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.
He mar 14 June 1862
to Lilias Grassick
They mar at Strathdon
, far W of Aberdeen.
Lilias Grant Gibbon,
born 21 Aug 1873, Leochel-Cushnie, W of Aberdeen
She had two illegitimate sons by two different fathers.
She then mar, 31 Dec 1898, to James McIntosh Mitchell [born c.1862] and had issue:
- Leslie Mitchell,
born James Leslie Mitchell, 1901.
The Scottish writer
"Lewis Grassic Gibbon"
(adopted names of his mother's and grandmother's families).
He also wrote as "J. Leslie Mitchell".