Isabel Welford

3 February 1873–2 October 1951 (Age 78)
Exsho, Washington, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Isabel

When Isabel Welford was born on 3 February 1873, in Exsho, Washington, Alabama, United States, her father, Alexander Welford, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Mariah Box, was 20. She married Levi Henry Gibson from 1885 to 1914. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Beat 1, Greene, Mississippi, United States in 1910 and Vernal, Greene, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 October 1951, at the age of 78, and was buried in Greene, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Henry Gibson
Isabel Welford
Marriage: from 1885 to 1914
Lottie Gibson
Bill Gibson
William Gibson
Claude Arther Gibson
Lozz Gibson
Lizzie Gibson
Cancie Gibson
Lettie Gibson
Phronia Gibson
Ethel Mae Gibson
Ethel M Gibson

Spouse and Children



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Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 2
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified
Age 2
A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted
Age 22
Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places named Welford, of which there are instances in Berkshire, Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, and elsewhere. The first is named from Old English welig ‘willow’ + ford ‘ford’; the latter two seem to have the first element well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

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Sources (5)

  • Isabell Gibson in household of Levi H Gibson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Belle Gibson in household of Levi Gibson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Isabell Gibson in household of Levy H Gibson, "United States Census, 1920"

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