When William Gibson was born on 4 November 1809, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Gibson, was 41 and his mother, Catherine McFarlane, was 36. He married Mary Beckett in 1826, in Ayrshire, Scotland. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Inverkeithing, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871. He died on 5 June 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, 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 .
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