Philanda Gibson

about 1807–1 April 1892 (Age 85)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Philanda

Philanda Gibson was born about 1807, in Massachusetts, United States. She married Garry Manville about 1834, in Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States in 1850. She died on 1 April 1892, in New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Garry Manville
Philanda Gibson
Marriage: about 1834
Emily Manville
Mary Manville
Lewis C. Manville
Livia A. Manville

Spouse and Children

about 1834
Massachusetts, United States


World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 22

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Philinda Manvill in household of Garry Manvill, "United States Census, 1850"

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