Asa M. Gilbert was born ca 1780. He married in Saratoga, NY ca 1800 Hannah Johnson, daughter of David and Mary (Joiner) Johnson. Asa took his family to Washtenaw Co., MI, about 1826 where he died in 1828 leaving Hannah a widow with 10 children. My descent is through his son Luke Gilbert who married Ruth WAITE. Was my Asa M. Gilbert the same Asa as the one baptized at Brookfield, MA on 3 Oct 1779 who was the son of Asa and Hannah (Barnes) (Cutler) Gilbert? This Brookfield Asa Gilbert had an Uncle Joel Gilbert whose wife's name was also Ruth Waite.