Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.


My wife's ancestors - Gibbon - Contents

Robert Gibbon

Baptism of Arthur Gibbon, 25 June 1748.

Robert Gibbon.
He mar Isabel Paterson.
At son's bapt 1748 he is described as a "carpenter", of Torry, Aberdeen.
They had issue:

  1. Arthur Gibbon,
    bapt 25 June 1748 [St.Fittick's, Nigg Bay]. See bapt entry.

  2. Alexander Gibbon,
    bapt 4th July 1752 [St.Fittick's, Nigg Bay].
    He was a ship-captain.
    He mar his 1st cousin Isobel Duncan [born 1752].
    Alexander was bur 16th Aug 1810 in Aberdeen area, age 58 yrs.
    Isobel was bur 24th Sept 1820 in Aberdeen area, age 68 yrs.
    They had issue:

    1. Robert Gibbon,
      bapt 24th June 1778 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].

    2. Alexander Gibbon,
      bapt 10th Aug 1779 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].
      He was a shipmaster in Aberdeen.
      He must be "Alexander Gibbon, junior" of Aberdeen listed as a subscriber to Christian Milne's book of poems in 1805.
      He mar 16 Mar 1809 to his 1st cousin (and 2nd cousin) Ann Coutts [born 1782 or 1783].
      They mar at St.Nicholas', Aberdeen.
      He was lost in the St.Lawrence River, Canada, 6th July 1811, age 31 yrs [grave].
      His grave is at Nigg Bay, but his body would not be buried there.
      Think she is "Mrs. Alexander Gibbon" listed at 12 Quay, Aberdeen, in [Aberdeen Directory] 1824-25 to 1833-34.
      Think she is "Mrs. Alexander Gibbon junior" listed at 11 Quay, Aberdeen, in [Aberdeen Directory] 1834-35 to 1839-40.
      She died 19th May 1847, age 64 yrs [grave] or 65 yrs [burial record].
      She was bur 24th May 1847 at Nigg Bay.
      They had issue:

      1. Alexander Gibbon, bapt 5th Dec 1810 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen],
        mar --- Pirrie,
        erected parents' gravestone at Nigg Bay.

    3. George Gibbon.
    4. Charles Gibbon, bapt 5th Nov 1782 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].

    5. John Gibbon,
      bapt 22nd Nov 1784 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].
      He must be John Gibbon, Merchant, Trustee of the Aberdeen and Hull Shipping Company, who was co-owner think as at 1825 of the Bromby (built 1815) and the Fox (built 1819).
      He was bur 28th Aug 1846 in Aberdeen area, age 61 yrs.

    6. Ann Gibbon, bapt 22nd Nov 1784 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen], must be twin with John.
    7. James Gibbon.
    8. Isabel Gibbon [Isabel Christian Gibbon], bapt 22nd Mar 1788 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].
    9. Arthur Gibbon, bapt 30th July 1790 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].
    10. Elizabeth Gibbon.

  3. Charles Gibbon,
    mar Margaret Mackie and had issue:

    1. Charles Gibbon.
      His children settled in New Machar parish, NW of Aberdeen.
      He had issue:

      1. Andrew Gibbon.
      2. Charles Gibbon.
      3. William Gibbon.
      4. Brebner Gibbon.
      5. Isabel Gibbon.

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