Walter Murray Gibson

16 January 1822–21 January 1888 (Age 66)
At Sea

The Life Summary of Walter Murray

When Walter Murray Gibson was born on 16 January 1822, in At Sea, his father, John Gibson, was 30 and his mother, Lucy Murray, was 22. He married Rachel Margaret Lewis on 10 July 1838, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1855. He died on 21 January 1888, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Hawaii, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Murray Gibson
Rachel Margaret Lewis
Marriage: 10 July 1838
John Lewis Gibson
William Henry Gibson
Talula Lucy Gibson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 July 1838South Carolina, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 21
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Gibb (a pet form of Gilbert) + son, hence ‘son of Gibb’. The name is very common in Ireland, having arrived in that country in the 17th century. It is also occasionally adopted for Ó Gibealláin, see Giblin .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Walter M Gibson in household of J Gibson, "New York State Census, 1855"
    • Walter Murray Gibson, "England, Northumberland, Parish Registers, 1538-1950"
    • Walter M. Gibson, "Find A Grave Index"

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