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Biographical Sketch of Isaac Gibbs

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Gibbs, Isaac, New Haven, was born in Middlebury, Addison county, Vt., on July 29, 1800. He resided in the town of Middlebury, Vt,, for twenty years, and there developed a stone quarry. He settled in New Haven, Vt., in 1866, on the farm now occupied by him. He was married in 1821 to Betsey Chittenden, who was a daughter of David and Betsey (Peyer) Chittenden, who were natives of Middlebury, Vt. He has had two children born to him — William and Maryette (now Mrs. Cyrus Birge). Isaac Gibbs was a son of Warren and Huldah (Smedley) Gibbs. His father was a native of Litchfield county, Conn., and his mother of Williamstown, Mass. They were among the early settlers of Middlebury, Vt., settling there when there were only two log houses in the town. They afterwards removed to Cornwall, Vt., but finally settled in Middlebury, Vt., where they died. They had a family of eleven children, of whom but two are now living — Isaac and Mary P. (now Mrs. Sidney Mead).


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