When Jerusha Gibson was born about 1784, in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Reuben Gibson Jr., was 37 and her mother, Betsey Gibson, was 35. She married Asa Perry on 28 October 1806. She died on 4 September 1846, at the age of 63, and was buried in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.
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 .