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
Douglas S Gibson
Photograph Courtesy Steve Sammons
     Douglas Samuel Gibson was born on 18 July 1849 in Ontario.1,2 He was the son of Cornelius William Gibson and Sarah Elizabeth Clapp.1,3 He married Amanda Missouri Harp on 31 July 1870 in Jackson County, Iowa.4 He was a farmer. He died on 7 March 1906 at age 56.2 He was buried in Mt Hope Cemetery, Maquoketa, Jackson County, IowaG.2

Census Records

YearPlaceHead of Household
1851Brighton, Northumberland County, OntarioCornelius William Gibson1
1861Brighton, Northumberland County, OntarioCornelius William Gibson3
1870Bloomfield Twp, Clinton County, IowaCornelius William Gibson5
1880Erving Twp, Jewell County, KansasDouglas Samuel Gibson6
1885Richland Twp, Jackson County, IowaDouglas Samuel Gibson7
1900Douglas, Webster County, IowaDouglas Samuel Gibson8
Last Edited=15 Oct 2018

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, unknown repository address; 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.