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Rev Henry Gibbs
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Birth: Oct. 8, 1668
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
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)
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mercy Greenough Gibbs (1674 - 1716)
 
 Children:
  Margaret Gibbs Appleton (1699 - 1771)*
  Henry Gibbs (1702 - 1703)*
  William Gibbs (1704 - 1715)*
  Mehetable Gibbs Marston (1706 - 1727)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Hic
Depositę sunt reliquię veri
veri venerandi
HENRICI GIBBS. Ecclesię Pastoris
vigilantissimi,
Pietate fulgente cruditione non
mediocri gravitate singulari:
spectatissimi,
perita in divinis, prudentia in humanis,
accuratione in concionibus, copia in precibus,
pręcellentis:
Qui per ęrumnas vitę doloresque mortis
requiem tandem invenit
die Octobris 21, Anno Dom. MDCCXXIII
Ętatis Suę LVI.
Hic
Etiam deponitur corpus MERCY GIBBS,
Conjux sua dilectissma,
Quę expiuravit Dimino 24 Januarii
Anno Dom. MDCCXVI.
Ętatis Suę XLI.

Re. 1821.
 
Burial:
Old Burying Place
Watertown
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Bill Boyington
Record added: Aug 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29018792
Rev Henry Gibbs
Added by: Bill Boyington
 
Rev Henry Gibbs
Added by: Bill Boyington
 
Rev Henry Gibbs
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 Added: Sep. 15, 2014
 
 
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