Colby John Giberson

22 May 1868–29 June 1964 (Age 96)
Kent, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Colby John

When Colby John Giberson was born on 22 May 1868, in Kent, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, James William Giberson, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Rebecca Kearney, was 26. He married Sarah Gamble "Sadie" Ruth. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 38 Whipple Creek, Clark, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 29 June 1964, in Ridgefield, Clark, Washington, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Ridgefield Cemetery, Ridgefield, Clark, Washington, United States.

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Colby John Giberson
Sarah Gamble "Sadie" Ruth
Viva E. Giberson

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World Events (8)


Age 1

1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

Age 12

On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 28

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Gibbeson, a patronymic from Gibb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John C Giberson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • J C Giberson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John C Giberson, "United States Census, 1930"

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