Berryman W. Gibson

Berryman W. Gibson

Birth
Caswell County, North Carolina, USA
Death 1 Sep 1870 (aged 85)
Henderson County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Corydon, Henderson County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 12513506 · View Source
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Son of Joel Gibson and Eleanor Davis Gibson.

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Berry Gibson is shown as head of household in the 1830 and 1840 U.S. Federal Censuses in Henderson, Kentucky.

Berry Gibson, age 63, is shown as head of household in the 1850 U.S. Federal Census in District 2, Henderson Co., Kentucky. His birthplace in this census is listed as Virginia and his occupation is farmer. Other people in the household include his wife, Susan Gibson, 60, and the following: Martha, 35, William, 24, Nathan, 21, and Susan, 19. There is another child listed in the household whose last name is not Gibson: William Weldon, age 10.

Berry Gibson, age 73, is shown as head of household in the 1860 U.S. Federal Census in Division 1, Henderson Co., Kentucky. His birthplace is given as North Carolina and his occupation is farmer. Others shown in the household are his wife, Susan Gibson, 71, and their grandchild, Susan E. Gibson, age 7. She is the daughter of Berryman's son, Nathan.

According to the 1860 U.S. Federal Census-Slave Schedules, Berryman Gibson had a large number of slaves. There were fourteen females ranging in age from 1 to 37 and ten males ranging in age from 2 to 30.

The U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules 1850-1885 show Berryman, a widower, died in September 1870 at the age of 84. Cause of death was consumption (tuberculosis).


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  • Maintained by: Robert Galloway
  • Originally Created by: Mary Coursey
  • Added: 26 Nov 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 12513506
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Berryman W. Gibson (13 Jun 1785–1 Sep 1870), Find a Grave Memorial no. 12513506, citing Gibson Family Cemetery, Corydon, Henderson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Robert Galloway (contributor 47367097) .