My late grandfather, Robert James Gibb, had a great desire to learn more about his ancestors and his family history. He left Scotland in search of a better life and came to be employed first by the Grand Trunk Railway in Eastern Canada (1906) and later by the city of Edmonton, in Alberta, Canada (1910). He included what he knew of his family tree in a diary of his early life in Eastern Canada, but expressed the regret that it was not more. Robert passed on his interest in genealogy to me, and while the Gibb line remains a bit of a mystery, I think he would be pleased with the progress that has been made. Welcome to my website.

Main Genealogy Surnames

These surnames are some of the ones in my direct line but there are many other surnames on this site. To look for others, click on Every name

Bews Cormack Frew Lamont McElroy Sandison
Buchanan Coupar Gibb Lawrie McNaughton Thompson
Cameron Dow Herron Longmuir Porteous Wallace
Clark Fleming Hunter Lyons Pottinger Wilson

Main Locations

Canada British Columbia Victoria
Ontario Hamilton, Lanark, McNab, Pembroke, Ramsay, Renfrew, Vaughan
Nova Scotia Hopewell, New Glasgow, Truro
England Northumberland Newcastle-on-Tyne
New Zealand Otago  
Southland Invercargill
Scotland Fife Carnock, Dalgety, Dunfermline, Inverkeithing, Torryburn
Kinross Cleish, Kinross
Lanark Glasgow, Stonehouse
Orkney Harray, Kirkwall, Papa Westray, Westray
USA California Sacramento, San Gabriel
Illinois Chicago
Pennsylvania Latrobe, Lycippus
Wisconsin Milwaukee

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This page last updated on 26 April 2015

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