Richard Gibson

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

The Life Summary 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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William Barnabas Gibson
Martha Jane " Pink" Lynn
Richard Gibson
Lillie Gibson
James B. Gibson
Isaac Newton Gibson
Rebecca Idella Gibson
Myrtle Gibson
William Preston Gibson

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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

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 .

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

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