Douglas Samuel Gibson

ID#  2197, (1849-1906)
Great-grandson of Samson Striker
1st cousin 3 times removed of Faye Louise Doyle
Descendants of Samson Striker
Douglasl S Gibson
(courtesy Steve Sammons)
     Douglas Samuel Gibson was born on 18 July 1849 at Ontario.1,2 He was the son of Cornelius W Gibson and Sarah Elizabeth Clapp.1,3 He married Amanda Missouri Harp on 31 July 1870 at Jackson County, Iowa.4 He was a farmer. He died on 7 March 1906 at age 56.2 He was buried at Mt Hope Cemetery, Maquoketa, Jackson County, Iowa.2

Census Records

YearPlaceHead of Household
1851Brighton, Northumberland County, OntarioCornelius W Gibson1
1861Brighton, Northumberland County, OntarioCornelius W Gibson3
1870Bloomfield Twp, Clinton County, IowaCornelius W Gibson5
1880Erving Twp, Jewell County, KansasDouglas Samuel Gibson6
1885Richland Twp, Jackson County, IowaDouglas Samuel Gibson7
1900Douglas, Webster County, IowaDouglas Samuel Gibson8
Last Edited=4 Nov 2013

Children of Douglas Samuel Gibson and Amanda Missouri Harp


  1. [S1292] Cornelius Gibson, 1851 Census (Brighton, Northumberland County, Canada West), Ancestry,
  2. [S1300] Douglas Samuel Gibson tombstone, Find a Grave,; recorded/photographed by Bob & Nancy Cannon.
  3. [S1293] Cornelius Gibson, 1861 Census (Brighton, Northumberland County, Canada West), Ancestry,
  4. [S1308] “Iowa Marriages 1809-1992” index to marriage registrations, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2011).
  5. [S1305] Cornelius Gibson, 1870 U.S. Census, Bloomfield, Clinton County, Iowa, Ancestry,
  6. [S1298] Douglas Gibson, 1880 U.S. Census, Erving, Jewell County, Kansas, Ancestry,
  7. [S1307] Douglas Gibson, 1885 Iowa State Census, Richland, Jackson County, Iowa, Ancestry,
  8. [S1306] Douglas Gibson, 1900 U.S. Census, Douglas, Webster County, Iowa, Ancestry,
  9. [S267] Barbara Hill, database report, 2 Aug 2003, Berkeley, California. FTM report "Descendants of Jacobus Gerritsen STRYCKER."
  10. [S1717] “Iowa, Births and Christenings Index, 1857-1947” index to birth registrations, Ancestry ( : accessed 2013), entry for Baby Gibson.