John Aaron Roby Gibbons

about 1794–14 March 1872 (Age 78)
Chieveley, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Aaron Roby

When John Aaron Roby Gibbons was born about 1794, in Chieveley, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Gibbons, was 37 and his mother, Dorothy Head, was 44. He married Fanny Roby on 15 August 1818, in Mapledurham, Oxfordshire, England. They were the parents of at least 9 sons. He immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1854 and lived in East Hartland, Hartland, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1853 and Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 14 March 1872, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Aaron Roby Gibbons
1794–1872
Fanny Roby
1804–1883
Marriage: 15 August 1818
John Gibbons
1821–1821
John Gibbons
1823–1873
James Gibbons
1825–1913
William Belcher Gibbons
1828–1904
Aaron Gibbons
1830–1830
Francis Lorenzo Gibbons
1831–1886
Thomas Erastus Gibbons
1834–1916
Frederick Gibbons
1835–1839
Henry Head Gibbons
1838–1840

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 August 1818Mapledurham, Oxfordshire, England
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 0
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 7
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    1815
    Age 21
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Gibbens
    Gibbins
    Gibbon

    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 (60)

    • John Gibbons in entry for George A. Gibbons and Mary Jane Brown, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • John A. R. Gibbons in entry for James Gibbons, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • John Gibbons nel documento di Francis Gibbons, “England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975”

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