Jane Gilbert was born Jane Bridgeman, daughter of Henry Bridgeman and Phebe Thurston. Jane had a twin sister named Johanna Bridgeman. Henry died around the time the girls were born. Then Phebe Thurston married Rowland Gilbert. Jane took the surname of Gilbert growing up.
Not only did Lewis Winans marry Lucretia (Cook) Northrup, his son, John Halsey, married Lucretia's daughter, Mary Ann Northrup. John H. had two more wives, Eliza Sanford and Mahala J. Isaacs Forrestall. John Halsey Winans died in Iowa about 1882 and is buried in Carson, Pottawattamie Co., Iowa. He had at least 6 children.