Also known as
Mrs. Adoniram Gibson
Mrs. Gibson was the wife of Adoniram Gibson and the mother of Pauline and several other Gibson children.
Early life Edit
She was born in
1808 (aged 80 in May 1888) in White Sands. In late 1820s she courted with Adoniram Gibson and she fell in love with him.
Marriage with Adoniram Gibson Edit
They married probably in late 1820s or early
1830s. They had several children - at least two sons and three daughters. Only Pauline's name is known.
1843, Mrs. Gibson gave birth to Pauline, her youngest child. All her other children married; only Pauline became an old maid. After Adoniram's death, Pauline took care of her mother.
All her brothers and sisters being married and all of them determined not to have Mrs. Adoniram in their homes." — Anne Shirley about Pauline and her mother.
Mrs. Gibson also knew
Marilla Cuthbert during her life in White Sands. A few years later, in 1873, she and Pauline moved to Summerside.
Life in Summerside Edit
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Physical appearance Edit
Behind the scenes Edit
Ingeborg Lapsien provided the voice of Mrs. Gibson in the German audio drama (2009).
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