Versh Gibson

Character Key: 
Display Name: 
Versh Gibson
Sort Name: 
Gibson, Versh
Race: 
Black
Gender: 
Male
Class: 
Free Black
Rank: 
Secondary
Vitality: 
Alive
Family: 
Gibson
Family (new): 
Occupation: 
Domestic Service
Specific Job: 
Caretaker
Biography: 

Versh Gibson is the first-born son of Roskus and Dilsey. In the earliest scenes that Benjy remembers, he works as Benjy's caretaker. Sometime before 1928 he has moved from Yoknapatawpha to Memphis; Dilsey blames her husband for his "bad luck talk" that "got them Memphis notions into Versh" (31).

Financial Status: 
laborer (works for wages)
Individual or Group: 
Individual
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