Waller Wright Gibbons

Male26 May 1853–7 August 1924

Brief Life History of Waller Wright

When Waller Wright Gibbons was born on 26 May 1853, in Union Township, Marion, Missouri, United States, his father, Lt Morris B Gibbons, was 37 and his mother, Nancy W Carman, was 31. He married Mary Ellen Tatman on 7 December 1876, in Palmyra, Marion, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Monroe Township, Monroe, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Hannibal, Marion, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 7 August 1924, in Ralls, Missouri, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Marion, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Waller Wright Gibbons
Mary Ellen Tatman
Marriage: 7 December 1876
Noah H Gibbons
Oatie Lee Gibbons
Bert Gibbons
Russell G Gibbons
Odessa Gibbons
Bessie Flemming Gibbons
Logan Wade Gibbons
Golden Ray Gibbons
Alice Gibbons
Johnnie T Gibbons
Opal Allene Gibbons

Sources (10)

  • Walter W Gibbons, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walter R Gibbons in entry for Russell G Gibbons and Marie Litzner, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Waller Gibbons, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 December 1876Palmyra, Marion, Missouri, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 10

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 10

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 19

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    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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