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  • Abigail Gibbs (1672 - d.)
  • Abigail Terry (1728 - c.1785)
    From the Thomas Rogers Society page on Abigail Gibbs: Abigail Gibbs[1] F, b. 29 June 1728, d. after 18 April 1785 Abigail Gibbs was born on 29 June 1728 at Swansea. She was the daughter of ...
  • Addison Eli Gibbs (1831 - 1916)
    ADDISON ELI GIBBS . Addison Eli Gibbs is living practically retired in Carey after a long period of close identification with its business life. He is giving his time to the supervision and managemen...
  • Alfred Gibbs (1855 - 1932)
  • Amey Gibbs (1697 - 1757)
    Amey was the ninth of twelve children born to Colonel Joseph Whipple and Alice Smith of Providence. She was married first on 20 December 1715 to John Crawford, the son of Gideon Crawford and Freelove...

About the Gibbs surname

The Gibbs surname is British in origin, principally of England and Scotland, and of the first of the European settlers to come to the Americas. Lt. John Gibbs was an American settler and early member of the Virginia House of Burgesses. Josiah Willard Gibbs was an American theoretical physicist, chemist, and mathematician who devised much of the theoretical foundation for chemical thermodynamics as well as physical chemistry. As a mathematician, he invented vector analysis and received the first P.h.D. in engineering afrom Yale University. The John Gibbs House in Kalamazoo, Michigan serves as an avenue towards environmental stewardship and sustainability that is rarely accessed in formal education or community engagement.