Baldwin County (Georgia) Cemeteries

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Lucy Anderson Gibson

Feb 5, 1829 - Mar 26, 1905

Cemetery: Memory Hill
West Side, Section E, Lot 14, Grave 3
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Inscription and Notes:

'Real Daughter of American Revolution' Dates per Atlanta Constitution, 6/22/1924, p. D4.
d/o William Anderson, rev soldier of VA. & GA. Name per A/D.

Mrs. Lucy Ann Gibson

From the The Atlanta Constitution, Jun 22, 1924, p D4.

Under Chapter Reports

On Flag day the Nancy Hart chapter (NSDAR) unveiled two bronze markers on the graves of Baldwin county's two Real Daughters -- Mrs. Ann Mariah Redding, born May 16, 1825, died May 26, 1910; and Mrs. Lucy Ann Gibson, born February 5, 1829, died March 26, 1905.

These two women were the youngest daughters of William Anderson, who came to Georgia from Virginia shortly before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. He enlisted under General Elijah Clarke and was in active service throughout the conflict.

The grave of Mrs. Gibson is in the City cemetery, and the grave of Mrs. Redding in Meriwether.

The setting for the program was a patriotic one. A large flag held by a G.M.C. cadet waved proudly in the breeze. The following program was given: Invocation, Dr. H. C. Emory; song, "Star-Spangled Banner;" "Flag Day; Its Significance," Mrs. J. C. Garrard, regent; short sketch of Real Daughters, Mrs. J. L. Beeson; unveiling of tablet by great-granddaughter, Hazel Bivins; memorial wreath placed by granddaughter, Mrs. Homer Bivins; quartet, "For All Saints Who From Their Labors Rest;" insp.

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