Susan Lydia Gibson (1859-1912) and John Lionel (1843-1906)
Susan Lydia Gibson (1859-1912)
Daughter of Joseph Gibson (b.1818) and Lydia Marchant (b.1835/6) Joseph Gibson was a Conductor of Ordnance Department and Quarter Master Sergeant, 39th Regiment Native Infantry. He was born on 20 February 1818, and baptised on 19 September 1818 at Trichinopoly, Madras. He married Lydia Marchant (b.1835/6) as his second wife in Veprey, Madras, on 18 May 1852. Lydia was the daughter of Thomas Marchant.
Susan was born on 11 February 1859
Baptised on 14 July 1861 at Tongoo, Bengal
Susan and John had 6 children
Susan died aged 52 of a diseased hart on 15 November 1912.
Susan is buried at St Andrew’s Church, Madras on 16 November 1912
(i) Jeanette Bertha Sylvia Lionel (1878-1910)Married Robert John McMahon (1873-1911). 3 Children Coleen Esme Gweneth McMahon(1902-1985), Eric Le Marchant Gibson McMahon (1903-1903) and Robert Spurling McMahon (1909-1983)
(ii) Henry St Clair Gibson Lionel (1882-1920)
(iii) Lilith Constance ‘Girlie’ Lionel (1883-
(iv) Aileen Olga Lionel (b.1891) Married Paul Lyons
(v) Inez Beryl Lionel (1895-1933) Married Alan Walton (1886-1962). 5 children. Aileen Barbara Walton (1916-1996), Arthur Lionel Walton (1919-1919), Lorna Winifred Walton (1919-1921). Joan Anne Patricia Walton (b.1925) and Harry Brian Walton (1931-1974)
(vi) Leslie Godfrey Harold Gibson Lionel (1901-1901)