John GIBSON c.1825-..?.., b. Manchester, England to Thomas GIBSON and ..?..; a Baker of Penola, South Australia; Portland; Casterton and Carapook (on Muntham), Victoria was one of the signatures to the 1875 petition aimed at establishing a new school at Carapook, Victoria.

John GIBSON, a baker of Balmoral, Victoria, was married in 1865 at Penola, South Australia to Johanna Mary ADAMS c.1827- ..?.., b. Dublin, Ireland, daughter of John ADAMS was recorded as a spinster of Guichen Bay (Robe), South Australia.

John GIBSON was recorded as a cook of Wando Dale (North of Carapook), Victoria in 1892 when his daughter Jessie died, aged 21y, in a buggy accident near Colerine, Victoria.

After 1892 ...?... (what happened to John and Joanna GIBSON?)

John GIBSON & Joanna Mary ADAMS had the following known children:

  1. Charles Vincent GIBSON 1867-1945, b. Portland, Victoria; d. near Skipton, Victoria; m.1 1902 to Adeline MORROW 1881-1910, b. Coleraine, Victoria to William MORRAH and Catherine RADLEY; d. Melbourne, Victoria; m.2 1913, Victoria to Annie Stott BARRETT 1878-1963.

  2. Jessie Mary Winifred GIBSON 1871-1892, b. Casterton, Victoria; d. in a buggy accident near Coleraine, Victoria, aged 21y.

  3. Mary Frances GIBSON 1872-1965, b. Casterton, Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria; m. 1894 Victoria to John DOLAN 1870-1936, b. Tower Hill, Victoria to John DOLAN and Mary Ann TOBIN; d. Melbourne, Victoria.

  4. Joseph GIBSON 1875- ..?..b. Carapook (on Muntham), Victoria; d. ...?...