Thomas Woolfolk Bibb

1762–1840 (Age 78)
Louisa, Virginia, United States

The Life of Thomas Woolfolk

When Thomas Woolfolk Bibb was born in 1762, in Louisa, Virginia, United States, his father, Charles Bibb, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Woolfolk, was 32. He married Sarah Brockman on 14 September 1785, in Louisa, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1840, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 78.

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Thomas Woolfolk Bibb
Sarah Brockman
Marriage: 14 September 1785
David Bibb
Susannah Bibb
Elizabeth Bibb
Sarah Bibb
Thomas Bibb
William Bibb

Spouse and Children

14 September 1785
Louisa, Virginia, United States



    Susannah Bibb


    Elizabeth Bibb


    Sarah Bibb


    Thomas Bibb


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World Events (8)


Age 14

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 14

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1783 · A Free America

Age 21

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): from the medieval female personal name Bibb, a pet form of Isabel ( see Isbell ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Bibb, "Virginia, Orange County Marriage Records, 1757-1938"
  • Thomas Bibb in entry for George T.b. Hester, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Thomas Bibb, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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