Samuel Gibson

1819–6 April 1892 (Age 73)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Gibson was born in 1819, in North Carolina, United States, his father, William R Gibson, was 47 and his mother, Mary Dawkins, was 31. He married Sarah Watson on 20 December 1852, in Richmond, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Steeles Township, Richmond, North Carolina, United States in 1860 and Beaverdam Township, Richmond, North Carolina, United States in 1870. He died on 6 April 1892, in Mineral Springs Township, Richmond, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Richmond, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Gibson
Sarah Watson
Marriage: 20 December 1852
Mary Gibson
Archibald Murphy Gibson
Sarah Margaret Gibson

Spouse and Children

20 December 1852
Richmond, North Carolina, United States


    Mary Gibson


    Archibald Murphy Gibson


    Sarah Margaret Gibson


Parents and Siblings


    Mary Dawkins




    Nancy Ann "Nannie" Gibson


    Henry Gibson



    Agnes Gibson


    Sarah Gibson


+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 0

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 11

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Age 27

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Gibson in household of Mary Gibson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Samuel Gibson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Samuel Gibson, "United States Census, 1870"

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