1828 - 1914
Five generations of Connecticut Knibbs.
This photograph was taken on 8th May 1908 in Connecticut, USA and shows James KNIBBS aged 78 years.
With him are his daughter, Mrs Root aged 56, her daughter Mrs John Habershon aged 34, her daughter Mrs Archie Young aged 17, and her son Archie Arthur Young aged 6 months. Mrs Root is James' daughter Ann Knibbs having remarried after her first husband died in 1898. Mrs John Habershon is Ann's daughter Minnie from her first marriage to Elijah Roberts. Mrs Archie Young is Minnie's daughter Irene.
James was from Clifton, Oxfordshire, England. He was the uncle of my grandfather, George Levi Knibbs, and emigrated to Connecticut in about 1856 with his wife and two daughters, one of whom was Ann above.
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Photograph courtesy of John Milton Knibbs Jr.
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