Michael TIBBS
Mary Marcella QUENETT

Husband:  Michael TIBBS
Birth:  Abt 1822, Allegany Co., New York 
Death:  Aft 1880, Moody Co., South Dakota
Burial:
Father:  James TIBBS
Mother:  Sally BLOSS

Marriage:    Abt 1854, Allegany Co., New York

Wife:  Mary Marcella QUENETT
Birth:  14 Feb 1836, Sparta, Livingston Co., New York 
Death:  16 May 1917, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota  
Burial:  May 1917,
Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota   
Father:  Francis QUENETT 
Mother:  Eleanor ROBINSON 

Children:
1. Emma Jane TIBBS, b: 18 Mar 1855, Scio, Allegany Co., New York
2. George M. TIBBS, b: 20 Jan 1857, Scio, Allegany Co., New York
3. Eliza M. TIBBS, b: 1859, Scio, Allegany Co., New York
4. Elenor E. TIBBS, b: Nov 1860, Auburn, Fayette Co., Iowa
5.
Florence Isabelle "Julia" TIBBS, b: Jan 1863, Auburn, Fayette Co., Iowa
6. Charles W. TIBBS, b: Jan 1866, Decorah, Winneshiek Co., Iowa
                                d: 23 Apr 1902, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota
                             bur: Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota
7. James Francis TIBBS, b: 1868, Decorah, Winneshiek Co., Iowa
8. Jessie Eunice TIBBS, b: 12 Feb 1870, Decorah, Winneshiek Co., Iowa
9. Willis Edwin TIBBS, b: May 1872, Decorah, Winneshiek Co., Iowa
10. Albert S. TIBBS, b: 1875, Lanesboro, Fillmore Co., Minnesota
                               d: 15 Jun 1889, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota
11. Kittie Mae TIBBS, b: 4 Mar 1877, Kanaranzi, Rock Co., Minnesota
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Notes:
Michael had been married previously to Eliza Butts and their daughter Eunice later lived with Michael and Mary.  Michael, Mary, and Emma, were living with Mary's parents in 1855.

1855 State Census Data, Scio, District 2, Allegany Co., New York    Enumeration Date: 26-Jun-1855, Family #250

 NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

Relation

 Occupation
or Trade

Home Value

POB

County of Birth

Time Lived in Area

 QUENETT, Francis

73

M

W

 Head 

 Sawyer 

 

NY

NY City

1 year

                    Eleanor

63

F

W

 Wife

 

 

NY

NY City

1 year

 TIBBS, Michael                

32

M

W

 Son L

 

 

NY

Allegany

20 years

            Mary

19

F

W

 Daughter

 

 

NY

Livingston

1 year

            Infant (Emma)

2m

F

W

 G Daughter

 

 

NY

Allegany

2 months

1860 Federal Census Data (M653_0322, Page 172), Windsor Twp., Fayette Co., Iowa,
                                                                                                                  Enumeration Date: 2-Jul-1860, Family #1137

NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

Occupation
Or Trade

Real
Estate

Per.
Estate

POB

Attend
School

Canít
R / W

D, D, B, I, I, P, or C

 TIBBS, Michael

40

M

W

 Mill Wright

--

$100

NY

 

 

 

            Mary

28

F

W

 

 

 

NY

 

 

 

            Unis

13

F

W

 

 

 

NY

X

 

 

            Emily

4

F

W

 

 

 

NY

 

 

 

            George

3

M

W

 

 

 

NY

 

 

 

            Elisa

1

F

W

 

 

 

NY

 

 

 

By 1870, Michael and Mary were living next door to Mary's sister-in-law, Clarinda Hogerty.  Clarinda was originally married to Mary's brother, Alexander.  Mary's father was also living with them.

1870 Federal Census Data (M593_0426, Page 135B), Decorah City, Winneshiek Co., Iowa,
                                                                                                                    Enumeration Date: 13-Jun-1870, Family #294

NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

Occupation or Trade

Real
Estate

Per.
Estate

POB

Attend
School

Read /
Write

 TIBBS, Michael

48

M

W

 Mill Wright

$600

$100

NY

 

  

            Mary           

33

F

W

 Keeping House

 

 

NY

 

 

            Emma J

15

F

W

 At Home

 

 

NY

X

 

            George M

13

M

W

 At Home

 

 

NY

X

 

            Eliza M

11

F

W

 At Home

 

 

NY

X

 

            Ella E

9

F

W

 

 

 

IA

X

 

            Julia I  (Florence)

7

F

W

 

 

 

IA

X

 

            Charles W

4

M

W

 

 

 

IA

 

 

            James

1

M

W

 

 

 

IA

 

 

 QUINETT, Francis

85

M

W

 

 

 

NY

 

 

1880 Federal Census Data (T9_0114, Page 24A), Township 107 Range 48, Moody Co., Dakota Territory,
                                                                                Enumeration District: 39,  Enumeration Date: 9-Jun-1880, Family #98

NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

 Relation

M/S
W/D

Occupation

POB

Father
POB

Mother
POB

Attend
School

Read /
Write

 TIBBS, Michael

58

M

W

 Self

M

 Farmer

NY

Eng

NY

 

 

            Mary

45

F

W

 Wife

M

 Keeping House

NY

NY

NY

 

 

            Charles

14

M

W

 Son

S

 Doing Chores

IA

NY

NY

X

 

            Francis

12

M

W

 Son

S

 Doing Chores

IA

NY

NY

 

            Jessie

11

F

W

 Daughter

S

 At School

IA

NY

NY

X

 

            Willis

8

M

W

 Son

S

 

IA

NY

NY

X

 

            Albert

5

M

W

 Son

S

 

MN

NY

NY

 

 

            Kittie

3

F

W

 Daughter

S

 

MN

NY

NY

 

 

Michael is also listed on the 1880 census as boarding with the Franklin Potter family (the son of which later married Michael's daughter Jessie).

1880 Federal Census Data (T9_0114, Page 12D), Twp. 106, Range 50, Moody Co., Dakota Territory,
                                                                                Enumeration Dist: 38, Enumeration Date: 23-Jun-1880, Family #301

 NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

 Relation

M/S W/D

Occupation

POB

Fa
 POB

Mo POB

In Sch

 POTTER, Franklin

43

M

W

 Self

M

 Farmer

NY

NY

NY

 

              Phebe E

35

F

W

 Wife

M

 Keeping House

NY

NY

NY

 

              Frank E

17

M

W

 Son

S

 Working on R R

NY

NY

NY

X

              Chas F

2

M

W

 Son

S

 

MN

NY

NY

 

 TIBBS, Michael

55

M

W

 Boarder

M

 Farmer

NY

NY

NY

 

After 1880, Mary married Decatur Bidwell but he died in 1886.

1900 Federal Census Data (T623_0769, Page 61A), Minneapolis Ward 9, Hennepin Co., Minnesota,
                                                                            Enumeration District: 94, Enumeration Date: 6-Jun -1900, Family #151

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Birth Mo.

Birth Yr

Age

M/S W/D

# Yr Mar

# C Bn

# C Liv

POB

Fa. POB

Mo. POB

Occupation
or Trade

In Sch

 BIDWELL, Mary

 Head

F

Feb

1837

63

W

 

0

0

NY

NY

NY

 Seamstress

 

1910 Federal Census Data (T624_0704, Page 211A), Minneapolis Ward 9, Hennepin Co., Minnesota,
                                                                                      Enumeration District: 171, Enumeration Date: 12-Apr-1910, Family #142

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Age

M/S W/D

# Yr Mar

# C Bn.

# C Liv.

POB

Fa. POB

Mo. POB

Occupation
or Trade

In Sch

 BIDWELL, Mary M

 Head

F

74

W

 

11

 9

NY

NY

NY

 Seamstress / Day Work

 

Charles volunteered in 1898 for service in the Philippines Insurrection. His records show:
  Name:  Charles W. Tibbs       Residence:  Minneapolis
  Birthplace:  Iowa                   Age:  32
  Unit:  Fifteenth                      Company:  Company M
  Rank:  Private

1900 Federal Census Data (T623_1841, Page 140A), Military & Naval Forces, Nueva Caceres, Philippine Islands,
                                                                                      Enumeration District: 198, Enumeration Date: 1-Jun-1900, Family #n/a

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Birth Mo.

Birth Yr

Age

M/S W/D

# Yr Mar

# C Bn

# C Liv

POB

Fa. POB

Mo. POB

Occupation
or Trade

In Sch

 TIBBS, Charles W

 Private

M

Jan

1866

34

S

 

 

 

IA

NY

MI

 

 

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Sources:
1) Birth - Child #11:  Rock County Minnesota Vital Statistics - Births, Vol. 1877, Page 26, #19
2) Death - Wife:  Hennepin County Minnesota Vital Statistics - Deaths, Cert. #1917-MN-018710
3) Death - Child #10:  Hennepin County Minnesota Vital Statistics - Deaths, Vol. 1889, Page 161, #11