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Re: Bobby H Gibson and family,born in Ok.died in Tx.
Posted by: Nita (ID *****6995) Date: September 14, 2009 at 21:21:04
In Reply to: Bobby H Gibson and family,born in Ok.died in Tx. by shirley chandler of 93

The obit below might be useful. I have not related to this line. A cousin of set of cousins, Clarice Hazel Murtishaw Gibson died 1929 in Howard Co., Texas; since Clarice's parents lived in Carter Co., Oklahoma which is near Marlow, Oklahoma, there might be some kind of connection between Clarice's husband Gibson (don't know given name) and your Gibson group.

The familysearch.org site has several Gibson death certificates for Howard Co., Texas, some, besides William Newton Gibson, might be yours.

Big Spring Daily Herald
Big Spring, Texas
December 28, 1945

William N. Gibson Dies This Morning After a Long Illness
WILLIAM NEWTON GIBSON, 83, died at 2:30 this morning following an extended period of illness. Long a resident of Big Spring, he was born in Louisiana April 1, 1862. Services have been planned this afternoon in the Eberley-Curry Chapel with Rev. WILLIAM BEST of the Trinity Baptist Church in charge. Burial will be in a local cemetery.

He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. LEVY ROBINSON of Big Spring, Mrs. B. B. HUGGINS of Lawton, Oklahoma, and Mrs. E. A. THEGFORD of Big Spring; two sons, J. E. of Big Spring and H. H. of Independence; a stepson, C. H. FIRTH of Portland, Oregon; two sisters, Mrs. Z. Y. HOPE of Ithaca and Mrs. J. B. MCCALEB of Robert Lee; 25 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Name: William Newton Gibson
Death date: 28 Dec 1945
Death place: Big Spring, Howard, Texas
Gender: Male
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 83 years 8 months 27 days
Estimated birth year:
Birthdate: 01 Apr 1862
Birthplace: La
Marital status: Widowed
Spouse's name:
Father's name: Robert C. Gibson
Father's birthplace: La
Mother's name: Alafara West
Mother's birthplace: La
Occupation:
Residence: Big Srping, Howard, Texas
Cemetery name:
Burial place: Big Spring, Texas
Burial date: 29 Dec 1945
Additional relatives:
Film number: 2218187
Digital GS number: 4030506
Image number: 3089
Reference number: cn 54564
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976






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