Harriet Gibson1

(circa 1855 - )
Harriet Gibson|b. c 1855|p1106.htm|Milo H. Gibson|b. c 1836\nd. c 1865|p544.htm|Cordelia Day|b. 11 Sep 1835\nd. 12 Sep 1912|p51.htm|||||||Cyrus Day|b. 5 May 1810\nd. b 1880|p563.htm|Harriett Cashow|b. 19 May 1814|p564.htm|
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Descendants of Cyrus Day
     Harriet Gibson was born circa 1855 in Iowa.1 She was apparently sent to About the time of their father's death, Cordelia's five oldest daughters were sent to Soldiers' Orphans Home in Davenport, Iowa. The two youngest apparently remained with their mother, or at least with the family. It is unclear when or how the girls rejoined the family after Cordelia remarried, but it is certain they did so. in Davenport, Iowa with her sisters Eliza Gibson, Emma T. Gibson, Lucinda Gibson and Mary Gibson circa 1865 (listed as Harriet Gibson). (memo segment missing).2

Last Edited=March 17, 2007


  1. Vicky Winfield, "What About This!," e-mail message from e-mail address (9120 Oak Cliff Dr., Midwest City OK 73130) to DeAnna Burghart, 26 Feb 2000. Hereinafter cited as 1860 Day census records. DAY IA1.
  2. Vicky Winfield, "What About This! (orphans home)," e-mail message from e-mail address (9120 Oak Cliff Dr., Midwest City, OK 73130) to DeAnna Burghart, 27 Feb 2000. Transcription of Gibson entries in Soldiers Orphans Home registry, from <http://searches.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ifetch2?/u1/data/ia+index+109324668376+F>Hereinafter cited as Soldiers and Orphans Home list.