Robert Gibbons

Male1805–19 April 1867

Brief Life History 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
Eliza Darby
Marriage: 7 November 1833
William Gibbons
Mary Ann Gibbons
Elizabeth Gibbons
Sarah Gibbons
Benjamin Gibbons
Henry Gibbons

Sources (43)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 November 1833Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
  • Children (6)

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    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.


    Age 10

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


    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.

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