Isabella Thomson Gibson

15 December 1870–2 October 1956 (Age 85)
Prestonpans, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Isabella Thomson

When Isabella Thomson Gibson was born on 15 December 1870, in Prestonpans, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Gibson, was 25 and her mother, Mary Thomson, was 24. She married John Smith on 31 December 1889, in Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died on 2 October 1956, in Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 85, and was buried in Gladsmuir, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Smith
1865–1951
Isabella Thomson Gibson
1870–1956
Marriage: 31 December 1889
Mary Smith
1891–
Janet Smith
1893–
Elizabeth Smith
1895–
Isabella Gibson Smith
1899–1982
John Gibson Smith
1901–1993

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 December 1889
Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(5)

    Mary Smith

    Female1891–Female

    Janet Smith

    Female1893–Female

    Elizabeth Smith

    Female1895–Female

    Female1899–1982Female

    Male1901–1993Male

Parents and Siblings

    John Gibson

    Male1845–1903Male

    Mary Thomson

    Female1846–1886Female

siblings

(8)

    Mary Ritchie Gibson

    Female1867–1944Female

    E!izabeth Scott Gibson

    Female1868–1941Female

    Female1870–1956Female

    James Gibson

    Male1872–1875Male

    Margaret Thomson Gibson

    Female1874–1941Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 4

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.
1884

Age 14

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.

Age 26

The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

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  • Isabella Thomson Gibson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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