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Re: The Gibbs from Midlothian Scotland- when did they go to America ?
« Reply #27 on: Tuesday 21 August 12 22:12 BST (UK) »


Thank you so much for all this help Sandra  I do appreciate it .

Future research -- Corfu Greece -- holidayed there but first time for research  ;D

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Re: The Gibbs from Midlothian Scotland- when did they go to America ?
« Reply #28 on: Wednesday 22 August 12 17:37 BST (UK) »
Sounds good.  ;D

Marriage of Helen daughter of William and Ida - 22 November 1924 District Of Columbia.

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Re: The Gibbs from Midlothian Scotland- when did they go to America ?
« Reply #29 on: Wednesday 22 August 12 17:39 BST (UK) »
Helen with husband and daughter in 1930 Cleveland Avenue. Washington, Washington, District of Columbia.

G William Comfort 33 Married at 28 years. Sec Treas. Cut Stone Co.
Helen G Comfort 30 Born DC. Father Scotland. Mother Maryland. Married at 24 years.
Daughter Comfort 2 Born DC.

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Re: The Gibbs from Midlothian Scotland- when did they go to America ?
« Reply #30 on: Wednesday 22 August 12 17:43 BST (UK) »
Washington City, District of Columbia, City Directory, 1930/1933
 
Helen G Comfort  3302 Cleveland av NW Washington City, District of Columbia
Spouse: G Wm Comfort

Washington City, District of Columbia, City Directory, 1937
 
Helen Comfort  (Sten RFC) 1WA rl t - 0 Northampton mv - Washington City, District of Columbia
Spouse: G Wm Comfort Asst to Exec Officer PWA  r 3720 Northamption Ave.
 

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Re: The Gibbs from Midlothian Scotland- when did they go to America ?
« Reply #31 on: Wednesday 22 August 12 17:47 BST (UK) »
Possibility

George William Comfort. Born 22 January 1897 and died 5 October 1984 aged 87 years - Pinellas  -  Florida

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Re: The Gibbs from Midlothian Scotland- when did they go to America ?
« Reply #32 on: Wednesday 22 August 12 18:02 BST (UK) »
Honolulu, Hawaii, Passenger and Crew Lists shows Helen Comfort born 14-3-1900 with her daughter aged 18 years on the Matsonia, arriving 6 th September 1946.

Honolulu, Hawaii, Passenger amd Crew Lists for Helen Comfort. Born about 1900 and aged 46 years and also travelling daughter.
Port of Departure: San Francisco, California  to Honolulu, Hawaii 24 July 1946

UK Passenger list for Helen Comfort. Born 14 March 1900 and aged 59 years
Port of Departure: New York, New York, to Southampton on the Queen Mary, arriving 28 Apr 1959
C/O Nob Hill Tours. London. Government Officer. 5 day stay.

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Re: The Gibbs from Midlothian Scotland- when did they go to America ?
« Reply #33 on: Wednesday 22 August 12 18:03 BST (UK) »
Helen Comfort
Born 4 th March 1900 and died January 1982
Last Residence: 22311  Alexandria, Alexandria City, Virginia.
SSN was issued in Virginia (1961)

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Re: The Gibbs from Midlothian Scotland- when did they go to America ?
« Reply #34 on: Wednesday 22 August 12 19:26 BST (UK) »


Thank you Sandra for all this new information  think I found Charles C  Gibb born Aug 1890 Pennsylvania

mother Hellen Gibb father Robert Gibb.


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Re: The Gibbs from Midlothian Scotland- when did they go to America ?
« Reply #35 on: Thursday 23 August 12 13:23 BST (UK) »
According to WW1 Draft he was Charles Clark Gibb - August 1890 Harrisburg. Pennsylvania. Resides 1401 Cap Street. Washington  District of Columbia
Occupation :- Plate Printer. US Government - Washington DC.
Tall, medium build, grey eyes and blonde hair,  no distinguishing marks.

Dated June 5 th 1918

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