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Memorable Manitobans: Henry Adolphus Gibson (1857-1934)

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Farmer, 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 (1882-?, wife of Daniel J. Ferguson), Evelyn Bertie Gibson, Gladys Una Gibson (1889-?), Cuthbert Montague Gibson (1890-1934), Aubrey Ritherdon Gibson (1894-?), and Cyril Leslie Gibson (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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 March 2020

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