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Subject: [TXBOWIE] Looking for GIBSON Descendants
Date: 27 Jul 2001 08:37:47 -0600
I am looking for information on my grandfather, Walter Larkin Gibson, Jr. or any of his family. I would
greatly appreciate any and all information you can give me.
On his (Walter L Gibson, Jr.) birth certificate, he was born 12/14/1911 in Hooks, TX, Bowie County.
Walter Larkin Gibson, Sr. was his father and Viola Crump was his mother. His father's occupation was
a merchant. The 1920 Bowie County Census shows Walter Sr. and Viola were born in Alabama and
had three children, Walter Larkin, Jr., Evalin C., and Marrion Eloise.
I found that Walter L Gibson, Sr.(b.10/26/1871;d.12/23/1942) and Viola Crump(b.1/20/1880;d.6/22/1960)
were buried in the Woodman Cemetery, in DeKalb, TX.
Walter, Sr.'s obituary stated that he was survived by his wife; one son, W. L. Gibson, Jr., of San Antonio,
TX; two daughters, Miss Eloise Gibson of Hooks, and Mrs. Ralph Mims of Texarkana; two brothers, S.
B. Gibson of Troy, Ala., and L. V. Gibson of Hooks, TX; one granddaughter and five nephews.
Evelyn Christine Gibson married Henery Ralph Mims. On 8/25/1941, their daughter, Zeta Mims, was