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Seven Gibbs brothers: Panama reader looking for Barbados roots

Bajans On Their Way To Panama

Dear Barbados Free Press readers,

I am trying to find information about my grandfather William Gibbs or any of the Gibbs’s brothers (7 in total) that came to Panama to help built the Panama Canal, around 1904. I hear that the seven came together. Could you find out from which Parish they came from and any other background information, on any of them? Thank you very much!

Kenneth Gibbs
Panama

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