Robert Gibbons

1805–19 April 1867 (Age 62)
Batcombe, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Gibbons was born in 1805, in Batcombe, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Gibbons, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Giles, was 39. He married Eliza Darby on 7 November 1833, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 19 April 1867, at the age of 62, and was buried in Batcombe, Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Robert Gibbons
1805–1867
Eliza Darby
1807–1847
Marriage: 7 November 1833
William Gibbons
1836–1886
Mary Ann Gibbons
1844–1876
Elizabeth Gibbons
1838–1840
Sarah Gibbons
1839–1870
Benjamin Gibbons
1841–1842
Henry Gibbons
1842–1843

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 November 1833Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 3
    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.
    1815
    Age 10
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1823
    Age 18
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Gibbens
    Gibbins
    Gibbon

    Sources (27)

    • Robert Gibbons, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Robert Gibbons in entry for William Gibbons, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • Robert Gibbons in the England Death Index

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