Archibald Gibson

Male22 September 1892–28 September 1978

Brief Life History of Archibald

When Archibald Gibson was born on 22 September 1892, in Barrhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland, his father, Archibald Gibson, was 24 and his mother, Jessie Butler Docherty, was 21. He had at least 1 daughter with Marion McKay Faddes. He died on 28 September 1978, in Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 86, and was buried in Kilwinning, North Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Archibald Gibson
Marion McKay Faddes
Grace Haddow Gibson

Sources (3)

  • 1901 Scotland Census
  • Archibald Cibson, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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Siblings (9)

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World Events (8)

1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.

Age 4

The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.


Age 16

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.


Age 26

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

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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