Lydia Ann Gibbs

8 August 1816–3 March 1894 (Age 77)
Batavia, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Lydia Ann

When Lydia Ann Gibbs was born on 8 August 1816, in Batavia, Genesee, New York, United States, her father, Horace DeWitt Gibbs, was 29 and her mother, Elenda Elaine Mack, was 29. She married Silas John Beckwith in 1838, in Batavia, Genesee, New York, United States. She died on 3 March 1894, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Snape Cousins
Lydia Ann Gibbs
Marriage: 20 April 1861

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 April 1861Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 11
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 30
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the common medieval personal name Gibb (see Gibb ), a pet form of Gilbert , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • L G Cousens in household of H S Cousens, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Lyda Cousens in household of Hugh Cousens, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Lydia A. Cousins, "BillionGraves Index"

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