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Thompson Fleenor TIBBETTS

Male 1856 - 1930  (73 years)


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  • Name Thompson Fleenor TIBBETTS 
    Born 14 Oct 1856  Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Aug 1930  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) Thompson L. TIBBETT is listed in a household headed by his father, Samuel TIBBETT, is the 1870 census of Pleasant Grove Township, Des Moines County, IA. [The compiler believes that Samuel TIBBETT was Samuel TIBBETTS.]

      According to the 1870 census, Thompson L. was a farm laborer who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1856. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IA. [The compiler believes that Thompson L. TIBBETT was Thompson F. TIBBETTS.]

      (2) A household headed by Thompson TIBBETTS is listed in the 1880 census of Pleasant Grove Township, Des Moines County, IA.

      Thompson is listed in the 1880 census as a farmer who was then 24 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1856. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in ME and his mother was born in IN.

      Listed with Thompson is his wife, Clara E., who 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.

      Also listed with Thompson is a boarder whose name the compiler cannot read, but who was a school teacher.

      (3) A household headed by Thomas TIBBETTS is listed in the 1900 census of Pleasant Grove Township, Des Moines County, IA.

      Thomas is listed in the 1900 census as a farmer who was born in October 1856 and was then 43 years of age. According to the 1900 census, Thomas was born in IA, his father was born in OH and his mother was born in IN. According to the 1900 census, Thomas had then been married 20 years. [The compiler believes that Thomas was Thompson TIBBETTS, and that the information about the place of birth of his father is incorrect.]

      Listed with Thomas is his wife, Clara E., who 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.

      Also listed with Thomas was his daughter, Mattie L., who was born in February 1883 and was then 17 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in NE, her father was born in IA, and her mother was born in OH.

      Also listed with Thomas was his son, Frank A., who was born in April 1885 and was then 15 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in NE, his father was born in IA, and his mother was born in OH.

      Also listed with Thomas was his son, William G., who was born in June 1887 and was then 13 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in NE, his father was born in IA, and his mother was born in OH.

      Also listed with Thomas was his son, Oliver C., who was born in October 1889 and was then 10 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in IA, and his mother was born in OH.

      Also listed with Thomas was his daughter, Nellie M., who was born in November 1892 and was then 7 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IA, her father was born in IA, and her mother was born in OH.

      Also listed with Thomas was his son, Sidney E., who was born in August 1897 and was then 2 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in IA, and his mother was born in OH.

      [The compiler believes that the above information indicates that the TIBBETSes moved from IA to NE sometime between 1880 and 1883, and that they moved back from NE to IA sometime between 1887 and 1889.]

      (4) A household headed by Thomas TIBBETS is listed in the 1910 Cenus of Pleasant Grove Township, Des Moines County, IA.

      Thomas is listed in the 1910 census as a farmer who was then 53 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1857. According to the 1910 census, he was born in IA, and both of his parents were born in IN. According to the 1910 census, he had then been married 30 years.

      Listed with Thomas is his wife, Clara, who was then 52 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1858. According to the 1910 census, she was born in OH, and both of her parents were born in England. According to the 1910 census, he had then been married 30 years and had theretofore given birth to 6 children, 5 of whom were then living.

      Also listed with Thomas was his son, Frank, a farm laborer who was then 25 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1885. According to the 1910 census, he was born in NE, his father was born in IA, and his mother was born in OH.

      Also listed with Thomas was his son, William, a person who performed odd jobs and was then 23 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1887. According to the 1910 census, he was born in NE, his father was born in IA, and his mother was born in OH.

      Also listed with Thomas was his son, Oliver, a farm laborer who was then 20 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1890. According to the 1910 census, he was born in IA, and both of his parents were born in IA.

      Also listed with Thomas was his daughter, Nellie, who was then 17 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1893. According to the 1910 census, she was born in IA, and both of her parents were born in IA.

      (5) A household headed by Thompson F. TIBBITTS is listed in the 1920 Census of Steady Run Township, Keokuk County, IA.

      Thompson F. is listed in the 1920 census as a laborer who was then 63 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1857. According to the 1920 census, he was born in IA, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      Listed with Thompson F. is his wife, Clara E., who was then 62 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1858. According to the 1920 census, she was born in OH, and both of her parents were born in England.

      (6) Article from the Hedrick [IA] Journal, August 21, 1929:

      BROTHER AND SISTERS REUNITED
      FIRST TIME IN FORTY-ONE YEARS

      For the first time in forty-one years members of the Tibbetts family, three sisters and one brother, met at a reunion Sunday, Aug. 18, at the partk at Martinsburg, Ia.

      The sisters and brother, as shown in the photo, are, left to right: Mrs. Eva J. Tibbetts Hale, Lincoln; Mrs. Maude Tibbetts Oakley, Lamar, Colo; Mrs. Clara Tibbetts Kerr, Sigourney, Ia. and T. F. Tibbetts, Martinsburg, Ia. One sister, Mrs. Belle Johns, Los Angeles, was unable to be present. A long table was placed under the trees and a basket dinner was served to 100 guests.

      (7) Article from the Hedrick [IA] Journal, November 13, 1929:

      Martinsburg?Thomas Tibbetts has been quite sick since last Tuesday, having suffered a slight stroke. His is reported better now.

      (8) A household headed by T. F. TIBBBETTS is listed in the 1930 Census of Martinsburg, Steady Run Township, Keokuk County, IA.

      T. F. is listed in the 1930 census as a person who was then without occupation and was then 73 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, he was born in about 1857. According to the 1930 census, he was born in IA, and both of his parents were born in IN. According to the 1930 census, he was 24 years of age at the time of his first marriage.

      Listed with T. F. is his wife, Clara, who was then 72 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, she was born in about 1858. According to the 1930 census, she was born in OH, and both of her parents were born in England. According to the 1930 census, she was 23 years of age at the time of her first marriage.

      (9) Article from the Hedrick [IA] Journal, September 3, 1930:

      SUICIDE AT MARTINSBURG

      T. F. Tibbetts aged 73, a respected citizen of Martinsburg, killed himself last Wednesday morning by shooting. He was found by his daughter, Mrs. D. O. Hawk, dead in his bedroom at the Hawk home. Mr. Tibbetts had been nearly blind for the past two years, and last fall suffered a stroke of paralysis, from which he never recovered. He had been feeling worse for the past two weeks and suffered from insomnia. He had placed a shotgun near his chest and pulled the trigger, death resulting instantly.

      Thompson Fleenor Tibbetts was born near Pleasant Grove, Des Moines county on Oct. 14, 1856, and departed this life on Aug. 27, 1930 at the age of 73 years, ten months and 13 days. At the age of 23 he was united in marriage to Clara Elizabeth Marchant. He leaves to mourn his loss his loving wife, two sons and two daughters, viz. W. G. Tibbetts and Mrs Otis Hawk of Martinsburg; O. C. Tibbetts of Burlington; Mrs. Ben Porter, of Hedrick; also 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, four sisters, Mrs. S. R. Kerr, of Sigourney; Mrs. Eva Hale, of Lincoln, Neb., Mrs. M. E. Oakley, of Lamar, Colo.; Mrs. Belle Johns, of Los Angeles, Cali., besides a host of other relatives and friends. Three sons, a daughter, a sister, a brother, two grandchildren, two half-brothers and two half-sisters preceded him in death.

      He was a member of the Martinsburg Presbyterian church and the Modern Woodmen of America lodge. He was faithful to his religious convictions and was a kind and loving husband and father, loved by all who knew him.

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

      MT. ZION CEMETERY

      TIBBETTS, THOMPSON F.; (father); 1856 - 1930
    Person ID I806  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2019 

    Family 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) 
    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 3 Dec 2019 14:47:11 
    Family ID F1074  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart