Thomas Dunn Gibbs

Settler of township lots: Lot 26, Conc. 1, Stanhope

Location: This 98 acre lot runs north from Tulip Road east of 25th Line Road

Land acquisition: 1890 from James Johnston. Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 255)

Dates of residency:

  • 1883 Called for mail in Carnarvon. Source: In Quest of Yesterday pg. 317
  • 1890 Stanhope Voters List: Thomas Gibbs, owner, Lot 26, Conc. 1
  • 1891 Stanhope Voters List: John Gibbs, Carnarvon and John Gibbs (his father)
  • 1896 Death of Daughter Meta Selina at Lot 26, Conc. 1, Stanhope
  • 1899 Stanhope Post Office List: and John Gibbs (his father)
  • 1901 Stanhope Voters List: and Dunn Gibbs (his brother).
  • 1901 Census of Canada, Stanhope: Thomas & Sarah Gibbs with 2 sisters
  • 1903 Business Directory, Stanhope: T D Gibbs, Carnarvon, Lot 26, Conc. 1
  • 1903 Stanhope Voters List: Thomas D Gibbs, farmer, Lot 26, Conc. 1
  • 1906 Death of mother Sarah Jane Gibbs at Lot 26, Conc. 1. Listed as cooper's wife.
  • 1908 Birth registration of son John Robert
  • 1911 Census of Canada, Stanhope: Thomas & Usphemia Gibbs and 2 sons
  • 1911 Stanhope Voters List: Lot 25, Conc. 3 and Lot 26, Conc. 1
  • 1911 Stanhope Post Office Lists: Thos Gibbs, Maple Lake
  • 1914 Death registration of baby son Edward Ellis Gibbs at Lot 26, Conc. 1, Stanhope
  • 1918 Stanhope Post Office Lists: Thos Gibbs, Maple Lake
  • 1935 & 1938 Stanhope Voters List: (no location) Thomas, farmer, Maple Lake

Interesting facts:

Preceding landowner:

  • 1877 John Johnston from The Crown for $500
  • 1888 James Johnston

Succeeding landowner: 1948 William H. Cowen, Joseph Gibbs (son) - each part

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • Thomas Dunn Gibbs, b. 28 May 1868, Ontario, d. 16 Jan 1953, Maple Lake (Age 84 years) Buried: St. Peter's Anglican Church
    Parents:
    • John Gibbs, b. 15 Jan 1844, England d. 05 Jan 1901, Toronto, (Age 56 years)
    • Sarah Jane Dunn, b. 30 Oct 1837, England d. 19 Jan 1905, Stanhope, (Age 67 years) COD: Pneumonia
    Brother: Dunn Gibbs, b. 10 Aug 1871, Middlesex, Ontario, d. 1953  (Age 81 years)
  • Euphemia Thompson, b. 19 Jul 1879, Minden, d. 12 Dec 1963, Peterborough, (Age 84 years) Buried: St. Peter's Anglican Church
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    2. Joseph William Gibbs, b. 8 Jul 1906, Maple Lake
    3. John Robert Gibbs, b. 30 Dec 1908, Maple Lake, d. 198 (Age 78 years)
    4. Mary Eliza Gibbs  b. 2 Feb 1912, Stanhope
    5. Edward Ellis Gibbs, b. 13 Nov 1914, Stanhope, d. 17 Nov 1914, Stanhope, (Age 0 years)
    6. Jane Gibbs, b. 03 May 1916, Ontario, d. 09 Nov 1973, Peterborough, (Age 57 years)
    7. Thomas Arthur Gibbs,  b. Jun 1919, Ontario

Photo: Thomas Dunn Gibbs Headstone, St. Peter's Anglican Church Cemetery

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