Hester Melissa Gibson

13 January 1888–April 1974 (Age 86)
Watauga, Carter, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Hester Melissa

When Hester Melissa Gibson was born on 13 January 1888, in Watauga, Carter, Tennessee, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Gibson, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Jane Harvey, was 23. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with George Cleveland Lacy. She lived in Civil District 9, Washington, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. She died in April 1974, in Johnson City, Washington, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, Washington, Tennessee, United States.

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George Cleveland Lacy
Hester Melissa Gibson
Haskiel Gibson Lacey
Cleo M. Lacy

Spouse and Children



    Haskiel Gibson Lacey



Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Jefferson Gibson





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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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 2

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hester M Gibson in household of Thomas Gibson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hester M Gibson in household of Thomas J Gibson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hester Gibson in entry for Haskiel Gibson Lacey and Ethel Montgomery, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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