Richard Gibson

6 November 1871–11 December 1876 (Age 5)
Mansfield, Tarrant, Texas, United States

The Life of Richard

When Richard Gibson was born on 6 November 1871, in Mansfield, Tarrant, Texas, United States, his father, William Barnabas Gibson, was 39 and his mother, Martha Jane " Pink" Lynn, was 36. He died on 11 December 1876, at the age of 5, and was buried in Gibson Cemetery, Mansfield, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Barnabas Gibson
1831–1907
Martha Jane " Pink" Lynn
1835–1887
Richard Gibson
1871–1876
Lillie Gibson
1880–1952
James B. Gibson
1874–1879
Isaac Newton Gibson
1876–1933
Rebecca Idella Gibson
1882–1952
Myrtle Gibson
1884–1966
William Preston Gibson
1886–1955

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World Events (6)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

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.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 4

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

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