Hannah Tibbitts

about 1714–
Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, British Colonial America

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Tibbitts was born about 1714, in Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, her father, Benjamin Tibbitts, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth, was 24. She married Benjamin Nichols on 4 February 1730, in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Benjamin Nichols
Hannah Tibbitts
Marriage: 4 February 1730
Mercy Nichols
Hannah Nichols
Benjamin Nichols
Nicholes Nichols

Spouse and Children

4 February 1730
Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, British Colonial America


Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Tibbitts






    Elizabeth Tibbitts


    Mary Tibbitts


    Esther Tibbitts



    Mercy Tibbitts


World Events (3)

1723 · Pirates Hung in Newport

Age 9

On July 17, 1723, twenty-eight pirates are hung in Newport, Rhode Island.
1763 · First Synagogue in America

Age 49

The first Jewish Synagogue in America was built in Newport, Rhode Island in 1763. It still stands today, making it the oldest synagogue in the United States.
1772 · The Gaspee Affair

Age 58

On June 9, 1772, colonists that are angry with the trade restrictions that Britain put them under, board the HMS Gaspee and set it ablaze. This was the first act of violence against the British on the North American continent.

Name Meaning

English: Variant spelling of Tibbetts .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hannah Tibbitt, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"
  • Hannah Tibbitt in entry for Marcy Nickos, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Hannah in entry for Mercy Nicols, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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