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Re: RE: Andrew Jackson Gibson and Miranda Elizabeth (McMillin) Gibson
Posted by: Karen Sherman (ID *****5024) Date: February 02, 2005 at 09:46:01
In Reply to: RE: Andrew Jackson Gibson and Miranda Elizabeth (McMillin) Gibson by Albert scarborough of 65481

Hi Albert.

This was the only Otha Gibson listed in the 1930 census who was the right age to be the one you list:
1930 United States Federal Census > Illinois > Cook > Leyden > District 2158 > Page 15A
2116 Seventy Third (owned, worth $7000)
Dwelling 262/Family 279
Otha Gibson, head, white, 35, married since age 27, reads, writes, b TX, father b TN, mother b US, chauffer for laundry
Pearl, wife, white, 31, married since age 24, reads, writes, b WI, father b Canada (French), mother b Illinois
Eleanor, daughter, white, 6, attends school, b Ill

The Texas Death Index listed the following. You can find out how to order the death certificates to confirm that this is your family at www.vitalrec.com/tx.html
Minnie Bell Scarborough
Death Date: 19 September 1969
Death County: HOPKINS
Gender: F
Marital Status: WIDOWED

These entries in the 1920 and 1930 census fit what you know of Jesse:
1920 U.S. Census Texas Fannin Precinct 4 ED# 49 Page 2A
Farm (renter)
Dwelling 24/Family 27
Jessie Gibson, white, 33, married, reads, writes, b TX, parents b TN, farmer
Emma, wife, white, 30, married, b TX, father b GA, mother b Mississippi
Willie, son, white, 8, b TexKansas

1930 United States Federal Census > Texas > Baylor > Seymour > District 2 > Page 1A
Dwelling 4/Family 6
Jess Gibson, head, white, 43, married since age 21, reads, writes, b TX, father b TN, mother b US, laborer
Emma, wife, white, 40, married since age 18, reads, writes, b ARkansas, father b Alabama, mother b Mississippi
Willie, son, white, 18 reads writes, b Arkansas, laborer
Raymond, son, white, 9, attends school, b TX
Charles, son, white, 4, b TX

Good luck!
Karen


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