Benjamin Gibbons

1807–1863 (Age 56)
Batcombe, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Benjamin

When Benjamin Gibbons was born in 1807, in Batcombe, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Gibbons, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Giles, was 41. He married Mary Brown on 13 July 1840. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He died in 1863, at the age of 56, and was buried in Batcombe, Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Gibbons
Mary Brown
Marriage: 13 July 1840
John Gibbons
James Gibbons
Isaac Gibbons
Alfred Gibbons
Benjamin Gibbons
Robert Gibbons

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 July 1840
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 1
    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
    Age 8
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    Age 16
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): variant of Gibbon , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.Irish (Mayo): in Ireland, the name is frequent and has been Gaelicized as Mac Giobúin. It is also found as a variant of Fitzgibbon .

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

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    Sources (23)

    • Benjamin Gibbons, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Benjamin Gibbons, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Benjamin Gibbons in entry for Robert Gibbons, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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