When Nancy Alwilda Gideon was born on 28 August 1866, in Illinois, United States, her father, Henry Sanford Gideon, was 29 and her mother, Rebecca Elizabeth Osburn, was 24. She married Marcus L. Mabbitt on 3 November 1885, in Madison, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Salem, Laramie, Wyoming, United States in 1910 and Phillips, Laramie, Wyoming, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 November 1935, in Wyoming, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in La Grange, Laramie, Wyoming, United States.
Jewish: from the Biblical name meaning ‘one who cuts down’ inHebrew. It was borne by an Israelite leader appointed to deliver hispeople from the Midianites (Judges 6:14).