Joseph Smith Gibson

Male24 October 1844–22 July 1892

Brief Life History of Joseph Smith

When Joseph Smith Gibson was born on 24 October 1844, in Parkersburg, Chickasaw, Mississippi, United States, his father, George Washington Gibson, was 44 and his mother, Mary Ann Sparks, was 42. He married Ann Maria Flint Poll about 1864, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Duncan's Retreat, Washington, Utah, United States in 1870 and Yavapai, Arizona, United States in 1880. He died on 22 July 1892, in Globe, Gila, Arizona, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Globe Cemetery, Globe, Gila, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Smith Gibson
Ruth Theobald
Marriage: 14 September 1867
Martha Mary Gibson
William Washington Gibson
Joseph George Gibson
Charlotte Ruth Gibson
Arthur Alpine Gibson
Robert Gibson
Bert Gibson
Creta Gibson
Leona Gibson
Ada Capitola Gibson
Ida Gibson
Lenora Gibson

Sources (21)

  • Joseph Gibson in entry for Martha Cole, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Joseph Gibson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Gibson in entry for Ruth Theabald Gibson, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 September 1867Gila, Arizona, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 6

    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 17

    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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