George Geary Gibson

M, b. 17 January 1847, d. 6 May 1940
George Gibson and Alphretta Binnix
Father*James Francis Gibson b. 1825, d. Jun 1874
Mother*Ann Olivia Sterrett b. 7 Jan 1829, d. 7 Nov 1863
     George Geary Gibson was born on 17 January 1847 at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson, VA, USA. He was the son of James Francis Gibson and Ann Olivia Sterrett. George Geary Gibson appeared on the census of 1860 in the household of James Francis Gibson at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson, WV, USA; Armory Employee.1 George Geary Gibson began military service on 13 March 1865 Enlisted in the Union Army on March 13, 1865 at Ellicott Mills, Maryland in Company C, Third Maryland/Potomac Home Brigade Infantry. Discharged May 29, 1865

He was discharged from the army in May of 1865. He caught fever while on Picket Duty from sleeping on the ground. He was treated in the Regiment hosp. He married Alphretta Binnix, daughter of Edward Choat Binnix and Sarah Jane Duff, on 8 September 1868 at By Rev. Hamilton, Methodist Episcopal Church, Wash.DC. George Geary Gibson appeared on the census of 1870 at DC, DC, DC, USA; When he was in Wasington he worked on the Capitol Dome.


Name appears to be spelled Gipson.

Saran Gantz or something living with them as "domestic". 29 years old.

This location no longer exists. It is now the L'Enfant Plaza. In fact, 8 sw no longer exists - completely replaced with buildings.2 He was a witness to the fact that James Francis Gibson was living in 1872 at Wasington DC; Carpenter. George Geary Gibson was Tinner in 1880. He appeared on the census of 1880 at Washington DC, DC, DC, USA.3 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Brooklyn, Kings, NY, USA; Rife Maker.4 He appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 at 466 E. 186 St, Bronx, NY, USA; William Sutton listed as a boarder just before he married Georgetta.

George Geary was a tinsmith working at the Navy Yard.

Nellie designer of childrem hats factory.

Georgetta was a stenographer at hardware.

Elise was a typist at hardware

Fanny was an operator at childrens dress factory.

William Sutton was a salesman at silk importers.

They rented a house- now its condos or apartments (2015).

George stated his father born in VA.5 He appeared on the census of 1920 at 26 Lockwood St, Stamford, Fairfield, CT; Herbert and Fanny Butler living with George (or visa versa). Today, the house is replaced with I-95. Someone tells the census taker that Alphretta's dad was from France and spoke french - thats not even close.

Harlod is an ironworker working at Navy Yard. Herbert is salesman for lock company (Yale & Towne). George Geary is retired.6 He was living in 1930 at Mamaroneck, NY. He died on 6 May 1940 at Stamford, CT, at age 93. He was buried on 10 May 1940 at Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens, Queen, NY.


Alphretta Binnix b. 9 Aug 1851, d. 15 Feb 1940


  1. [S68] 1860 Federal Census Census,.
  2. [S72] 1870 Federal Census unknown record type,.
  3. [S66] 1880 Federal Census Census,.
  4. [S67] 1900 Federal Census Census,.
  5. [S65] 1910 Federal Census.
  6. [S70] 1920 Federal Census Census,.