John Tibbo [Hare Harbour] of James & Grace

TIBBO, John
      Born: 14 December 1830; planter of Hare Harbour
      Died: 10 July 1903, Hare Harbour, aged 79 [age could be in error by several years]
      Father: James Tibbo
      Mother: Grace Unknown
      Married: 25 September 1855, Belleoram; witness Thomas Tibboe
      Spouse: Ann Skinner
      Children:
           [1] Elizabeth “Liza” Tibbo; born April 1855, Hare Harbour; baptized September 1855; married William Phillips
           [2] Madeline/Magdalene Tibbo; born 1856, Hare Harbour; married in 1872 Samuel Chalker, 28 (of Samuel and Ann, Bay East or Burin), witnesses James Skinner, Jane Holman and Elizabeth Tibbo
           [3] Thomas Tibbo; born 1861, Hare Harbour; married Hannah Matthews
           [4] James Tibbo; born 1863, Hare Harbour
           [5] Samuel Tibbo; born 1866, Hare Harbour; married Jane [Lace?] of Rencontre
           [6] (?Mary Ann Tibbo; born 1868; married Henry Matthews [brother of Hannah who married Thomas])
           [7] Henry Tibbo; born 1869, Hare Harbour; baptized 1871; married Frances
           [8] Martha Tibbo; born November 1873, Hare Harbour

Note: John was born 14 December 1830 and baptized 29 October 1840, as recorded in the baptismal records at Grand Bank, the son of James and Grace Tibbo of Belleoram Reach.

TIBBO, Elizabeth “Liza”
      Born: April 1855, Hare Harbour
      Father: John Tibbo
      Mother: Ann Skinner
      Married: 06 October 1873, Belleoram
      Spouse: William Phillips
      Born: about 1845
      Died: before 1921
      Children:
           [1] William Phillips; born July 1890, Hare Harbour; married Mary Elizabeth [born October 1894, Hare Harbour]; children: William, August 1918, Hare Harbour; Julia, August 1920, Hare Harbour; Martha M., circa 1923; Silas, circa 1931
           [2] Samuel Henry “Harry” Phillips; born July 1893, Hare Harbour; married Julia [born June 1898, Hare Harbour]; children: Emma, November 1918, Hare Harbour; Edward, November 1920, Hare Harbour; Amy, circa 1919; James, circa 1921; Henry, circa 1927; Albert, circa 1929; Maxwell, circa 1931; Martha, circa 1934/5
           [3] Emily Phillips; born June 1899, Hare Harbour; married Charles “Charlie” Pope [born circa 1932; Mate on Coasting Schooner]


Note: For descendants of William and Elizabeth [Tibbo] Phillips, see Phillips Family.

TIBBO, Madeline/Magdalene
      Born: about 1856, Hare Harbour, married at 16
      Father: John Tibbo
      Mother: Ann Skinner
      Married: 01 October 1872, Bay d’East; witnesses James Skinner, Jane Holman and Elizabeth Tibbo
      Spouse: Samuel Chalker
      Born: circa 1844, married at 28
      Father: Samuel Chalker of Bay East or Burin
      Mother: Ann
      Children:
           [1] Martha Chalker; married (?) Martel
           [2] Matilda Chalker; married (?) Foster

TIBBO, Thomas
      Born: 1861; baptized 14 September 1861
      Died: 1933 Harbour Breton
      Father: John Tibbo
      Mother: Ann Skinner
      Married: 10 October 1882 at Belleoram
      Spouse: Hannah Matthews of Grand John
      Born: circa 1861
      Died: before 1921
      Children:
           [1] Elizabeth Jane Tibbo; born 01 January, 1884, Grand John; died 01 May 1944 [Elizabeth Jane “Jennie” was deaf and mute, never married]; baptized by John Squires, Congregational Minister
           [2] Lucy Ann Tibbo; born 11 October 1885, Grand John; died of diphtheria
           [3] Martha Tibbo; born 27 April 1888, Grand John; died February 1976, Grand Bank; married John Thomas Hardiman
           [4] Abraham James Tibbo; born 28 July 1890, Harbour Breton
           [5] John Samuel Tibbo; born July 1892, Grand John; died 1926, drowned
           [6] Henry Tibbo; born 30 July 1895; died 12 October 1916 in World War I
           [7] Alice Tibbo; born 09 November 1897; married (1) Thomas Matthews, (2) ? Strickland of Petites
           [8] Wilson Tibbo; born between 1893-1900
           [9] Philip Thomas Tibbo; born 14 September 1902, Grand John

Note: The family first lived at Grand John, where Hannah’s family had come after leaving New Harbour. Philip Thomas was sixteen when the family left Grand John for Harbour Breton, which would have been around 1918.
      From The Commonwealth Memorial Site: Monument Inscription: In Memory of Private Henry Tibbo, 1st Bn., Royal Newfoundland Regt who died aged 21 on Thursday, 12th October 1916. Private Tibbo was the son of Thomas and Hannah Tibbo, of Harbour Breton, Fortune Bay, Newfoundland. Native of Grand John, Fortune Bay. Remembered with honour Bancourt British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
      Wilson Tibbo was squashed between a boat and the wharf, contracted tuberculosis and died. His daughter also contracted the disease and died.
      Thomas Tibbo, widower, was living with son Samuel at Harbour Breton in 1921. [Elizabeth] Jane “Jennie”, was living with Samuel at Harbour Breton in 1921 but in 1935 was living with brother Philip and was still unmarried.

TIBBO, James
      Born: 02 July 1863, Hare Harbour
      Father: John Tibbo
      Mother: Ann Skinner
      Married: 19 September 1884, Stone’s Cove; witness Mary Tibbo
      Spouse: Mary Pennel
      Born: 1863, Grand Bank


Note: A Mary, of William Penwell II and Ann Keeping, was baptized 31 December, Grand Bank. She married [1] Frederick Smart, [2] George T. Douglas, and [3] James Pink. Were there two Mary Penwells baptized at Grand Bank in the same year? Was Mary’s third husband a Tibbo and not a Pink? Or was she married four times?

TIBBO, Samuel
      Born: March 1866, Hare Harbour
      Died: between 1921 and 1935
      Father: John Tibbo
      Mother: Ann Skinner
      Married: 23 November 1891, Belleoram
      Spouse: Jane Lace
      Born: May 1870, Rencontre East
      Father: William Lace
      Mother: Charlotte Foot
      Children:
           [1] Mary Anne Tibbo; born 25 November 1892, Hare Harbour; died 10 December 1892, Hare Harbour
           [2] Charlotte Tibbo; born 22 June 1894, Hare Harbour
           [3] John Henry Tibbo; born 23 August 1896, Hare Harbour; died 14 July 1932, drowned at Blanc Sablon; married Laura Pope [born about 1906, Stone’s Cove; of Albert Pope and Eva Delilah Yarn]; children: Mary, circa 1928; and Jaunita, circa 1931
           [4] Ethel Maud Tibbo; born 27 November 1899, Hare Harbour
           [5] Mary Madeline Tibbo; born 25 December 1902, Hare Harbour
           [6] Lucy Ann Tibbo; born 15 September 1904, Hare Harbour
           [7] Elizabeth Mariah Tibbo; born 26 September 1907, Hare Harbour; married Alfred Thomas Hardy
           [8] Samuel James Tibbo; born 25 June 1909, Hare Harbour; died of tuberculosis
           [9] Evelyn Tibbo; born 07 March 1912, Hare Harbour; married 31 July 1935 Leo Hardiman from Grand John; no children [Leo, born July 1907 at Grand John, was the son of Thomas and Mary; Leo’s sister, Louisa, married Jeremiah Matthews, son of Henry and Mary Ann]
           [10] Aaron Thomas Tibbo; born 01 August 1914, Hare Harbour; died of tuberculosis

Note: In the 1935 Census, Jane Tibbo was a widow; Samuel James, Evelyn and Thomas were still living at home, but there was no mention of John and Elizabeth. No Tibbo remained at Hare Harbour in 1945. In the 1921 census, Maude Tibbo was employed as a servant in the home of John and Mary Fudge at Belleoram, while Lucy was employed as a servant in the home of James and Margaret Yarn at Mose Ambrose.
      In 1935, Laura [Pope] Tibbo was living with her brother Charles and his wife, Emily Phillips, at Stone’s Cove. Her children were living with her brother Leslie, his wife Esther, and their three children. By 1945 Laura and her children, as well as Charles and Emily, were all living with her parents, Albert and Eva, at Stone’s Cove.

TIBBO, Mary Ann (?)
      Born: 1868, Hare Harbour
      Died: 24 February/April 1922, at Grand John, following severe flu
      Father: John Tibbo (?)
      Mother: Ann Skinner (?)
      Married:
      Spouse: Henry Matthews
      Born: baptized 1865 at New Harbour (the 1921 Census gives his birthdate as August 1863)
      Died: 29 January 1922, at Grand John, following severe flu
      Father: John Matthews
      Mother: Jane Foote
      Children:
           [1] Sarah Jane Matthews; born 1888 at Lobster Cove, baptized May 1889, Grand John
           [2] Randell James Matthews; baptized 1889
           [3] Selina Matthews; born and baptized 1889
           [4] Thomas Matthews; born September 1895, Grand John
           [5] Lucy Harriett Matthews; born 03 April 1896, Grand John
           [6] Elizabeth Matthews; born 23 October 1897, Grand John
           [7] Jeremiah Matthews; born April 1902, Grand John
           [8] John Robert Matthews; born 1904, Grand John
           [9] Mary Ann (“Minnie”) Matthews; born February 1907

NOTE: Copy of Death certificate for Mary Ann Matthews gives 24 April 1922 as date of death yet the Date of Registration was 31 March 1922. Since Henry’s death was registered on the same date, it seems likely that Mary died on the 24th of January or February. Family tradition has always held that they died just weeks apart, which would make February 24 the most likely date. In any case, Mary Ann’s death could not have been registered in March if she didn’t die until April!

TIBBO, Henry
      Born: baptized 1871
      Father: John Tibbo
      Mother: Ann Skinner
      Spouse: Frances
      Children:
           [1] Lavinia Tibbo
           [2] Arthur Tibbo
           [3]George Emmanuel Tibbo

Alternate information for Henry Tibbo:
TIBBO, Henry
      Born: 1869, Hare Harbour
      Father: John Tibbo
      Mother: Ann Skinner
      Spouse: Mary Ann (?)
      Children:
           [1] James Tibbo; born 07 June 1894; died 14 June 1894, Hare Harbour
           [2] William Robert Tibbo; born 25 September 1895, Hare Harbour
           [3] Martha Matilda Tibbo; botn 27 October 1896, Hare Harbour
           [4] Elizabeth Ann Tibbo; born 09 October 1898, Hare Harbour
           [5] Olive Mabel Tibbo; born 28 December 1900, Hare Harbour
           [6] Francise Mary Tibbo; born 09 March 1903, Hare Harbour

Note: The above information was obtained from Wayne Anstey, a Tibbo descendant, who had another Tibbo descendant search the records at Belleoram and other places along the south coast, as well as the Provincial Archives in St. John’s. Information he received indicates that Henry Tibbo moved, with his family, to Codroy.

TIBBO, Martha
      Born: November 1873, Hare Harbour
      Father: John Tibbo
      Mother: Ann Skinner
      Married: 13 November 1894, Belleoram
      Spouse: Benjamin White
      Born: 17 June 1871, Stone’s Cove
Children:
           [1] Wilson White; born January 1906, Hare Harbour
           [2] George White; born May 1908, Hare Harbour

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