Ray Sherrill Gibbs

17 September 1926–26 November 1986 (Age 60)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Ray Sherrill

When Ray Sherrill Gibbs was born on 17 September 1926, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Donald Harrison Gibby, was 26 and his mother, Margie Magnolia Monteith, was 24. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Shirley Teague Robbins. He lived in Forneys Creek Township, Swain, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Taylorsville, Alexander, North Carolina, United States in 1986. He died on 26 November 1986, in Hickory, Catawba, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Lenoir, North Carolina, United States.

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Ray Sherrill Gibbs
Shirley Teague Robbins
Donna Martin Linkous
William David Martin

Spouse and Children


    Shirley Teague Robbins




    Donna Martin Linkous


    William David Martin


Parents and Siblings




    James Hugh Gibby


    Harold Lee Gibby


World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 3

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.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 16

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ray Gibby in household of D H Gibby, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ray Gibby in household of Donald H Gibby, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ray S Gibbs in entry for Mrs Shirley Robbins Gibbs, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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