Ancestors of Karen R. Brooks

Libbys

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Joanna Libby and Thomas Bickford

Joanna Libby26 8th Great Grandmother
Born about 1640, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Died 1740, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine139
Parents John Libby, Sr. , Judith
Thomas Bickford Married: Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Children of Joanna and Thomas
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  1. *John Bickford
  2. Deborah Bickford
  3. Henry Bickford
    

John Libby, Sr. and

*Judith/ Mary

John Libby, Sr.26 9th Great Grandfather
Born about 1602, Broadstairs, Isle of Thanet, Kent, England137
Died about February 09, 1681/82, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine113
Parents --- ---
Notes He was a fisherman.

John arrived February 13, 1636/37 at Richmond Island in New England on the "Hercules". He married twice, and one of his wives was named Mary. His second marriage occurred after 1657 and before 1663.113

In King's Philip's war (1675) he lost everything he had except his plantation. Captain Joshua Scattow's diary says; "Eight of nine deserted houses belonging to Libby and his children "were burned by the Indians 7 September, 1675."

The Libbys were a large farming family and the patriarch, John, had four sons in the garrison: James, Samuel, Henry and Anthony. All were probably planters like their father. Anthony was also a carpenter. James, Samuel, and Henry were in their thirties while Anthony was in his late twenties. They lived with or near their father about two miles from the garrison, but this was all gone now, burned by the Indians at the start of the war. When Mogg took the garrison in October 1676, all but Henry were living near it. Most of the Libby family took refuge in Boston. However, all four brothers returned to Black Point as soldiers. Henry and perhaps the others volunteered to accompany Lieutenant Tippen to regain the fort taken by Mogg but they were not allowed. Instead Henry and possibly his brothers were impressed to go with Captain Moore and were later left at the Black Point garrison where conditions were mean, the garrisoned men becoming sick (some dying) for want of good clothing. Only two of the four Libby men would come back to their refugee family. All four may have joined the group of townsmen to go with Swett. It is known that at least James or Samuel was killed in battle. No doubt grief stricken and in terrible condition, their father petitioned (within two weeks of the fight and the night after one of his sons died) to have his other two garrisoned sons returned to him. This petition was answered, allowing the two sons to return to Boston

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Judith136 Married: April 27, 1635, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine137
Born about 1618
Died September 19, 1678, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine137
Children of John, Sr. and Judith
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  1. John Libby
  2. James Libby
  3. Samuel Libby
  4. *Joanna Libby
  5. Henry Libby
  6. Anthony Libby
  7. Rebecca Libby
  8. Sarah Libby
  9. Mary Libby
  10. Hannah Libby
  11. David Libby
  12. Abigail Libby
Mary113 Married: between 1657 & 1663
Born ---
Died ---
Children of John, Sr. and Mary
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  1. Mathew Libby
    

Libby Aunts and Uncles

    

John Libby and Agnes Hanson

John Libby55 9th Great Uncle
Born 1636, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Died 1720, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire
Parents John Libby, Sr. , Judith
Notes He was a miller and a soldier in King Philip's War. In 1670, 1674, 1683 & 1687 he was a Selectman.
Agnes Hanson55 Married: 1668, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Born about 1649, Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire137
Died March 1716/17, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine-
    

James Libby

James Libby55 9th Great Uncle
Born after 1636, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Died 1677, as a soldier in King Philip's War
Parents John Libby, Sr. , Judith
Spouse --- Married: ---
    

Samuel Libby

Samuel Libby55 9th Great Uncle
Born about 1639, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Died July 09, 1677, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Parents John Libby, Sr. , Judith
Notes He was taken sick in the garrison, during King Philip's War and carried to Boston, where he died July 9, 1677.
Spouse --- Married: ---
    

Henry Libby and Honor Hinkson

Henry Libby55 9th Great Uncle
Born 1647, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Died October 21, 1732, Black Point, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Parents John Libby, Sr. , Judith
Notes He was a Selectman in Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine. He was also a soldier in King Philip's War.

After the Battle of Moore's Brook (King Philip's War) Henry Libby remained at Black Point, married, and became a selectman in 1686. During the abandonment of the town at the start of King Williamís War in 1690, he lived with his family in Lynn. He was present at the resettlement of the town in 1720, living upon the south side of the present-day Black Point Cemetery. He died twelve years later.

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Honor Hinkson55 Married: ---
Born 1664, of Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Died August 24, 1724, Black Point, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
    

Anthony Libby and

Jane/ Sarah Drake

Anthony Libby55 9th Great Uncle
Born about 1649, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Died February 28, 1717/18, Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire
Parents John Libby, Sr. , Judith
Notes Anthony was a carpenter and a soldier in King Philip's War. He and Sarah lived in that part of Hampton which later became Rye or Greenland.113
Jane55 Married: January 09, 1717/18, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire130
Born of Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire
Died ---
Sarah Drake63 Married: about 1682, Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine130
Born August 20, 1656, Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire
Died June 12, 1716, Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire
    

Rebecca Libby and Joshua Brown

Rebecca Libby55 9th Great Aunt
Born about 1651, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Died after 1732, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire
Parents John Libby, Sr. , Judith
Joshua Brown55 Married: about 1679, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Born 1662, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Died before 1721, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire
Notes He is the brother of Elizabeth Brown.
    

Sarah Libby and

Christopher Banfield/ Richard Rogers/ Robert Tidy

Sarah Libby55 9th Great Aunt
Born 1653, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Died after 1728
Parents John Libby, Sr. , Judith
Christopher Banfield55 Married: ---
Born about 1655
Died May 05, 1707
Richard Rogers113 Married: ---
Born about 1643, Kittery, York, Maine137
Died January 28, 1701/02, Kittery, York, Maine
Notes Richard was a ship's carpenter.113.
Robert Tidy113 Married: about 1677, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Born about 1650, of Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine137
Died 1712, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
    

Mary Libby and John Slaughter

Mary Libby138 9th Great Aunt
Born about 1654, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Died about 1677, Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut
Parents John Libby, Sr. , Judith
John Slaughter138 Married: ---
Born about 1662, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Died about 1714, Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut
    

Hannah Libby and Daniel Fogg

Hannah Libby55 9th Great Aunt
Born about 1655, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Died June 1733, Kittery, York, Maine137
Parents John Libby, Sr. , Judith
Daniel Fogg55 Married: about 1684
Born April 16, 1660, Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire
Died 1755, Kittery, York, Maine
Parents Samuel Fogg, Ann Shaw
Notes He was a blacksmith and a constable in Elliot, York, Maine.
    

David Libby and Eleanor Trickey

David Libby55 9th Great Uncle
Born 1657, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Died 1736, Elliot, York, Maine
Parents John Libby, Sr. , Judith
Eleanor Trickey55 Married: February 11, 1680/81, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Born about 1661, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine138
Died about 1707, Kittery, York, Maine137
    

Abigail Libby and John Fickett, Sr.

Abigail Libby131 9th Great Aunt
Born about 1658, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Died about 1736, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Parents John Libby, Sr. , Judith
John Fickett, Sr.131 Married: about 1671, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Born about 1645, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Died October 30, 1730, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
    

Mathew Libby and Elizabeth Brown

Mathew Libby136 9th Great Uncle
Born 1663, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Died March 1740/41, Kittery, York, Maine
Parents John Libby, Sr. , Mary
Notes He was born in Scarborough about 1663 and was a boy of about thirteen or fourteen during the exciting days which preceded his family's flight to Boston during King Philip's War. His young manhood was spent in Scarborough between wars and there he married Elizabeth Brown whose family, like the Libbys, lived on a neck of land jutting out into the Scarborough marshes. All of the five Libby brothers wanted more land than they originally held in Scarborough and an opportunity to obtain it seemed at hand in 1687. Sir Edmund Andros, the highly unpopular governor of New England, claimed all of the land in the king's name and demanded from those who occupied it the payment of a quit-rent to secure a survey and grant to confirm all former titles. This procedure outraged the owners of land whose titles under the old patents had never been questioned and few of them knuckled under to Sir Edmund. Some of the inhabitants of Scarborough, including the Libbys, did so, however. They stated that they had not more than six or eight acres of upland apiece and no meadow, that there were great quantities of land vacant and unimproved in the town, and they asked for new grants of fifty or sixty acres of upland and ten acres of meadow each. Sir Edmund signed an order for a survey in Boston on January 19, 1687. Probably these hopes did not bear fruit in view of the popular uprising which resulted in Andros's expulsion. When Scarborough was abandoned in 1690, Matthew Libby took his family to the thickly settled town of Portsmouth where he hired a farm from the Cutts family. Here he lived for ten years until, as more fully set forth in the account of his brother David, he bought a large tract on the Piscataqua River at Long Reach in the town of Kittery, now Eliot. Six years before this purchase, Matthew was fined, on May 19, 1693, with other careless townsmen of Portsmouth, for neglecting his duty to turn out for musters, the necessity for which his past experiences should have taught him. Matthew Libby was on trial juries in 1703 and 1711, his only recorded public service." 136 He was a sawmill operator and a farmer.
Elizabeth Brown136 Married: ---
Born 1666, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine
Died 1743, Eliot, York, Maine
Notes She is the sister of Joshua Brown.