|Birth: ||Oct. 8, 1668|
|Death: ||Oct. 21, 1723|
Boston births: GIBBS, Henry of Robert & Elizabeth Gibbs born Oct. 8.
Boston marriages: Henry Gibbs & Mercy Greenough were married June 9, 1692.
Watertown deaths: The Revd: Mr Henry Gibbs Pastor of ye Eaft Church in Water town Deceased the 21 of October 1723 in the 56 year of his age. wch began 8th Inftant.
Henry Gibbs, b. Oct. 8, 1668, son of Robert of Boston, graduated at Harvard College in 1685. He was ordained over the church in Watertown in 1697. His wife Mercy, dau. of William Greenough, bore him seven children. (Harris' Epitaphs)
Henry Gibbs, A.M., b. Boston, Oct. 8, 1668, son of Robert and Elizabeth (Sheafe) Gibbs; H.C., 1685, A.B., A.M.; Fellow, H.C., 1700-1707; Ord. Watertown, Oct. 6, 1697; sett. Watertown, 1690-1723; Artillery Election Sermon, 1704; attended witchcraft persecutions; was horrified by them; because of his wisdom there were none in Watertown; d. Watertown, Oct. 21, 1723, a. 56. (F.L. Weiss, The Colonial Clergy and Colonial Churches of New England)
Depositę sunt reliquię veri
HENRICI GIBBS. Ecclesię Pastoris
Pietate fulgente cruditione non
mediocri gravitate singulari:
perita in divinis, prudentia in humanis,
accuratione in concionibus, copia in precibus,
Qui per ęrumnas vitę doloresque mortis
requiem tandem invenit
die Octobris 21, Anno Dom. MDCCXXIII
Ętatis Suę LVI.
Etiam deponitur corpus MERCY GIBBS,
Conjux sua dilectissma,
Quę expiuravit Dimino 24 Januarii
Anno Dom. MDCCXVI.
Ętatis Suę XLI.
Mehetable Gibbs Marston (1706 - 1727)*
Old Burying Place
Created by: Bill Boyington
Record added: Aug 14, 2008
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