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Jane (Gibson) Andrews (abt. 1812 - 1906)

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Jane Andrews formerly Gibson
Born about in Martock, Somerset, Englandmap
Daughter of and
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Martock, Somerset, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Tikorangi, Taranaki, New Zealandmap
Gibson-2060 created 18 Oct 2011 | Last modified
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Categories: Timandra 1841 | Taranaki, New Zealand | Huirangi Cemetery, Taranaki, New Zealand | New Zealand Pioneers.



Flag of England Jane (Gibson) Andrews migrated from England to New Zealand. Flag of New Zealand

Birth date supposedly 6 Apr 1812 Martock, Somerset, England

Can anyone confirm this date and provide any information as to her parents, beyond the "mother Jane Gibson" on her death cert?

Married 18 Apr 1840 Martock, Somerset, England

Husband: Simon Andrews
Wife: Jane Gibson
Marriage solemnized in the Parish Church in the Parish of Martock in the County of Somerset . No 56. Married April 18th Groom: Simon, labourer, bachelor, s/o John Andrews, labourer. Bride: Jane Gibson, spinster, (no father/occupation shown) both of full age and of Henton (now called Bower Hinton, a district south of Martock adjacent to Hurst). Signed by X, mark of Simon Andrews, Jane Gibson; Witnesses: James Barbor (or poss. Parker? who also signed the cert. above), X mark of Jas Ralph (possibly a paternal relation of Simon's?) Minister I Lakes [1]
NB Jane is indexed as Sarah Gibson in the marriage indexes, an almost understandable misindex when examining the certificate, although the X her mark clearly states her as Jane[2]


1841 Martock, Somerset, England

ANDREWS: Simon 25, weaver; Jane 25; Sarah 4 mths, all b Cty (3 hseholds away from Simon's parents John & Rebecca) [3]

Immigrated "Timandra" departed Plymouth 2 Nov 1841 arrived New Plymouth 23 Feb 1842

Burial Huirangi Cem., nr Waitara, TNK, NZ


See Lorna's Family Forest for further information on Jane


Jane on FamilySearch


A direct maternal line descendant of Jane's shows her haplogroup as J1a


  1. Source #S2: Marr. cert. 18 Apr 1840 Simon s/o John ANDREWS, to Jane GIBSON, Martock, SOM, copy held
  2. Source #S1: Marr. 1840 Q2 Simon ANDREWS & Sarah (sic) GIBSON, Yeovil, SOM, 10/885
  3. Source #S200: Martock, Frome Martock Hundred, SOM HO107/951/1 Reg Dist Yeovil Sub Dist Martock ED 2 Folio 25 Pg 6, hsehold of Simon & Jane ANDREWS
  • Source S200 1841 census images for England via
  • Source S1 FindMyPast index "England & Wales Marriages 1837-2005"
  • Source S2 Marriage certificate ex GRO, England
  • WikiTree profile Gibson-2060 created through the import of HENDERSONLornaAncestorsPlus1Desc4WikiTree.ged on Oct 18, 2011 by L Henderson.

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