About Josiah Francis Gibbs
Biographical Summary #1:
Born in Nauvoo, Illinois, immigrated to Utah, participant in Black Hawk War, filled LDS mission to England, settled in Marysvale. Became dissatisfied with the Church over polygamy and political involvement. Excommunicated in 1907.
Gibbs, Josiah Francis (Male)
Birth: Gibbs, Josiah Francis (Male) Date: August 27, 1845 Place: Nauvoo, Hancock, IL, USA Alternate Date: August 7, 1845 Alternate Date: August 26, 1845
Parents: Gibbs, Josiah Francis (Male) Father: Gibbs, William Mother: Dana, Eliza
Death: Gibbs, Josiah Francis (Male) Date: August 5, 1932 Place: Marysvale, Piute, UT, USA
Marriage Information: Gibbs, Josiah Francis (Male) Spouse: Hondorja or Hund're, Marie Alternate Spouse: Honderia, Maria Date: 1870
Children: Gibbs, Josiah Francis (Male)
Name: Birthdate: Place:
1. Gibbs, Josiah Dana December 9, 1872 Fillmore, Millard, UT, USA
2. Gibbs, Ruby Violet September 22, 1875 Fillmore, Millard, UT, USA
Marriage Number 2 Gibbs, Josiah Francis (Male) Spouse: Dalton, Monetta Date: October 31, 1880 Alternate Date: October 31, 1883
Comments: Gibbs, Josiah Francis (Male)Josiah served in the Black Hawk War in 1866. Josiah served a mission to England in 1867.
Josiah began writing articles condemning the Church's role in politics in 1890.
Comments: #21. Josiah was excommunicated after he was rebaptized
Biographical Summary #2:
"...I was born in 1845, in Nauvoo, Illinois, My father, William Gibs, was born in Vermont. My Grandfather, Josiah Gibbs, was a veteran of the war of 1812.
My mother, Eliza Dana, was a daughter of Francis Dana, son of Francis Dana of Massachusetts.
During 1845, father aided in completing the carpenter work on the Mormon temple in Nauvoo, and assisted in defending the city from the mob that subsequently expelled the Mormons from Illinois..."
SOURCE: Josiah Francis Gibbs; "Lights and shadows of Mormonism"; page 12.