have been in correspondence with a cousin, who tells me that Janet Gibb was born and reared in London. According to verbal family history her father was Laird William Gibb, he apparently sold his land - whatever he may have had, to the…"
I've had a dig, and I have her the date of her birth, but not the year, and a comment that she was born in London, and also that she eventually died in australia. But I know when my grandparents married she had returned to scotland. so…"
thanks for coming back to me. my Janet Gibb died in 1944 - I dont have her birthdate handy, but will go back to my grandfather's birth certificate in the w.e. and come back to you. I think a birthdate of 1855 or 1852 is a bit early,…"
"Hi Suzanne. Not sure if we have connection or not but I do have Janet Gibb throughtout my tree.
Willaim Gibb and his wife Janet Marr had a daughter Janet b. abt. 1831 in Mauchline d. 5th Nov 1880.
Hamilton Gibb and his wife Margaret Bowman had a…"
"hi John, I am a fledgling family researcher, my grandfather (cockburn) was born in saltcoats, came out with siblings and his Mum (Janet Gibb Cockburn) in the early 1900's some time after his father died in a train crash. his mother eventually…"
"I did find a b. cert. for Archibald McKinnon born in Greenock 14/09/1867 mother Euphemia Beaton father Dugald Beaton. Their marriage is given as 31/10/1857 in Glasgow, can find no trace of it! Had a look for Archibald under his mothers name but no…"
"I'm beginning to think that something on that marriage cert is not accurate - these people should not be this hard to find in the given time period. SP has only one Euphemia Beaton-McKinnon who died before 1895 and that's Mrs Dugald I…"
Do you have Archibald's death certificate? If so, does it give the same parents? The information on parents given on death certificates is usually less reliable than on marriage certificates but it might be worth checking.
"The 1871 census transcript on Ancestry has a John and Euphemia McKinnon living in Greenock. She was b. abt 1835 on Skye. He was b. abt 1834, also on Skye and is a lab. They have 1 child - Malester McKinnon, with them.
It's not certain that…"