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Fanny Gibbons (Roby)

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Currage, Berkshire, England
Death: December 13, 1883 (78)
OGDEN, Weber, UT
Place of Burial: Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber County, Utah USA
Immediate Family:

Wife of John Aaron Gibbons
Mother of James Gibbons; William Belcher Gibbons; Thomas Erastus Gibbons and Francis Lorenzo Gibbons

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About Fanny Gibbons

DIED. GIBBONS.--In Ogden City, Dec. 31st, of old age, Fanny R. Gibbons, aged 83 years and 6 days. Funeral on Thursday, Jan. 3rd. at the mortuary residence, on Eighth Street, between Smith and Spring, immediately after Fast meeting. Friends invited. Source: "Died," Ogden Standard, January 2, 1884, page 3, column 5, (Ogden, Utah Territory)

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FANNY R. GIBBONS. This estimable lady died in Ogden City, on the 31st of December, 1883. She was born, on the 26th of December, 1800, in Chievly, Berkshire, England, and was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, in December, 1845. After a stay of nine years in her native land, she immigrated to Utah, in 1854 settling in Ogden City. She a numerous posterity, being the mother of 17 children--14 boy and three girls. She had 26 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. The funeral services were held at the residence, on 8th Street, on Thursday, January 3d, 1884, and were presided over by Bishop B. C. Critchlow, Elder T. Morley offered prayer and remarks suitable for the occasion were made by Elders Moroni F. Brown, Fred Garner, and Bishop Critchlow. The speaker dwelt upon the exemplary life and character of the deceased, who, indeed, is well worthy the rest she has obtained in the glory of the God she so faithfully served. Through darkening trials as well as in the sunlight of life she ever looked to God for consolation, and now that the shining portals have been opened to her, she will receive the reward of her merits, and find a resting place with the chosen Saints of God. The closing prayer was offered by Elder W. R. R. Stowell. Elder Francis Gibbons, now on a mission, is a son of the deceased. Source: "Obituary," Ogden Standard, January 5, 1884, page 3, column 5, (Ogden, Utah Territory)

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Fanny Gibbons's Timeline

December 26, 1804
Currage, Berkshire, England
January 27, 1825
Age 20
Chieveley, West Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
August 24, 1828
Age 23
Chieveley, Berkshire, England
November 9, 1831
Age 26
Chieveley, West Berkshire, England
March 24, 1834
Age 29
Berkshire, England
December 13, 1883
Age 78
OGDEN, Weber, UT
Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber County, Utah USA