A self-employed fence builder and the child of Frank Sargent and Mahala Robertson, Gilbert Sargent, the fourth cousin twice-removed on the mother's side of Nigel Horne, was born in Morocco, Newton, Indiana, USA on 17 May 19161 and married Garnet Denham (with whom he had 6 children: Iris M, Lula Anne, Gilbert J, Hale, Linda and Mary) in Valparaiso, Porter, Indiana, USA on 17 Apr 1937.
During his life, he was living in Newton, Indiana on 1 Jan 19202 and in Jackson, Newton, Indiana on 1 Apr 19303.
He died on 31 Jan 2001 in Morocco1 (gilbert J. Sargent Sr., 84; Morocco - Gilbert J. Sargent Sr., 84, of Morocco, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, in the home of his daughter, Iris Casper (husband: Ronald) of Hermitage, Tenn. He was born May 17, 1916, in Morocco, where he was a lifelong resident. He was a retired self-employed fence builder. On April 17, 1937, he married Garnet Sargent in Valparaiso, and she died in 1997. Mr. Sargent was affiliated with Assembly of God Church of Morocco. Surviving with his daughter are two sons, Gilbert J. Sargent Jr. (wife: Elizabeth Ann) of Versailles, Ky., and Hale Sargent (wife: Shirley) of Morocco; three daughters, Lula Deardurff (husband: Ted) and Linda Watson (husband: Charlie), bothof Morocco, and Mary Webb (husband: Lyle) of Rensselaer; three brothers, Cletus Sargent of Brook, Leon Sargent of Lake Village and Lawrence Sargent of Florida; and a sister, Pearl Denham of Morocco. Services are Sunday in Morocco)He is buried there at Oakland Cemetery.
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