Sarah Allan Gibson

Female9 June 1896–12 December 1967

Brief Life History of Sarah Allan

When Sarah Allan Gibson was born on 9 June 1896, in Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Alexander Gibson, was 38 and her mother, Janet Ann Allan, was 32. She married Thomas McGhee on 24 November 1916, in Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1901. She died on 12 December 1967, in Whanganui, Manawatū-Whanganui, New Zealand, at the age of 71.

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Thomas McGhee
Sarah Allan Gibson
Marriage: 24 November 1916
Thomas Mcghee
robert McGhee
Alexander McGhee
John McGhee
Michael Downie McGhee
Jenny McGhee
Allan Mcghee
Mary Gibson McGhee

Sources (4)

  • Sarah Gibson in household of Alex Gibson, "Scotland Census, 1901"
  • Marriage source record for Thomas McGhee and Sarah Gibson
  • Sarah Allan McGhee (born Gibson), 'FamilySearch Family Tree'

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 November 1916Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

    Age 6

    The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.


    Age 11

    The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

    1919 · Battle of George Square

    Age 23

    A few months after the ending of World War I, a violent confrontation arose between the Glasgow City Police and workers on strike. There were no fatalities in the skirmish, and it caused the work week to be reduced to 40 hours. But, In the aftermath the leaders of the strike were arrested and British troops were moved to Glasgow and its surrounding areas.

    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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