William Gibson - St. Clair County, Alabama
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scooter Bill
N 33° 49.424 W 086° 22.186
16S E 558321 N 3742790
Quick Description: A traveling hat salesman who died while making his door-to-door calls near Springville buried near a crossroads in rural Alabama.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 7/25/2008 8:14:19 PM
Waymark Code: WM49K9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 25

Long Description:
Having survived road construction and progress for many years, the tombstone and slab marking the grave of William Gibson hangs onto the hillside of rural Highway 11 in St. Clair County, AL. Dated from the year 1827, the grave is thought to be one of the oldest graves in the county.
Rumors of Mr. Gibson's demise include death by disease, death by duel, and even a rumors that a great deal of money was buried somewhere nearby.
First Name: William

Last Name: Gibson

Born: 12/12/1795

Died: 10/20/1827

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