William Gibbard



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William Gibbard Immigrant Ancestor see Family Tree
Born: Abt. 1618-1620 England
Married: Abt. 1639


Died: 09 Aug 1662 New Haven, New Haven, CT    


Anna Tapp


1. Hannah Gibbard bap. 31 Oct 1641

2. Esther Gibbard bap. 05 Jan 1642

3. Mary Gibbard bap 20 Jan 1644

4. Phebe Gibbard bap 10 Jan 1646

5. Sarah Gibbard bap 20 Oct 1648

6. Rebecca Gibbard b. 26 Feb 1650

7. Samuel Gibbard b. 07 May 1653

8. Timothy Gibbard b. 02 Oct 1655

9. John Gibbard bap. 19 Sep 1658

10. Abigail Gibbard b. 18 Aug 1660

Source: Hoosiers, Yankees & Englishmen by James Earl Davis, 1974 pg. 57

"William Gibbard lived near Stratford, Warwick Co., England, before immigrating to New England, where he was secretary of the New Haven Colony.  He d. Aug 9, 1662.  His will, dated Aug 6, 1662, bequeathed property left him by his uncle Cook in Tamworth, Warwickshire, England, to his eldest son Samuel; and his estate in New England to wife Anne and children Mary, Phebe, Sarah, Rebeckah, Timothy, and Abigail; mentions deceased dau Hester; also a legacy left to the children by their Tapp grandparents.  Lieut. John Nash and James Bishop were appointed overseers of the New England estate; William's brother timothy Gibbard of Calladownhouse, near Coventy, and Francis Smith of Stratford to be overseers of the estate in England.  Inventory taken Apr 30, 1663 totaled 290 pounds, 7 shillings, and 6 pence.  William Gibbard m. Anne Tapp, dau of Mr. Edmund Tapp; she d. 1701; she m. 2) Dec 7, 1665, Williams Andrews.  William Gibbard & Anne Tapp had 10 children."
His references: New England Historical & Genealogical Register, vol 81, p. 124: "Early Probate Records of New Haven (Conn.)". Families of Ancient New Haven by Donald Lines Jacobus, vol. 3, p. 641,