1870 Linder, N Muddy Twp, Jasper Co, IL. In the census, Reuben had no occupation or real estate, having personal property = $200. There was a Clarissa Baily, 14, living with the family, a relative of Malinda's.
1880 Still at the same residence at census time with 6 children. The Baily girl probably married and was gone. Reuben and Louis were the only ones by the name in the county, both spelled Gibson by the census taker.