William Gibbons

Brief Life History of William

When William Gibbons was born about 1782, in Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States, his father, Jacob Gibbens, Sr., was 38 and his mother, Sarah A Walton, was 35. He married Elizabeth Whittington on 27 November 1815, in Frederick, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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William Gibbons
Elizabeth Whittington
Marriage: 27 November 1815
Elizabeth A. Gibbons
Jonathan W Gibbons

Sources (9)

  • William Gibbins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Gibbons, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • William Gibbons, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

1788 · Becomes the 10th state

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 

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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