Uriah Melton Gibson was born October 03, 1860 in Rapides Parish, LA, and died December 06, 1898 in Harrison Co. (now Stone Co.), MS. He was the son of Amos Gibson and Dorcas McDermott. He married Minerva Williams September 05, 1878 in Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA, daughter of Lewis Williams and Catherine Terrell. She was born April 06, 1857 in Harrison Co., MS, and died December 18, 1921 in Bond, Stone Co., MS.
The following sources were useful in providing valuable information for Uriah Melton Gibson and his wife, Minerva Williams:
The Amos ("Almough") Gibson family is enumerated with son, Uriah ("Raigher"), listed at age 10.
Minerva Williams is listed at age 14 living with her sisters Elizabeth and Ophelia (ages 12 and 9), her mother Catharine Terrell Williams Gammill, her stepfather Benjamin Gammill, and her half-siblings. (Note that "Benjamin Gammill" is listed as "James A. Gammill" on their marriage license.)
Uriah and Minerva are enumerated with their first child, Emma.
Widow Minerva Gipson (sic) is listed with six of her children. Her husband, Uriah, died two years earlier from a logging accident.
Widow Minerva Gibson is listed with three of her children.
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