Reeta Ann Gibson

21 October 1904–1 July 1986 (Age 81)
Grafton, Washington, Utah, United States

The Life of Reeta Ann

When Reeta Ann Gibson was born on 21 October 1904, in Grafton, Washington, Utah, United States, her father, George Andrew Gibson, was 43 and her mother, Emily Wood, was 41. She married James Deleplane Smith on 30 December 1922, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Hurricane, Washington, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 1 July 1986, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Deleplane Smith
Reeta Ann Gibson
Marriage: 30 December 1922
Melba Smith
Maudell Smith
Retta Ann Smith

Spouse and Children

30 December 1922
Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

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.
1908 · Utah's First National Monument

Age 4

Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.

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)

  • Reeta Smith in household of James D Smith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Reta A Gibson in household of George A Gibson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Reta Gibson in household of George A Gibson, "United States Census, 1910"

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