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Sidney Gibbon


Sidney Gibbon,
born 25 Aug 1870, Alexandria, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
There is a story that he and a cousin were caught as stowaways on a ship bound for Australia in Port Elizabeth harbour.
This cousin must have been Monty Gibbon.
He left Alexandria. He settled far to the N, at Aliwal North, central South Africa (see map).
He mar pre-1907 at Aliwal North to Martha Ferreira [Martha Johanna Hester Ferreira].
The expenses book of Arthur Augustus Gibbon lists a wedding present for "Lizzie Gibbon" in June 1899. Maybe this is for her stepson Sidney's marriage?
All children born Aliwal North.
Listed as living Durban St, Aliwal North, at death.
He died in the hospital at Aliwal North, 4 Apr 1944, age 73 yrs [death cert].
Martha fl 1944.
Sidney and Martha had issue:


  1. Edgar Gibbon,
    mar 1stly to --- du Plessiss and had issue:
    1. Geoff Gibbon.
    mar 2ndly to Willida Pretorius and had issue:
    1. Gary Gibbon, mar Cindy Elizabeth Lamb and had issue:
      1. Joshua Gibbon.
      2. Daniel Gibbon.


  2. William Thomas Gibbon.

  3. Violet Gibbon,
    mar J. Greeff and had issue.

  4. Sydney Gibbon,
    mar --- Goosen and had issue.

  5. Arthur Albert Gibbon.


  6. Henry Gibbon,
    mar --- Morgan,
    grandfather of:

    1. Jennifer Brown,
      DNA match to John Gibbon.


  7. Frank Kenneth Gibbon,
    mar Doreen Mary Potter
    and had issue:

    1. Gordon Gibbon.
    2. Gaynor Gibbon.
    3. John Gibbon, had issue:
      1. Craig Gibbon, had issue:
        1. Isla Rose Gibbon.


  8. Ronald Reginald Gibbon,
    mar Susanna Maria Kotzé
    and had issue:

    1. Veronica Gibbon, had issue:
      1. Liezl van der Merwe.
    2. Sydney Gibbon.
    3. Cynthia Gibbon.
    4. Gerald Gibbon.


  9. George Gilbert Gibbon.

  10. Joan Gibbon,
    mar --- Dörn-Schnirring and had issue.

  11. Edna Gibbon,
    mar --- Solms and had issue.

  12. Dudley Gibbon.


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