John Vibbard (1807-1893) and Phebe Scott (1809-1878)  

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John Thomas VIBBARD
b. 1807 in Portland, Chautauqua Co., NY, the son of Leonard and Betsey (KLUMPH) VIBBARD
m. about 1829 in Portland
d. 13 Feb 1893 in Rockford; bur. in Greenwood Cemetery, Rockford

b. 1809 in NY or VT
d. 1878 in Manchester, Delaware Co., IA

Thomas and Phebe initially settled on a farm near Portland. They migrated west about 1840, settling in Rockford, IL. They had six children, the first four born in Portland and the last two in Rockford. About 1870, they moved to Manchester, IA. Phebe died there in 1878. After her death, Thomas returned to Rockford to live with his daughter Anne.

Read more about Thomas and Phebe Vibbard in this 1892 biography of their son-in-law, George Peterson.

Children of Thomas and Phebe Vibbard:

  1. Byron Vibbard, b. 16 Apr 1830; d. 20 Oct 1902 in Manchester. He m. Sarah MARSH 20 Mar 1864 in Rockford. They had no children.
  2. Adeline Vibbard, b. 1832.
  3. John Thomas Vibbard, b. 1833; d. 1886 in Walnut Grove, NE. He m. Sally Melinda HILL in 1878 in Manchester. They had children Frank, George, Maude, and Mabel.
  4. Orville H. Vibbard, b. 1836; d. 14 May 1861 in Rockford.
  5. Eliza Anne Vibbard, b. 18 Feb 1844.
  6. Samuel Vibbard, b. 1846.
Pictures and Stuff

Son-in-law George Peterson's biography, in which Thomas and Phebe are discussed

From Greenwood Cemetery, Rockford:
    Vibbard gravestone

Five-Generation Pedigree Chart

Offspring This Family Parents Grandparents Great-grandparents
Eliza Vibbard John Vibbard Leonard Vibbard
Betsey Klumph John Klumph
Margaret Davis
Phebe Scott

Genealogy of Stephen R. Moore - Family Page of John Vibbard and Phebe Scott
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