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Robert Gibbs

Birthplace: Honington, Warwickshire, , England
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Henry Gibbs and Elizabeth Gibbs
Husband of Elizabeth Corwin
Father of Margaret Gibbs; Robert Gibbs, Jr., of Boston; Rev. Henry Gibbs of Watertown and Jacob Gibbs
Brother of John Gibbs

Occupation: Merchant of Boston
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About Robert Gibbs

Robert Gibbs was a successful merchant in colonial Boston. " The first Gibbs in Massachusetts, Robert, emigrated from England during the Great Migration and through his commercial endeavors rose rapidly to lofty social heights and great wealth." (4)


  1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 1865, By NEHGS Staff. Page 208.
  2. The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants. Gary Boyd Roberts. Genealogical Publishing, 2004 - Dates & locations are generaly not given in the table. Page: 534-536
  3. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England. Savage. Note: Page: 248; 261
  4. Gibbs family papers, William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan


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Robert Gibbs's Timeline

February 3, 1634
Honington, Warwickshire, , England
May 3, 1663
Age 29
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
September 20, 1665
Age 31
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
October 8, 1668
Age 34
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
February 18, 1672
Age 38
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
December 7, 1673
Age 39
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts