Ursula Newkirk

Femaleabout 1818–1892

Brief Life History of Ursula

When Ursula Newkirk was born about 1818, in Wayne, Ohio, United States, her father, John Newkirk, was 33 and her mother, Christena Clouse, was 28. She married Tobias Miller Gibbon on 22 June 1837, in Franklin Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Clinton Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died in 1892, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Tobias Miller Gibbon
Ursula Newkirk
Marriage: 22 June 1837
Adeline H Gibbon
John N. Gibbon
Cary Gibbon
Christie Ann Gibbons
James P Gibbon
Elisabeth A. Gibbon
Harmon Baker Gibbon
Luella Helen Gibbon
Catharine Gibbon

Sources (10)

  • Uzzula Gibbon in household of T M Gibbon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ursula Newkirk, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Ucella in entry for James P Gibbon, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 June 1837Franklin Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 1

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

    Age 18

    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.


    Age 28

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Dutch Nijkerk or Nieuwerkerk: habitational name from Nijkerk, a city in Gelderland whose name is itself a dialect variant of Nieuwkerk, or a topographic name denoting someone living at the ‘new church’.

    Americanized form of German Neukirch . Compare Neikirk .

    History: Many of the Newkirks are descendants of (Johann) Heinrich Neukirch, born c. 1708 in Germany. Other branches of the family bear the surnames Neikirk and Nikirk .

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

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