Margaret Gibson

1851–Female
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Gibson was born in 1851, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Allen Gibson, was 36 and her mother, Lavenia F. Gibson, was 16.

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Allen Gibson
1815–
Lavenia F. Gibson
1835–
George A Gibson
1848–
Benjamin Franklin Gipson
1850–1932
Margaret Gibson
1851–
Thomas H. Gibson
1853–
H. B. Gibson
1855–
Sarah J Gibson
1858–
Allen C Gibson
1860–

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World Events (3)

1861

Age 10

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 12

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

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