Mary E. Bacon1,2,3

ID# 10106, (1832 - 1871)
FatherAlpheus Bacon4,5,6 (2 Aug 1795 - 12 Jan 1872)
MotherSarah Cobb4,5 (18 Jan 1800 - 10 Feb 1853)

Key Events:

Birth: 23 Dec 1832, Shelburne, Vermont7,8,9
Death: 8 Jan 1871, Ridgeway, New York7
Burial: Bates Road Cemetery, Ridgeway, New York12

Spouse:William Wallace Gibson (20 Aug 1823 - 7 Dec 1897)
     Children:

  • Alpha Cobb Gibson17,18 (17 Oct 1863 - 24 Feb 1916)
  • Gardner Winslow Gibson19,17,20 (25 Jan 1864 - 23 Nov 1874)
  • John B. Gibson21,22 (17 Nov 1870 - 13 Dec 1933)
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Mary E. Bacon was born on 23 Dec 1832 in Shelburne, Vermont.7,8,9 She was probably the female age 5 to 10 listed in the household of her father, Alpheus Bacon, in the 1840 Federal Census of Shelburne, Chittenden Co., Vermont.13
     She moved to New York with her parents before 1850. She appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Brighton, Monroe Co., New York, in the household of her parents, Alpheus Bacon and Sarah Cobb.14
     She moved to Orleans Co., with her father after the death of her mother. She appeared on the 1855 State Census of Ridgeway, Orleans Co., New York, in the household of her father.6 She appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Murray, Orleans Co., New York, in the household of her father.15
     Mary married William Wallace Gibson, son of William Gibson and Susan Burns.10,11 She returned to Vermont with her husband after their marriage.
     Mary and William moved to Orleans Co., New York, where she had been living with her father before they married, before 1870. They appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Ridgeway, Orleans Co., New York, enumerated 29 Jun 1870, reporting no real or personal estate. Their children Alpha and Gardner and his children by his prior marriages, Elizabeth, Katie and William, were listed as living with them, as was James Harris, a 28-year-old farm worker.16
     Mary died on 8 Jan 1871 in Ridgeway, New York, at age 38.7 She was buried in Bates Road Cemetery, Ridgeway, New York.12

Citations

  1. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45, shows name as Mary Bacon.
  2. [S2479] Alphonzo Bacon household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York, shows name as Mary E. Bacon.
  3. [S7884] Alpheus Bacon household, 1855 New York State Census, Orleans Co., New York, Ridgeway, shows name as Mary Bacon.
  4. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45.
  5. [S2479] Alphonzo Bacon household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S7884] Alpheus Bacon household, 1855 New York State Census, Orleans Co., New York, Ridgeway.
  7. [S7883] Nellist, "Bates Road Cemetery", record for Mary E. Gibson, shows date, town, and state.
  8. [S2479] Alphonzo Bacon household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York, shows age 17 and state.
  9. [S7884] Alpheus Bacon household, 1855 New York State Census, Orleans Co., New York, Ridgeway, shows age 23 and state.
  10. [S7883] Nellist, "Bates Road Cemetery", record for Mary E. Gibson, shows her as his wife.
  11. [S7892] Wm. Gibson household, 1870 U.S. Census, Orleans Co., New York, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  12. [S7883] Nellist, "Bates Road Cemetery", record for Mary E. Gibson.
  13. [S2483] Alpheus Bacon household, 1840 U.S. Census, Chittenden Co., Vermont.
  14. [S2479] Alphonzo Bacon household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York.
  15. [S2481] Alpheus Bacon household, 1860 U.S. Census, Orleans Co., New York.
  16. [S7892] Wm. Gibson household, 1870 U.S. Census, Orleans Co., New York.
  17. [S7892] Wm. Gibson household, 1870 U.S. Census, Orleans Co., New York, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  18. [S3427] General Index to Vital Records of Vermont, death record for Alpha Cobb Gibson, prepared by Sharon town clerk.
  19. [S3427] General Index to Vital Records of Vermont, birth record for Gardner Winslow Gibson, prepared by Pomfret town clerk.
  20. [S7883] Nellist, "Bates Road Cemetery", record for Gardner Gibson, shows mother as M. S. [Gibson]
  21. [S7893] Wm. W. Gibson household, 1880 U.S. Census, Windsor Co., Vermont, shows the boy as son of her widowed husband.
  22. [S3427] General Index to Vital Records of Vermont, death record for John B. Gibson, preparer not stated.