Dr. William Livingston,
He is listed as a
to the novel
or The West Indian, by Helena Wells, 1800.
He helped get Christian Milne's poems published in 1805. He is listed as a reference in the preface.
[Wyllie, 2020, p.316] says William invested in shares in several Gibbon boats.
He witnessed Arthur Gibbon's postmarital contract 1815.
Ann Gibbon's diary says he is in bad health in 1819.
William dies, 1822:
He died 11 Oct 1822, age 62 yrs [grave, St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].
He was NOT described as very ill in 1864. This was Margaret Livingston Gibbon's husband.
Margaret lived for 50 more years as a widow:
She was age 46 when William died, and she lived to 96.
She is listed in [Aberdeen Directory, 1824-25] at 34 Upperkirkgate, Aberdeen.
She went to live with her unmarried sisters back in the family home at 11 Virginia St, Aberdeen.
She is listed in [Aberdeen Directory, 1835-36] at 11 Virginia St, Aberdeen. And listed there in [Aberdeen Directory, 1839-40].
She is listed with her sisters at 54 Union Place, Aberdeen, in [Aberdeen directory, 1840-41].
She was living with her sisters Ann and Elizabeth at Union Place, Aberdeen, in 1841 census.
[Letter of 10 Oct 1865] says: "What a wonderful Lady for her years our friend Mrs. Livingstone is!!"
She was living as widow in 1871 with her unmarried sister Barbara at family home, 85 Crown St, Aberdeen.
Margaret dies, 1872:
She died at 85 Crown St, 2 Dec 1872 [death cert], [grave], [family papers], age 96 yrs.
See death cert. NOT 11 Dec 1872.
She was bur with Livingston at St. Nicholas', Aberdeen.
Her name is written on Gibbon grave at Nigg Bay.
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