Humphrys genealogy

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Gibbon of Stonehaven, Kincardineshire

There was a Gibbon family of Stonehaven, Kincardineshire (S of Aberdeen, now in Aberdeenshire Council Area).
They may be related to our family, but proof is needed.

William Gibbon,
of the Mill of Elsick, halfway between Stonehaven and Aberdeen,
had issue:

  1. William Gibbon,
    bapt 8 Jan 1643, Fetteresso, W side of Stonehaven town. See entry.
    He mar Marie Kerr.
    He rented the Mill of Cowie, N side of Stonehaven town.
    He owned property in Stonehaven.
    Marie died 17 May 1700.
    They are buried with a gravestone at Dunnottar, S side of Stonehaven.
    They had issue:

    1. William Gibbon.
      He mar Margaret Wyllie.
      Lived Stonehaven.
      He fl 1732.
      They had issue:

      1. Alexander Gibbon,
        bapt 4 Mar 1700, Dunnottar, S side of Stonehaven. See entry.

  2. Alexander Gibbon.
    He joined his brother William at Mill of Cowie, Stonehaven, in 1674.
    He had issue:

    1. Alexander Gibbon.
      He mar 1716 to Isobel Chalmers.
      They had issue:

      1. Jean Gibbon,
        born 1727.

        She is probably identical with:

        Jean Gibbon, or Jane.
        She was of Dunnottar parish, S side of Stonehaven.
        She mar 16 Feb 1755 to Capt. Arthur Gibbon and had issue.
        They mar at Dunnottar. See entry for banns in records of St.Fittick's, Nigg Bay.

Our Gibbons came from Echt, the blue marker to the NW here, near Dunecht. They then went into Aberdeen.
The Stonehaven Gibbons are first found at Elsick, the blue marker here half way between Stonehaven and Aberdeen. They then went into Stonehaven.
From Google Maps.

Baptism of William Gibbon at Fetteresso, Stonehaven, 8 Jan 1643.
The entry begins: "Wm Gibbon at the Mill of Elsick his bairn baptized called Wm. Witnesses ..."

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