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Albert J. Gibson and Mary Seaman

Photo taken 1900-1912

See full photo with the 2 unidentified men behind Albert & Mary

Albert was born in Indiana December of 1835 or 1837. His parent’s names are unknown for certain at this time, but I believe them to be Archibald and Huldy. Archibald born abt 1805-1815 in Ohio. Huldy born 1816 in North Carolina. Huldy’s parents were from Kentucky.

 

November 8th, 1857 in Greene County, Iowa, Albert married Mary Seaman who was born September 1st, 1840 in Indiana. Mary may well have been the firstborn child and named after her mother Mary, who was born in OH about 1824. The 1880 census finds her a widow and living 2 farms away from Albert & Mary Gibson.

 

Albert and Mary were the parents of 6 children,

1.       Anne Aliza born in Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska 3-19-1859 and died 4-8-1864 (birthplace info. might be incorrect, possibly IA)

2.      Henry L. born July 25th, 1862 in Kearney, died April 20th, 1864. (birthplace info. might be incorrect, possiably IA)

3.      Isaac Wilson (Ike) born July 7th, 1868 in Iowa, married Ethel Wise October 22nd, 1922, his date of death unknown,

4.      Fred Garfield born March 2nd, 1881 in Iowa, married Charlotte Estella Anthony December 12th, 1903 in Lexington, Nebraska, died April 14th, 1953,

5.      Unknown son born October 3rd, 1882 in Iowa and died January 6th, 1883

6.      Cora Edna, born July 9th, 1884 in Iowa married Charles H. Pitts on July 3rd, 1905 and died October 2nd, 1909.

 

Below is a timeline of the lives of Albert & Mary Gibson, created from available information.

 

1835-1837

December, Albert J. Gibson, born in Indiana

 

1840

September 1,st, Mary Seaman born in Indiana

 

1857

November 8th, Greene Co, Iowa Albert marries Mary Seaman

 

1859

March 19th, daughter Ann Aliza Gibson born

 

1862

July 25th, son Henry L. born

 

1864

April 8th, daughter Ann Eliza dies

 

1864

April 20th, son Henry L. dies.

 

1868

July 7th, son Isaac Wilson born

 

1872

A.J. Gibson homestead land in Riverdale, Buffalo Co, NE.

***Might NOT be Albert....

 

1881

March 2nd, son Fred Garfield is born

 

1882

October 3rd, Unnamed son born

 

1883

Jan 6th, Unnamed son dies

 

1884

July 9th, daughter Cora Edna born

 

1890

A. Gibson Justice of Peace and Election Judge in north area of McPherson Co. (Possibly Omega? possibly. Albert?)

 

1890-1891

A. Gibson & Wm. Gibson listed as farmers, Omega, McPherson Co, NE (Omega is in the North East part of McPherson, possibly Albert?)

 

1900

Albert & Mary in Dawson Co, Lincoln Twp, NE, (located on census). Albert is listed as a farmer, renting farm.

 

1903

December 12th, Fred marries Charlotte Estella Anthony in Lexington, Nebraska. Residence for both Fred & Charlotte listed as Sumner Co, NE

 

1905

July 3rd, daughter Cora Edna marries Charles H. Pitts

 

1909

October 2nd, daughter Cora Edna dies

 

1910

"Andrew" J Gibson, wife Mary, son Fred in Census, Tyron Twp. “Andrew” listed as a farmer.

1910

(Approximate date) Family photo showing "To Tyron in 15 days" photo is of sod house, Albert, Fred, Lottie and 3 children Edith, Howard & Roy

 

1911

October 22nd, son Isaac Wilson marries Ethel Wise

 

1912

March 15th, Mary Seaman-Gibson dies, buried in Miller Cemetery, McPherson County, Nebraska

 

1913

May 16th Albert listed as owner of 640 acres Sec 5-6-7-8 in Twp 19, McPherson County, Nebraska

 

1913

May 16th son Fred & "Lottie" also listed as owner of 640 acres adjoining Albert’s land, Sec 4-5 in Twp 19, Sec 33 in Twp 20.

 

1916

Fred Garfield appointed Precinct Official, Assessor, Worden, S 1/2, in McPherson Co, Nebraska

 

1917-1918

Fred Garfield is listed as alive resident of McPherson Co.

 

1917-1918

Also listed, as alive resident is a Charles William Gibson, birth date of 10-13-1892, born in Trenton NE. (Unknown if he ties in with this family)

 

1917-1918

WW1Draft Registration in McPherson County, NE: Fred Garfield Gibson, b date 3-2-1881 WW1 Civian draft. 

Registered in Tekamah City, Arizona Precinct.

 

1920

Fred is in Buffalo Co, NE per census

 

1920

Albert listed in census living alone, in  McPherson County

 

1924

February 25th, Albert 'T' Gibson buried next to Mary Gibson in Miller Cemetery McPherson Co, NE (I believe this to be Albert’s grave, the “J” eroding to resemble a “T”).

 

 

 

 

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