Descendants of James Sibbitt
Generation No. 1
1. JAMES1 SIBBITT.
Notes for JAMES SIBBITT:
Source: Wilmer Sibbitt
"Virtually all of the "Sibbits"
and "Sibbitts" in the
Their father was the ancestral "James Sibbet", a Scots-Irish or Ulster Scot, who was a
Presbyterian minister who lived near Belfast (probably in County Down),
Northern Ireland. He immigrated to
Child of JAMES SIBBITT is:
i. AARON2 SIBBITT, b. 1759,
Generation No. 2
2. AARON2 SIBBITT (JAMES1)
was born 1759 in Trenton Twp.,
Notes for AARON SIBBITT:
Source: Biography of Richard Marlen
Sibbitt, History of
1882; Kingman Brothers, Chicago; page 341. This biography states that Aaron had 6 sons and 1 daughter. By occupation he was a farmer and he had fought in the Revolutionary War.
(Jackie Sibbitt indicated that Richard and Eli are brothers).
Names of children of Aaron and Elizabeth taken from Aaron's
will. The will was recorded
Source of birth date and place: Wilmer L. Sibbitt,
Jr. He also states the birth place could possibly be
Children of AARON SIBBITT and ELIZABETH MARLEN are:
i. ELI3 SIBBITT, b. 1794, Hopewell Twp, Essex Co., NJ; d.
ii. RICHARD M. SIBBITT, b.
iii. NANCY SIBBITT.
iv. CORNELIUS SIBBITT.
v. GEORGE SIBBITT.
vi. WILLIAM SIBBITT.
vii. BENJAMIN SIBBITT.
Generation No. 3
3. ELI3 SIBBITT (AARON2, JAMES1)
was born 1794 in Hopewell Twp,
Notes for ELI SIBBITT:
Information concerning names of children
and wife from Wills of Carroll,
In 1830 census there are no Sibbitts listed in
NEED TO CHECK---In 1840 census in the Benjamin Greathouse household the following are listed: 1 male 5-10 (Benjamin Sibbitt), 1 male 10-15 (Alvah Sibbitt), 1 male 15-20 (Aaron Sibbitt), 1 male 50-60 (Benjamin Greathouse), 1 female 5-10 (Amanda Sibbitt), 1 female 10-15 (Matilda Sibbitt), 1 female 10-50 (Sarah Sibbitt Greathouse).
In the 1850 census of Jefferson Township, Carroll Co.,
Benjamin, 16, born in
The birth date, death date, place of birth and death are taken from "The Aaron Sibbet Family and the Sibbets of New Jersey"--compiled by Wilmer L. Sibbitt, Jr.
WILL OF ELI SIBBITT
Be it known to all whom it may concern that I, Eli Sibbitt, of Tippacanoe [sic}
Township, Carroll County & State of Indiana being weak in body but sound in mind do make this my last will & testament this 8th day of January 1839-revoking all others, as follows: to wit firstly I hereby will & bequeath to my eldest daughter Nancy now the wife of Joseph Goulder five dollars-secondly I hereby will and bequeath to my second daughter Mary now the wife of Joshua Leonard five dollars. Thirdly I hereby will & bequeath to my third daughter Letty Ann now the wife of Demis Strighker five dollars. Fourthly I hereby will & bequeath to my fourth daughter Elizabeth now the wife of Eli Greathouse five dollars; fifthly I hereby will & bequeath to my eldest son Aaron Sibbitt five dollars; sixthly I hereby will & bequeath to my second son George Sibbitt five dollars, the above bequests to be paid one year from this date. Seventhly I hereby will and bequeath all that shall remain of my property both real and personal after my debts are paid to my beloved wife Sarah Ann Sibbitt to be and remain hers during her natural life with power to sell and convey the same and the proceeds at her death decease to be equally divided among my four youngest children. Namely my third son Alvah Sibbitt, my fifth daughter Matilda Sibbitt, my sixth daughter Amanda Sibbitt & my fourth son Benjamin Sibbitt, to be and remain theirs forever: lastly I hereby appoint Richard Sibbitt Excecutor and my beloved wife Sarah Ann Excecutrese to this my last will and testament. --Eli Sibbitt
Signed and Sealed this 8th day of January 1839 in the presence of Benjamin Greathouse and John F. Taylor
More About ELI SIBBITT:
Fact 1: Need to check this book again for spellings of names.
Notes for SARAH ANN SCOFIELD:
Believe Eli lived in Warren Co,
Marriage Notes for ELI SIBBITT and SARAH SCOFIELD:
Marriage record from Groom's Index Marriage Record (Warren County, Ohio).
Children of ELI SIBBITT and SARAH SCOFIELD are:
i. NANCY4 SIBBITT, m. JOSEPH GOULDER.
ii. MARY SIBBITT, m. JOSHUA LEONARD.
iii. LETTY ANN SIBBITT, m. DEMIS STRIGKER.
iv. ELIZABETH SIBBITT, m. (1) ELI GREATHOUSE; m. (2) JACOB CULVER.
Notes for ELIZABETH SIBBITT:
NEED TO CHECK--In 1850 census Elizabeth Sibbitt Greathouse has married Jacob Culver after the death of Eli. Amanda Sibbitt is living with her sister Elizabeth.
NEED TO CHECK----1850 census for Eli Greathouse and Elizabeth Sibbitt and her children.
v. AARON SIBBITT.
vi. GEORGE SIBBITT.
viii. MATILDA SIBBITT.
ix. AMANDA SIBBITT.
Notes for AMANDA SIBBITT:
In the 1850 census in Carroll Co., Amanda is now living with her sister Elizabeth Sibbitt Greathouse Culver.
x. BENJAMIN SIBBITT, b. 1834,
M.3 SIBBITT (AARON2,
Notes for RICHARD M. SIBBITT:
Source: History of
This biography states that Richard was of Scotch
lineage. He came to Carroll county, IN, in 1830,
and, excepting two years lived from 1837 to the end of his life on the farm in
Source: Cemetery Records of Caroll
Co., IN DAR Vol I, p
46. Buried at
In an article from the History of Carroll County, it states that Richard was one of six sons and one daugther of Aaron Sibbitt and Elizabeth Marlen Sibbitt. He was a soldier in the war of 1812. His
second wife applied for a
pension. Copies of his war records (source: Rita Merrills (descendent of Elizabeth Sibbitt Greathouse) show that he was married twice and had two
sons. The papers also state he volunteered in Warren Co.,
Children of RICHARD SIBBITT and SARAH TOMLINSON are:
i. MARLEN RICHARD4 SIBBITT, b. 1865; d. 1897, Carroll Co., IN..
iii. FLORA A. SIBBITT, b. 1867; d. 1869.
b. 1871; d.
Generation No. 4
5. ALVAH4 SIBBITT (ELI3, AARON2, JAMES1)
Notes for ALVAH SIBBITT:
In 1850 census found Alva Sibbitt, age 23, and Jane Sibbitt, age 17.
Found in 1860
Information on Alvah Sibbitt found
Copy of obituary from Fountain City Enterprise newspaper (at
Information is now on an index card at the museum in Carroll Co., IN.
Marriage to Lydia Gaumer found in Marriage Records, Carroll Co., IN.
Probate book U, P. 266, 364. Carroll Co, IN concerns Alvah Sibbitt's estate.
Estate vs Lydia Unger, Lydia
Sibbitt, Edna M. Sibbitt, Wm Sibbitt, Ella Sibbitt, Clura
Lee, Geo. Lee, Flossie and David Summe, Golda and
Frank Wilson, George Sibbitt, Wm. Sibbitt, James Sibbitt, Andrew Sibbitt, El.
Logan, Wm Unger, Frances and Elizabeth Speer. Property sold to Agnes
Bk U, p 383 report
In Delphi Times,
More About ALVAH SIBBITT:
Cause of Death: stroke.
Notes for JANE
Have seen some references to wife of Alvah as Eliza. Could her name have been
Eliza Jane and she went by name of Jane?
marriage to Wm Long from Hoosier Democrat,
Children of ALVAH SIBBITT and JANE JENNINGS are:
i. GEORGE ALLEN5 SIBBITT, b.
ii. WILLIAM B. SIBBITT, b.
M. SIBBITT, b. 1857;
m. WILLIAM R. UNGER,
SIBBITT (ELI3, AARON2, JAMES1)
was born 1834 in Marion County, Ohio, and died May 1907 in
Notes for BENJAMIN SIBBITT:
The information on the descendents of Benjamin Sibbitt were given to me(Norman K. Lee ) by Robert and Gladys Sibbitt and their daughter-in-law, Jackie Sibbitt and son Bill Sibbitt. William is a descendent of Benjamin.
More About BENJAMIN SIBBITT:
Fact 1: Buried in
More About EMERETTE LEMMING:
Fact 1: Last name may be Lamming
More About MARGARET SPENCER:
Fact 1: Buried in
Child of BENJAMIN SIBBITT and EMERETTE LEMMING is:
i. ERNEST LOUIS5 SIBBITT,
Children of BENJAMIN SIBBITT and MARGARET SPENCER are:
ii. CARLOS CHESTER5 SIBBITT.
iii. FRANK SIBBITT, d. 1887.
More About FRANK SIBBITT:
1: Buried in
iv. KATIE SIBBITT.
Generation No. 5
ALLEN5 SIBBITT (ALVAH4,
ELI3, AARON2, JAMES1)
Notes for GEORGE ALLEN SIBBITT:
A note written by Sarah Ellen Shaffer Sibbitt (held by Norman Lee) says that George died of tifoide fevor [typhoid fever].
The names and birth dates are from a sheet from the family bible. (Norman Lee)
His tombstone says he died
Turn left (West) and drive straight to the cemetery.
Source for marriage dates of George and Sarah Sibbitt and their children:
Index to Marriage Records,
Page from family bible gives marriage date of George and Sarah.
Page in bible gives birthdates of George and Sarah and lists all of their children and gives their birthdates.
The 1850 Clinton Co. census shows Sarah Ellen as being 4
years old. This must be a mistake because the family bible has her birth
From Hoosier Democrat newspaper (
It lists her parents as Henry Franklin and Anna (Kinzer) Shaffer. Mrs. Sibbitt would often tell
stories about her grandfather's experiences in the Revolutionary War and those
of her uncle's in the War of 1812. She was the 10th child born.
When 3 years old, they moved to a farm south of
States she was born at home near Walnut Stump. Gives survivors as Golda Wilson, Flossie Summe, James, Andrew, and Georgia. Children Clura and Wm are listed as deceased.
Family bible gives date of death as
Marriage Notes for GEORGE SIBBITT and SARAH SHAFFER:
The information concerning this marriage is taken from a sheet of the family bible. (Norman Lee)
Children of GEORGE SIBBITT and SARAH SHAFFER are:
i. CLURA H.6 SIBBITT, b.
ii. FLOSSA A. SIBBITT, b.
iii. GOLDA J. SIBBITT, b.
A. SIBBITT, b.
Notes for GEORGIA A. SIBBITT:
a written list of family members, someone has written by
Georgie's name "
Did not marry.
v. WILLIAM L. SIBBITT, b.
vi. JAMES D. SIBBITT, b.
G. SIBBITT, b.
Notes for ANDREW G. SIBBITT:
Andrew and Hazel had no children.
are buried in
8. WILLIAM B.5 SIBBITT (ALVAH4, ELI3, AARON2, JAMES1) was born January 19, 1855 in Carroll
County, IN. Burlington Twp., and died September 21, 1946 in at home in Cutler,
IN. Buried at
Notes for WILLIAM B. SIBBITT:
From History of Carroll Co., 1916, Odell
William B. Sibbitt
From obit. in Camden Record News (September 26, 1946), this information is
at the age of 91 yrs. 8 mos and 2 days.
His parents were Alva [sic] and Jane (
In Alva D. Sibbitt's obit. ( Hoosier Democrat) his surviving brothers and sisters are listed as Edward, Guy, Elmer, Mrs. Chas. Mann, Mrs. O.V. Kingery, and Mrs. Closs Cleaver.
Source: Marriage Records, Carroll Co., IN Book 7, P. 446
More About EMILINE MCDONALD:
Fact 1: In some references called Emma
Children of WILLIAM SIBBITT and EMILINE MCDONALD are:
i. VERA F.6 SIBBITT, m. JOHN C. SHANKLIN,
Notes for VERA F. SIBBITT:
Marriage Records, Carroll Co., IN. there is a Vera Sibbitt listed as marrying
John C. Shanklin on
More About VERA F. SIBBITT:
Fact 1: Indication in some sources that Vera may have been married to Chas. L. Shanklin.
m. OLIVER V. KINGERY,
Notes for FERN SIBBITT:
Source: Marriage Records, Carroll Co., IN. Book 15, P. 177.
15. iii. EDWARD SIBBITT.
iv. ALVA D. SIBBITT, b.
v. BLANCHE SIBBITT, m. CHARLES MANN,
Notes for BLANCHE SIBBITT:
Source: Marriage Records, Carroll Co., IN
vi. GUY SIBBITT.
vii. ELMER R. SIBBITT.
viii. ETHEL SIBBITT, m. CLOSS E. CLEAVER.
ix. CARL W. SIBBITT, b.
LOUIS5 SIBBITT (BENJAMIN4,
ELI3, AARON2, JAMES1)
was born 1887 in
Notes for ERNEST LOUIS SIBBITT:
One source (Jackie Sibbitt) states he was born in
Child of ERNEST SIBBITT and MAUDE MCCLURE is:
i. BERNARD FRANKLIN6 SIBBITT, b.
Generation No. 6
10. LARRY GUY SIBBITT (WILLIAM B.,5 ALVAH4, ELI3, AARON2, JAMES)
Children of LARRY GUY SIBBITT and GLYDE CLAIRE EIKENBERRY are:
ii. MARJORIE JEAN
iii. THOMAS GUY