William Gibson

1713–16 March 1763 (Age 50)
Stewartstown, County Tyrone, Ireland

The Life Summary of William

When William Gibson was born in 1713, in Stewartstown, County Tyrone, Ireland, his father, David Gibson, was 51 and his mother, Elspeth Lyle Lindsay, was 46. He married Rebecca Simmons on 17 April 1739, in Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 16 March 1763, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 50.

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William Gibson
Rebecca Simmons
Marriage: 17 April 1739
William Gibson
John Gibson
Samuel Gibson
Hannah Gibson
John Symons Gibson
Robert Gibson
Benjamin Gibson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 April 1739Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    +9 More Children

    World Events (1)

    Age 1
    Catholics hold just 7% of land in Ireland.

    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 .

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    Sources (23)

    • William Gibson in entry for Samuel Gibson, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • William Gibson in entry for John Gibson, "Massachusetts, Church Records, 1630-1943"
    • William Gibson in entry for Hannah Gibson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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