William Spooner Gibbs

23 July 1800–23 November 1881 (Age 81)
Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Spooner

When William Spooner Gibbs was born on 23 July 1800, in Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, England, his father, John Cubitt Gibbs, was 38 and his mother, Rachel Loddel Spooner, was 25. He married Mary Elizabeth Gibbs on 22 April 1822, in Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 23 November 1881, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Spooner Gibbs
Mary Elizabeth Gibbs
Marriage: 22 April 1822
Mary Elizabeth Allison Gibbs
Susannah Gibbs
Hannah Sophia Gibbs
William Francis Gibbs

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 April 1822Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 1
    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 3
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 25
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the common medieval personal name Gibb (see Gibb ), a pet form of Gilbert , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (22)

    • Wm S Gibbs, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Wm. Spooner Gibbs in entry for Wm. Francis Gibbs, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
    • William Gibbs, "United States Census, 1870"

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