Gibbs, Floyd E. (B. 1879)

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


Floyd E. Gibbs was born in the town of Knox March 4, 1879, son of Albert Gibbs and Eva Ann Ball. His siblings were:

  • Cortland Palmer Gibbs-b. 21 May 1881-d.?. He married Julia Emma Van Woemer abt. 1900. They had 2 children; Susan E. Oliver(1903-1993), and Elizabeth W. Eldred (1905-1983).
  • Franklin J. Gibbs-b. 30 Jun 1885-d. 20 Aug 1886.
  • Anna B. Gibbs -b. 4 Nov 1886-d. 20 Oct 1979.She was a homemaker.She married farmerHenry Alson Miller (1876-1965) on 31 Jun 1905 at Town of Berne. They had 2 children; Hubert Henry Miller (1906-2001 and Chester Alson Miller (1908-1974).
  • Harrison Benjamin (Harry) Gibbs-b. 4 Nov 1888-d. 9 Aug 1975.He was a farmer. He married Vertie Clow (1893 -1995) on 22 Mar, 1913. They had 5 children; Betty Jane Gibbs, Francis C. Gibbs(1914-1984),Alton Gibbs (1918-2001), Eunice O'donnell (1919-1966),and James Gibbs (1922-1965).
  • Ethel May Gibbs-b. 6 Nov 1890-d. 31 May 1989. She was a homemaker and an active member in St. Paul's Lutheran Ch. in Berne. She married Charles Mc Dermott (1881-1950) abt. 1915 at Town of Knox, Albany County, NY. They had 3 children; Alton Gibbs (1918-2001), Eunice O'donnell(1919-1966), and James Gibbs(1922-1965).
  • Robie J. Gibbs-b. 20 Mar 1893-d. 28 Apr 1894).



Marriage & Children

Floyd E. Gibbs married Minnie Harriet Mattice. Their children were:


Floyd E. Gibbs died at Albany, N. Y., Dec. 24, 1936, at the Hospital for Incurables, Albany, after a long period of ill health.


Floyd E. Gibbs Obituary - Altamont Enterprise — January 1, 1937

GIBBS - At Albany, N. Y., Dec. 24, 1936, Floyd E. Gibbs, husband of Minnie Mattice, aged 57 years. Funeral Sunday at 3 p.m. From the Knox Reformed Church. Friends may call Saturday evening at his residence near Knox, N. Y.

Knox Resident Dead After Long Illness

Floyd E. Gibbs, native of Knox, died last Thursday at the Hospital for Incurables, Albany, after a long period of ill health. Mr. Gibbs was born in the town of Knox March 4, 1879, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Gibbs, and lived there all his life with exception of eight years in Binghamton. Always a staunch Republican, he held various public offices including superintendent of highways, deputy sheriff and justice of the peace. Ill health forced his retirement from active work four years ago. He was a member of Berne Masonic Lodge for 18 years, and of the Knox Reformed church. He is survived by his wife, Minnie Mattice Gibbs; two daughters, Lillian and Rachael; a son, Albert; eight grandchildren; two brothers, Harry and Cortlan Gibbs, and two sisters, Mrs. Henry Miller and Mrs. Charles McDermott. The funeral was held Sunday at the Knox Reformed church, Rev. Norman Vander Hart officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn cemetery, Berne.

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