Cyrus C. Gibson 7/4/1841 – 4/15/1924

Anna Missouri Crabbs-Gibson 1853 – 12/25/1936


Cyrus & Anna were parents to a total of 8 children I am aware of. 

4 of their union:

Thirza Iola

Millie I.


Carrie Bethana

3 Annie had during her previous marriage to George N. Young:




1 from Cyrus’ first marriage to Mathilda Adkins

Emma M. or Emma S.




Gibson family researcher, Mary June Butler supplied this photo. Thanks cuz!


Cyrus C. Gibson and his wife

Anna Missouri Crabbs


They were married November 17th, 1875 in Greene County, Iowa.


Anna born 1853 in Hagerstown, MD. was the daughter of Joshua Crabbs born in IN., and Thurza  Ann Hewitt born in PA.


Cyrus was born July 4th, 1841 in the Adams Twp. of Delaware Co, IN to the parents, Archelaus Hiram Gibson and Hulda Carson. He was their 4th child and was the 2nd son.


The family moved to Greene County, Iowa in 1853.


Cyrus at the age of 17, with his parents and siblings went west, following the lure of riches in the gold fields. The family endured many hardships and the death of two of his siblings, Isaac and Ann.


They returned to Greene Co, IA in 1860. 


Cyrus first married Mathilda Adkins on August 15th, 1868. They were married at the home of Phillip Adkins. 1869 their daughter Emma was born, that same year Matilda died, leaving him to care for his infant daughter.


1875 Cyrus married Anna Crabbs, a widow with 2 children.


For additional information please see:





Archelaus & Hulda Gibson Bio

Albert Gibson Bio

Matilda Gibson Bio


Headstone Photo

Family Photos




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