Elizabeth Jane Given

28 January 1828–16 January 1885 (Age 56)
Braxton, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Jane

When Elizabeth Jane Given was born on 28 January 1828, in Braxton, West Virginia, United States, her father, Adam Robert Given, was 27 and her mother, Jane Given, was 20. She married Morgan Gibson on 24 January 1849. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Braxton, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 January 1885, in Braxton, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Morgan Gibson
1827–1892
Elizabeth Jane Given
1828–1885
Marriage: 24 January 1849
Arthur Gibson
1849–1849
Phebe Eizado Gibson
1851–1907
Rebecca J Gibson
1853–1924
Elizabeth Gibson
1855–1855
Millard Fillmore Gibson
1856–1908
Ruan Gibson
1858–1874
Viola Victoria Gibson
1861–1951
Luther Haymond Gibson
1864–1937
Eva M Gibson
1872–1901

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 January 1849
children

(9)

    Arthur Gibson

    Male1849–1849Male

    Phebe Eizado Gibson

    Female1851–1907Female

    Rebecca J Gibson

    Female1853–1924Female

    Elizabeth Gibson

    Female1855–1855Female

    Millard Fillmore Gibson

    Male1856–1908Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 16

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Dhuibhín or Mag Dhuibhfhinn ( see McGiffin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Gibson in household of Morgan Gibson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Gibson in household of Morgan Gibson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elisa Given in household of Robert Given, "United States Census, 1850"

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