Title: Jim's Family Roundup
Author: James L. Cummings
Title: DAR file on Simeon Gibbs
Title: The Great Migration Begins - Ancestry.com database
Title: Descendants of Giles Gibbs a Founder of Windsor, CT
Author: James H. Gibbs
Note: Freeman in 1657 Kept an Inn "In the years after Giles Gibbs died, the family was often in court for unacceptable behavior. In one court on 7 March 1650/51, Jacob Gibbs was complained of for several misdemeanors and fined 40 s., Samuel Gibbs was to be 'corrected by his master'..." (above notes from "Jim's Family Roundup" on Rootsweb)
Gibbs, Samuel, Windsor. (Died 8 February, 1719-20. See Fille.) Invt. 111 Pounds-03-09. Taken 24 February, 1719-20, by Israel Stoughton, Jonathan Elsworth and Nathaniel Horsford. Will dated 1st October, 1718.
I, Samuel Gibbs, Sen., of Windsor, do make this my last will and testament: I give to my eldest son Samuel my gun, one-half my wearing apparell, besides what I have given him already by deed of gift. And as to the woodlott lying near Two-mile Tree by Thomas Thrall, which was my father Dibble's, my son Benjamin hath it by deed, having paid Samuel for 1-2 of it. I give to my son Benjamin, besides what I have already given him, my cutless. I give to my son Benjamin all my lands which I have not already disposed of, viz., 4 acres by Benjamin's home lott, provided he pay the full value of the sd. 3 pieces of land to my daughters hereafter named, viz., to the heirs of my deceased daughter Hebsibah Dickinson, to Patience Denslow, to Elizabeth Hayden, to Joannah Loomis, to Experience Huxley, and to Miraim Bissell, to all in equall proportions. Item. I give to my daughter Patience my great wainscot chest. Item. To my daughter Elizabeth, my great Bible. Item. To my daughter Joannah, a young mare. Item. I give to my daughter Experience and young mare and colt. Item. To my daughter Miriam, my featherbed and bedding belonging to it, with the bedstead; also, my bell-metal skillett. I hereby constitute my sons, Benjamin Gibbs, Josiah Bisssell and Moses Loomis to be my executors. I also desire my trusty friends, Mr. John Eliot, Dr. Samuel Mather and Mr. Ebenezer Fitch, to be overseers.
Samuel X Gibbs, LS.
Witness: Samuel Strong, John Allyn, Bridget Fitch
Court Record, Page 121 - 1st March 1719-20: Will proven.
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