John Gibson

Photo:Primitive Methodist Magazine 1872

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1872

1844-1917
By Geoff Dickinson

John was born on 24 December 1844 at Derby, Derbyshire.

Ministry

John emigrated to Wisconsin, USA in 1883, where he worked  as a Congregational minister.

Family

John married Angela Matilda Donne (1847-1925) in 1870 at Leominster, Herefordshire. Records identify six children.

  • Percy Ward Bellingham (1872-1971) – a Congregational Minister, ordained in 1917
  • John William Kirk (1872-1940) – a superintendent at a coal company in 1930
  • Albert Donne (1874-1944) – a doctor
  • Florence Blanche (1876-1962) – a shop salesperson
  • Mabel Maude Angela (1879-1957) - married John Baptiste Page, a labourer
  • Betram Evans (1881-1961) – an insurance agent

John died on 8 May 1917 at Washburn, Bayfield, Wisconsin, USA.

Circuits
  • 1866 Frome
  • 1867 Warminster
  • 1868 Hereford
  • 1869 Bath
  • 1871 Tredegar
  • 1873 St Austell
  • 1875 Kingswood
  • 1881 Halifax l
  • 1883 disappears
References

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1872 (portrait)

W Leary,Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits , 1990

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

This page was added by Geoff Dickinson on 06/03/2013.

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