Virgil Lee Gibson Sr

5 October 1904–11 September 1979 (Age 74)
Johnson, Texas, United States

The Life of Virgil Lee

When Virgil Lee Gibson Sr was born on 5 October 1904, in Johnson, Texas, United States, his father, John Henry Gibson, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Jones, was 24. He married Ettie Marie Jones on 1 October 1932, in Hill, Texas, United States. He lived in Tehuacana, Limestone, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 1, Anderson, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 11 September 1979, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Kirk, Limestone, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Virgil Lee Gibson Sr
1904–1979
Leah Oma Taylor
1904–1989
Helen Joyce Gibson
1929–2014

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    Helen Joyce Gibson

    Female1929–2014Female

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World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 1

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1927

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Virgil Gibson in household of John Gibson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Virgil L Gibson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Virgil Gibson in household of John T Gibson, "United States Census, 1920"

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