Jane White born Gibson, of Gainford and Hopewell
Jane Gibson was born cal 1746. Of Gainford, Durham, she married [P8] Robert White on the 16th November 1772, at Gainford.1
Their children were: Robert (1768 – before 1823), [P7] Ann (1807–1823), and Nicholas (1773 – before 1823); all were baptised at Whickham, Durham.2
She lived in Hopewell, Durham, and died before 1807.3
Jane Gibson may have been the daughter of George Gibson, of Whittingham, who signed the marriage bond and allegation in 1772.4
1 marriage bond and allegation; "England Marriages, 1538–1973," database, FamilySearch: 10 February 2018, Robert White and Jane Gibson, 16 Nov 1772, citing Gainford, Durham, reference index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, FHL microfilm 90,786, 908,027
2 Journal of the Friends' Historical Society 10:2 1913; FamilySearch
3 TNA: RG 6/527; Dictionary of Quaker Biography
4 marriage bond and allegation. DNA evidence shows that I have 20–22 cM in common with descendants of a Thomas Gibson, who may have been Jane's brother; both are shown as children of John and Jane Gibson, but no documentary evidence is given for this (Ancestry ThruLines). FamilySearch has three Jane Gibsons baptised near Gainford in the period 1744–1748; none have George Gibson as a father; the Jane bapt. at St Helen Auckland on the 9th January 1748 had a father named John.
Maternal line DNA
My 2008 EthnoAncestry DNA test determined that my mtDNA is of Haplogroup I, which has a frequency of 2–5% in NW Europe. It is believed to have originated about 21,000 years ago, during the Last Glacial Maximum, in West Asia.
Although subclades are now identifiable, no subclade was specified in the 2008 test report.
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