- Born: Abt 1806, KY
- Marriage: Judith G KENNER in Mar 1832
- Died: Aft Jun 1880, TX
- Buried: Gibbs Cemetery, Center, Shelby Co., TX
1840C: Logan Co., KY- 30 to 40 yrs, next door to neighbor of Benjamin Townsend
sons- 1 (under 5), 2 (5-10) dau- none
1850C: Shelby Co., TX- 43 yrs, b. KY, w/wife & 5 children
1860C: Beat 6, Shelby Co.- 44 yrs, b. AL, w/wife & 2 children
1870C: Pct 1, Shelby Co.- 63 yrs, b. KY, w/wife 3 children & sister-in-law, Frances
1880C: Shelby Co.- 73 yrs, b. KY, widower, farmer, parents b. PA & --, w/son, R K & sister-in-law, F O Lindsay. next door to Son, J M Gibbs, 37 yrs, b. KY, w/wife & 2 children.
1840- Another John Gibbs was listed in Logan Co. Data was the same except he had a daughter, under 5 yrs.
The 1860 census seems to be a badly garbled version of the John Gibbs family, possibly from a 3rd party. Much of the data is in error. This was the only Gibbs family and it's make up is close to John & Judith
Based on Civil war data on the service of his son, Rodham, John & his brother, Hiram probably moved their families from KY to TX about 1848
John Gibbs buried in Gibbs Cemetery, Shelby, Co., TX. No dates (last noted on 1880 census)
Find A Grave Memorial# 44736210
Cemetery location - 2008
Take Highway 96 South to Loop 500 turn left onto the loop go about 300 yards. The cemetery is on the right side of the road. The cemetery stands at the end of a property line enclosed by a chain link fence. The cenetery is abandoned, overgrown and in need of care.
Noted events in his life were:
• Cemetery: Gibbs Cemetery: Center, TX.
John married Judith G KENNER, daughter of Rodham KENNER, Sr and Elizabeth HADDOX, in Mar 1832. (Judith G KENNER was born about 1809 in VA, died on 7 Oct 1873 in Shelby Co., TX and was buried in Gibbs Cemetery, Center, Shelby Co., TX.)
LDS file notes Judith Kenner married John Gibbs in March 1832
Juanita Brosh - Judith married Jhon Gibbs on 6 Mar 1832