Rosa Maria Gibson

23 October 1868–23 April 1964 (Age 95)
Loudoun, Virginia, United States

The Life of Rosa Maria

When Rosa Maria Gibson was born on 23 October 1868, in Loudoun, Virginia, United States, her father, George W Gibson, was 42 and her mother, Rosanna Purcell, was 29. She married Isaac Cepas Foster on 13 November 1902, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Mount Gilead Magisterial District, Loudoun, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 23 April 1964, at the age of 95, and was buried in Bluemont, Loudoun, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Cepas Foster
Rosa Maria Gibson
Marriage: 13 November 1902
George Nelson Foster
Joseph Gibson Foster

Spouse and Children

    Isaac Cepas Foster



13 November 1902
Virginia, United States


    George Nelson Foster


    Joseph Gibson Foster


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 26

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rosa Gibson in household of Rosa Gibson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rosa Mariah Gibson in household of George Gibson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rose Foster in household of Isaac C Foster, "United States Census, 1920"

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