Gibbs Family Tree

Captain John Gibbs, of Topsham

Male 1725 - 1774  (49 years)


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  • Name John Gibbs 
    Title Captain 
    Suffix of Topsham 
    Born 1725  Topsham, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 19 Jan 1726  Topsham, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Sea Capitain 
    Died 20 Jul 1774  At Sea Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Baptised at Topsham 19 January 1725. Died at sea 20 July 1774. Will dated 22 June 1773, proved 3 November 1778 in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Doctors Commons, London.

      His home after marriage was in Shapter Street, Topsham. Will proved by Elizabeth his widow; George Abraham Gibbs and Antony Gibbs certify. Party to a deed with his wife, her neice Elizabeth Roper, and Nathaniel George Petre, 11 December 1765.
    Person ID I3057  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2018 

    Father Abraham Gibbs, of Topsham,   b. 8 Mar 1686, Clyst St George, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1726, Topsham, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Sarah Lyle,   b. 9 Dec 1701, Topsham, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 4 Mar 1724/25  Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F750  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Meachin,   b. Bef 1731,   d. 1779  (Age > 48 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1751/52 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Gibbs,   b. 1752,   d. 19 Apr 1840, Ilfracombe, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. John Meachin Gibbs,   b. 1755,   d. Aft 1789  (Age > 35 years)
     3. Captain William Gibbs, of Topsham,   b. 1757, Topsham, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1830, Topsham, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Abraham Gibbs, of Palermo,   b. 10 Sep 1758, Topsham, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1816, Palermo, Sicily, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     5. George Gibbs, Lieut.,   b. 1761, Topsham, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1793, Jamaica Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     6. Lyle Gibbs,   b. 1761, Topsham, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1839, Genoa, Genova, Liguria, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     7. Thomas Gibbs, 2nd Lieut. RN,   b. 1767, Topsham, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1796, West Indies Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F1328  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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