Omer Dee Gibson

18 January 1877–22 July 1959 (Age 82)
Waterloo, Linn, Oregon, United States

The Life Summary of Omer Dee

When Omer Dee Gibson was born on 18 January 1877, in Waterloo, Linn, Oregon, United States, his father, James David Gibson, was 33 and his mother, Mary Keyes, was 24. He married Lillian Gholson on 10 September 1901, in Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States. He lived in Yakima, Washington, United States in 1935 and Wenatchee Election Precinct H, Chelan, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 22 July 1959, in Selah, Yakima, Washington, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Wenas Cemetery, Wenas, Yakima, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Omer Dee Gibson
1877–1959
Jean Jenkins
Marriage: 28 October 1944

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 October 1944Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1880 · The Great Gale of 1880
    Age 3
    The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 4
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established
    Age 22
    Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 61941;2007: 137570; 2010: 190667)English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Gibb (a pet form of Gilbert) + son, hence ‘son of Gibb’. The name is very common in Ireland, having arrived in that country in the 17th century. It is also occasionally adopted for Ó Gibealláin, see Giblin .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Gibb

    Sources (13)

    • O D Gibson, "United States Census, 1940"
    • O D Gibson, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Omer D Gibson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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