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Memorable Manitobans: Henry Adolphus Gibson (1857-1934)

Click to enlargeFarmer, land agent.

Born in the Channel Islands on 7 January 1857, he emigrated to Canada in 1883 with his wife Fannie Augusta Croll and resided at Winnipeg for over 40 years. They had seven children: Millicent Caroline Gibson (b 1882; Mrs. Daniel J. Ferguson), Evelyn Bertie Gibson (b 1887; Mrs. Matthew C. Ryan), Gladys Una Gibson (b 1889), Cuthbert Montague Gibson (1890-1934), Aubrey Ritherdon Gibson (b 1894), and Cyril Leslie Gibson (b 1896). He retired to Los Angeles, California around 1929 where he died on 13 September 1934 and was buried.

Sources:

Birth registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 and 1911 Canada censes, Automated Genealogy.

“Deaths and funerals” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 September 1934.

Page revised: 8 October 2009

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