Abel Tibbals

Brief Life History of Abel

When Abel Tibbals was born on 4 March 1750, in Durham, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Abner Tibbals, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Crittenden, was 31. He married Jane Kelsey on 7 October 1776, in Durham, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 6 April 1822, in Winchester, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 72.

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Abel Tibbals
Jane Kelsey
Marriage: 7 October 1776
Anna Tibbals
Hannah Tibbals
Ozias Tibbals
Nathan Tibbals

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  • Abel Tibbals in entry for Jane Kelsey, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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Name Meaning

English (Surrey): variant of Tibbles .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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On March 18, 1750, Abel was Baptized privately by Reverend Nathanial Chauncey because of a swelling on his head which endangered it. On Nov. 24, 1777 he took the oath of fidelity to the State of Con …

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