Lillias Vallance Gibb

July 1883–9 October 1973 (Age 90)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Lillias Vallance

When Lillias Vallance Gibb was born in July 1883, in New Jersey, United States, her father, George V Gibb, was 31 and her mother, Amy Stone, was 20. She married William Joseph Ray in 1814, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1930 and Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1940. She died on 9 October 1973, in Westfield, Union, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States.

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William Joseph Ray
Lillias Vallance Gibb
Muriel Ray
William Kenneth Ray
Marjorie Ray

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    Muriel Ray


    William Kenneth Ray


    Marjorie Ray


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 11

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 24

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English: from the common medieval personal name Gib, a short form of Gilbert . This surname is also frequent in Scotland and South Wales.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lillias Gibbs in household of Amy Gibbs, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Lillias Gibb in household of Lillias Stone, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lillian Gibbs in household of Amy Gibbs, "United States Census, 1910"

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