|332. Capt. Timothy Gibson III
was born on Dec 17 1738 in Stow, MA.(4)
He died on Jan 16 1814 in Brownfield, ME.
"Capt. Gibson before reaching his majority served in the French and Indian War, his record reading thus: 'muster roll--Capt. Abijah Hall Comp. Col. Willard's Reg.--1760, Timothy Gibson, Sergt. Stow--From May 2 to November 27--30 weeks.' and perhaps this service may have given rise to the appelation of 'Captain' Gibson. On the removal of his parents from Stow to Henniker he accompanied them during his quarter of a century's stay in New Hampshire, he filled many offices of trust, both state and town -- delegate tot he Provincial Congress convened at Exeter, May 17, 1775 and to the Convention held at Concord on June 13, 1778 'to form state government,' the first Justice of peace in Henniker by vote of March 21, 1776, selectman 1776 and 1778, town clerk 1776, 1777 and 1778, representative 1776, 1777, 1794, 1796 and 1797; he further showed his love of country by signing the 'association test' in 1776 and by procuring men and money throughout the war, in 1798 he settled in Brownfield."
|333. Margaret Whitman
was born on Jan 14 1755 in Stow, MA.(4)
She died on Jun 29 1838 in Brownfield, ME.(4)
From Swett-Allen, pg. 118:
"Margaret Whitman, daughter of Zecheriah and Elizabeth (Gates) Whitman, was born on January 14, 1755, married February 20, 1773, Capt. Timothy gibson (b. Stow, December 17, 1738, d. Brownfield, Me. January 16, 1814). They settled in Henniker, N.H., removed to Brownfield in 1798 where she died June 23, 1838. She was a remarkable woman, and all her children partook much of her characteristics. All were upright and respected."
166 i. Samuel Gibson.
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