Ernest Gibbens, Sr

Ernest Gibbens, Sr

Birth
Kerr County, Texas, USA
Death 3 Dec 1974 (aged 85)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial Kerrville, Kerr County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 19073006 · View Source
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He married Annie Margaret Douglas, daughter of C. T. Douglas on January 19, 1916 in Van Dorn, Marengo Co, AL. She was born October 31, 1897 at Scooba, Kemper Co, MS and died January 3, 1979 in Kerrville, TX. They were divorced.

Kerr County Album pg 249
"After ten years in Alabama, Ernest and family returned to Texas where he taught at Texas A & M, then later became County Agent in West Texas for many years, and the last 25 years he spent as Livestock Commission man buying and selling stock all over the U.S. and Mexico."

January 8, 1920 Hale Co, AL
Gibbens, Ernest age 31 b. TX gen mgr farm
Gibbens, Annie A. age 22 b. MS
Gibbens, Margaret L age 2y3m b. AL

April 4, 1930 Brewster Co, TX
Gibbens, Earnest age 41 b. TX agriculture agent
Gibbens, Annie D. age 32 b. MS
Gibbens, Margaret age 12 b. AL
Gibbens, Mildred age 10 b. AL
Gibbens, Earnest Jr. age 10m b. TX

The Kerrville Times June 7, 1959
Gibbens-Burns Vows exchanged
After a wedding trip to Dallas and Fort Worth, Ernest Gibbens and his bride the former Mrs. Billie Marie Burns will be at home temporarily in Carlsbad, N.M. Wedding vows of the couple were read recently by Harold Duncan, Justice of the Peace, at Ysleta in a quiet ceremony attended by close friends in the ranch home of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Menzies of El Paso. The bride served as treasurer of Eddy Co, N.M. for two years and has been very active in civic affairs in New Mexico. She organized the Benevolent Order of Does for the State and is president of the American Auxiliary. The bridegroom was an instructor at Texas A & M College and served as Tri-County agent for Marfa, Alpine and Fort Davis Counties. A rancher and cattle buyer, Mr. Gibbens was born and reared in Kerr County."
(Billie Marie Rurak, widow of James Lewis Burns. Billie is buried at Carlsbad Cemetery in Eddy Co, NM)



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  • Maintained by: Cathy Morgan
  • Originally Created by: Michele and James H
  • Added: 24 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19073006
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ernest Gibbens, Sr (28 Dec 1888–3 Dec 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19073006, citing Turtle Creek Cemetery, Kerrville, Kerr County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Cathy Morgan (contributor 47514740) .