The Chariton Leader, Chariton, Iowa Thursday, March 29, 1906
NATHAN GILBERT was born in Jackson County, Ind., Jan. 29, 1839; died at Russell, Iowa, March 18, 1906, at the age of 65 yrs., 1 mo., 29 days. He came to Iowa in 1854. In July, 1861, he enlisted in Company H. lst Iowa Cavalry, being honorably discharged after serving 3 1/2 years. He was married March 15, 1866 to MARY M. STEINBARGER of Lucas County. To this union six children were born, three dying in infancy. Those living are MRS. VIOLA PRINDLE of Freemont, Minn.; MRS. ANNA CLAMPITT of Varrine, Iowa; and ISAAC of Russell, Iowa.
He united with the Church of Christ at Greenville, Iowa, Dec. 26, 1875. The funeral services were held from the Christian Church at Russell conducted by Elder E.J. Emmons and the G.A.R. after which his body was laid to rest in the cemetery east of town.