Helen Gibbs

Brief Life History of Helen

When Helen Gibbs was born in 1848, in New York, United States, her father, Ebenezar B. Gibbs, was 39 and her mother, Harriet Weaver, was 32. She lived in Minnesota, United States in 1870.

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Ebenezar B. Gibbs
Harriet Weaver
William H. Gibbs
Charles Michael Gibbs
Helen Gibbs
Francis Marion Gibbs
Judson Gibbs
Jennie A Gibbs
Malcolm Gibbs

Sources (1)

  • Helen Gibbs in household of William Gibbs, "United States Census, 1870"

World Events (3)


Historical Boundaries 1849: Minnesota Territory, United States 1858: Minnesota, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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