Annie Hammer McDonald

4 February 1874–1 January 1953 (Age 78)
York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Annie Hammer

When Annie Hammer McDonald was born on 4 February 1874, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Robert Smith McDonald, was 38 and her mother, Catharine Ann Hammer, was 33. She married Harry McClellan Gibbs on 14 February 1895, in Stewartstown, York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Stewartstown, York, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Spring Garden Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 1 January 1953, in York Hospital, York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in York, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry McClellan Gibbs
Annie Hammer McDonald
Marriage: 14 February 1895
Hugh McDonald Gibbs
Norman McClellan Gibbs
Dorcas Naomi Gibbs

Spouse and Children

14 February 1895
Stewartstown, York, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Robert Smith McDonald


    Catharine Ann Hammer




    Mary Jane McDonald


    Lydia Alice McDonald


    Richard W. McDonald


    Emma G. Mcdonald


    Sophia Smith McDonald


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 3

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhomhnuill, a patronymic from the personal name Domhnall, which is composed of the ancient Celtic elements domno- ‘world’ + val- ‘might’, ‘rule’.

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

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Story Highlight

Annie McDonald Gibbs - Find-a-grave

Daughter of Robert McDonald and Catherine Hammer. Mrs. Annie McDonald Gibbs, 78, widow of H. M. Gibbs, died at 5:15 a.m. yesterday at York Hospital, where she had been a patient five days. Mrs. Gibbs …

Sources (3)

  • Annie H Gibbs in household of Harry M Gibbs, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anna Gibbs in household of Harry Gibbs, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Annie H Gibbs in household of Harry M Gibbs, "United States Census, 1920"

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