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b. 28 Jul 1670 in Sandwich, MA, the son of John and Jane (BLACKWELL) GIBBS
m. about 1689-90
d. not long before 16 Jun 1734, probably in Plymouth, MA
b. about 1668, the daughter of William and Ruth SWIFT
d. Oct 1736 in Plymouth
The births of their children are all recorded in Plymouth. They likely lived in Sandwich until Mar 1696/97, when he purchased land in Awagam. He was a farmer, increasing his land holdings several times. He passed away sometime after 1725, likely in 1734 at the age of 63.
On 16 Jun 1734, the widow Hesther was baptized and admitted to full communion in the First Church at Plymouth. At the time of her death in 1736, she was staying at the home of her daughter Mercy.
Children of John and Hesther Gibbs:
Five-Generation Pedigree Chart
|Joshua Gibbs||John Gibbs||John Gibbs||Thomas Gibbs|
|Jane Blackwell||Michael Blackwell|
|Hesther Swift||William Swift|
Lydia B. (Phinney) Brownson and Maclean
W. McLean, "Thomas Gibbs of Sandwich, Mass. (ca. 1615-1693)," Family Tree
Maker CD, Genealogies of Mayflower Families G-PA, Broderbund Software,
|Genealogy of Stephen R.
Moore - Family Page of John Gibbs and Hesther Swift
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