Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

My wife's ancestors - Gibbon - Contents

Alexander Gibbon

"Alexander Gibbons" sponsors the baptism of his niece Jean Gibbon, Nigg, 15 Jan 1732.


Alexander Gibbon,
or Gibbons.
"Gibbons" at children's baptisms. Family used "Gibbon" consistently after.
He was a carpenter (would be ship building, family business with his father).
Lived at Torry, just outside Aberdeen.

He mar Janet D'algarno.
Alexander Gibbon family tree has her as "Janet D'algarno".
[Wyllie, 2020] has her as "Janet Dalgarno".
She is written "Jannet De Garden" at children's bapts 1733 and 1737.
She is written "Jannet Dalgarno" at children's bapts 1744 and 1747.

Alexander sponsored the baptism of his niece Jean Gibbon at Nigg, 15 Jan 1732. He is listed as a "carpenter", living Torry.
Listed as a "carpenter", living Torry, at children's bapts 1733 to 1747.
"Alexander Gibbon" was "cautioner" for the marriage of his niece Elizabeth Innes in 1764. There seems no other candidate for Alexander Gibbon except him.
Alexander and Janet had issue:

  1. Anna Gibbon,
    or Ann,
    bapt "Anna", 23 Sept 1733 [Nigg].
    She died unmarried.

  2. Arthur Gibbon.
    Gibbon family tree says he "went to London".

  3. Elizabeth Gibbon,
    born 1734.
    She mar 24 Dec 1765 [Nigg] to Capt. Thomas Brebner and had issue.

  4. Mary Gibbon.
    Think she died unmarried.

  5. Martha Gibbon,
    bapt 10 Sept 1737 [Nigg].
    She mar 4 Oct 1767 [Nigg] to Hugh Cochran and had issue.

  6. James Gibbon,
    born 1742 or 1743.

  7. Robert Gibbon.

  8. Margaret Gibbon,
    bapt 15 Dec 1744 [Nigg].
    She mar 27 July 1766 [Nigg] to John McKenzie and had issue.

  9. Agnes Gibbon.

  10. Charles Gibbon,
    bapt 14 Aug 1747 [Nigg].

Baptism of Anna Gibbon, Nigg, 23 Sept 1733.

Baptism of Martha Gibbon, Nigg, 10 Sept 1737.

Baptism of Margaret Gibbon, Nigg, 15 Dec 1744.

Baptism of Charles Gibbon, Nigg, 14 Aug 1747.

Alexander Gibbon and his children in family tree originally done by his grandson Alexander Gibbon of Johnston.

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