Mary Louise "Lulu" Gibson

20 April 1886–18 April 1961 (Age 74)
Jay, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Louise "Lulu"

When Mary Louise "Lulu" Gibson was born on 20 April 1886, in Jay, Indiana, United States, her father, James Gibson, was 45 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Fennig, was 44. She married William Oliver RICHISON on 22 December 1906, in Jay, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Wabash Township, Jay, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Harrison Township, Montgomery, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 18 April 1961, in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Gravel Hill, Center Township, Benton, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Oliver RICHISON
Mary Louise "Lulu" Gibson
Marriage: 22 December 1906
Irma T Richison
Wava Margaret Richison
Carl Albert Richison
Glen Alvin Richison

Spouse and Children

22 December 1906
Jay, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Gibson


    Mary Elizabeth Fennig




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary L Gibson in household of Mary Gibson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lulu M Richison in household of William Richison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lula Gibson in entry for Carl Richison and Geraldine Mumma, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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