William Moroni Gibson was born 13 April 1848, at Kruskington Lincolnshire, England, to Richard Roberts and Elizabeth Gibson; there were only two children in this family.Richard Roberts and Elizabeth Gibson were secretly married, since he was of nobility and Elizabeth was a farmers daughter, and very beautiful, and his parents put the pressure on him, saying that he had to take his station in life, which was his duty according to his rank he held, therefore he had to give up his wife, Elizabeth.He was a sportsman, and had fine riding horses and hound dogs. he was usually seen wearing a riding outfit. He was carried to his grave in a carriage drawn by two white horses. Richard gave this family (Elizabeth and their two children) money and came to see them at Elizabeth's home where they lived. He truly loved Elizabeth and wrote her the following love letter, after she came to America.The VowLove, thee, Dearest, Love thee, Yes, by yonder Star I swearWhich though far above theeShines so sadly fairThough too oft dim with tears, like him,Like Him my...soul may shine.Love thee, Dearest, love thee, No, that star is not more true,When my vows deceive theeIt shall wander too,A cloud at night may veil its light,And death may darken mine,But leave thee, Dearest, leave thee,No, till Death I'm thine.Richard Roberts later married a rich woman his parents choice for him. Her name was Frances, they had one girl and two boys. He died November 14, 1870, at the age of 61, at Wilsford, Lincolnshire, England.