Elizabeth Anne Gibson

Femaleabout 1805–1868

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Anne

When Elizabeth Anne Gibson was born about 1805, in St. Anne's Parish, Albemarle, Virginia, United States, her father, Randolph Randal Gibson III, was 29 and her mother, Dicey Polly Ann Sprouse, was 23. She married Dabney Madison Sprouse on 28 January 1824, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1868, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Dabney Madison Sprouse
Elizabeth Anne Gibson
Marriage: 28 January 1824
Jeremiah Madison Sprouse
Eveline Sprouse
about 1826–1880
Lilburn Lewis Sprouse
about 1842–1881
Edward Sprouse
Cynthia Sprouce
Fielding Sprouse
Sally Angeline Sprouse
Dabney Madison Sprouse

Sources (10)

  • Eliza A Sprouse in household of Dabney M Sprouse, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Anne Gibson - Government record: birth-name: Elizabeth Anne Gibson
  • Eliza Gibson in entry for Dabney M Sprunce, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 January 1824Albemarle, Virginia, United States
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    1812 · Monumental Church Built

    Age 7

    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

    1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

    Age 19

    “The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Gibb (a pet form of Gilbert) + son, hence ‘son of Gibb’. The name is very common in Ireland, having arrived in that country in the 17th century. It is also occasionally adopted for Ó Gibealláin, see Giblin .

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

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