William Gibbons

Brief Life History of William

When William Gibbons was born in 1632, in Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, his father, Thomas Gibbons, was 39 and his mother, Ann Pershouse, was 36. He married Ann Homer in 1657, in Ettingshall, Staffordshire, England. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 9 daughters. He died on 22 August 1683, in Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, at the age of 51, and was buried in Sedgley, Staffordshire, England.

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Family Time Line

William Gibbons
Ann Homer
Marriage: 1657
Elizabeth Gibbins
Jane Gibbons
Thomas Gibbons
Dorothy Gibbons
Elizabeth Gibbons
Mary Gibbons
Thomas Gibbons
Benjamin Gibbons
Anna Gibbons
10 January 1658–
Elenor Gibbens
John Gibbons
Sarah Gibbons
John Gibbins
Elizabeth Gibbins
William Gibbins

Sources (29)

  • William Gibbins, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Gibbons, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • William Gibbons, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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1642 · The English Civil War

A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.

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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