Mary Gibbs

10 July 1879–
Huron Township, Huron, Michigan, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Gibbs was born on 10 July 1879, in Huron Township, Huron, Michigan, United States, her father, Hiram Garner Gibbs, was 33 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Smith, was 29.

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Hiram Garner Gibbs
Mary Elizabeth Smith
Nellie Mary Gibbs
James A. Gibbs
Charles Hiram Gibbs
George Arthur Gibbs
Maria Gibbs
Nettie Estelle Gibbs
Mary Gibbs
William Henry Gibbs
Lendley E Gibbs
Minnie Gibbs
Rachel Lillian Francis Gibbs

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+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Hudson's

Age 2

Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Gibbs, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Mary Gills, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Mary Gills, "Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

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