Lena Elizabeth Gibbs

Female 1907 - 1992  (85 years)


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  • Name Lena Elizabeth Gibbs 
    Born 2 Sep 1907 
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Sep 1992 
    Person ID I80967  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Charles Mortimer Gibbs,   b. 15 Apr 1887, Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1950  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Ada Presley,   b. 1885,   d. 4 Feb 1910, Mexico, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F56850  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ID F56852  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors Ralph F Briggs,   b. 1 Mar 1904, Boylston Center, Oswego County, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1959, Parish, Oswego County, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 2x1. Keith R. Briggs,   b. 13 Sep 1938,   d. 3 May 2001  (Age 62 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F56849  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Unknown Mason 
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F56853  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • LENA E. MASON, CITY WOMAN’S MOTHER, DIES
      Watertown Daily Times (NY) - September 13, 1992
      Lena E. Mason, 85, Harwood Drive, longtime area resident, died at 10:20 a.m. Saturday at the Mercy Center for Health Services, Watertown, where she had been a patient since May 27.

      The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Sandy Creek Wesleyan Church with the Rev. Melvyn S. Connell, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the Wesleyan Cemetery.

      Calling hours will be from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Sandy Creek Wesleyan Church. Arrangements are with the Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek.

      Surviving are two sons, Othmer Briggs, Sandy Creek, and Keith Briggs, Lacona; two daughters, Dicia Whipple, Lacona, and Mildred Vincent, Watertown; a stepson, Charles Mason, Canastota; two stepdaughters, Mariel Jordal, Lacona, and Arreta Brown, Canastota; 12 grandchildren; 15 step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a brother, Robert Gibbs, Richland; three sisters, Marjorie Bennett, Pulaski, Hazel Powelczyk, Central Square, and Ruth Russell, Vermont, and several nieces and nephews.

      A brother, Col. Theodore Presley, and two sisters, Thelma Wright and Doris Murry, died before her.

      She was born Sept. 2, 1907, in Arctic, Delaware County, a daughter of Charles and Ada Presley Gibbs. She was adopted by her grandparents, Benjamin and Martha Presley, at the age of 2.

      She married Ralph F. Briggs of Lacona Aug. 2, 1924. Mr. Briggs, an employee of the Blount Lumber Co., died in May 1959.

      She married Charles S. Mason of Orwell in January 1962. Mr. Mason died Aug. 10, 1967.

      Mrs. Mason had been a resident of the Sandy Creek-Lacona area for the past 68 years.

      She was a member of the Sandy Creek Wesleyan Church.