- Sources yet to be consulted:
[ACA]. Sasine Register, LXVI, folio 254 recto.
Refers to property in Aberdeen:
"that Lott or piece of ground of the Shorelands belonging to the Town of Aberdeen lying immediately to the East of the ground belonging to William Gibbons Shipmaster in Aberdeen
containing 80 ft in breadth from the West to East, and in length from Virginia St upon the North to the Quay or Pier upon the South."
Marriage of William Gibbon and Margaret Innes, 4 Feb 1729.
See full size
He mar 4 Feb 1729
at St.Nicholas' church
to Margaret Innes
Gibbon family home was at
village, just outside Aberdeen.
both buried at St.Fittick's church, Nigg Bay
They had issue:
- Capt. Arthur Gibbon,
born est c.1730.
- Jane Gibbon,
bapt "Jean", 15th Jan 1732 [St.Fittick's, Nigg Bay],
did not marry.
- 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].
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.
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.
- Capt. Robert Gibbon,
born 23 Aug 1738 [parish records], NOT 1739 [family papers],
bapt 29 Aug 1738 [St.Fittick's, Nigg Bay],
- Ann Gibbon, died unmarried,
[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
and full size
Entry on p.117
Notes about a Young
family bible that
Isobel Young (died 1822) once owned.
- Might be relation of Margaret Innes: