The Gibson Family
Settled in Richmond, North Carolina
before 1819 and settled in Marlboro County
South Carolina sometime in the mid 1800's.
To go straight to the Gibson family research logs, click here: GIBSON
The Descendents of Ziba Gibson and Mary Bennett:
Ziba was born Abt. 1710 in Scotland and died Abt. 1760 in Virginia. There is evidence that he was a Sergeant during the Revolutionary War for NC in 1782. Research continues.The 3 known child of Ziba Gibson and Mary Bennett are as follows:
II. Thomas Gibson, Sr.
Thomas was born 1735 and died 06/1804 in Richmond, North Carolina. There is evidence that he was a Sergeant during the Revolutionary War for NC in 1782. Research continues.The 13 known child of Thomas Gibson, Sr. and Agnes Williams are as follows:
III. Nathaniel Gibson
Nathaniel was born 1780 in Richmond County, North Carolina and died 09/1848 in Gibson, North Carolina. He is buried at Gibson Cemetary, Gibson, North Carolina. According to Howard & Myrtle Bridges: "A Nathaniel Gibson died in 1848. A bond taken in October Term A.D. 1848 shows Thomas Gibson & Raiford Fletcher as administrators on the rights and credits of Nathaniel Gibson, with William B. Cole and Neill McNair bound in sum of ten thousand dollars, dated 17 October 1848 and in presence of R. S. McDonald."The 8 known child of Nathaniel Gibson and Elizabeth Mendenhall are as follows:
IV. William Gibson
William was born 1/19/1819 in Richmond County, North Carolina and died 4/30/1882. He was a farmer. According to the 1880 Census in Richmond County, North Carolina he was documented as being a farmer.The 6 known child of William Gibson and Sara McLaurin are as follows:
V. Mary (Mollie) Louise Gibson
V. Mary (Mollie) Louise Gibson
Mary (Mollie) Louise was born on 4/04/1865 in Malboro County, South Carolina and died on 10/30/1906 in Gibson/ McColl/ Marlboro County, SC. She is buried in Fletcher Cemetary/ Gibson/ McColl/ Marlboro County, SC. She married William Joshua Adams. He was born on 9/18/1861 in Marlboro County, South Carolina and died on 10/25/1930 in Gibson/ McColl/ Marlboro County, SC. He is also buried in Fletcher Cemetary/Gibson/McColl/Marlboro County, South Carolina.
**My GIBSON line ends here with Mary (Mollie) Louise Gibson and becomes ADAMS. Please click on the underlined Adams link above to continue this line with Mary's son William Perry Adams.
**Note: The information gathered here is a piece by piece collection from many sources that I have combined personally to create a more complete early GIBSON Family History. If you would like to know the sources used to gain this information, please feel free to email me. The permission of those living individuals described here has been obtained in order to post their information.
Some information listed was gathered from communication with Anne G. Tindall (firstname.lastname@example.org) who has been researching the ADAMS and GIBSON families for many years and is very knowledgeable on the families. Two secondary sources include Franklin Farmer's "Known Descendants of Ziba Gibson as of 5/17/1993" and Blanche Gibson Hamer (1950) "Genealogical Record of Thomas Gibson--and Interrelated Families." These are great resources if you have not viewed them!