There was a Joanne A. Gibson b. Orleans, NY about 1930 to Harry W. Gibson and Mary I. Gibson. Harry was 39 and Mary was 35 when the 1940 US Census was taken. Joanne was 10 yrs. old.
Also, during the 1940 Census, there was a Joan Gibson, age 7, with father named William J. Gibson and mother Ethel M. The parents were both 44 yrs. old with an older daughter, also named Ethel M. age 18. Inlaw, Helen Mcintire was 57. All were born in NY.
The only daughter of a Gibson in 1940 Census in Jersey City , NJ that I found, was Margaret who was 8 and b. in NJ. She had a brother, John, age 3, b. NJ.
The father was Albert Gibson, age 32 in CT. The mother was born in Czech. and 28 yrs. old. They were living in Philadelphia in 1940.