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William Grover TIBBETTS

Male 1887 - 1968  (80 years)


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  • Name William Grover TIBBETTS 
    Born 29 Jun 1887  Lincoln, Lancaster County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Social Security No. 480-26-5086 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name William Grover "Willie" TIBBETTS 
    Died 22 Jan 1968  New London, Des Moines 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) A household headed by Wm. TIBBETTS is listed in the 1930 census of Martinsburg, Steady Run Township, Keokuk County, IA.

      Wm. is listed in the 1930 census as a janitor who was then 42 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, he was born in about 1888. According to the 1930 census, he was born in NE, his father was born in IA, and his mother was born in OH. According to the 1930 census, he was 27 years of age at the time of his first marrriage.

      Listed with Wm. is his wife, Leona E., who was then 35 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, she was born in about 1895. According to the 1930 census, she was born in IA, and both of her parents were born in IA. According to the 1930 census, she was 19 years of age at the time of her first marrriage.

      (2) Unknown newspaper, unknown date, circa 1947:

      Tibbits [sic] Leaving Martinsburg Job

      HEDRICK.--W. D. Tibbits [sic], janitor of the Martinsburg school district for 23 years, has accepted a position as caretaker of the country club at New London, his former home. Mrs. Tibbits [sic] will remain until school is out. They sold their home in Martinsburg to Mr. and Mrs. Billie Quick.

      (3) Unknown newspaper [presumably an Enid, OK newspaper], unknown date:

      PERSONAL MENTION

      W. G. Tibbetts, who has been visiting in the homes of his cousins, Mrs. Flossie Barkley and Grace Hale, 568 North Sixth street, and R. W. Hale, 302 East Cedar, left yesterday for his home in Martinsburg, Iowa.

      (4) Funeral card:

      IN MEMORY OF
      MR. WILLIAM GROVER TIBBETTS

      Born JUNE 29, 1887
      Married DECEMBER 17, 1913
      Widowed SEPTEMBER 25, 1963
      Departed JANUARY 22, 1968
      Services at ELLIOTT CHAPEL
      Thursday, JANUARY 25, 1968 at 11:00 A.M.
      Officiant REV. CLARENCE MORRISON
      Soloist MARY SHELLEDY
      Organist MILDRED COLLINS
      Member of METHODIST CHURCH
      MODERN WOODMEN OF AMERICA
      Interment MT. ZION CEMETERY
      Bearers Vernon Porter Richard Porter
      James Hutton William Martin
      George Miller Aldus Hutton

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

      MT. ZION CEMETERY

      TIBBETTS, WILLIAM C. [sic]; 1887 - 1968
    Person ID I871  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 

    Father 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) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Clara Elizabeth MARCHANT,   b. 23 Aug 1857, Toledo, Lucas County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1931, Martinsburg, Keokuk County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    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
    Family ID F1074  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Leona HUTTON,   b. 1 Jun 1894, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1963, Mercy Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 17 Dec 1913  Keokuk County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) TIBBETTS Family Bible:

      William Grover Tibbetts and Leona Hutton were mared Dec 17 1913 by Rev Peck
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 14:55:00 
    Family ID F1127  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart