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William Gibbons

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Birthplace: Bears Bluff, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States
Death: September 27, 1800 (74)
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, United States
Place of Burial: Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, United States
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Husband of Sarah Gibbons
Father of Sarah Telfair; William Gibbons and Joseph Gibbons

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About William Gibbons

Continental Congressman. After studying law in Charleston, South Carolina, he was admitted to the bar and established a practice in Savannah, Georgia. He joined the Sons of Liberty in 1774, and on May 11, 1775, was one of the party that broke open the magazine in Savannah and removed 600 pounds of the King's powder. He would serve as a delegate to the Provincial Congress in 1775, a member of the Committee of Safety in 1775, a member of the Executive Council, 1777 to 1781, and a member of the Continental Congress in 1784. Following independence, he served as Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives in 1783 and 1786 to 1787, and as President of the State Constitutional Convention in 1789. (bio by: [fg.cgi?page=mr&MRid=46521264" target="_blank Garver Graver)]

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William Gibbons's Timeline

1726
April 8, 1726
Charleston County, South Carolina, United States
1758
1758
Georgia, United States
1800
September 27, 1800
Age 74
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, United States
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Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, United States