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Rev Billy Hibbard
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Birth: Feb. 24, 1771
Norwich
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1844
Canaan
Columbia County
New York, USA

Rev. Billy Hibbard was a minister in the Methodist-Episcopalian Church. He also served as a chaplin in the Berkshire Massachusetts Militia in 1814.
Billy and his wife Sibbel had nine children. A few of them(Freeborn Garrettson,Wesley)followed in his footsteps to become ministers also.
He is credited with helping to start a number of churches throughout New York, Massachusetts,and Connecticut as a Circuit Rider Minister.
He died August 17,1844 from exhaustion due to his travels for the church.
Rev.Billy and Sibbel are both buried in the Queechy Cemetery in Canaan, New York.  
 
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 Parents:
  Nathan Hibbard (1767 - 1853)
 
 Spouse:
  Sybil Russ Hibbard (1774 - 1860)*
 
 Children:
  William H. Hibbard (1796 - 1875)*
  Wesley Hibbard (1798 - 1866)*
  Asbury Hibbard (1800 - 1865)*
  Rufus F. Hibbard (1804 - 1884)*
  David R. Hibbard (1808 - 1865)*
  Freeborn Garretson Hibbard (1811 - 1895)*
  Harriet D Hibbard Hatch (1818 - 1896)*
 
 Siblings:
  Billy Hibbard (1771 - 1844)
  Olive Hibbard Gilbert (1780 - 1861)*
  Enoch Hibbard (1790 - 1880)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Rev. Billy Hibbard, minister of the M.E. Church, b. 24 Feb. 1771, Norwich, Conn. d. 17 Aug. 1844, Canaan, N.Y.

"As a preacher of the Gospel he was Zealous, Faithful, Affectionate; a pattern of good works in his Life; a friend incorrupt in his doctrines; a comforter of the sick and afflicted. A stranger to guile; As a friend, faith full; in Charity the good Samaritan. He was released from his earthly Charge in peace with God, and with men. In the 49th year of his ministery."
Sacred to the memory of
Rev Billy Hibbard
Minister of the M.E. Church
Born in Norwich Conn. Feb. 24,
1771 Died in Canaan , N.Y.
Aug. 17, 1844 {Then continues with the Psalm 116 15}
 
Burial:
Queechy Cemetery
Canaan
Columbia County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Ramona Mizne
Record added: Jan 02, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8234911
Rev Billy Hibbard
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Rev Billy Hibbard
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Rev Billy Hibbard
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God Bless You, Sir
- Cherry Reynolds Solly
 Added: Jan. 22, 2007
 
 
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