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Hibbits 1817 - 1921

Elijah Hibbits
June 3, 1818 - March 5, 1864
married on Jan 5, 1840

Massey Salkeld Hibbits
December 30, 1817 - October 15, 1897
Chester County, Pennsylvania

Job Eugene Hibbits
February 16, 1856 - November 24, 1912

John Bishop Hibbits
Born 1845 - Died 1921

Wm. Ingram Hibbits
1874 ? - 1897

Mary Anabella Hibbits
Born 1847 - Died 1941

"Article of the "Demise of J.B. Hibbits" "Belle" and Jack"

Demise of J. B. Hibbits Veteran of Civil War
Was with Sherman on March to Sea and Several Famous Battles

J.B. Hibbits, one of the few remaining heros who was with Sherman in his famous march to the sea, passed away on Saturday at the home of his son, A. G. Hibbits, of this place.

The funeral was held Monday and the remains were laid to rest in Evergreen Cemetery. The services wer in charge of Lompoc Lodge No. 248. I. O. O. F., and were conducted in the lodge room.

John Bishop Hibbits was born in Hardin county, Ohio, in 1845, and at the time of his death aged 75 years, 11 months, and 6 days. At the age of 16 years he enlisted and saw four years of active service during the Civil War. He participated in the battles of Bull Run, Chancelorsville and Gettysburg, and was with Sherman on his march to the sea.

After the war Mr. Hibbits returned to his native state and remained there until 1871 when he moved to Nebraska. In 1872 he was married to Miss Caroline Reames of Ohio, and to this union two children were born. Mrs. Hibbits passed away fifteen years ago but the children survive.