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Ida May Gibbons Carlson
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Birth: Jul. 30, 1897
Southampton
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Oct. 30, 1975
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

Ida May Gibbons survived a tragic house fire at the age of 18 in which she lost her father and two siblings. She was married twice and had three children, Irene, William, and Marian, from her first marriage to William J. Paulson. The children were remanded to the custody of the State of Massachusetts sometime after the United States Census was taken in 1930 when their grandmother Rose Gibbons appeared to be living in the Paulson household. Ida must have divorced Paulson before her marriage in 1932 to Carl Emerick Carlson. In 1934, Rose Gibbons was being informed of her grandchildren's progress by the state of Massachusetts. Rose died in 1944. William Paulson died three years after his grandmother. When Harold Watson Gibbons died in 1958, Ida attended his funeral. Carl died three years later. Irene was mainstreamed out of state custody only a few years before Ida's own death in 1975. 
 
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 Parents:
  William W. Gibbons (1869 - 1915)
  Rose J Chapman Gibbons (1870 - 1944)
 
 Spouses:
  William J Paulson (1892 - 1957)
  Carl E Carlson (1883 - 1961)
 
 Children:
  Irene Paulson Ruel (1922 - 2008)*
  William J Paulson (1923 - 1947)*
 
 Siblings:
  Harold Watson Gibbons (1894 - 1958)*
  Ida May Gibbons Carlson (1897 - 1975)
  Irving Searle Gibbons (1899 - 1905)*
  Daughter Gibbons (1900 - 1900)*
  Emma Jane Gibbons (1901 - 1902)*
  William W. Gibbons (1904 - 1915)*
  Mildred Belle Gibbons (1909 - 1915)*
  Ruth Everling Gibbons (1912 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Middle Farms Cemetery
Westfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Gayle Puente
Record added: Oct 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42718652
Ida May <i>Gibbons</i> Carlson
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Ida May <i>Gibbons</i> Carlson
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Ida May <i>Gibbons</i> Carlson
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Thank you for the more recent photos of the monument showing Irene's death date and the Paulson connection.
- Gayle Puente
 Added: Feb. 5, 2010
 
 
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