Francis Newton Gibson


Francis Newton Gibson

Londonderry, Windham County, Vermont, USA
Death 11 Jul 1905 (aged 65)
Burial Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Sec-8 Lot-1345 Sp-5
Memorial ID 70099150 View Source
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SOURCE:Source: The History of New Ipswich, N.H. 1735-1914, Charles Henry Chandler, page 441

Francis Newton^ (Reuel, Arrington^ Silas^, Arrington*,
Timothy^, John^ John^),
b. Londonderry, Vt., Oct. 18,1839;
d. July 11, 1905;
m. Nov. 23, 1867, Mary Abby Bellows

He graduated from Dartmouth Medical School, enlisted August 6, 1862, in 9th N. H. Regiment in the Civil War as second assistant surgeon, was promoted to be brigade surgeon; mustered out June 10, 1865. He was conspicuous by his bravery in caring for the wounded on the battlefield.

For more than twenty years he practiced his profession in New Ipswich, where his integrity, kindness, and skill won for him a large and increasing practice. To the poor he was a generous creditor. For several years he used the waterpower at the Farrar mill site for manufacturing purposes. In Sept., 1887, he removed to Lincoln, Neb.

30. i. Ellen Champney, b. July 21, 1871; d. Nov. 17, 1897. She graduated from the University of Michigan in 1893, and
taught during most of her brief later life in Lincoln, Neb.

31. ii. Charles Bellows, b. Jan. 22, 1875; d. Jan. 28, 1875.

32. iii. Charles Osgood, b. Oct. 13, 1876; d. Jan. 21, 1878.

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