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April 4, 1941

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( VOL. LVII. OFFICIAL CITY PAPER COLDWATER, COMANCHE COUNTY, KANSAS, FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 1941. OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER x / 0 Death of Another of Our Pioneer Settlers T. C. Bibb Had Been An Invalid for Several Years Mrs. T. C. Bibb, who had been a ~onstant sufferer for about four years from a cancerous condition of the body, passed away at her home in this city on Wednesday of last week, March 26, 1941, at about 1 o'clock p. m:, at the age of 61 years, 7 m~>nths and 25 days. Gertie Josephine Dunn came to Comanche county when a small child in the year 1884 with her parents from Jasper county, Mo., where she was born on September 1, 1879, and had lived here her entire life since then with the ex- ception of seven years---from 1893, at the time of the opening to set- tiement of the Cherokee Strip in Oklahoma until 1900, when the family lived in Oklahoma---return- ing to this county in 1900. On October 3, 1900 she was united in marriage with Thomas Claude Bibb. To this union 11 chin dren were born, all of whom, with the husband,-survive. All ~f the children except two--Mrs. Anna Magera and Clyde Bibb, were with their mother at the time of her death. The children are: Mrs. Viola Hackney of Leon, Kans., Claude Bibb of Protection, Josephine Bibb of Dodge City, Ann Magera