William Gibbons

about 1782–
Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States

The Life of William

When William Gibbons was born about 1782, in Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States, his father, Jacob Gibbens, Sr., was 37 and his mother, Sarah A Walton, was 34. 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

27 November 1815
Frederick, Virginia, United States


    Elizabeth A. Gibbons



    Jonathan Gibbons


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Gibbens, Sr.


    Sarah A Walton




+4 More Children

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: patronymic from Gibbon .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Gibbins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Gibbons, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Gibbons, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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