Newton Walker Gibbons


Personal and Family Information

Newton was born on 2 MAY 1833 in Frederick County, VA, the son of Jacob Gibbons JR and Mary Ann Pierce.

He died on 18 MAY 1911 in Effingham County, IL.

His wife was Julia Ann Rolph, who he married on 13 MAR 1857 in Montrose, Effingham County, Illinois. Their ten known children were Perry Pierce (?-?), Solomon Albert (1859-?), Maria Isabel (1860-?), James McClellan (1862-?), Herbert Victor (1864-?), Newton Edgar (1871-?), Elbert Samuel (<1877-?), Percy Pierce (1873-?), Peral G. (1879-?) and Earl (1879-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Newton Walker Gibbons


Jacob Gibbons JR


Jacob Gibbons Sr


James Gibbons


Mary Miller


Sarah Walton


Mary Ann Pierce


Michael Pierce Jr


Michael Pierce Sr


Lydia Unknown


Rachel Curlette



Birth2 MAY 1833
Place: Frederick County, VA
Death18 MAY 1911
Place: Effingham County, IL




Note 1

Burial: Faunce Cemetery, North of Montrose, Cumberland County, Illinois

REFN: 219

Newton Walker Gibbons came to Effingham County, Illinois In the year of 1852, and entered 120 acres of government land for which he paid, 1.25 per acre. In 1857 he returned from Indiana, and lived In Effingham County, permanently. Newton was one of the incorporators of the Vandalia Railroad. Newton held offices in the County Government serving as, County Commissioner, Justice of the Peace, Supervisor, School Treasurer, Trustee, Director, Enrolling Officer and Provost Marshall.

Source Mary T. Gibbons / Center Point, In