- "I read in a book once that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but I've never been able to believe it. I don't believe a rose would be as nice if it was called a thistle or a skunk-cabbage."
- This article is about Kenneth and Rilla Ford's son. You may be looking for his grandfather, Gilbert Blythe.
Aunts and uncles
Gilbert was probably born in the early 1920s in Glen St. Mary, Prince Edward Island, to Rilla and Kenneth Ford. He was raised there along with his sister Rilla and attended the Glen school at the age of six. He lived in Toronto, Canada.
World War II
Gilbert is a male given name of Old French origin and means bright promise.
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