GIBSON, Caroline 1843-1926
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 4/2/2015 at 07:31:38
Mrs. Gibson Dies at Advanced Age
Mrs. Caroline Gibson died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Harry A. Lynn on Thursday, November 25th, 1926. She was confined to her bed but three days before the end came. Old age and other complications were the cause of her death.
Funeral services were held at the Methodist church in Grundy Center Saturday afternoon. During the absence of the local pastor, the services were conducted by Rev. Chamberlin from Dike.
Caroline Maria Henry was born in Wayne county, Ohio, May 2, 1943. Twelve years later she moved with her parents to Fon du Lac, Wis., where she grew to womanhood and on Jan. 17, 1866, was united in marriage to Charles W. Gibson.
After residing in Wisconsin two years they moved to Grundy county, Iowa, where she lived the remaining 56 years of her life. She spent 49 years of this period in Grundy Center.
Mrs. Gibson was a mother of two daughters, Mrs. H. A. Lynn and Mrs. F. C. Erickson, who together with three grandsons and a great-granddaughter and an only sister, Mrs. Millie Ickes, of California, remain to mourn her departure, Mr. Gibson having passed away 41 yeas ago.
Forty-eight years ago Mr. and Mrs. Gibson joined the M.E. church in Grundy Center on profession of faith, during the pastorate of Rev. J. C. McGee.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 2 December 1926, pg 8
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