Obit: Gibbs, Ernstena (1856 - 1929)

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Surnames: GIBBS KENSEL HOLMES YONKE

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 01/10/1929

Gibbs, Ernstena (31 MAY 1856 - 2 JAN 1929)

Mrs. Ernstena Kensel Gibbs was born in Marquette Co., Wis., on May 31, 1856 and departed this life Jan. 2, 1929, at her home in the town of Worden, Clark County, Wis.

She was united in marriage to H. W. Gibbs in Oct. 1894, at Packwaukee, Wis., coming to Thorp in 1906, where they have since resided.

She was a member of the Lutheran Church at Neshkora and has lived in that faith.

Besides her husband she leaves a daughter, Mrs. Emma Holmes of Kansas City, Mo., a son, Henry Yonke, of Packwaukee, two sisters and one brother, six grandchildren, and a host of friends and other relatives.

The funeral was held at the home in the town of Worden, Tuesday morning, Jan. 8th, Rev. W. Bennetts officiating, interment following in the Worden Cemetery.

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Re: Obit: Gibbs, Ernstena (1856 - 1929)

Contact: Pam Kilcullen
Email:  doxie1960@yahoo.com

I just recieved my before adoption birth certificate. My mothers maiden name was Gale Ann Yonke. Her father was Henry Yonke and her mother was Dorothy Yonke. I was born in Kansas in 1960, I would like any information any one can give me.

 

 


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