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
1844–1914
Elizabeth or Lizzie Scott Cruikshank
1862–1953
Marriage: 29 September 1887
George Allister Gibbs
1888–
Horace Stone Gibbs
1890–1911
Jessie Elizabeth Gibbs
1894–
John Cushing Gibbs
1899–
Rich Gibbs
1902–
Barnett Gibbs
1905–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 September 1887
Obion, Tennessee, United States
children

(6)

    George Allister Gibbs

    Male1888–Male

    Horace Stone Gibbs

    Male1890–1911Male

    Jessie Elizabeth Gibbs

    Female1894–Female

    John Cushing Gibbs

    Male1899–Male

    Rich Gibbs

    Male1902–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Francis "Sandy" Cruikshank

    Male1825–1864Male

    Madeline Lamoine "Lizzie" Cushing

    Female1843–1911Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1863

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.
1886

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Cruickshank .

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

Possible Related Names

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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