Mary Efland (Mary Ephland) (Married
Johann Nickel Gibbs or (John)
Nicholas Gibbs (#199) about
1764 in Orange County, NC..
(There are two listings in U.S.
and International Marriage Records 1560-1900
for Mary's wedding date. One says 1763, the other
in Orange County, North Carolina (U.S.
Marriage Records 1560-1900 states that her birth year was 1739)
(Her tombstone also confirms this year) of Peter
Ephland (Efland) (Eveland) (#399) &
Catherine Pickard (#400).
Corryton, Knox County, Tennessee. She is buried with her husband in an old cemetery on Emory Road, near Harbison’s
Cross Roads, North Knoxville, Tennessee.
[Her siblings included:
Efland: Born: About 1751, 1739 in Orange County, North Carolina, 1751 in Amwell Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey;1760 in North Carolina; Died: 9 April 1837 in Amwell Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, Circa 4 September 1837 (last service payment) in
Sugar Creek Twp., Parke County, Indiana; he
is buried in Cashett Cemetery, Parke County, Indiana; Miscellaneous: On August 27, 1833, he was living in Sugar Creek Township, Parke County, Indiana. He applied for a pension for his Revolutionary War Service (S 32 239 N.C.) He stated he was 82 years old.
Efland (Married John Noe) Born: 1743, 1755, 1764 in Orange County, North Carolina. Died: ?
(Married John Joseph Sharp) Born: about 1759 in Orange County, North Carolina, 1751 in New Jersey, 1759 in Orange County, North Carolina, 1772 Died: 1851; After 1841 in Anderson
County, Tennessee, in Anderson County, Tennessee;
(Elisabetha) (Married: __?_ Nance) Born: About 1753 in Orange County, North
Carolina; 1747 in Berks County, Pennyslvania; in 1768 ;Died: ?;
(Married: Sebastian “Boston”
Graves [Note: Boston is the brother of Maria Philopena Graves (194/224) and John Jacob Graves (103) and son of Johann Sebastian "John" Graff (205/387/447) and Maria Magdalena Fuchs (206/388/448)) Born: 1 October 1747 in Berks County, Pennsylvania; 1752 in Orange County, North Carolina; 1770 Died: 28 December 1843 in Claibourne County, Tennessee,28
December 1842 in Anderson County, Tennessee;
Efland: (Married: Margaret May)
Born: 1741 in Orange County, North Carolina,1753 in Orange County, North Carolina, 16 February 1762, in Orange County, North
Carolina, 22 October 1844 in Orange County, North Carolina; Both he and his wife are buried in Stoners Church
Yard, North Carolina. John's Revolutionary War Service Pension record is S 6814 N.C. He substituted for two of his brothers-in-law: John Sharp and Boston Graves. Descendants of all three of these men are eligible for DAR.] The source
of the blue information about her siblings is from Nicholas
Gibbs and his descendants, 1733-1977 by Nicholas Gibbs Historical
Society, 1977, Ohio Historical Society Library. The source for the pink information is Efland (Eveland) Family by Alnse H. Morton. (Source of green information is The Efland Family, author unknown. That author stated that his/her primary source was Nicholas Gibbs and His Descendants 1733 to 1977.[Note the green source listed two and sometimes three conflicting records for births and birth locations of several of Mary's siblings. Further research is needed to check information])
There is an Efland, North Carolina east of Greensboro in Orange County
on Rt. 70. It is presumed by Susan Snyder #2 that the city was named
after the Efland family.]
to page VII of Nicholas Gibbs and his descendants, 1733-1977
by Nicholas Gibbs Historical Society, 1977, Ohio Historical Society
Library), Mary and Nicholas had 13 children: Elizabeth, Mary (#100), Sarah,
John, Catherine, David, Jacob, Silphenia, Sophia, George Washington,
Daniel, Nicholas Jr., and Barbara.
Below: The tombstone of Nicholas
NICHOLAS GIBBS. Sr
Born in Germany about
1735. lived near 75 years
Died about 1810. come to
America about 1749 when
14 years old. a soldier in
the French and Indian war
In loving memory of
wife of Nicholas Gibbs. Sr
Born about 1739. Died 1834
Contact person for this website is Susan Snyder: firstname.lastname@example.org