Elizabeth or Lizzie Scott Cruikshank

3 January 1862–21 October 1953 (Age 91)
Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elizabeth or Lizzie Scott

When Elizabeth or Lizzie Scott Cruikshank was born on 3 January 1862, in Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States, her father, Alexander Francis "Sandy" Cruikshank, was 36 and her mother, Madeline Lamoine "Lizzie" Cushing, was 18. She married George Alphonse Gibbs on 29 September 1887, in Obion, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Union City, Obion, Tennessee, United States in 1910. She died on 21 October 1953, in Obion, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Union City, Obion, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Alphonse Gibbs
Elizabeth or Lizzie Scott Cruikshank
Marriage: 29 September 1887
George Allister Gibbs
Horace Stone Gibbs
Jessie Elizabeth Gibbs
John Cushing Gibbs
Rich Gibbs
Barnett Gibbs

Spouse and Children

29 September 1887
Obion, Tennessee, United States


    George Allister Gibbs


    Horace Stone Gibbs


    Jessie Elizabeth Gibbs


    John Cushing Gibbs


    Rich Gibbs


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Francis "Sandy" Cruikshank


    Madeline Lamoine "Lizzie" Cushing




World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Sultana Tragedy

Age 3

In April of 1865, the steamboat the Sultana exploded. The Civil War had been over for awhile so this was considered the worst maritime disaster in US history. Compared to the Titanic where 1,512 people were killed, 1,8000 soldiers were killed on the Sultana. Confederate soldiers that weeks earlier had been fighting with Union soldiers were now fighting to save their lives.

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Cruickshank .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lizzie Gibbs in household of G A Gibbs, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth Gibbs in household of George A Gibbs, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lizzie Cruikshank, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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