Thomas Erastus Gibbons

24 March 1834–1 May 1916 (Age 82)
Chieveley, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas Erastus

When Thomas Erastus Gibbons was born on 24 March 1834, in Chieveley, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Aaron Roby Gibbons, was 40 and his mother, Fanny Roby, was 29. He married Ann Caroline Evans on 16 May 1860, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He immigrated to United States in 1854 and lived in Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 1 May 1916, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Erastus Gibbons
Ann Caroline Evans
Marriage: 16 May 1860
Thomas Gibbons
Thomas Francis Gibbons
Fanny Elizabeth Gibbons
Margaret Ann Gibbons
John Aaron Roby Gibbons
Jeanette Carolyn Gibbons
Edward Evans Gibbons
Evan Evans Gibbons
May Mary Gibbons
William Morgan Gibbons
Elizabeth Letitia Gibbons
David Howell Gibbons
Wealtha Alena Gibbons

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 May 1860Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 20
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 23
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): variant of Gibbon , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.Irish (Mayo): in Ireland, the name is frequent and has been Gaelicized as Mac Giobúin. It is also found as a variant of Fitzgibbon .

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

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    Story Highlight

    John Aaron (1794-1872) and Fanny Roby (1800-1883) Gibbons

    HISTORY: The History of John Aaron Roby Gibbons By Ruth H. Drury - taken from family histories John Aaron Gibbons was born February 10, 1794, Lechamstead, Berkshire, England, the son of William and …

    Sources (24)

    • Thomas Gibbons, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Thomas Gibbons in entry for Elizabeth L. Woods, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Thomas Gibbons, "United States Census, 1870"

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