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Benjamin Rodman "Ben" Gibbens
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Birth: Sep. 13, 1856
Millville
Clayton County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 4, 1933
Rocky Ford
Otero County
Colorado, USA

1st wife Mary E Mcinley, found life as a frontier woman difficult. She was said to have been an "eastern" woman. She left Ben and their child Roy.
2nd wife Mattie Brunk 4 Jun 1882 Rice Lake Wisc.
Children: Nettie May, Fannie Ellen, Ida Eliazabeth, infant son b 1890 d Mar 21 1891, Myrtle Neb.
3rd wife name unknow she was a milliner. brief marriage
4th wife Lizzie Brunk, Mattie's sister.

During his final illness Ben's daughter Nettie cared for him in Co. He died one mile East of Boone Co.

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Gibbens (1825 - 1864)
  Emily Permelia Pettis Gibbens (1827 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Jane Brunk Gibbens (1867 - 1912)
 
 Children:
  Roy Richard Gibbons (1880 - 1909)*
  Nettie May Gibbens Holt (1883 - 1956)*
  Fannie Ellen Gibbons Edwards (1885 - 1951)*
  Ida Elizabeth Gibbons Houston (1887 - 1962)*
  Infant Son Gibbens (1890 - 1891)*
 
 Siblings:
  Inicent Melifs Gibbens (1845 - ____)*
  Emily Permelia Gibbons Hawkins (1846 - 1931)*
  William Franklin Gibbens (1850 - 1924)*
  George Walter Gibbins (1854 - 1919)*
  Benjamin Rodman Gibbens (1856 - 1933)
  Cecelia Vilantia Gibbens (1858 - 1859)*
  Jane Gibbens (1861 - 1902)*
  Alice Rebekah Gibbens (1864 - 1864)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fowler Cemetery
Fowler
Otero County
Colorado, USA
 
Maintained by: Desert Angel
Originally Created by: Delbert Spencer
Record added: Aug 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29294206
Benjamin Rodman Ben Gibbens
Added by: Delbert Spencer
 
Benjamin Rodman Ben Gibbens
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- Desert Angel
 Added: Jul. 23, 2014
 
 
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