HIBBS, James B.

Date of birth:  5 Sep 1855 Nineveh, Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 11 Sep 1935 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana

Source: Franklin Evening Star, September 11, 1935



EDINBURG, Sept. 11.—Word has been received in Edinburg of the death of William[sic] Hibbs, who passed away Wednesday morning at 4:15 o’clock at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Roy Smitha, 415 Irving Place, in Indianapolis.

Mr. Hibbs was a former resident of Edinburg. He had gone to the home of his daughter two weeks ago because of his failing health. Funeral arrangements have not been made. Burial will be in Rest Haven cemetery.

Source: Franklin Evening Star, September 12, 1935




Funeral For Former Edinburg
Resident Will be Conducted
By Rev. G. O. Mills


EDINBURG, Sept. 12. — Funeral services will be held Saturday after­noon at 2:30 o’clock at the Farr and Gosney Funeral Home for James B. Hibbs, 80 years old, who passed away early Wednesday morn­ing at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Roy Smitha, in Indianapolis. Rev. Glenn O. Mills will conduct the services.

Mr. Hibbs, a former resident of Edinburg, was born at Nineveh Sept. 5, 1855, the son of Ambrose and Abigail Woodruff Hibbs. He was married Nov. 5, 1879 to Miss Sarah D. Burgett. Three sons and three daughters were born to this union, all of whom survive.

Surviving him are the sons, Rolla Hibbs of Indianapolis; Frank Hibbs of Gary and William Hibbs of Ed­inburg; the three daughters, Mrs. John Haslam of Edinburg; Mrs. Roy Smitha and Mrs. John P. Stuck of Indianapolis; two granddaughters and other relatives.

Burial will be made in Rest Haven cemetery.

Submitted by Mark Wirey