Benjamin Gibbs

1849–1890 (Age 41)
Wedmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Gibbs was born in 1849, in Wedmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Gibbs, was 26 and his mother, Eleanor Spencer, was 25. He married Emily Jane Howe about 1870, in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Clifton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died in 1890, in Bedminster, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Gibbs
1849–1890
Emily Jane Howe
1851–
Marriage: about 1870
William George Gibbs
1872–
Gertrude Ann Gibbs
1874–
Reginold Benjamin Gibbs
1875–1875
Mabel Emily Gibbs
1876–1877
Maurice Albert Gibbs
1878–1881
Mabel Emily Gibbs
1880–
Ethel Eleanor Gibbs
1881–
Grace Mary Gibbs
1891–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1870
Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

    William George Gibbs

    Male1872–Male

    Female1874–Female

    Reginold Benjamin Gibbs

    Male1875–1875Male

    Mabel Emily Gibbs

    Female1876–1877Female

    Maurice Albert Gibbs

    Male1878–1881Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (3)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 5

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 31

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 35

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Gibbs, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Benjamin Gibbs in household of William Gibbs, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Benjamin Gibbs, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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