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Midwestern Tibbetts Family Home Page

Updated September 5, 2000


I am hoping to discover information about my husband's family. His father's name was Samuel Elgin Tibbetts and his mother's name was Irene Lyons. According to the information that I have now, Irene Lyons' father, John Lyons, was a military man originally from England, married to Johanna Bresnahan from Ireland. John Lyons was associated with a General Shields who settled here in Minnesota after the Civil War. John Lyons, however, moved on to North Dakota where, according to Irene, he settled on a large ranch near Devil's Lake. Irene died in February of 1973. Also welcome would be information about my own family, the Chamberlains. The earliest one I know about was Tallman Chamberlain who came to New York, Cayuga County, from Connecticut and bought a farm. in 1809, near Cato from Peter Van Alstine whose daughter, Evaline, subsequently married Tallman's son, John Payne Chamberlain (1804-1858. My father, Arza Augustus Chamberlain, was the youngest child of that union and he moved to Kansas City, Missouri in 1877 where he was in the real estate business.
I have quite a bit of information about my father's family, especially on his mother's side, and the dates go back to the early 1800s, but I know very little about the Tibbetts family and would not only welcome information, but would be happy to share my own facts.


Alice Virginia Tibbetts
607 E. 9th Street
Northfield, MN 55057
United States
(507) 645-4398
vtibbs@deskmedia.com

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