Alfred Gipson

Wayne, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Alfred

When Alfred Gipson was born in 1810, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States, his father, Stephen Gipson Sr., was 70 and his mother, Millie Jackson, was 40. He married Dicy Huff on 5 August 1830, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Meigs County Courthouse, Meigs, Tennessee, United States in 1850. He died in Courtland, Lawrence, Alabama, United States.

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Alfred Gipson
Dicy Huff
Marriage: 5 August 1830

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    Dicy Huff


5 August 1830
Wayne, Kentucky, United States

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World Events (8)

1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 2

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1819 · Constitution of 1819

Age 9

The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.

Age 36

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Gipson in entry for John Wesley Gipson, "Oregon Deaths, 1842-1952 and Delayed Births, 1844-1914"
  • Alfred Gipson, "United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861-1865"
  • John Gipson in entry for John Wesley Gipson, "Oregon Deaths, 1877-1952"

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