Rose Ann Gipson

22 May 1877–15 February 1956 (Age 78)
Lower Creek Township, Burke, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Rose Ann

When Rose Ann Gipson was born on 22 May 1877, in Lower Creek Township, Burke, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Harrison Gibson, was 36 and her mother, Christina Salena Smith, was 34. She married Stephen Riley Smith on 4 November 1893, in North Catawba Township, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in North Catawba Township, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States for about 40 years. She died on 15 February 1956, in Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Riley Smith
1868–1949
Rose Ann Gipson
1877–1956
Marriage: 4 November 1893
Eddie Smith
1894–1895
Ida Smith
1895–1959
Lonnie W Smith
1900–1981
Alvin Harrison Smith
1905–1987
Robert Lee Smith
1908–1974
Christal Smith
1908–
Nora Bell Smith
1911–
Charlie Lee Smith
1913–1964
Murthia J. Smith
1922–1999

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 November 1893
North Catawba Township, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
children

(9)

    Eddie Smith

    Male1894–1895Male

    Ida Smith

    Female1895–1959Female

    Lonnie W Smith

    Male1900–1981Male

    Alvin Harrison Smith

    Male1905–1987Male

    Robert Lee Smith

    Male1908–1974Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Harrison Gibson

    Male1840–1915Male

    Christina Salena Smith

    Female1842–1926Female

siblings

(4)

    Female1877–1956Female

    Male1878–1957Male

    Vixie Gibson

    Female1880–Female

    Sidnie Victoria Gibson

    Female1886–1950Female

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 20

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rosana Smith in household of Steven R Smith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rosan Smith in household of Reiley Smith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rosean Smith in household of Riley S Smith, "United States Census, 1900"

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