Frances Abigail Gibson

Female15 May 1832–23 October 1913

Brief Life History of Frances Abigail

When Frances Abigail Gibson was born on 15 May 1832, in Monroe, Mississippi, United States, her father, George Washington Gibson, was 31 and her mother, Mary Ann Sparks, was 29. She married Alvin General Green on 27 November 1850, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880 and Cottonwood, Cariboo, British Columbia, Canada in 1913. She died on 23 October 1913, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alvin General Green
Frances Abigail Gibson
Marriage: 27 November 1850
Mary Jane Green
Frances Aurilla Green
Alvin Washington Green
Robert Austin Green
William Almon Green
Moses Kenyon Green
George Alfred Green
Harriet Arvilla Green

Sources (34)

  • Francis Green in household of Alvin Green, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Fannie R. Greely in entry for William A. Green, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Francis Green in household of Alvin G Green, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 November 1850Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 4

    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.


    Age 18

    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States* 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States *Renamed Salt Lake in 1868


    Age 29

    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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    Story Highlight

    Excerpt from Murray Centennial book "Faces of Murray"

    Robert Green (1806-1884) and his wife Fanny Greeley (1806-1900) with their three children immigrated to Utah from New York. George Washington Gibson (1800-1871) and his wife Mary Ann Sparks (1802-1871 …

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