David Gibson

1851–
Illinois, United States

The Life of David

David Gibson was born in 1851, in Illinois, United States. He married Sarah Elizabeth Henderson on 14 March 1882, in Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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David Gibson
1851–
Sarah Elizabeth Henderson
1852–1929
Marriage: 14 March 1882
Pearl M. Gibson
1883–1973

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 March 1882
Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States
children

(1)

World Events (8)

1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

Age 5

William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.
1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 31

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • D S Gibson, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
  • D. S. Gibson, "Idaho, Marriages, 1878-1898; 1903-1942"
  • D. L. Gibson, "Idaho, Marriages, 1878-1898; 1903-1942"

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