George Washington Gibson was born 17 June 1800 in Union, Union County, South Carolina, United States to Robert Wilson Gibson (1758-1820) and Mary Polly Evans (1760-1860) and died 17 August 1871 Duncan's Retreat, Kane County, Utah, United States of unspecified causes. He married Mary Ann Sparks (1802-1871) 15 March 1822 in Union, Union County, South Carolina. He married Ann Elizabeth Newman (1840-1874) 15 March 1856 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah.
Mississippi Move 1830-31
Numbered amoung the participants in the Mississippi Saints 1846 Pioneer Company, a early Mormon pioneer wagon train that left Mississippi in 1846 to join the Mormon exodus to Utah. This group Brigham Young's vanguard company and spent the winter of 1846/47 at Fort Pueblo where the were joined by soldiers of the sick detachment of the Mormon Battalion. They reached Salt Lake City in late summer of 1847.
Marriage and Family
1st Marriage: Mary Ann Sparks
- Mary Densia Gibson (1823-1850) - started trek and possibly married a fur trader at Fort Pueblo. Had one child then died.
- Robert Malek Gibson (1825-1826) - died young
- Lydia Aredelicia Gibson (1826-1915) - md to Gilbert Hunt (1825-1858), of the Mormon Battalion at Pueblo, Colorado in early 1847.
- Robert Pulaski Gibson (1827-1909) -
- William Washington Gibson (1829-1831) - died young
- Francis Abigail Gibson (1832-1913)
- William Gilbert Gibson (1834-1908)
- Laura Altha Gibson (1837-1905)
- Moses Washington Gibson (1840-1912)
- Manomas Lovina Gibson (1842-1940)
- Joseph Smith Gibson (1844-1892)
2nd Marriage: Ann Newman
Married second to Ann Elizabeth Newman (1840-1874)
- Annie Elizabeth Gibson (1858-1891) +
- George Andrew Gibson (1861-1952) +
- Sarah Jane Gibson (1863-1936) +
- Mary Ardella Gibson (1865-1946) +
- Joshua Newman Gibson (1868-1878) +
- James William Gibson (1870-1947)
|Offspring of George Washington Gibson and Ann Elizabeth Newman (1840-1874)|
|Annie Elizabeth Gibson (1858-1891)||22 August 1858 Cottonwood, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States||1 May 1891 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States||Charles Harvey Ballard (1853-1923)|
|George Andrew Gibson (1861-1952)|
|Sarah Jane Gibson (1863-1936)|
|Mary Ardella Gibson (1865-1946)|
|Joshua Newman Gibson (1868-1878)|
|James William Gibson (1870-1947)|
- Location: Grafton Cemetery, Utah, Washington County, Utah
- Biography of George W Gibson - 118 pages by Shane A Green (2014 - FamilySearch).
- George W Gibson at Find A Grave #59785
- George Gibson
- Gibson in Union County, South Carolina
- Gibson in Salt Lake County, Utah