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Photographs taken by Dan & Mary Hayman Kemp in Nov. 2000.  Most are digital photos of framed pictures which were in the home of Inez Gibbs.

Herman Thomas & Bertha (Tillett) Gibbs Family Album

 

 

 

Herman Thomas Gibbs, Sr. was born in Engelhard, Hyde Co., NC on July 8, 1891 to John Oliver Gibbs and Louisa Jane (Gibbs) Gibbs.  He died March 3, 1973 and is buried in Mt. Carmel Methodist Church Cemetery in Manns Harbor, NC.  Herman married Bertha Inez Tillett (1893-1994), daughter of Capt. Samuel Mann Tillett and Varina (Hayman) Tillett, in Manns Harbor on May 16, 1910.  To this union were born nine children:

 

 

                       Herman & Bertha (Tillett) Gibbs

1) Jennie Davis Gibbs (1911-2007); married William Rollins Tillett in 1927 and Harry Gordon Creef in 1961 [see Jennie's photo here]
2) Margaret Estelle Gibbs (1913-2003); married Alton Elroy Gard, Sr. in 1929 [see Margaret's photo here]
3) Inez G. Gibbs (c1915-still living); never married [see Inez's photo here]
4) Samuel O. Gibbs (1918-1989); married Inez Alma Creef
5) Robert W. Gibbs (1921-2007); married Laurette Lee c1945
6) Herman Thomas Gibbs, Jr. (c1922-before Jan 1994)
7) William Franklin Gibbs (1923-1980); married Lucy Bratten in 1949
8) Bessie Marie Gibbs (c1931-still living); married Rev. Henry Marcus "Hank" Hunnings in 1948
9) Clarence Lee "Tony" Gibbs (1934-1994); married Betty Rae Rogers in 1956, married Katherine A. ???; married Connie Jones


Bertha (Tillett) Gibbs

    

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