Henry Tibbetts

Male1596–before 27 June 1676

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Tibbetts was born in 1596, in London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Nicholai Tibbetts, was 30 and his mother, Mary Salisbury Baker, was 32. He married Elizabeth Austin on 6 September 1623, in Tonbridge, Kent, England. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He immigrated to Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America in 1635. He died before 27 June 1676, in New Hampshire, British Colonial America, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Henry Tibbetts
Elizabeth Austin
Marriage: 6 September 1623
Jeremiah Tibbetts
Samuel Tibbetts
Rebecca Tibbetts
Henry Tibbets
James Tibbetts
Thomas Tibbetts
Nathaniel Tibbetts

Sources (22)

  • Henricus Tibbats, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • New Hampshire, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890
  • U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 September 1623Tonbridge, Kent, England
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (4)

    1600 · The Honourable East India Company

    Age 4

    The Honourable East India Company, a British joint-stock company, was established in 1600 for trade in the Indian Ocean region. At its height, the British East India Company had a private army which was twice the size of the British Army, ruled large sections of India, and revenues in the millions.

    1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

    Age 24

    "The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."

    1641 · Massachusetts Colony Gains Control of New Hampshire

    Age 45

    In 1641, Massachusetts gained control of New Hampshire until 1679 when New Hampshire became a separate royal colony.

    Name Meaning

    English (Staffordshire): variant of Tebbutt , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    TIBBETTS, Henry (1596) - History

    Henry Tibbetts, of Ancient Dover, NH (Dover Neck) the founder in America of the Tibbetts family which forms the subject of this genealogy and the progenitor of the great majority of this surname who a …

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