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
1632–1683
Ann Homer
1629–1715
Marriage: 1657
Elizabeth Gibbins
1650–1683
Jane Gibbons
1667–
Thomas Gibbons
1668–1668
Dorothy Gibbons
1670–
Elizabeth Gibbons
1674–1683
Mary Gibbons
1653–
Thomas Gibbons
1655–1725
Benjamin Gibbons
1655–
Anna Gibbons
10 January 1658–
Elenor Gibbens
1660–1732
John Gibbons
1663–1716
Sarah Gibbons
1664–
John Gibbins
1673–
Elizabeth Gibbins
1675–
William Gibbins
1675–1744

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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