Sixth Generation


32. John Giberson Sr. was born in 1762 in Upper Freehold Township, Monmouth, New Jersey.111 He lived in Beaver Harbour, Charlotte County, New Brunswick in 1783. He died in March 1842 at the age of 80 in Florenceville, Simonds, NB, Canada (Carleton).111 John immigrated.111 He was Dutch.20 The first of the family to come to Canada was John. He was a Loyalist, who had fought on the English side in the revolutionary war. After the war ended, he was given a grant of land (Aunt Annie said she thought it was on the Nashwaak river) in New Brunswick.
SOUR: S1@The Muster Roll of the 2nd Battalion, New Jersey Volunteers, dated 24
February, 1778, contains the name of a private, John Giberson (Record
Group 8, Vol. 1854, page 16)

The Muster Roll of the Kings American Dragoons for 1882-1783 contains
the name of John Giberson (Record Group 8, Volume 1901, pages 2,8,35,
57,67,76,77,85.

1816 York County Roll lists John Giberson in Wakefield Parish, according to:
"Generations", New Brunswick Genealogical Society, Volume 28, page 8.

Crown Land Grant Index, 1988, lists:
John Giberson as grantee on 6/20/1809 for property located in the Parish of Peel, Carleton County, at 71,72, Presquile Isle, 430 acres; Vol. D. #497

In the transcribed extracts of New Brunswick land petitions, there are the following references to a John Giberson of Carleton County:
1) No. 92 (1805), Petition of John Giberson for an Island called Lower Presque Isle (Manuscript Group 9, A 5, vol. 1-7.)
2) No. 170 (1814), a memorial of a John Giberson, Jr., asking for land on the Manquart River, of 250 acres (MG 9, A 5, vol. 1-7).
3) No. 279 (1820), A John Giberson Sr. served in Kings American Dragoons in the Revolutionary War, petitioned for 10 acres of land to build a grist mill in Wakefield (MG 9, A 5, vol. 1-7). Elizabeth "Betty" Brown and John Giberson Sr. were married about 1788 in New Brunswick, Canada.111

33. Elizabeth "Betty" Brown was born in 1769/70 in New Jersey.111 She died on 6 December 1844 at the age of 74 in Andover, Victoria County, New Brunswick.111,179 Death: Andover (Victoria County), 6 inst., Mrs. Elizabeth Giberson, age 74 left 120 children and grandchildren. Her husband died in March 1842, age 82, early settler. She was also known as Betty Braun.111,179 Death: Andover (Victoria County), 6 inst., Mrs. Elizabeth Giberson, age 74 left 120 children and grandchildren. Her husband died in March 1842, age 82, early settler. Elizabeth was Pennsylvania Dutch. Elizabeth Giberson was listed on the Schedule of Old Revolutionary Soldiers and their Widows chargeable on the Relief Fund, 1843.
She was listed in Carleton County, age 71, in 1842.
According to "Generations", Issue 59, Spring 1994, New Brunswick
Genealogical Society.

Children were:

i.

John "Jack" Giberson Jr. was born in 1789 in Prince William, New Brunswick. He died on 27 June 1834 at the age of 45 in Bath, Parish of Kent, New Brunswick (Carelton). He was killed by a falling tree on June 27, 1834, at the age of 45.

Lydia Giberson (wife) administered the estate. William Giberson witnessed the petition for letters of administration. Provincial Archives Film #11585, RS62A 1834.

"New Brunswick Courier", 19 Jul 1834:
Accident! 27th [June 1834], William Giberson of Parish of Kent was falling a tree. It struck one that had been lodged against another and broke it away. Both fell together and struck John Giberson, father of William, a severe blow on the head, so as to cause his death at age 46. He was buried in 1834 in Bath Town Cemetery, New Brunswick (Carelton). Lived in Bath.

Crown Land Grant Index, 1988, lists:
John Giberson, Jr. as grantee on 5/08/1818 for property located in the Parish of Kent, Carleton County, at 6 Bath, 400 acres; Vol. 2, #979

Crown Land Grant Index, 1988, lists:
John Giberson, Jr. as grantee on 10/27/1828 for property located in the Parish of Kent, Carleton County, at 7 Bath, 300 acres; Vol. 10, #2353

ii.

James "Jim" Giberson180 was born on 3 July 1791 in Carleton, New Brunswick.180 He lived in Perth Parish, Victoria County, New Brunswick, Canada in 1851.180 He died in Bath, Parish of Kent, New Brunswick (Carelton). James was Dutch.20 Settled on the Tobique River in Arthurette in the early 1800s.

Owned a Grist Mill in Bath.

1851 Census for Parish of Perth, Victoria County, lists James, 60, Dutch, farmer, as head of household
Maryann, wife, 59
William, son, 28, farmer
Samuel, son, 20, farmer
Daneal, son, 25, farmer
Bachebe, daughter, 20
George, son, 17
Hamilton, son, 14
Mary, daughter, 11
Elizabeth, daughter, 6

1861 Census for Parish of Perth, Victoria County, lists James, 70, as head of household
Marianne, 68, wife
Hamilton, 28, son
George, 24, son
Mary, 21, daughter

iii.

Martha "Patty" Giberson was born in 1793 in Wakefield Parish, Carleton Co., New Brunswick, Canada. She lived in Peel Parish, Carleton County, New Brunswick after 1810. She lived in Perth Parish, Victoria County, New Brunswick, Canada after 1834. Had issue by Obadish Skidgell. Had three children with John Cochran.

iv.

Murphy Giberson181 was born in 1795 in Wakefield Parish, Carleton Co., New Brunswick, Canada.181 He lived in Kent Parish, Carleton County, New Brunswick in 1851.181 He died on 13 June 1868 at the age of 73 in Bath, Parish of Kent, New Brunswick (Carelton). Murphy was buried in 1868 in Lower Wicklow Cemetery, Wicklow Parish, New Brunswick (Carelton). Murphy Giberson was the first magistrate in Kent and first postmaster of Kent.
In April 1853 Murphy was appointed as a way officer in Kent.

Provincial Archives of NB, Dept of Natural Resources, Lands Branch:
Murphy Giberson received two original Land Grants in Carleton County;
1) 360 acres in the Parish of Kent, Carleton County, east of the St. John River, below the mouth of the Monquart River. This is grant number 1870, dated Sepember 10, 1825.
2) Lot number 1 in Block 18, East of the Monquart River. This lot contained 100 acres and is also situated in the Parish of Kent in Carleton County. This Grant is Number 3325, dated November 27, 1844.

1851 Census, Kent Parish, Carleton County, at page 9 lists:
Murphy, 56, is listed as head of house hold;
Lydia, 46, wife
Samuel, 24, son
Hannah, 21, daughter
Mary, 19, daughter
David, 17, son

"The Dolmans in America", page 77:
Murphy Giberson, Ada Harriet Giberson's paternal grandfather, married Lydia Stickney. He had a grist mill; rye was the grain, as there was no wheat. Maple sugar was made, and sheep raised for wool, which was spun, woven and made into clothes, all by hand. They also raised flax, which was spun and woven into sheets, pillow cases, and table clothes. Lydia Stickney had the first iron cookstove, and the first buggy to be seen on the St. John River. Fifty-eight grandchildren grew to maturity.

Hamilton, 15, son
Joseph, 22, son
Charles, 13, son
Harriet, 11, son
Hepsebah, 9, daughter
Emily, 4, daughter
Amos, 2 , son
Alfred, 3, nephew

1861 Census for Kent Parish, Carleton County, lists Murphy, 64, as head of household
Lydia, 56, wife
Hamilton, 26, son
Harriet, 21, daughter
Hepsey, 19, daughter
Emily, 13, daughter
Amos, 12, son

Elizabeth, 1 grand daughter
Mary, 29, daughter

In 1861 the farm contained 120 improved acres and 240 acres, unimproved.

v.

Mary Giberson was born in 1797 in Carleton, New Brunswick.

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vi.

Simon Giberson-5056.

vii.

Esther Giberson182 was born about 1802 in Carleton, New Brunswick. She was born in 1802 in New Brunswick, Canada.183 She died in 1874 at the age of 72 in Fort Fairfield, Maine (Aroostook).183

viii.

Elizabeth Giberson was born about 1804 in Carleton, New Brunswick.61

ix.

Alfred Giberson was born on 20 May 1813 in Wakefield Parish, Carleton Co., New Brunswick, Canada.61 IGI at LDS says 1805 birth... unless this is 1st Alfred... He died before 1851 at the age of 38 in Andover, Victoria County, New Brunswick. Provincial Archives MC80/1066, The Giberson/Lockhart Family, 1990
Lived on the Aroostook River

x.

William O. Giberson was born in 1808 in Wakefield Parish, Carleton Co., New Brunswick, Canada.61 He died in 1887 at the age of 79.61 He was living in Upper Canada. Provincial Archives MC80/1066, The Giberson/Lockhart Family, 1990 Hepsy Giberson's Family History

[William] went to upper Canada, now called Ontario, and later his brother Simon, who was Hepsy's great grandfather, went overland to visit him, by way of Lake Champlain in 1847. Simon lived for five years at Long Point on Lake Eire, and then returned to NB with his
son-in-law, John Adams, who had married his [Simon's] daughter Jane.

xi.

George H. Giberson was born in 1813 in Wakefield Parish, Carleton Co., New Brunswick, Canada. He died on 4 January 1851 at the age of 38 in Andover, Victoria County, New Brunswick. He was buried in 1851 in West Florenceville Cemetery, New Brunswick (Carelton). Stone number 1 Lumberman; Giberson Gold found on the Tobique River.

xii.

Frederick Dibble Giberson "Fred" was born on 28 September 1814 in Carleton, New Brunswick. He appeared in the census in 1851 in Andover, Victoria County, New Brunswick. He appeared in the census in 1861 in Andover, Victoria County, New Brunswick. Frederick appeared in the census in 1871 in Andover, Victoria County, New Brunswick. He died on 22 May 1898 at the age of 83 in Andover, Victoria County, New Brunswick. He was buried in 1898 in Old Methodist Cemetery, Andover, New Brunswick (Victoria). 1851 Census for Andover Parish, Victoria County, lists Frederick, 37, as head of household
Louisa, wife, 36
Maryann, daughter, 15
Josiah [Isaiah], son, 12
Victoria E., daughter, 16
Sarah, daughter, 8
Loiza, daughter, 6
Patience, daughter, 6
Frederick W.[Whitfield], son, 1

1861 Census for Andover Parish, Victoria County, lists Frederick, 47, as head of household
Louisa, wife, 44
Victoria, daughter, 22
Isaiah [Josiah], son, 21
Sarah, daughter, 18
Louisa, daughter, 16
Patience, daughter, 14
Whitfield, son, 11
Emily Jane, daughter, 9
George, son, 7
Caroline, daughter, 5
John Fremont, son, 2
Winthrop Wesley, son, 9 months

1871 Census for Andover Parish, Victoria County, lists Frederick, 56, Dutch, Baptist, Farmer, as head of household
Louisa, wife, 53
Isaiah [Josiah], son, 31
Louisa, daughter, 26
Whitfield F., son, 21
Emiline, daughter, 18
George, son, 17
Caroline, daughter, 15
John F., son, 12
Jamey W., son, 10