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Lewis Grassic Gibbon


There is NO tradition of any connection between our Gibbons and the Scottish writer "Lewis Grassic Gibbon".
But it is interesting that he descends from Gibbons in the same general area of Scotland.



George Gibbon,
farm labourer,
mar 14th June 1862, Strathdon, far W of Aberdeen, to Lilias Grassick,
had issue:


  1. Lilias Grant Gibbon,
    Lily, born 21st Aug 1873, Leochel-Cushnie, W of Aberdeen (see map),
    had 2 illegitimate sons by 2 different fathers,
    then mar, 31st Dec 1898, to James McIntosh Mitchell [born c.1862] and had issue:


    1. Leslie Mitchell,
      born James Leslie Mitchell, 1901,
      the Scottish writer "Lewis Grassic Gibbon" (adopted names of his mother's and grandmother's families),
      also wrote as "J. Leslie Mitchell".




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