Margaret Van Matre

1805–1878 (Age 73)
Highland, Ohio, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Van Matre was born on 24 August 1805, in Highland, Ohio, United States, her father, Morgan Camp van Meter, was 39 and her mother, Mary Pearce, was 35. She married Lewis Gibler in 1819. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 24 October 1878, in Stephenson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Oneco Township, Stephenson, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Margaret Van Matre
1805–1878
Lewis Gibler
1799–1884
Marriage: 1819
Morgan Gibler
1822–
John L. Gibler
1823–1893
Jefferson Gibler
1831–
Lewis V. Gibler
1838–
Sarah Gibler
1825–1892
Jessie E. Gibler
1828–1895
Mary Gibler
1830–1915
Malisa Priscilla Gibler
1835–1912
Margaret Gibler
1843–
Catherine Gibler
1849–1934
Frederick Clinton Gibler
1854–1915

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1819
children

(11)

  • Morgan Gibler

    Male1822–Male

  • John L. Gibler

    Male1823–1893Male

  • Sarah Gibler

    Female1825–1892Female

  • Jessie E. Gibler

    Male1828–1895Male

  • Mary Gibler

    Female1830–1915Female

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1810 · Change of capital city

Age 5

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1818

Age 13

Illinois is the 21st state.
1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 27

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Gibler in household of Lewis Gibler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margaret Gibler in household of Lewis Gibler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margret Gibler in household of Lewis Gibler, "United States Census, 1860"

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