A Love Connection?

Researcher’s Note: The following text is my interpretation of the primary source documents I have assembled to draw conclusions and piece together previously undocumented histories of General Gibbs. On this page, I am making a significant leap on the possibility of how Alfred Gibbs and Peggy Forshee Blair possibly met. I have no primary source to […]

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Laura Wolcott Gibbs [d’Oremieulx] (Sister)

Wedding announcement for Capt. Theopile D’oremieulx and Laura Wolcott Gibbs. Original Source linked to image, LAURA WOLCOTT GIBBS, daughter of George Gibbs (III.), married Theophile Marie d’Oremieulx, descendant of an old Royalist family of Picardi, France. His father had been imprisoned in the Luxembourg prison during the Revolution; his two brothers aided Charles X. to […]

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Elizabeth Wolcott Gibbs [Tuckerman] (Sister)

Elizabeth Wolcott Gibbs (Tuckerman) Born 8 Jul 1819 in Astoria, Queens, New York, USA and died 25 Aug 1906 in Stockbridge, MA. ELIZABETH WOLCOTT GIBBS (Tuckerman) was born at Sunswick in 1819. She married Lucius Tuckerman, a Bostonian, the son of Rev. Joseph Tuckerman, a well-known Unitarian clergyman of that town. In early life Lucius […]

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Peggy Foushee Blair (Wife & Mother)

THIS PAGE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION AND REVIEW Peggy Forshee Blair, the tenth child and fifth daughter of John Geddes and Sarah Ann Eyre Heron Blair; married Gen. Alfred Gibbs (U. S. Army), son of George and Laura Wolcott Gibbs, of New York City. Peggy was a woman of considerable beauty and charming, yet resolute, qualities, […]

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Alfred Wolcott Gibbs (Son)

Alfred Walcott Gibbs from a photograph in the possession of Mrs. Landreth Lee Layton Source: https://archive.org/details/blairsofrichmondOOblai Table of Contents Alfred Wolcott Gibbs, son of Gen. Alfred and Peggy Forshee Blair Gibbs (see pages 20, 21), was born at Fort Filmore, New Mexico, on October 27, 1856. After courses at Rutgers School and Rutgers College, he […]

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Francis Sarason Gibbs (Brother)

Francis Sarason Gibbs, of Shanghai, China; Agent for Wolcott, Bates & Co. FRANCIS SARASON GIBBS was born at Sunswick and was a handsome and attractive man of a lovable character. At the age of 20, he was sent to China, accredited to the house of Wolcott, Bates & Company, Canton, and was appointed their resident […]

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George Gibbs (Father)

George Gibbs (January 7, 1776 – August 6, 1833). An American mineralogist and mineral collector. The mineral gibbsite is named after him. Table of Contents GEORGE GIBBS (III.). Eldest son and fourth child of George (II.) and Mary Channing, was born in Newport, R. I., in 1776. He was educated at Yale College and married […]

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Laura (Wolcott) Gibbs (Mother)

Laura Wollcott (Mrs. George Gibbs III) Painted in 1810 by Stuart, Gilbert, (1755-1828) LAURA WOLCOTT GIBBS was a remarkable woman and one who extended a wide and beneficent influence during a long life. When Laura died in 1870, Dr. Henry W. Bellows, the great Unitarian clergyman these wrote of her: “One of the last links […]

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OLIVER “WOLCOTT” GIBBS (Brother)

OLIVER WOLCOTT GIBBS Table of Contents Read Wolcott Gibbs Obituary Science Magazine 1909 “THE MOST DISTINGUISHED SON” OLIVER WOLCOTT GIBBS, best known as Wolcott Gibbs, fourth child and second son of George and Laura (Wolcott) Gibbs, was the most distinguished of their sons, and is spoken of in the “American Journal of Science” as “the […]

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George Gibbs (Brother)

Watch the Video for a Deep Dive into George Gibbs! Photo of George Gibbs taken from his passport dated 1917. GEORGE GIBBS (IV.), the eldest, was born in “Sunswick,” Astoria, N. Y.  He was educated at the Round Hill School at Northampton, Mass., then in charge of George Bancroft, the historian, and Joseph S. Cogswell, […]

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