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1770s York County Gibsons--any experts out there?

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Re: 1770s York County Gibsons--any experts out there?

Posted: 9 Jun 2013 9:29AM GMT
Classification: Query
Ed,
Well, I am not positive. It's just what has been recorded by various people. I have (at least) one 3rd cousin who has done record research, and he might know how much of this is documented and how much could be wrong, but it's pretty hard to get a reply from him.

I appreciate all you did there. I looked at deed info. on the York Archives website this morning, and I see there was also a John Gibson who sold land in Sept 1780, to Jacob Shafer.

You are quite right to question York. Maybe the answers lie in Virginia, or in KY where they went next. I'm not sure what besides a will or info. handed down through families would connect a set of children's names to their parents' names, way back then. I say "set" because just a child named James isn't much of a clue. Church records maybe, and I would guess Presbyterian, but I really don't know.

I know I looked at Jacob and Anna Whiteford Gibson recently and decided that was probably not the right line exactly.

Thank you for your generous help. I'm very sorry that it didn't lead anywhere.
Julie
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
jgibsonjgibso... 27 May 2013 12:38AM GMT 
e_deveney 27 May 2013 4:56PM GMT 
jgibsonjgibso... 28 May 2013 12:16AM GMT 
edmorrill786 27 May 2013 7:53PM GMT 
jgibsonjgibso... 28 May 2013 12:59AM GMT 
edmorrill786 29 May 2013 12:48AM GMT 
jgibsonjgibso... 29 May 2013 5:01AM GMT 
edmorrill786 9 Jun 2013 2:42AM GMT 
jgibsonjgibso... 9 Jun 2013 3:29PM GMT 
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