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 and 1 daughter. He immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1854 and lived in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. 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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John Aaron Roby Gibbons
Fanny Roby
Marriage: 15 August 1818
John Gibbons
John Gibbons
James Gibbons
William Belcher Gibbons
Aaron Gibbons
Francis Lorenzo Gibbons
Thomas Erastus Gibbons
Frederick Gibbons
Henry Head Gibbons
Dorothy Caroline Gibbons

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

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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 (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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