William P. Gibson1

ID#609, b. 1 October 1832, d. 26 September 1911
Father: John L. Gibson
Mother: Mary Eliza Porter

Birth date: 1 October 1832
Birth place: Ohio County, Virginia.2,1 William's marriage record states that he was born in Marshall County, although in 1833 that area was still part of Ohio County.

William married Sarah Aston, daughter of Owen J. Aston and Mary Creighten, on 17 February 1857 in Marshall County, Virginia. Wm. R. Howe certified that he united them in marriage.1

William died at age 78 on 26 September 1911 at Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas.2 William's body was interred in the Union Cemetery, Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas; his name appears on the gravestone as "William P. Gibson." His burial plot is located in the Graham Cemetery section, Block 7, Lot 48.2

Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1840Marshall County, VirginiaBelieved to be included in the household of John L. Gibson (his father) as a male age "5 & under 10."
(Official Census Date: 01 June 1840)3
Family Line(s):
Aston Index
Last Edited Date=24 Apr 2016


  1. [S730] Marriage License for William P. Gibson and Sarah Aston, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130824_00277.jpg.
  2. [S2091] William P. Gibson, Find A Grave memorial no. 15536479, created by Judy Mayfield on 28 August 2006, online http://www.findagrave.com. Photograph by Judy Mayfield, uploaded 07 June 2010.
  3. [S2216] John L. Gibson household, 1840 U.S. Census, Marshall County, Virginia, Western District, page 267 stamped, National Archives micropublication M704_568.