Mrs. Gilbert was a minor character of The Vampire Diaries novel series. She was the mother of Thomas and Judith Maxwell. After Judith heard about Adelaide Chambers and Harold Jean, she cried for days. By 1992 both Mrs. Gilbert and her husband were dead.
- Gilbert is a surname of Germanic origin. The English-language surname is derived from Giselbert, a medieval personal name composed of the following Germanic elements gisil ("pledge", "hostage", "noble youth") and berht ("bright", "famous").
- This character was mentioned once in the Vampire Diaries video game.
- Elena mentioned in The Awakening that her grandmother liked to crystallize flowers. It is unknown if she meant Mrs. Gilbert or another grandmother.