Mary Gibbs

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Gibbs was born on 26 June 1809, in Lisle, Lisle, Broome, New York, United States, her father, Benjamin Gibbs, was 31 and her mother, Ada Hubbard, was 29. She married Nahum Bigelow about 12 December 1826, in Lawrenceville, Lawrence, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States in 1880 and Elmira, Chemung, New York, United States in 1880. She died on 19 April 1888, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nahum Bigelow
Mary Gibbs
Marriage: about 12 December 1826
Mary Jane Bigelow
Hiram Bigelow
Lucy Bigelow
Asa Elijah Bigelow
Lovina Bigelow
Liola Bigelow
Sariah Bigelow
Moroni Lafayette Bigelow
Daniel Bigelow
Joseph Smith Bigelow

Sources (35)

  • Mary Gibbs, "United States Census, 1880"
  • MARY BIGELOW, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Mary Gibbs Bigelow, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

World Events (8)


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


An act of the New York State Legislature on 25 March 1814, divided Smallwood (once part of Northfield) into Brighton and Pittsford. Named by William Billinghurst for his home in England, Brighton stretched from the Genesee River on the west to Irondequoit Bay and Penfield on the east, from Lake Ontario on the north to the Henrietta town line.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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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Autobiography of Mary Gibbs Bigelow (1809-1888)-wife of Nahum Bigelow

Autobiography of MARY GIBBS BIGELOW (1809-1888) (Wife of Nahum Bigelow) Mary Gibbs, daughter of Benjamin Gibbs and Adobe Hubbard, was born 26 Jun 1809, Lisle Broom Co, N.Y., 2nd daughter and 3rd chi …

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