Marriage of William Gibbon and Margaret Innes, 4 Feb 1729.
"Gibbon" at marriage.
"Gibbons" at children's baptisms.
Family used "Gibbon" consistently after.
He was a carpenter (would be ship building, family business with his
Lived at Torry
, just outside Aberdeen.
was "cautioner" for the marriage of his sister Margaret to Thomas Innes
He is listed as carpenter, of Torry.
William is listed as "carpenter" of Torry at children's baptisms 1732 to 1738.
He sp bapt of his niece
, Nigg, 23 Sept 1733.
He is carpenter, of Torry.
William and Margaret were
both buried at St.Fittick's church, Nigg Bay
They had issue:
- Capt. Arthur Gibbon,
born est c.1730.
- Jane Gibbon,
bapt "Jean", St.Fittick's, Nigg Bay, 15 Jan 1732.
Scotland is already using new style year, so this is new style 1732.
She did not marry.
- Capt. William Gibbon,
bapt 26 May 1734 [St.Fittick's, Nigg Bay].
has a clean transcript of the page which is clearly 1734,
and the damaged original, which it mis-labels as 1732.
Note 1732 makes no sense given the baptism of the other child Jean.
- Capt. Robert Gibbon,
born 23 Aug 1738, NOT 1739,
bapt 29 Aug 1738 [St.Fittick's, Nigg Bay].
- Ann Gibbon.
She died unmarried.
[Alexander Gibbon family tree].
Perhaps this is confusion with Jane (this tree doesn't list Jane).
Baptism of Jean Gibbon, Nigg, 15 Jan 1732.
Baptism of William Gibbon, Nigg, 26 May 1734.
Baptism of Robert Gibbon, Nigg, 29 Aug 1738.
William Gibbon grave, Nigg Bay
William Gibbon is buried in
in the NE corner of Nigg churchyard.
From notes on Gibbon graves at Nigg
Margaret Innes is buried in
Map of the Gibbon graves in the NE corner of Nigg churchyard, showing plots 5 and 6.
From notes on Gibbon graves at Nigg.