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William Gibbon

Marriage of William Gibbon and Margaret Innes, 4 Feb 1729.
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William Gibbon.
Lived Aberdeen, Scotland.
He mar 4 Feb 1729 at St.Nicholas' church, Aberdeen, to Margaret Innes.
Gibbon family home was at Torry village, just outside Aberdeen.
They were both buried at St.Fittick's church, Nigg Bay, Torry, Aberdeen.
They had issue:

  1. Capt. Arthur Gibbon,
    born est c.1730.

  2. Jane Gibbon,
    bapt "Jean", 15th Jan 1732 [St.Fittick's, Nigg Bay],
    did not marry.

  3. Capt. William Gibbon,
    bapt 26 May 1734 [St.Fittick's, Nigg Bay], NOT 1732.
    He mar 18 Feb 1773 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen] to Isobel Young [born or bapt 7 Sept 1747]. No issue.
    Mar contract 17 Feb 1773.
    "William Gibbon", shipmaster, Aberdeen, witnessed bapts of Capt. Robert's children 1777 through 1780.
    He became berthmaster at the port of Aberdeen.
    "Capt. William Gibbon" witnessed bapts of Capt. Robert's children 1781 through 1785.
    He lived in Shiprow, Aberdeen.
    He died at his house in Shiprow, 4 Apr 1818, age 83 yrs.
    He was bur 10 Apr 1818 at Nigg Bay. Described as "Capt." at burial.
    See Ann Gibbon's diary later: "in April I closed the eyes of my Uncle".
    Isobel died 4 June 1822, Aberdeen, age 74 yrs.
    She was bur 8 June 1822 at Nigg Bay.

  4. Capt. Robert Gibbon,
    born 23 Aug 1738 [parish records], NOT 1739 [family papers],
    bapt 29 Aug 1738 [St.Fittick's, Nigg Bay],
    sea captain.

  5. Ann Gibbon, died unmarried,
    listed in [Alexander Gibbon family tree].
    Perhaps this is confusion with Jane (this tree doesn't list Jane).

Torry and Aberdeen in 1756.
By William Mosman, the Aberdeen painter.
Used with the kind permission of Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums collections.
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Entry on p.117 of [Johnson, 1894].

Notes about a Young family bible that Isobel Young (died 1822) once owned.
From p.127 of [Johnson, 1894].

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