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Elizabeth Delva Gibbs

Female 1914 - 2000  (86 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Delva Gibbs 
    Born 01 May 1914  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Residence Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    History Elizabeth graduated in 1932 from Orange High School. She then graduated from Fitchburg Teachers College with a BS in Elementary Education. She taught at the Gale Brooks School in North Orange as well as serving as a local reporter for the Union-News and the Republican. According to her obituary, she was "a lifetime member of the Orange Historical Society, she served on the publicity committee for many years. She also belonged to the Orange Senior Citizens and the national, Massachusetts and Franklin County Retired Teachers Associations, along with the Fitchburg State College Alumni Association. ... She enjoyed piano, embroidery, birds, music an d knitting."  [1
    Died 30 Jul 2000  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Agency: Quabbin Valley Healthcare Center 
    Cause: cancer 
    Person ID I2065  Delvee Family | Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Calvin
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2014 

    Father William H. Gibbs,   b. 18 Oct 1876, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1969, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mable E. Higgins,   b. 06 Apr 1879, Billerica, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1972, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 11 Jan 1905  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Anniversary 11 Jan 1955  [2
    They celebrated their 50th anniversary. 
    Family ID F1194  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Pershing A. Hough,   b. 04 Aug 1912,   d. 04 Jun 1959, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1938  Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Agency: the Petersham Baptist Church 
    Children 
     1. John Robinson Hough
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F1222  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 01 May 1914 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Agency: the Petersham Baptist Church - 14 Jun 1938 - Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Agency: Quabbin Valley Healthcare Center - 30 Jul 2000 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S285] Obituary of Elizabeth D. Hough, (Greenfield, Massachusetts: Greenfield Recorder, 1 August 2000).

    2. [S388] Delvee Historian. Delvee Family Records 1887 - 1988, (Warwick, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1988).