Margaret (Magee) Gibbs
Thursday, July 2, 1891
MARRIED- OSHKOSH. OSHKOSH NORTHWESTERN; On Saturday evening a quiet wedding took place at the residence of Mrs. S. F. Berry, on West Irving street, in which Mr. W. H. GIBBS and Miss MARGARET McGEE, both of Shawano, were the happy principals in the event. The ceremony was performed by Rev.E. H. Smith, in the presence of a very few intimate friends. The groom has just returned from Oberlin College. The bride is the daughter of Mr. Chase McGee, well known lumberman and prominent resident of Shawano. She had been in the city several weeks visiting friends. Mr. and Mrs. Gibbs left today for their future home in Shawano. Mr. and Mrs. Gibbs arrived home Monday evening, and are now stopping with the parents of the bride in Richmond. Their marriage was a "surprise party" for everybody. The Journal joins with their large circle of friends in wishing them a happy and prosperous married life.
From the Shawano County Journal, Oct. 23, 1946:
Mrs. Will Gibbs dies this morning
Mrs. Will Gibbs, a resident of Shawano the past 53 years, died this morning at her home on Smalley street. She suffered a cerebral hemorrhage yesterday.
Mrs. Gibbs, nee Margaret Magee, was born January 5, 1871 in the town of Wescott, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Magee. Her marriage to Will Gibbs was solemnized on June 27, 1890 in Oshkosh where the couple lived three years before coming to Shawano. Mrs. Gibbs was a member of the Presbyterian Church, the Ladies Aid and Woodlawn Cemetery Society.
Survivors are her husband, two daughters, Margaret, a college teacher in Holland, Michigan and Catherine (Mrs. Ethan Giesel), North Shore, Shawano Lake, three grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Henry Seering, of Campbellsport.
Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon, October 26 at 2:30 o’clock in the Gibbs home with the Rev. Garth Gee officiating. The Karth funeral home has charge of arrangements and burial will be in the Woodlawn cemetery.