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GILBERT, SARAH (?–?). Sarah Gilbert apparently was not in Texas early enough to be listed in the census of March 1826; but, as one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred colonists, she received title to a league of land now in Wharton and Fort Bend counties on May 11, 1827.


Lester G. Bugbee, "The Old Three Hundred: A List of Settlers in Austin's First Colony," Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association 1 (October 1897).


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"GILBERT, SARAH," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.