Benjamin Gibson

9 May 1805–26 November 1897 (Age 92)
Patrington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Benjamin

When Benjamin Gibson was born on 9 May 1805, in Patrington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Gibson, was 26 and his mother, Dinah Dannatt, was 26. He married Phoebe Whipple on 21 December 1834, in Grafton, Lorain, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Chatham, Chatham Township, Medina, Ohio, United States in 1840 and Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. He died on 26 November 1897, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Gibson
Phoebe Whipple
Marriage: 21 December 1834
Hannah Gibson
Amy Jane Gibson
Mary Jane Gibson
Jane Gibson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1834Grafton, Lorain, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed
    Age 16
    The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 25
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    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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    Benjamin Gibson: 1805-1897

    Benjamin Gibson: 1805-1897 Copied from the journal of Benjamin Gibson by his daughter, Jane Sanders, and recopied by Ellen Sanders Cordon (~and again retyped 1 May 2014, to upload to Family Tree b …

    Sources (17)

    • Benjamine Gibson, "United States Census, 1830"
    • Benjamin Gibson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997"
    • Benjn Gibson, "United States Census, 1840"

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