Bernard Freddrick Gibson

22 February 1896–7 April 1973 (Age 77)
Mansfield, Tarrant, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Bernard Freddrick

When Bernard Freddrick Gibson was born on 22 February 1896, in Mansfield, Tarrant, Texas, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Gibson, was 43 and his mother, Melinda Elizabeth Grimsley, was 37. He married Erna Isabel Hustead on 22 June 1921, in Ellis, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Justice Precinct 8, Tarrant, Texas, United States for about 30 years. He died on 7 April 1973, in Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Bernard Freddrick Gibson
Erna Isabel Hustead
Marriage: 22 June 1921
Bernard Frederick Gibson
Hustead N. Gibson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 June 1921Ellis, Texas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 2
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered
    Age 5
    "Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
    Age 21
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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    Sources (17)

    • Bernard F Gibson, "United States Census, 1930"
    • B F Gibson, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
    • Bernard Frederick Gibson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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