Person:Henry Tibbetts (2)

Henry Tibbetts 1596 14 Feb 1675/76 and 27 Jun 1676
m. BET 1572 AND 1623
  1. Henry Tibbetts1596 - bet 1675/76
  2. Remembrance Tibbetts1607 -
m. bef 1631
  1. Jeremiah Tibbetts1631 - 1677
  2. Samuel Tibbitsabt 1633 -
  3. Rebecca Tibbettsest 1635 - 1680
Facts and Events
Name[1][3] Henry Tibbetts
Gender Male
Birth[1][3] cal 1596
Marriage bef 1631 to Elizabeth Unknown
Emigration[1] 1635 On the James.
Residence[1] 1635 Unknown
Residence[1] 1642 Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States
Other[1] 5 Apr 1653 Admitted freeman.
Death[1][5] bet 14 Feb 1675/76 and 27 Jun 1676 Between (tax) assessment and date of probate.
Probate[1] 27 Jun 1676

He probably located first at Boston, though there is no record of him there. He was one of the first proprietors of Dover Neck, NH in 1642, receiving a 20 acre grant on the west side of the Back River. He also was granted a 3 1/2 acre house lot on High Street. The house later served as a garrison during Indian attacks. He later moved to Low Street, near his son Jeremiah.

Henry was active in civic life, serving as constable, fence viewer, etc. He was also taxed in Dover from 1648 to 1675.

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Henry Tibbetts, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), 7:38-40.

    ORIGIN: Unknown.
    MIGRATION: 1635 on the James (on 13 July 1635, "shoemaker Herny Tybbot," aged 39, "Elizabeth Tibott," aged 39, "Jeremy Tybbott," aged 4, "Samuell Tybbot," aged 2, and "Remembrance Tybbott," aged 28, were enrolled at London as passengers for New England on the James [Hotten 108]).
    OCCUPATON: Shoemaker (in England) [Hotten 108]. Planter [NHPLR 2:19b, 9:126].
    FREEMAN: 5 April 1653 [NEHGR 4:247; GDMNH List #355a].
    On 27 June 1676, the "last will and testament of Henry Tibbetts [was] brought into court & proved by Mrs. Judeth Rayner allowed John Roberts an inventory amounting unto £207 5s. unto which he took oath" [NHPLR 5:18; NHPP 40:332; TAG 17:55].
    BIRTH: About 1596 (aged 39 on 13 July 1635 [Hotten 108]).
    DEATH: Between 14 February 1675/6 ("Henry Tibit" assessed at Dover [GDMNH 51, List 359s]) and 27 June 1676 (probate of will [NHPP 40:332]).

  2.   Thomas Wiggin, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), 3:1984.

    At Court 10 September 1645 John "Awlte" and Remembrance his wife sued Capt. Thomas Wiggin for wages due to his wife before she came to Pascataquack, New England. Henry Tybbets witnessed that her time of service "did begin the first of March before she came to New England" [NHPP 40:18].

  3. 3.0 3.1 3 Henry Tibbetts, in Noyes, Sybil; Charles Thornton Libby; and Walter Goodwin Davis. Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire. (Portland, Maine: Southworth Press, 1928-1939), 683.

    3 Henry Tibbetts, shoemaker, Dover, arrived in the -James- from London the last week in Sept. 1635, ag. 39, with w. Elizabeth, ag. 39, two ch., and Remembrance, ag. 28, who came in Mr. Thomas Wiggin's service, m. John Ault, and with him sued Mr. Wiggin in 1645 for wages to 14 Dec. 1638, the date when she came to Piscataqua. Henry had one of the 20 a. Dover lots in 1642. Gr.j. 1651, 1657, 1659; j. 1653; sealer of leather 1661. In 1653 he succ. sued Philip Lewis for taking away cocks of hay from his marsh near Capt. Champernowne's farm; 'planter,' sold land to John Tuttle in 1657; sued Charles Allen in 1659; signed a pet. in 1665; taxed 1675-6. … See also Stackpole. A record often quoted from N. H. Province records, but not in printed N. H. Probate: '27 June 1676, Last will of Henry Tibbetts brought into court proved by Mrs. Judith Reyner allowed John Roberts an inventory of the estate amounting to £207. 5. 0.' Kn. ch: Jeremy, ag. 4 in 1635. Samuel, ag. 2 in 1635. Rebecca, m. 1st Thomas Nock(4), m. 2d Philip Benmore. In 1659 her fa. deeded 100 a. to his sons Jeremiah T. and Thomas Nock. See also (4) [Henry Tibbetts/Tippett, fisherman of Portsmouth; not linked to this Henry by any record].

  4.   Henry Tibbetts, in Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 4:299.

    Henry Tibbetts, Dover 1643, came in the James from London, 1635, aged 39, with Elizabeth 39; Remembrance 28; one of wh. may perhaps have been his w. and one sis.; Jeremy 4; and Samuel, 2. In the ship's clearance he is call. shoemaker. Where he first sat down is unkn. He support. jurisdict. of Mass. in 1665; by w. Mary [Elizabeth-there was no second wife] had Rebecca wh. m. Thomas Nock; also Thomas; and perhaps others; [only the three children] d. prob. 1678 [1676].

  5. Jarvis, May Tibbetts. Henry Tibbetts of Dover, N. H., and Some of his Descendants. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct 1944; Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct 1945; Jan, Apr 1946).
  6.   Weis, Frederick Lewis; Walter Lee Sheppard; and David Faris. The Magna Charta sureties, 1215: The Barons Named in the Magna Charta, 1215 and Some of Their Descendants Who Settled in America During the Early Colonial Years. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Pub. Co., c1991).

James (1635)
Two ships called the James sailed from England to New England in 1635, the first in April, this one in July.
Sailed: Jul 1635 from Unspecified port, England under John May
Arrived: Sept 1635 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony

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