Sils John GIBBONS
Sils was born at Hampstead, Middlesex, England.
He married Isabella Carter (born at Pimlico, London, England in 1855) at Wellington in 1880.
She died at a very early at age 25, only 4 months after getting married.
Sils married a 2nd time to a divorcee, Jane McKenzie.
They had one son.
In 1890 Sils was an accountants in Wellington. He then became a settler in Petone.
By 1904 he was in Levin as a farmer. By 1911 he had moved back to Wellington, again as an accountant. From 1914 he was back farming, mainly in the Hamilton area.