Nathan M. Tibbetts1,2,3

M, (21 August 1911 - 12 October 1999)
     Nathan M. Tibbetts was born on 21 August 1911 at Montague, Franklin County, Massachusetts.3,2,1 He was the son of Nathan W. Tibbetts and Rosa Jacobus.3 Nathan M. Tibbetts married Muriel Kane in 1939.1 Nathan M. Tibbetts died on 12 October 1999 at Agawam Nursing Home, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, at age 88 years, 1 month and 21 days.2,1 He was buried in the Pine Grove Cemetery, located in Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1 A memorial service for Nathan M. Tibbetts was held Hafey Springfield Chapels, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, on 15 October 1999.1
     He appeared on the census of 3 January 1920 in the household of Nathan W. Tibbetts and Rosa Jacobus at Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts. Nathan M. Tibbetts appeared on the census of 24 April 1930 in the household of Nathan W. Tibbetts and Rosa Jacobus at Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts. His obituary was published on 13 October 1999 in the Union-News, printed in Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts. His obituary stated:

     Nathan M. Tibbetts, 88, of this city, died Tuesday in an Agawam nursing home. He was a roofer for the former A.L. Freedman Roofing Co. for many years and belonged to Local 248 of the Roofers and Slaters Union for 50 years. He retired in 1976. Born in Montague, he lived here most of his life. He leaves his wife of 60 years, the former Muriel Kane; a son, James A. of Lyons, Colo; five daughters, Shirley A. Burt and Beverly I. Bergeron, both of Springfield, Rosemary E. Stanek of West Springfield, Kathryn E. Beaman of Grafton and Pamela J. Bourque of Chicopee; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Another daughter, Barbara Tibbetts, died in 1983. The memorial service will be Friday morning at Hafey Springfield Chapels, with private burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Templeton. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to any charity.1 According to the Social Security Administrations Death Index Nathan's last known residence was Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.2
Last Edited=18 Mar 2010


  1. [S1912] "Nathan M. Tibbetts obituary," Union-News (Springfield, Massachusetts), 13 October 1999, p. B05; NewsBank subscription database (, America's Obituaries & Death Notices by NewsBank, Record No. MERLIN_832205. Accessed 27 July 2009.
  2. [S1911] Social Security Death Index, RootsWeb online, at <> (Baltimore, Maryland: U.S. Social Security Administration, 10 July 2009 update). The SSDI component of RootsWeb online is drawn from the Social Security Death Benefits Index of the U.S. Social Security Administration. NATHAN M TIBBETTS, birth listed as 21 Aug 1911, died listed as 12 Oct 1999 (V), issued in the State of Massachusetts. Last residence Springfield, Hampden, MA 01118, last benefit (none specified). Accessed 27 Jul 2009.
  3. [S1910] Shari Strahan, Deerfield, Massachusetts[e-address for private use,] to Kevin L. Sholder, e-mail, 19 November 2008, "Descendants of Regina Dorothea Scholderer," Sholder Research Files; privately held by Kevin Leonard Sholder, [(e-address) & street address for private use),] Dayton, Ohio, USA.