Caroline H Gibson

North Ridgeville, Lorain, Ohio, United States

The Life of Caroline H

When Caroline H Gibson was born in 1850, in North Ridgeville, Lorain, Ohio, United States, her father, Mark Gibson, was 32 and her mother, Julia Troutman, was 32. She lived in Merton, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States in 1860.

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Mark Gibson
Julia Troutman
George Henry Gibson
Mary Gibson
Sarah Jane Gibson
Caroline H Gibson
Mark P Gibson
Charles Gibson

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World Events (8)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 4

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 31

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

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  • Caroline Gibson in household of Mark Gibson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Caroline H Gibson in household of Mark Gibson, "United States Census, 1850"

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