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James Gibbon

James Gibbon,
born 1742 or 1743,
merchant, Aberdeen,
mar 1766 to Sophia Gibbon, or Gibson [bapt 28th Aug 1745],
Sophia died 16th Aug 1801 (NOT 1810), age 55 yrs, bur Nigg Bay,
he must be James Gibbon of Aberdeen listed as subscriber to [Milne, 1805],
he died 9th May 1806, age 63 yrs [burial record] or 64 yrs [grave],
bur 13th May, Nigg Bay,
had issue:

  1. Sophia Gibbon, bapt 8th June 1767 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen], must have died in infancy.
  2. Janet Gibbon, bapt 12th Aug 1768 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].
  3. Sophia Gibbon, bapt 20th Nov 1771 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen], must have died young.

  4. Alexander Gibbon,
    born 1773, bapt 5th May 1773 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen],
    merchant, ship-owner, partner with his brother James,
    he and his brother James were co-owners of the Dolphin (built 1798, though it is possibly 1825 when they are listed as co-owners),
    he and his brother James were co-owners of the Tyne (built 1808, though it is possibly 1824 when they are listed as co-owners),
    he was co-owner of the Waterloo (built 1815, launched July 1815),
    mar 18th Aug 1815 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen, or "married this day in Glasgow"] to Jessie Galloway [or Jessie Ann, or Jessy, or Janet],
    "Alexander Gibbon and James Gibbon, merchants" are listed with an office at 31 Quay, Aberdeen in [Aberdeen Directory] 1824-25 to 1834-35,
    "Alexander Gibbon" is listed as living next door at 30 Quay, Aberdeen in [Aberdeen Directory] 1824-25 to 1833-34,
    his unmarried brother James Gibbon is also listed as living 30 Quay in [Aberdeen Directory, 1824-25],
    Alexander died, was bur 26th Aug 1833 in Aberdeen area, age 60 yrs,
    "Mrs. Alexander Gibbon" is listed at 30 Quay in [Aberdeen Directory, 1834-35],
    "Mrs. Alexander Gibbon" is listed at 5 Affleck St, Aberdeen, in [Aberdeen Directory] 1835-36 to 1837-38,
    had issue:

    1. James Gibbon, bapt 8th July 1816 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen], NOT son of William Gibbon,
      bur 9th Nov 1816 in Aberdeen area, age 4 months.

    2. James Gibbon, bapt 18th Feb 1819 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].
    3. Alexander Galloway Gibbon, bapt 26th Dec 1820 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].
    4. Sophia Gibbon, bapt 29th Aug 1822 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].
    5. Jessie Gibbon, bapt 19th Mar 1824 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].

    6. David Scott Gibbon, bapt 9th Aug 1825 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen],
      bur 15th May 1826 in Aberdeen area, age 9 months.

  5. James Gibbon,
    bapt 18th Nov 1774 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen],
    merchant, partner with his brother Alexander in ship-owning,
    he must be James Gibbon, junior, of Aberdeen, listed as subscriber to [Milne, 1805],
    died unmarried, 14th Dec 1848, age 74 yrs,
    bur 18th Dec at Nigg Bay.

  6. Charles Gibbon, bapt 9th June 1776 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].

  7. Ann Gibbon [or Anne], bapt 30th Sept 1777 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen],
    mar 24th Dec 1809 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen] to Capt. David Scott [Capt, Royal Navy],
    died 1- Sept 18-- [grave],
    bur St.Nicholas' church, Aberdeen (SE corner, near gate onto main street),
    David rose to become Rear Admiral,
    died at think Aberdeen, age 75 yrs [grave, St.Nicholas', Aberdeen],
    had issue:

    1. Margaret Campbell (Scott),
      died at Aberdeen, Aug (illegible, poss. 1880), age (poss. 82 yrs) [grave, St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].

    2. Eliza Scott,
      died at Aberdeen, 10th July (illegible, poss. 1870), age (poss. 71 yrs) [grave, St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].

    3. David Scott,
      died in India, 27th Nov 18--, age think 22 yrs [grave, St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].

    4. Sophia Scott, bapt 10th July 1815 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen],
      died 28th Oct 1831, age 16 yrs [grave, St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].

    5. George Scott.

    6. James Scott [James C.],
      died think at Aberdeen [grave, St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].

  8. William Gibbon, bapt 22nd Jan 1780 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].

  9. Isabella Gibbon, bapt 13th June 1781 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen], Gibbon family tree says "Isabel",
    mar --- Morrice and had issue:

    1. David Morrice.
    2. Sophia Morrice.

  10. Sophia Charlotte Gibbon, bapt 3rd May 1786 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen],
    Gibbon family tree says went as "Charlotte",
    died at Inver, nr Dunkeld, Tayside (see map), 13th June 1804, age 18 yrs,
    bur within the walls of the Old Cathedral of Dunkeld, Tayside,
    name recorded on grave at Nigg Bay.

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