS Robert Leland (26 Aug 1907 - 21 Jun 1989) THOMAS Byron Gilbert (22 Nov 1913 - 17 Sep 1955)
Marriage To SCHOFIELD Blanche Edith (5 Sep 1893 - Aug 1980) m. 20 Jul 1945 Chesterhill, Ohio Notes Parents SCHOFIELD Stephen H. () FAWCETT Annie M. ()
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