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John Jordan Gibson
(c.1665 - 1733)
John Jordan Gibson was born about 1665 in England and may have been of African descent. He came to Middlesex, VA about 1704 and died about 1733.
The Indian strain came to east Tennessee with the orig...
(1753 - 1805)
The Grohse Manuscripts report, "An old blacksmith, a Portuguese on Blackwater Creek, is as dark as a genuine African, yet has a peculiar tinge to his skin that is totally foreign to the Negro. ...
(1780 - 1855)
m. Elva Collins abt 1805 Elva received her Pension 2 Jul 1855. She said she was 85 in 1855 (DoB ca 1770), however, she said she was 82 in 1857 (DoB 1775). She listed 3 children in the pension (Peter, M...