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
1834–1916
Hannah C. Carpenter
1833–1907
John Henry Gibson
1857–1944
Benjamin F Gibson
1860–1955
Emeline Gibson
1862–1944
Josephine Mary Gibson
1864–1900
Robert Alfred Gibson
1866–1944
Everett James Gibson
1867–1946
Louisa Olive Gibson
1869–1936
Charlotte Elizabeth Gibson
1872–1959
Bertha Ann Gibson
1874–1947
William A. Gibson
1875–1880
Amanda Ruth Gibson
1878–1942

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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