Ned Boyd Gibson

12 July 1908–8 April 1982 (Age 73)
Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, United States

The Life of Ned Boyd

When Ned Boyd Gibson was born on 12 July 1908, in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, United States, his father, Charles William Gibson, was 36 and his mother, Rachel Lucinda Williams, was 32. He married Eva Elizabeth Marshall in 1929. He died on 8 April 1982, at the age of 73.

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Ned Boyd Gibson
Eva Elizabeth Marshall
Marriage: 1929

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 9

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ned B Gipson in household of C W Gipson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ned Gibson in household of Charles W Gibson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • 1930 United States Federal Census about Ned Gibson

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