Rachel Gibbs

23 January 1795–2 March 1855 (Age 60)
Edinburg, Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Rachel

When Rachel Gibbs was born on 23 January 1795, in Edinburg, Saratoga, New York, United States, her father, Isaac Gibbs, was 42 and her mother, Lucy Elwell Gaines, was 42. She married Justus Hall about 1814. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Persia, Cattaraugus, New York, United States in 1850. She died on 2 March 1855, in New Albion, New Albion, Cattaraugus, New York, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Justus Hall
Rachel Gibbs
Marriage: about 1814
Lucy G. Hall
William Gibbs Hall
Rebecca R Hall
Almedia Rich
Betsey Adelia Hall
Justus Hall

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1814
  • Children


    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings



    +6 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 2
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 5
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 17
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the common medieval personal name Gibb (see Gibb ), a pet form of Gilbert , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Rachel Hall in household of Justus Hall, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Rachael Hall in entry for Betsy Adelia Knowles, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

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