Moses Washington Gibson Sr

Male21 January 1840–14 February 1912

Brief Life History of Moses Washington

When Moses Washington Gibson Sr was born on 21 January 1840, in Monroe, Mississippi, United States, his father, George Washington Gibson, was 39 and his mother, Mary Ann Sparks, was 37. He married Electa Ann Badger on 30 January 1871, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1906. He died on 14 February 1912, in Saint Thomas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Logandale, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Moses Washington Gibson Sr
Electa Ann Badger
Marriage: 30 January 1871
Mary Electa Gibson
Moses Washington Gibson
George Jethro Gibson
Rodney Roscoe Gibson
Kindness Ann Gibson

Sources (37)

  • Moses W Gibson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Moses W. Gibson in entry for Kindness Ann Gibson Walker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Moses Sisson in household of George W Sisson, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 January 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 16

    Nevada is the 36th state.


    Age 21

    Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

    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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    An Enduring Legacy

    An Enduring Legacy, Volume Three Locality Histories St. Thomas, Clark County, Nevada One of southern Nevada's pioneer settlements—old St. Thomas is deserving of special mention, though it is now …

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