Horace Ellery GIBSON
Minnie Alberta STORY

Irene Florence GIBSON


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1. Cecil Edward WICKHAM

Irene Florence GIBSON 2

  • Born: 30 Aug 1898, Browerville, Todd Co, MN 3
  • Marriage (1): Cecil Edward WICKHAM on 24 Sep 1923 in Clackamas Co, OR 1
  • Died: 16 Mar 1988, Oregon City, Clackamas Co, OR at age 89 4
  • Buried: 21 Mar 1988, Redland Pioneer Cem., Redland, Clackamas Co, OR 5

bullet  General Notes:

PHOTO: furnished by Betty Wickham House

BIRTH REGISTER, State of MN, County of Todd, Village of Browerville: Irene Florence Gibson was b. Aug. 30, 1898; 3rd child of mother; legitimate birth; father: Horace Ellery Gibson, 28, b. MN, farmer; mother: Minnie Alberta "Storey", 28, b. MN, housewife; delivered by midwife Hattie Brenning of Browerville, MN. Birth was reported by father on Apr. 30, 1943 and a delayed registration was filed May 22, 1943.

1920 OR CENSUS, Clackamas Co, Maple Lane Twp: Irene Gibson, 21, b. MN, parents b. MN. She was living with her parents, Horace & Minnie Gibson,, and siblings, including George Gibson, 14, b. WA.

OBIT, Enterprise Courier, Oregon City, OR, Monday, March 21, 1988: Irene Florence Wickham died March 16 in her Oregon City home. She was 89. A graveside funeral was held Mar. 21, at the Redland Pioneer Cemetery. The Rev. Robert Brandenburg officiated.
Mrs. Wickham was born in Brownsville, Minn,, Aug. 30, 1898. She worked for Oregon City Laundry as a shirt presser for 19 years. Mrs. Wickham lived in Oregon City most of her life. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
She is survived by two daughters, Betty House of Oregon City and Hazel Jean Gates of Monmouth, OR; a son, Jesse Wickham of Twenty-Nine Palms, CA; a brother, George Gibson of Redmond, Ore.; a sister, Sarah Landis of Milwaukie; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

FUNERAL NOTICES: IRENE FLORENCE WICKHAM, died Wednesday March 16, 1988. Graveside services Redland Pioneer Cemetery, Monday March 21, 11 am. Hillside Chapel "Your Golden Rule Funeral Home" is in charge of arrangements.

DEATH CERTIFICATE: Irene Florence Wickham; residence: 176 A. V. Davis St., Oregon City, Clackamas Co, OR; divorced; shirt presser at laundry; 8th grade education; father: Horace Ellery Gibson; mother: Minnie Alberta Storey; b. Aug 30, 1898 at Brownsville, MN; d. March 16, 1988 at her residence of arteriosclerotic heart disease; 89 years old; burial: Redland Pioneer Cemetery, Oregon City, OR; informant: Betty House - daughter

SSDI: Irene G. Wickham; b. Aug 30, 1898; d. Mar 16, 1988; issued OR; last residence: Oregon City, Clackamas Co, OR.

OR DEATH INDEX, 1903-98: Irene Florence Wickham; b. Aug 30, 1898; d. Mar 16, 1988 in Clackamas Co; age 89.


Irene married Cecil Edward WICKHAM, son of Alonzo Wesley WICKHAM and Mary Henrietta MARRS, on 24 Sep 1923 in Clackamas Co, OR.1 (Cecil Edward WICKHAM was born on 16 Aug 1898 in Oregon City, Clackamas Co, OR,2 died on 26 Jul 1989 in Sweet Home, Linn Co, OR 4 and was buried on 31 Jul 1989 in Robert Bird Cem., Stafford, Clackamas Co, OR 6.)



1 Marriage Certificate of Cecil Wickham & Irene Gibson.

2 Family Bible (1940s Letter from Mrs. Cecil Wickham).

3 Birth Certificate of Irene Florence Gibson.

4 OR Death Index, 1903-98.

5 Obituary of Irene Gibson Wickham.

6 Info from Betty Wickham House.

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