Clara Belle Gibson

1 March 1883–5 July 1955 (Age 72)
Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life of Clara Belle

Clara Belle Gibson was born on 1 March 1883, in Augusta, Virginia, United States as the daughter of Charles Lewis Gibson and Ella Bishop Gibson. She married Charles F Courtney. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Middle River District, Augusta, Virginia, United States in 1910 and Basic City, Augusta, Virginia, United States in 1920. She died on 5 July 1955, in Waynesboro, Virginia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Waynesboro, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles F Courtney
1883–1923
Clara Belle Gibson
1883–1955
Marriage:
Thelma Virginia Courtney
1906–1988
Charles Louis Courtney
1908–1998
Clarence H Courtney
1910–1989
Susie Jane Courtney
1913–2006
Elizabeth Courtney
1913–
Harry N Courtney
1913–
William Raymond Courtney
1914–2005
Bessie Arlene Courtney
1919–2006

Spouse and Children

    Charles F Courtney

    Male1883–1923Male

    Female1883–1955Female

MARRIAGE
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Lewis Gibson

    Male1850–Male

    Ella Bishop Gibson

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 11

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 19

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara Courtney in household of Charlie T Courtney, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clara B Courtney in household of Charles F Courtney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clara Gibson in entry for Cleo B Scott and Bessie A Courtney, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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