William A. Gibson

Brief Life History of William A.

When William A. Gibson was born on 26 July 1875, in Beaver Township, Noble, Ohio, United States, his father, James William Gibson, was 41 and his mother, Hannah C. Carpenter, was 41. He died before 1880, in Noble, Ohio, United States.

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James William Gibson
Hannah C. Carpenter
John Henry Gibson
Benjamin F Gibson
Emeline Gibson
Josephine Mary Gibson
Robert Alfred Gibson
Everett James Gibson
Louisa Olive Gibson
Charlotte Elizabeth Gibson
Bertha Ann Gibson
William A. Gibson
Amanda Ruth Gibson

Sources (2)

  • Wm. A. Gibson, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973

World Events (2)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Gibb (a pet form of Gilbert) + son, hence ‘son of Gibb’. The name is very common in Ireland, having arrived in that country in the 17th century. It is also occasionally adopted for Ó Gibealláin, see Giblin .

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

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