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Clara Elizabeth MARCHANT

Female 1857 - 1931  (73 years)


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  • Name Clara Elizabeth MARCHANT 
    Born 23 Aug 1857  Toledo, Lucas County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 11 Jul 1931  Martinsburg, Keokuk County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mount Zion Cemetery, Martinsburg, Keokuk County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Clemis? MERCHAT is listed with a household headed by her father, William MERCHAT, in the 1860 census of the 3rd Ward of Toledo, Lucas County, OH.

      According to the 1860 census, Clemis? was then 3 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1857. According to the 1860 census, she was born in OH. [The compiler believes that Clemis? was Clara Elizabeth MARCHANT.]

      (2) The compiler could not find Clara MARCHANT in the index to the 1870 census of Lucas County, OH.

      (3) Trinity Episcopal Church, Toledo, OH, Baptisms, Marriages & Burials; Also Confirmations & Communicants (1858-1874):

      Clara MARCHANT was "b" [baptized].

      (4) Trinity Episcopal Church, Toledo, OH, Baptisms, Marriages & Burials; Also Confirmations & Communicants (1874-1891):

      Clara Elizabeth MARCHANT was confirmed on 05/10/1874 at age 17; her confirmation was no. 213 in this church.

      (5) Clara E. TIBBETTS is listed with a household headed by her husband, Thompson TIBBETTS, in the 1800 census of Pleasant Grove Township, Des Moines County, IA.

      According to the 1880 census, Clara E. was then 22 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1858. According to the 1880 census, she was born in OH, and both of her parents were born in England.

      (6) Clara E. TIBBETTS is listed with a household headed by her husband, Thomas TIBBETTS, in the 1900 census of Pleasant Grove Township, Des Moines County, IA. [The compiler believes that Thomas TIBBETTS was Thompson TIBBETTS.]

      According to the 1900 census, Clara E. was born in August 1957 and was then 42 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in OH, and both of her parents were born in England. According to the 1920 census, she had then been married 20 years, and had given birth to 8 children, 6 of whom were then living.

      (7) Obituary from Hedrick [IA] Journal, July 15, 1931:

      Mrs. T. F. Tibbetts passed away Saturday evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Otis Hawk, after a short illness. The deceased was an estimable woman, a good neighbor and a wonderful mother. She had lost her husband less than a year ago. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Spyker in the Presbyterian church yesterday at 10 a.m. with singing by the McCreery trio, of Pekin. Interment was made in Mt. Zion Cemetery. The family has the sympathy of the entire community.

      (8) Obituary from Hedrick [IA] Journal, July 15, 1931:

      Clara E. Tibbetts, was born in Toledo, Ohio, August 23, 1857, and departed this life July 11, 1931 at the age of 73 years, ten months and 19 days. The deceased came to Des Moines county, Iowa, with her parents when 17 years of age, residing on a farm near Pleasant Grove. She was married to T. F. Tibbetts March 11, 1980. She, with her husband, united with the Presbyterian church, later moving their membership to Martinsburg, where she was a faithful member until the end.

      Eight children came to bless this home?Mrs. D. O. Hawk and W. G. Tibbetts, of Martinsburg; O. C. Tibbetts of Burlington; and Mrs. Ben Porter, of Hedrick, surviving, and four preceding her in death. She had made her home with her eldest daughter, Mrs. D. O. Hawk, since the death of her husband on August 27, 1930. Besides the members of her family, she leaves 9 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, two sisters and a brother, besides a host of other relatives and friends.

      (9) Obituary from unknown newspaper, unknown date in July 1931:

      Mrs. Clara Tibbetts, 73 years old died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. D. O. Hawk Saturday at 4:00 P.M., July 11th, after a weeks illness. Her husband preceded her in death a year ago this August. She leaves the following children, Mrs. D. O. Hawk and William Tibbetts, of Martinsburg, Mrs. Nellie Porter of Hedrick, O. C. Tibbetts of Burlington. The funeral was held at 10 o'clock Monday morning at the Presbyterian church in Martinsburg conducted by the Rev. John Spyker the local minister and burial at Mount Zion cemetery.

      (10) Obituary from the Ottumwa [IA] Courier, July 15, 1931:

      Hedrick, July 13 - Mrs. Clara Tibbetts, 73 years old, died at 4 p.m. Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. D. O. Hawk, at Martinsburg, after she had been ill one week.

      She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Hawk and Mrs. Nellie Porter of Hedrick, and by two sons, William Tibbetts of Martinsburg and O. C. Tibbetts of Burlington. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. today at the Presbyterian church in Martinsburg in charge of the Rev. John Spyker and burial was in Mt. Zion cemetery.

      (11) Article from the Hedrick [IA] Journal, July 1931:

      FUNERAL MONDAY

      Martinsburg, July 16 - Funeral services for Mrs. T. F. Tibbetts were held at the Presbyterian church Monday morning. Mrs. Tibbetts died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Otis Hawk, where she has made her home since the death of her husband in August, 1930. She is survived by four children, Mrs. Otis Hawk and W. G. Tibbetts of Martinsburg, Mrs. Nellie Porter of Hedrick, and Ollie Tibbetts of Burlington. Rev. J. A. Spiker, Presbyterian pastor, had charge of the services, and interment was made in the Mt. Zion cemetery.

      (12) http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Fields/6746/mtzioncem.html:

      MT. ZION CEMETERY

      TIBBETTS, CLARA E.; (mother); 1857 - 1931
    Person ID I796  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2017 

    Father William MARCHANT, Jr.,   b. Bef 17 Jan 1814, Sevenoaks, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1888, Tecumseh, Johnson County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susannah SMITH,   b. 11 May 1816, Westerham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1891, Lee County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 7 Mar 1840  Sevenoaks, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F743  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thompson Fleenor TIBBETTS,   b. 14 Oct 1856, Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1930, Martinsburg, Keokuk County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 11 Mar 1880  Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Des Moines County, IA Marriage Book #11, 30 April 1879 - 7 December 1882, p. 64:

      Certificate #53 - TIBBITTS, T. F., 23; br: MARCHANT, Clara, 22; marr 11 Mar 1880 at home of Mr. Marchant by Rev. A. F. Fuller.

      (2) TIBBETTS Family Bible:

      This certifies that Thompson Tibbetts and Clara Marchant were solmely [sic] united in the Holey [sic] Bonds of Matrimony in Dis [sic] Moines County, Iowa on the 11 day of March A.D. 1880 by Rev. Fuller
    Children 
     1. Oliver Chester TIBBETTS,   b. 31 Oct 1889, New London, Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1968, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     2. William Grover TIBBETTS,   b. 29 Jun 1887, Lincoln, Lancaster County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1968, New London, Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
     3. Sidney Earl TIBBETTS,   b. 21 Aug 1897, Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1910, Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)  [natural]
     4. Nellie Maud TIBBETTS,   b. 6 Nov 1892, Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1981, Keokuk County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
     5. Fannie Elizabeth TIBBETTS,   b. 5 Mar 1882, Pleasant Grove, Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1882, Pleasant Grove, Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     6. Thompson TIBBETTS,   b. 21 Feb 1881, Pleasant Grove, Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1881, Pleasant Grove, Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     7. Francis Alonzo TIBBETTS,   b. 12 Apr 1885, Lincoln, Lancaster County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1913, Burlington, Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)  [natural]
     8. Martha Lucretia TIBBETTS,   b. 8 Feb 1883, Lincoln, Lancaster County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1962, Ollie, Keokuk County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2017 22:44:56 
    Family ID F1074  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) The Church of JesusChrist of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index ®, Copyright © 1980, 2002, data as of March 22, 2010, Batch No.: M012506, Type: Film: William Marchant Male Parents: Father: William Marchant Marriages: Spouse: Susannah Smith Marriage: 07 MAR 1840 Sevenoaks, Kent, England.