Ervin Colburn Gibson

9 November 1922–1995 (Age 72)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Ervin Colburn

When Ervin Colburn Gibson was born on 9 November 1922, in Alabama, United States, his father, Thomas Gibson, was 35 and his mother, Lula Bell Colburn, was 27. He married Mary Sue Sharp on 27 February 1946, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Brilliant, Marion, Alabama, United States in 1930. He died in 1995, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Ervin Colburn Gibson
Mary Sue Sharp
Marriage: 27 February 1946
Daughter Gibson

Spouse and Children

27 February 1946
Jefferson, Alabama, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Annie Gibson


    Elizabeth Gibson


    Belle Gibson




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1941 · The Tuskegee Airmen

Age 19

The first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, after the Tuskegee Army Air Field where they trained. The group flew over 15,000 individual sorties during World War II which earned them over 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.  
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 20

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

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ervin Gibson in household of Tom Gibson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ervin Colburn Gibson in entry for Infant Gibson, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • Ervin C Gibson, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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