Janie Lou Gibbs

The Georgian Black Widow, the Black Georgia Peach

  Active for 2 years
(1966-1967) in United States

5

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

5

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  3. Serial Killer Type
  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 12 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 7 Books About Janie Lou Gibbs
  14. 3 External References
  15. Internal References

Janie Lou Gibbs an American serial killer known as The Georgian Black Widow and the Black Georgia Peach. Gibbs killed five of her family members. Gibbs killed her three sons, a grandson and her husband, by poisoning them with arsenic between 1966 and 1967 in Cordele, Georgia. She was sentenced to five life terms in prison. She was released from prison in 1999 due to being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Janie Lou Gibbs died a nursing home in Douglasville, Georgia on February 7th 2010.

Janie Lou Gibbs Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Janie Lou Gibbs (aka) The Georgian Black Widow, the Black Georgia Peach, was active for 2 years between 1966-1967, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Janie Lou Gibbs was born on December 25th 1932 in Georgia, state of the United States of America.

Janie Lou Gibbs a heterosexual female citizen of the United States of America. She married Marvin Gibbs. She had three sons all poisoned by their mother, Janie. She had a medical condition: Parkinson disease.

In 1966 (Age 33/34) Janie Lou Gibbs started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to murder her victims. She was known to kill at both her home and the home of the victim. At the time of her crimes she was living with her husband and three sons, where she was known to work as a serial killer.

She was arrested on December 24th 1967 (Age 34), convicted on May 9th 1976 (Age 43), sentenced to life imprisonment at a prison in Georgia. She was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during her lifetime.

Janie Lou Gibbs died on February 7th 2010 (Age 77), cause of death: natural causes at a nursing home in Douglasville, city in georgia.

Profile Completeness: 90%
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Janie Lou Gibbs has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 year ago.

Janie Lou Gibbs a known:

Janie Lou Gibbs
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-18 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Janie Lou Gibbs
Nickname: The Georgian Black Widow, the Black Georgia Peach
Victims: 5 - 5
Years Active: 1966 - 1967
Ages Active: 33/34 - 34/35
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1932 - 2010
Characteristics
Gender: Female
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Medical Condition: Parkinson disease
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Dec 22 - Jan 20
Birth Month: December
Marital Status: married Marvin Gibbs
Children: three sons all poisoned by their mother, Janie
Living With: her husband and three sons
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Dec 25, 1932
Birth Location: Georgia, state of the United States of America
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: Dec 24, 1967 (Age 34)
Convicted: May 9, 1976 (Age 43)
Sentence: life imprisonment
Prison Location: a prison in Georgia
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: FALSE
Previous Jail: FALSE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Feb 7, 2010 (Age 77)
Cause of Death: natural causes
Death Location: a nursing home in Douglasville, city in georgia
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
12 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Janie Lou Gibbs

The 12 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Janie Lou Gibbs. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Dec 25 1932Janie Lou Gibbs was born in Georgia, state of the United States of America.  #19321225
Dec 25 1952
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Dec 25 1962
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1966
(Age 33/34)
Janie Lou Gibbs started her serial killing spree. #1966
1967
(Age 34/35)
Janie Lou Gibbs ended her serial killing spree. #1967
Dec 24 1967
(Age 34)
Janie Lou Gibbs arrested. #19671224
Dec 25 1972
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
May 09 1976
(Age 43)
Janie Lou Gibbs was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment at a prison in Georgia.  #19760509
Dec 25 1982
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Dec 25 1992
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Dec 25 2002
(Age 70)
70th Birthday
Feb 07 2010
(Age 77)
Janie Lou Gibbsdied.cause of death:natural causesat a nursing home in Douglasville, city in georgia. #20100207

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Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
living with children TRUE 268
kill at killers home TRUE 319
kill at victims home TRUE 322
suicide FALSE 219
killed in prison FALSE 212
father drug abuse FALSE 192
mother drug abuse FALSE 195
xyy FALSE 81
problems in school FALSE 221
teased in school FALSE 218
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
physically abused FALSE 231
psychologically abused FALSE 224
sexually abused FALSE 226
drug abuse FALSE 226
alcohol abuse FALSE 226
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
previous crimes FALSE 366
previous jail FALSE 351
previous prision FALSE 336
previous killed FALSE 208
used weapon FALSE 452
used gun FALSE 450
rape FALSE 452
torture FALSE 425
stalk FALSE 417
blindfold FALSE 362
bound FALSE 405
strangle FALSE 442
sex with body FALSE 429
mutilated FALSE 446
ate part of body FALSE 450
drank blood FALSE 441
posed body FALSE 364
totem body part FALSE 364
totem personal item FALSE 353
robbed FALSE 417


Books that Mention Janie Lou Gibbs

Book: Female Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Janie Lou Gibbs)
Peter Vronsky
Female Serial Killers
Book: Parents Who Kill (mentions serial killer Janie Lou Gibbs)
Carol Anne Davis
Parents Who Kill
Book: Murder Most Rare (mentions serial killer Janie Lou Gibbs)
Michael D. Kelleher
Murder Most Rare
Book: World Encyclopedia of 20th Century... (mentions serial killer Janie Lou Gibbs)
Jay Robert Nash
World Encyclopedia of 20th Century Murder
Book: Murders in the United States (mentions serial killer Janie Lou Gibbs)
R. Barri Flowers
Murders in the United States
Book: Serial Killer Mother (mentions serial killer Janie Lou Gibbs)
Michelle Joyce
Serial Killer Mother

7 Books that mention Serial Killer
Janie Lou Gibbs

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0425213900 Female Serial Killers 30
1782197400 Parents Who Kill 1
0440234735 Murder Most Rare 3
1590775325 World Encyclopedia of 20t... 20
0786420758 Murders in the United Sta... 32
1537755633 Serial Killing Mom 1
1542675480 Serial Killer Mother 1

Janie Lou Gibbs, née Hickox (December 25, 1932 – February 7, 2010) was an American serial killer from Cordele, Georgia, who killed her three sons, a grandson, and her husband, by poisoning them with rat poison in 1966 and 1967.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q4137909 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Dec 24, 2018.
  2. Janie Lou Gibbs on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Dec 24, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Janie Lou GIBBS on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Dec 24, 2018.
Internal References

Janie Lou Gibbs is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #23 of 45[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in December
  2. #38 of 55[ Page 3 ] of Capricorn Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #38 of 75[ Page 3 ] of Female Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #138 of 651[ Page 10 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  5. #188 of 327[ Page 13 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  6. #194 of 651[ Page 13 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #388 of 651[ Page 26 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #475 of 651[ Page 32 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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