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George Wyatt Gibson General Store & Livery Stables
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Submitted by Carolyn Fairall
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GEORGE WYATT GIBSON operated a general store and livery stables in
Pauls Valley, OK, in 1896, when his daughter Mollie was married. The 1st
photograph (possibly of scene from early Pauls Valley) to follow in
attachment, belonged to Mollie Gibson Chitwood. The 2nd  photograph is of G. W. Gibson
& possibly sons and other relatives. (from collection of my grandmother, Mollie Gibson
Chitwood).  Need help identifying.

To -
GEORGE WYATT GIBSON (front row far left), three sons-in-law, and
three nephews have been identified. The occasion for this photo was
probably the 1901 wedding of his nephew Wesley Oliver Henderson (center).
The four sons of George Wyatt Gibson living in Pauls Valley, OK in 1900 were:
William Dennis (Dick) - liveryman
John Warren - iceman
Edgar - blacksmith
Louis - salesman

The three sons-in-law living in Pauls Valley in 1900, are:
Charles Richard Chitwood - worked in store (top row far left)
Oliver Watson Bandy - blacksmith (top row second from left)
Thomas G. Bandy - blacksmith (top row far right)


Other relatives (the 3 in middle row, L to R) are:
Arthur Howard Henderson, b 1881 AR, d 1941 AR
George Chester Henderson, b 1876 AR, d 1935 OK
Wesley Oliver Henderson, b 1879 AR, d OK
All three are nephews of George Wyatt Gibson.


FAMILY GROUP SHEET:
George Wyatt Gibson, was born 30 Jan 1843 Haywood Co, TN, son of
Philip Ethan Gibson & Susan Ann Hart, of VA. He was married on
25 Sept 1866 Pulaski Co, AR, to Liddia Ann Warren, b 13 Aug 1846 Holly
Springs, Marshall Co, MS, dau of Tom or John Warren & Sarah Dorcas
Jones. Liddia Ann died 30 May 1894 Pauls Valley, Garvin Co, OK, and
George W. Gibson died 31 May 1909 in Escondido, San Diego Co, CA.
[In 1900, George W. lived with family of his son-in-law Tom Bandy].
Children of George & Liddia:

1) Albert Wesley Gibson, b 8 Sept 1867 Pulaski Co, AR, d 23 Mar 1948,
m. 18 July 1885, Laura Watson, b Nov 1869 MO
1900 St. Charles Co,MO, Dardenne Twp, ED 113-18-73 fam 327:
Albert W.Gibson 32 Farmer,m-11,RF,b Sept 1868 AR(Ky-Ar)
Lora Gibson 30 wife, m-1,2ch2fl,b Nov 1869 MO(Mo-Mo)
Clyde Gibson 9 son, Attends school, b Dec 1890 AR(Ar-Mo)
Thomas Gibson 5 son b June 1894 AR(Ar-Mo)
Berdie Kirthly 17 SiL b Jan 1883 MO(Mo-Mo)

2) William Dennis (Dick) Gibson, b 29 May 1869 Pulaski Co, AR, d 5 Feb
1964, m. 27 Oct 1892, Mattie E. Jeter, b Aug 1874 MO
1900 Census Chickasaw Nation, IT, Pauls Valley, T3N R1E, ED 135-9-54
fam183:
Wm D.Gibson 31 Liveryman,m-8,ofh,b May 1869 AR(Tn-Ms)
Mattie E. Gibson 25, wife,m-8,5ch3fl, b Aug 1874 MO(Il-Il)
Corinne Gibson 5 dau,kindergarten, b July 1894 IT(Ar-Mo)
Clare Gibson 3 dau b Apr 1897 IT(Ar-Mo)
George Gibson 1/12 son b May 1900 IT(Ar-Mo)
*See Interview @ http://www.okgenweb.net/~okgarvin/ipp/mrswbgibsonipp.htm

3) John Warren Gibson, b 26 Oct 1870 Pulaski Co, AR, d 25 Dec1952
Pauls Valley, Garvin Co, OK, m 30 Dec 1897 Pauls
Valley,Garvin Co, OK, Willie Jane Reaves, b June 1877 TX
1900 Chickasaw Nation, IT, Pauls Valley, T3N R1E, ED 135-8-41:
John W. Gibson 28 Iceman, m-3,ofh,b Oct 1871 AR(Ms-unk)
Willie Gibson 22 wife,m-3,2ch2fl, b June 1877 TX(Tx-Ar)
Jessie Inez Gibson 1 dau b Jan 1899 IT(Ar-Tx)
Warren R.Gibson 5/12 son b Jan 1900 IT(Ar-Tx)
*See Interview @ http://www.okgenweb.net/~okgarvin/ipp/mrsjohnwgibsonipp.htm

4) Mary Emily (Mollie) Gibson, b 4 Nov 1872 White Co, AR, d 28 Mar
1950 Los Angeles, CA, m 3 June 1896 Pauls Valley, Garvin
Co, OK, Charles Richard Chitwood, b 11 Feb 1861 Ralls Co, MO, d 30 Sept
1943Richmond, Contra Costa Co, CA
1900 Census Oklahoma (Chickasaw N,I.T.), ED 135-13-55:
Chas R.Chitwood 39 W,m-5,clk,gro,omh, b Feb 1861 MO(MO-MO)
Mollie E.Chitwood 27 wife,m-5,2ch2 living b Nov 1872 AR(TN-MS)
Nora Chitwood 2 dau, b June 1897 IT(MO-AR)
Mable Chitwood 5/12 dau, b Dec 1899 IT(MO-AR
Louis Gibson 17 BL,S,salesman, b Feb 1883 AR(TN-MS)

5) Susan Clide Gibson, b 16 Mar 1874 White Co, AR, d 21 Oct 1958
Escondido, San Diego Co, CA, m. 24 Dec 1893, Thomas G.
Bandy, b Sept 1870 KY
1900 Census Chickasaw Nation, IT, Pauls Valley T3N R1E, ED 135-13-4
fam 269:
Tom Bandy 29 W,m-7,blacksmith,ofh, b Sept 1870 Ky(In-Ky)
Susie C. Bandy 26 wife,m-7,4ch3fl b Mar 1874 AR(Ky-Ms)
Frazie Bandy 4 son, b Dec 1895 IT(Ky-Ar)
Mary Bandy 3 dau, b Apr 1897 IT(Ky-Ar)
Tom Bandy 1 son , b Feb 1899 IT(Ky-Ar)
Ed Gibson 21 bo,blacksmith,S, b Mar 1879 AR(Ky-Ms)
George W.Gibson 58 FL,wd, b Aug 1841 KY(unk)

6) Annie Laura Gibson, b 15 Feb 1876 White Co, AR, d 29 Sept 1876

7) Leona (Babe) Gibson, b 29 Aug 1877 Pangburn, White Co, AR, d 4 Sept
1927 Anaheim, CA, m 22 Dec 1895 Pauls Valley, OK,
Oliver Watson Bandy, b Dec 1868 KY
1900 Chickasaw Nation, IT, Sulfur Springs, T1S R3E, ED 139-8-15:
Oliver W. Bandy 32 Blacksmith,RH,m-4, b Dec 1868 KY(Ky-Ky)
Leona Bandy 22 wife,m-4,2ch2fl, b Aug 1878 AR(Tn-Ms)
Lucille Bandy 3 dau b Dec 1897 IT(Ky-Ar)
Ruth Bandy 1 dau b Nov 1899 IT(Ky-Ar)
Georgie Gibson 16 SiL b 1884 AR(Tn-Ms)
Rosa Gibson 14 SiL b 1886 AR(Tn-Ms)

8) Edgar Gibson, b 28 May 1879 Pangburn, White Co, AR, d Mar 1966
Tulsa, OK, m 8 Feb 1903 Mingo, Grady Co, OK, May
Lydia Martin, b 1882 OK. [In 1900, Ed was a blacksmith, and lived with
his brother-in-law Tom Bandy]

9) Louis Gibson, b 14 Feb 1881 Pangburn, White Co, AR, d 11 Nov 1956,
m(1) 4 Nov 1905 Myars/Ardmore, OK, Bessie Demory,
b 1885, div, m(2) 24 Nov 1909, Dulce Williams. [In 1900, Louis was a
salesman, and lived with his brother-in-law Charlie Chitwood]

10) Mabel Flora (Georgia) Gibson, b 29 Jan 1883 Heber Springs, White
Co, AR, d Glendale, AZ, m 6 Apr 1904 Byars, OK, Jasper
Day Lynch. [In 1900, lived with family of brother-in-law, Oliver W. Bandy]

11) Rose Lee Gibson, b 21 July 1886 Heber Springs, White Co, AR, d.
Cleburne Co, AR, m 10 Dec 1911, James Royal Scott. [In 1900, lived
with family of brother-in-law, Oliver W. Bandy]

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