George Gibson (1704-1761): Irish Immigrant

George Gibson (born 1704, in Stewartstown, Ulster County, Ireland; died December 7, 1761, in Lancaster (now Cumberland) County, PA.) was an Innkeeper and immigrated from Northern Ireland in 1732, Antrium County.   Sources: Abstracts of Lancaster County, PA Wills 1732-1785, Willow Bend Books Westminster, MD 2000. third printing. p. 78

George’s parents may have been William Gibson II (born about 1668 in London, England; died after 1703 in London, Middlesex County, England) and Jane Thomas (born 1684 in London, England). William and Jane were married on December 2, 1699, in Brewers Hall, London, England. William and Jane had another son, William, born 1703 in Tyrone, Ireland. Sources:

  1. Title: Short Journal and Itenerary Journals of George Fox- In Commemoration of the Tercentenary of his Birth (1624-1924)Fox, George “Short Journal and Itenerary Journals of George Fox- In Commemoration of the Tercentenary of his Birth (1624-1924). With an Introduction by T. Edmund Harvey. Abbrev: Fox, George Journals Author: Fox, George, Editor: Penney, Norman Publication: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, 1925
  2. Title: NEAL, PINFOLD, WEIGAND, CULVER, Author E-mail: Thomas R. Weigand <tweigand@bellsou Abbrev: NPWC families
  3. Title: Dict. National Biography Abbrev: Dict. National Biography
  4. Title: kmonticue@uswest.net, Author E-mail: kmonticue@uswest.net Abbrev: Monticue, Katrina

The parents of William Gibson II (1668-1703) were William Gibson (born 1629 in Caton, Lancashire, England) and Elizabeth Thompson (born 1630 in Crossmore, Lancashire, England).

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