Lydia Gibbons

1782–1850 (Age 68)
Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Lydia

When Lydia Gibbons was born in 1782, in Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States, her father, Jacob Gibbens, Sr., was 37 and her mother, Sarah A Walton, was 34. She married Jacob Willey on 12 February 1805, in Frederick, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Frederick, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1850, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Willey
Lydia Gibbons
Marriage: 12 February 1805
Alfred Willey
Achilies G Willey
Mary Willey
William Willey
Anna Belle Willey
Susan Willey
Jacob Willey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1805Frederick, Virginia, United States
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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. 
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 18
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    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 (5)

    • Lydia Willey in entry for William Willey, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
    • Lydia Willey, "United States Census, 1840"
    • Lydia Willey in entry for William Willey, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Records, 1853-1912"

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