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Obadiah Gibbs
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Birth: Jan. 13, 1800
South Carolina, USA
Death: May 16, 1890
Illinois, USA

     In the 1850 Census, Obadiah and Mary are enumerated at Honey Creek, Adams, County, Illinois with the following children:
Eliza Gibbs, age 21
Gideon Gibbs, age 18
Mary Gibbs, age 17
James Gibbs, age 15
Nancy Gibbs, age 13
Judah Gibbs, age 12
Moses Gibbs, age 10

     In the 1860 Census, Obadiah Gibbs is enumerated in Northeast, Adams County, Illinois with his wife, Mary and two children, Juliet Gibbs and Moses Gibbs. According to the U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists for 1863-1864 available on, Obadiah ran a hotel in LaPrairie, Illinois.

     Mary died in 1866 at the age of 67. Apparently, Obadiah married Mrs. Mary Ann Neff that December. She is also buried in Pulaski Cemetery. She died at age 64 in 1886. Apparently, Obadiah was married again soon after, in July 1884, to a Mrs. Elizabeth Browning.

     In the 1870 Census, living next to his father, Obadiah's son, Gideon is enumerated as "Obadiah G. Gibbs." His wife is Sarah and they have a daughter, Eliza A. of the correct age to be Find A Grave Memorial# 51282524.

     At the time their father's estate was probated in Adams County, Illinois, James T. Gibbs was to be contacted via the post office in Manderson, Nebraska and Gideon Gibbs at Kansas City, Missouri.
Family links: 
  Mary Greenway Gibbs (1799 - 1866)
  Mary Ann Gibbs (1819 - 1884)
  James T Gibbs (1835 - 1914)*
  Moses Gibbs (1840 - 1916)*
*Calculated relationship
Pulaski Cemetery
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Sue Hawes
Record added: Apr 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51282527
Obadiah Gibbs
Added by: Sue Hawes
Obadiah Gibbs
Added by: Sue Hawes
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