Frank Gibson

16 November 1897–31 March 1989 (Age 91)
North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Frank

When Frank Gibson was born on 16 November 1897, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Jason Columbus "Lum" Gibson, was 31 and his mother, Candice Balzura Stiles, was 28. He married Pearlie Etta Elders on 10 October 1919, in Jackson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Barkers Creek Township, Jackson, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years and Wilmot, Jackson, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 31 March 1989, in Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Fairview Memorial Gardens, Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Gibson
Pearlie Etta Elders
Marriage: 10 October 1919
Rubie Eloise Gibson
Iola Gibson
Odell Frank Gibson
A C Gibson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1919Jackson, North Carolina, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 1
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1918 · Fort Bragg Established
    Age 21
    Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 26
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Gibb (a pet form of Gilbert) + son, hence ‘son of Gibb’. The name is very common in Ireland, having arrived in that country in the 17th century. It is also occasionally adopted for Ó Gibealláin, see Giblin .

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

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    Sources (36)

    • Frank Gibson, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Frank Gibson, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • Frank Gibson in entry for Rubie Eloise Gibson, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

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