Roosevelt "Mubba" Gibson

20 November 1903–5 June 1986 (Age 82)
Cedartown, Polk, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Roosevelt "Mubba"

When Roosevelt "Mubba" Gibson was born on 20 November 1903, in Cedartown, Polk, Georgia, United States, his father, Virgil "Verge" Gibson, was 37 and his mother, Sally Battle, was 23. He had at least 2 daughters with Florence Cothron. He died on 5 June 1986, in Cedartown, Polk, Georgia, United States, at the age of 82.

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Roosevelt "Mubba" Gibson
Florence Cothron
Clara Gibson
Cassie Gibson

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World Events (8)

Age 1
St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot
Age 3
The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
Age 24
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)

  • Roosevelt Gibson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roosevelt Gibson in household of Verge Gibson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roosevelt Gibson, "Georgia Death Index, 1933-1998"

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