Philanda Gibson

Femaleabout 1807–1 April 1892

Brief Life History 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 86.

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Family Time Line

Garry Manville
about 1807–
Philanda Gibson
about 1807–1892
Marriage: about 1834
Emily Manville
Mary Manville
Lewis C. Manville
Livia A. Manville

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1834Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (4)

    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

    English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Gibb (a pet form of Gilbert) + son, hence ‘son of Gibb’. The name is very common in Ireland, having arrived in that country in the 17th century. It is also occasionally adopted for Ó Gibealláin, see Giblin .

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

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