Some Descendants of Edmund Sheafe

  1. Jacob Sheafe was baptised in 1616. [KSR, 15;69] He Margaret Unknown. [GLGF, pp. 55-56]
    1. Elizabeth Sheafe married Robert Gibbs. [GLGF, pp. 55-56] Robert was the son of Sir Henry Gibbs. [GLGF, pp. 55-56] He came to New England between 1657 and 1660. [GLGF, pp. 55-56]
      Robert became a distinguished merchant. [GLGF, pp. 55-56]
      1. Rev. Henry Gibbs marrried Margaret Greenough. [GLGF, pp. 55-56]
        1. Henry Gibbs was born on 13 May 1709 in Watertown. [GLGF, pp. 55-56] He married first Margaret Fitch. [GLGF, pp. 55-56] Henry Gibbs, Esq. married secod Katherine Willard. [GLGF, pp. 55-56] Katherine, the daughter of Hon. Josiah and Katherine Willard, was born on 28 Sep 1724. [GLGF, pp. 55-56]
          Henry graduated from Harvard in 1726. [GLGF, pp. 55-56] He was Justice of the Court of Common Pleas for Essex county in 1754. [GLGF, pp. 55-56] He was Representative to the General Court for Salem. [GLGF, pp. 55-56]


GLGF Gibbs, Montgomery B.. A Golden Legacy to the Gibbs Family in America, Chicago, Press of E.M. Colvin, 1893.
KSR Jacobus, Donald Lines, The Kitchell, Sheafe and Ruck Connections in England, The American Genealogist 15, 69 - 80.