William Gibbons

about 1782–
Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary 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 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 November 1815Frederick, Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1783 · A Free America
    Age 1
    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
    Age 6
    On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 37
    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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    Sources (13)

    • William Gibbins, "United States Census, 1860"
    • William Gibbons, "United States Census, 1850"
    • William Gibbon in entry for Anne Gibbon, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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