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Robert James McKibbon
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Birth: 1851, Canada
Death: 1941, Canada

Son of Robert McKibbon of Merrickville Ontario and first wife Eliza Burrows.

Brother to Eliza McKibbon (Mrs. Thomas Dempsey), Elizabeth McKibbon (Mrs. William Fitzsimmons, William H. McKibbon (wife Hattie Lowe) Ambrose McKibbon (wife Hattie Edwards), Ellen McKibbon (Husband Albert E. Gorman) and Margaret McKibbon (husband Fred. S. MaCrea).

Father of Robert Gordon McKibbon (wife Ida Rauflaub, wife Ethel Mary Taylor) , George Fizsimmons McKibbon (wife Laura Scaffe), Ella B. McKibbon (died as a child) and Katie McKibbon (died as a child).

Husband of Mary Houston.

Obit Below:
Source: Cobden Sun. October 2, 1941



One of the last of Cobden's old time merchant passed away early yesterday morning in the person of Mr. Robert J. McKibbon, age 89 years. For a great many years he conducted a shoe business in Cobden until about 12 years ago. Of Irish stock, he was born at Merrickville, Ont. The majority of his years were spent resident in this place.

He was long identified with Cobden business life, only retiring from same about twelve years ago. For some time after the death of his wife about eight years ago he continued residence in their old home, but for the last three years had been living with Mr. and Mrs. Donald McLeod, just west of town.

He is immediately survived by one son, Robert in Toronto; and one sister, Mrs. Fitzsimmons of Ottawa; also nephews, nieces and grandchildren. Mrs. D. A. MacKercher and Mr. George McKibbon both of Cobden are grandchildren. Two daughters and two sons are predeceased.

The funeral is being held this afternoon from the home of Dr. and Mrs. MacKercher, to St. Paul's Anglican Church for service' after which internment takes place in Cobden cemetery.

Bio by: Heather McKibbon. hmckibbo (at) Profile: Heather McK at Find A Grave.

Family links: 
  Robert McKibbon (1828 - 1915)
  Eliza Burrows McKibbon
  Mary Houston McKibbon (1861 - 1933)*
  Robert Gordon McKibbon (1882 - 1941)*
  George Fitzsimmons McKibbon (1884 - 1940)*
  Katie McKibbon (1895 - 1899)*
  Ella B. McKibbon (1898 - 1906)*
  Robert James McKibbon (1851 - 1941)
  Elizabeth McKibbon Fitzsimmons (1860 - 1955)**
  William H McKibbon (1863 - 1935)**
  Eliza McKibbon Dempsey (1866 - 1930)*
  Ambrose McKibbon (1866 - 1929)**
  Margaret Ann McKibbon McCrea (1870 - 1901)**
  Ellen Theresa McKibbon Gorman (1870 - 1912)**
*Calculated relationship

Robert J. McKibbon
1851 - 1941

Mary Houston
1861 - 1933

Their Family
Robert 1882 - 1941
George F. 1884 - 1940
Ella B. 1892 - 1906
Katie 1895 - 1899
Cobden Cemetery
Renfrew County
Ontario, Canada
Created by: HeatherMcKibbon
Record added: Jul 09, 2013
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Robert James McKibbon
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Robert James McKibbon
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 Added: Jul. 10, 2013

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