Looking for more information on Alexander Gibson, father of John Lawrence Gibson (b. 6 August 1902)

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I'm researching my family tree and have gotten stuck at my great-great grandfather, Alexander Gibson. I believe he was born in Scotland. His son was John Lawrence Gibson ("Jack") who was married to Ida Alice Gibson (born KING). I believe that John Lawrence Gibson came over to South Africa in the early 1900s. I'd appreciate any leads! Thanks in advance.
in Genealogy Help by Chereen Strydom G2G Rookie (190 points)

Hi--my family history includes the Gibson's & Kings. Alexander Gibson (your great great grandfather) was married to Jane (Moore) & had 10 children--John, Margaret, James, John, Stuart & children deceased at birth.  Alexander & Janet Gibson's son, Stuart (or Stewart)  would be my great Grandfather-. Stewart Gibson married Rebecca Evans (of Scotland) they had 14 children--From these children, is where the Gibson's married into the King family. Not sure what relationship we have --there's a blood line--5th cousins or other--fun to find out-- Please feel free to email me at Jacquie_p2003@yahoo.com  PS I live in Maine.

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1881 Scotland Census

Name Alexr Gibson
Age 1
Estimated Birth Year abt 1880
Relationship Son
Father's Name Alexr Gibson
Mother's Name Margt Gibson
Gender Male
Where born Forfar
Registration Number 479/1
Registration district Falkirk Burgh
Civil parish Falkirk Burgh
County Stirlingshire
Address Chapel Lane
ED 6
Household schedule number 33
Line 2
Roll cssct1881_134
Household Members
Name Age
Alexr Gibson 30
Margt Gibson 29
John Gibson 5
Andrew Gibson 3
Alexr Gibson 1
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