Person:America Gibbs (1)

America Louvenia Gibbs
b.Mar 1861 Tennessee
m. 23 Nov 1852
  1. Frances Texas Gibbs1856 -
  2. Bascom GibbsAbt 1859 -
  3. America Louvenia Gibbs1861 - 1940
  4. James C. GibbsAbt 1863 -
  5. Cordelia GibbsAbt 1865 -
m. 9 Dec 1886
  1. Lora Mildred Shirron1887 - 1934
  2. Beulah Shirron1889 -
m. 1912
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3][4] America Louvenia Gibbs
Gender Female
Birth[5][6] Mar 1861 Tennessee
Census[8] 1870 Living with father in McMinn County, Tennessee at age 9
Census[9] 1880 Living with father in Adams County, Illinois at age 19
Marriage 9 Dec 1886 Dade County, Missourito Thomas Marion Shirron
Marriage 1912 to G. P. Womack
Death[7] 30 Oct 1940 Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri
Burial? Park cemetery, Carthage, Missouri

Marriage information has her name as Louvenia A. Gibbs.


         Mrs. Louvenia Womack, 79, Dies at Carthage

Carthage, Mo., Oct. 30 -- Mrs. Louvenia Gibbs Womack, 79 years old, a resident of Carthage 13 years, died at 10:45 o'clock this morning at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Harris, 1178 South Main street, where she had been the last month.

   Mrs. Womack was born in 1861 in Tennessee.  At the age of 14 she moved to Coatsburg, Ill., where she completed her education.  While on a visit to Greenfield, Mo., she was married to T.M. Shirron, a young medical student who later entered the ministry.
  In 1912 Mrs. Shirron was married to G.P. Womack of Lockney, Tex., and they went there to live.  After his death she came to Carthage to make her home.  She was a lifelong member of the South Methodist Church.
  Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. J.L. Means (Beaulah) of Amarillo, Tex.; a sister, Mrs. Frances Ertel of Coatsburg, Ill.; two grandchildren, Harold Christman of Carthage and Mrs. Loren Jones of Amarillo, and three great-grandchildren.  The body was moved to Knell mortuary.

1900 Census of Carterville, Jasper County, Missouri, pg. 147A Sherron, America head March 1861 39 wd 2-2 TN TN AL seamstress

    Lora M.    dau    Sept.   1887     12        MO  KY  TN  at school
             Beulah M.  dau    May   1889   11        MO  KY  TN  at school    

1910 Census of Carterville, Jasper County, Missouri, pg. 68B Shirron, A. L. head 49 WD 2-2 TN TN TN

         Beulah    dau       20          S  MO  KY   TN

Christman, Geo. son in law 32 md1 5 yrs MO NC TN Moulder, Iron Foundry

    Lora dau  22  md1 5 yrs  1-1  MO  KY   TN
             Harold   grandson   2 11/12         MO  MO  MO

  1. 1900 Jasper County, Missouri census
    p. 147A.
  2. 1880 Census of Coatsburg, Adams County, Illinois
    p. 16.
  3. Obituary of Louvenia Womack.
  4. Funeral Records for Beulah Means.
  5. 1900 Jasper County, Missouri census
    p. 147A.
  6. Shirron.FTW.

    Date of Import: Jun 18, 1999

  7. America Louvenia Gibbs Womack's obituary.
  8. 1870 Census of McMinn County, Tennessee
    p. 147.
  9. 1880 Census of Coatsburg, Adams County, Illinois.