Tennessee Records Repository

Decatur Co. TN


Chapter XIV

From Lillye Younger, The History of Decatur County Past and Present (Southhaven, MS: Carter Printing Company, 1978).
Special thanks to Constance Collett for permission to make these web pages.

In Memory of Lillye Washburn Younger 1912-1998.

Thanks to www.tnyesterday.com for contributing this transcription.

Mae Hancock

Emmanuel Gibson was born in 1835, married Mary Elizabeth Quinn in 1865. She was born in 1842 and died in 1891 and he died in 1929. They had five children, James Wilson, Mary Nancy, Alex, Elizabeth and Lemuel (Tobe). James Wilson was born in 1866, married Leora Bryson Thomas in 1886 and they had six children. Lucretia, Byrd, Joseph; Noah, Oscar and Mary Olive. Joseph Gibson (Joe) was born in 1891 and married in 1917, Hazel Blackman, his wife was born in 1898. To this union nine children were born. They are James, Mae, Sylvia, Wren, Robert, Rachel, Sue, Joel and Patricia. Mae Frances Gibson, born 5-2-1922 married Lyman Hancock 4-30-1946. They are the parents of two children, Robert Darryl and Glynda Frances. Glynda Frances, born 1949 married Troy Campbell Mar. 1,1975. He was born in 1945.

Compiled by Mae Hancock