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Elizabeth Gibson (South)

Birthdate: (22)
Birthplace: Northumberland, , Virginia, USA
Death: September 24, 1652 (22)
By Indians, Berkeley, Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert South and Mariran (Mary) South
Wife of Thomas Gibson
Mother of Nicholas Gibson; Cassandra Gibson; Harriet Sophia Gibson and Mary Gibson
Sister of Mary Duvall (South); William South and Robert South

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Since Elizabeth and her husband, Thomas, share the same death date, it is known whether they were both killed in the same Indian attack? In his will, filed on their death date, he still mentions his wife Elizabeth.


24 Sept., 1652 Will of Thos Gibson of Chesquack Parish: - bequeaths to Elizabeth, my wife, as much of the divident he lives on as lies within the neck, for her life & the rest for use of his son Nicholas, during his minority, and after death of his wife the whole 900 acres to go to his son Nicholas; failing issue, to his Page 38. dau. Cassandra; 860 pds tob: to Margaret his sister, wife of Wm Blackey, due from Wm Burford: horses & mares to be equally divided between his wife, Nicholas his son & his dau. Cassandra; Nicholas to be of age at 18 & Cassandra at 20 or day of marriage. A gold ring to son & dau. left them by their godmothers; Cassandra to have the best fflock bed with Rug, Boulster and Pillow & the ffine payer of Holland Sheets & to each of them (son & dau.) a Pott & Pestle: my Bookes to my son, Nihcolas. The two to have 1100 lbs tob. due by Geo. Smith; Mary & Jane, daus of his wife, to have 365 lbs of tob. recd this year of Henry Ashwell: Alice & Elizabeth, daus of my wife & at present living in England all the tob., due from Henry Ashwell: my Beaver hatt to brother-in-law Wm Blackey. His wife to have all the remainder of his personal estate & to be guardian of his children: Wm Blackey to have the oversight of them: Elizabeth, his wife, to be exx: Bee Humphreys to be free, & released from any former neglect. Witnesses: Jno Whiston (his mark), Bees Humphreys. Rec: 20 Sept., 1652. [See DATE 23 October 1669. Land Escheat]

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Northumberland, , Virginia, USA
Age 19
Chesquack Parish, Virginia, Colonial America
September 24, 1652
Age 22
By Indians, Berkeley, Virginia, USA
Age 22
England, United Kingdom