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TIBBETS

Henry Tibbets, who was born in London, England in 1596 was the first Tibbets in Dover, New Hampshire. He emigrated to this country in 1635 in the ship JAMES with two sons , Jeremy age 4 and Samuel age 2. Their mother’s name is believed to have been Elizabeth Austin. It is unknown if this Elizabeth Austin is related to the other Austin’s in our family. In the clearance papers, he was called shoemaker. He died on June 27, 1676 in Dover Neck, Strafford, New Hampshire.

His son Jeremy Married Mary Canney (1637 - July 02, 1706) from Dover N.H., and was a farmer by occupation and for a time was the keeper of the goal and was the first to hold that position in New Hampshire. Jeremy died on May 5, 1677 at Dover.

Jeremy and Mary had 12 children:

1.Jeremiah Tibbets b: 5 JUN 1656 in Dover Neck, Strafford, N.H.
2.Mary Tibbets b: 15 APR 1658 in Dover Neck, Strafford, N.H.
3.Thomas Tibbets b: 24 FEB 1659/60 in Dover Neck, Strafford, N.H.
4.Hannah Tibbets b: 25 FEB 1661/62 in Dover Neck, Strafford, N.H.
5.Joseph Tibbets b: 7 AUG 1663 in Dover Neck, Strafford, N.H.
6.Samuel Tibbets b: 1666 in Dover Neck, Strafford, N.H.
7.Benjamin Tibbets b: 1668 in Dover Neck, Strafford, N.H.
8.Ephraim Tibbets b: ABT 1669 in Dover Neck, Strafford, N.H.
9.Martha Tibbets b: ABT 1669 in Dover Neck, Strafford, N.H.
10.Elizabeth Tibbets b: ABT 1672 in Dover Neck, Strafford, N.H.
11.Nathaniel Tibbets b: ABT 1673 in Dover Neck, Strafford, N.H.
12.Henry Tibbets b: ABT 1675 in Dover Neck, Strafford, N.H.

Jeremy and Mary’s son Ephraim (b.1668/9) married Rose Austin and their child Ann (they had 11 children) married Paul Starbuck of Nantucket.

 

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