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Mila Jane (Bacon) Gibbs
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Birth: May 21, 1853
Potter County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 18, 1911
Kingston (DeKalb County)
DeKalb County
Illinois, USA


FAMILY RECORD:


Mila Jane Bacon
born May 21, 1853 died November 18, 1911
daughter of Henry Maturean Bacon and Polly Lovina Lawton

Ami Smith Gibbs
born October 3, 1849 died August 11, 1928
son of Alanson Benjamin Gibbs and Sophrona Main

married March 20, 1873 at Boone county, Illinois
children: 1. Roy Adrian Gibbs, 2. Rena Isora Gibbs, 3. Clayton David Gibbs, 4. Mildred Emma Gibbs, 5. Ross Rozell Gibbs and 6. May Eustatia Gibbs.

1. Roy Adrian Gibbs
born August 14, 1874 died July 4, 1964
son of Ami Smith Gibbs and Mila Jane Bacon
married September 27, 1899 to Myra Bell Pratt
daughter of George Roberts Pratt and Lillian Tupper
(Myra was born July 17, 1877 died September 23, 1954)
children:

Mildred Blanche "Naomi" Gibbs
born August 14, 1901 died December 3, 1988

Norma Ruth Gibbs
born December 2, 1902 died December 27, 1978

Paul Pratt Gibbs
born August 21, 1907 died October 21, 2004



2. Rena Isora Gibbs
born January 25, 1876 died October 14, 1877
daughter of Ami Smith Gibbs and Mila Jane Bacon



3. Clayton David Gibbs
born April 25, 1878 died February 6, 1928
son of Ami Smith Gibbs and Mila Jane Bacon
married August 13, 1904 to Emma Christine Dabelstein
daughter of Gustave (Gustaf) Dabelstein and Katherine Schuitt
(Emma was born March 24, 1887 died November 6, 1964)
children:

William Earl Gibbs
born June 9, 1905 died March 23, 1920

Clayton Kent Gibbs
born May 27, 1910 died November 20, 1976

Juanita Katherine Gibbs
born August 3, 1917 (still living)

David Ami Gibbs
born January 31, 1922 died December 17, 2012



4. Mildred Emma Gibbs
born July 30, 1882 died July 15, 1983
daughter of Ami Smith Gibbs and Mila Jane Bacon
married September 6, 1906 to Thomas Joseph Farrell
son of John Farrell and Mary Lawless
(Thomas was born September 25, 1868 died August 4, 1941)
children:

Irene May Farrell
born June 26, 1908 died January 30, 1962

Mildred Avis Farrell
born July 12, 1910 died January 6, 1998

Thomas Clayton Farrell
born May 21, 1914 died May 8, 1979



5. Ross Rozell Gibbs
born April 8, 1884 died October 23, 1966
son of Ami Smith Gibbs and Mila Jane Bacon
married February 24, 1909 to Augusta Mae Winchester
daughter of George Winchester and Amelia Dorretta Stephens
(Augusta was born June 29, 1885 died May 23, 1971)
children:

Arthur Ross Gibbs
born January 9, 1911 died March 9, 2007

Dorothy Mae Gibbs
born March 25, 1913 died March 10, 2009

Ross Arnold Gibbs
born August 27, 1916 died August 3, 1973

Mildred Gibbs
born May 3, 1921 (still living)



6. May Eustatia Gibbs
born July 3, 1886 died February 14, 1969
daughter of Ami Smith Gibbs and Mila Jane Bacon
married October 23, 1906 to Samuel Leonitus Daniels
son of James Daniels and Rachel Beasley
(Sam was born October 27, 1876 died February 24, 1964)
no children.

Her death record indicates that Mila (Bacon) Gibbs died November 18, 1911. Here are two obituaries, one from the Sycamore True Republican at Sycamore, Illinois and one from the Genoa Issue at Genoa, Illinois.

Sycamore True Republican:

MRS A.S. GIBBS TAKEN
Resident Here Since 1855 Passes Away
Leaving Parents, Husband And
Five Children to Mourn

Mrs. A. S. Gibbs, a respected resident of DeKalb county since 1855, died at her home in Kingston on Saturday last. She had been suffering for about six months with cancer, which caused her death.
Mila Jane Bacon was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Bacon and was born in Potter county, Penn., on May 21, 1853. She came with her parents to DeKalb county, Ill., in 1845, and grew to womanhood in the vicinity of Kingston. She married on March 20, 1873, in Flora township, Boone county, to A. S. Gibbs. They became residents of Kingston in 1881. To Mr. and Mrs. Gibbs were born five children: three sons, Roy of Sunnyside, Wash., Clayton of Chicago and Ross of Beloit, Wis., and two daughters, Mrs. Thomas Farrell of DeKalb and Mrs. Samuel Daniels of Kingston. There is also surviving her husband, her parents and her sister Mrs. Edward Brown, all of whom are residents of Kingston. Mrs. Gibbs was held in the highest esteem by all who knew her. She was a loving wife and devoted mother and always ready to lend a helping hand to the afflicted and assist all who were in trouble.
The funeral services were held at the Baptist churh in Kingston at 11 o'clock a.m. on Thursday, Rev. E. J. Houghton of Chicago officiating, and the remains were interred in Kingston cemetery.


Genoa Issue:

Obituary of Mrs. A. S. Gibbs

After a month of intense suffering with an affliction in the neck causing unbearable pains in the head, Mrs. A. S. Gibbs was called to lay down life's burden at her home Saturday afternoon, Nov. 18, at 3:05, surrounded by her family who have tenderly watched and cared for the wife and mother. Her death was not unexpected as she had been lying at the dangerous point for many weeks and for some time little hopes that she would finally recover had been entertained. Mila Jane Bacon, the eldest child of Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Bacon, was born in Potter Co., Pennsylvania May 21, 1853. She came with her parents to DeKalb County, Illinois in 1855. Later, they moved to Boone County where she spent her early life. Her marriage to Ammie S. Gibbs occured March 20, 1873. Their married life was spent in and about Kingston with the exception of nearly two years in Kansas.
To this union were born six children, five of whom survive her, Rena dying in infancy. Roy A. residing in Sunnyside, Washington; Clayton D. in Chicago; Mildred E. Farrell, in DeKalb; Ross R. in Beloit, Wisconsin and Mary E. Daniels, in Kingston. Those who remain to survive her, beside her husband and five children, are her aged parents, a sister, Mrs. Mary Brown and a brother, Elmer Bacon and seven grandchildren.
The funeral services were held in the Baptist church Tuesday at 11 o'clock, E. J. Houghton, of Chicago, officiating. Interment in Kingston cemetery. Floral pieces were numerous and beautiful showing the esteem in which she was held.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Maturean Bacon (1829 - 1915)
  Polly Lawton Bacon (1834 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Ami Smith Gibbs (1849 - 1928)
 
 Children:
  Roy Adrian Gibbs (1874 - 1964)*
  Clayton David Gibbs (1878 - 1928)*
  Mildred Emma (Gibbs) Farrell (1882 - 1983)*
  Ross Rozell Gibbs (1884 - 1966)*
  May Eustatia Gibbs Daniels (1886 - 1969)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mila Jane (Bacon) Gibbs (1853 - 1911)
  Elmer Rozell Bacon (1855 - 1924)*
  Eliza Lawton Bacon (1857 - 1899)*
  Lovina May Bacon Brown (1861 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Kingston Cemetery
Kingston (DeKalb County)
DeKalb County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Kevin B.
Record added: Nov 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100474181
Mila Jane <i>(Bacon)</i> Gibbs
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Mila Jane <i>(Bacon)</i> Gibbs
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