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Rebecca Catherine GRASS
Husband:  Adam TIBBETS
Birth:  1831/2, KY 
Occupation:  laborer
Military Service:  Civil War (Union)
Wife:  Rebecca Catherine "Kate" GRASS
Birth:  Jun 1837, IN
Death:  6 Jan 1902, Clay Co., IN
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Henry GRASS, b. 1797/8, PA
Mother:  Mary __?__, b. 1802/3, NC
Children born in Posey Twp., Clay Co., IN:
1.  William H. TIBBETS, b. 1856/7
2.  John TIBBETS, b. 1861/2
3.  Charles Elsworth TIBBETS, b. 1862/3 or Jan 1868
4.  Anna TIBBETS, b. 1863/4
5.  Alla TIBBETS, b. 1865/6
6.  "Molley / Molly" TIBBETS, b. 1869/70; d. bef. 1880
7.  Maud TIBBETS, b. Mar 1871
8.  Cedale? TIBBETS, b. 1872/3
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1a.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: Pedigree Resource File (index to CDs, online at FamilySearch.org).
Adam TIBBITS; Birth: abt 1835, Indiana
Spouse: Rebecca GRASS; Birth: abt 1837, Indiana
Source: patron submission

1b.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Marriage: About 1870, of Indiana
Spouse: Rebecca GRASS
Birth: About 1837
Children of Clay, Indiana
1. William TIBBETS; Birth: 1857
2. John TIBBETS; Birth: 1861
3. Elsworth TIBBETS; Birth: 1863
4. Anna TIBBETS; Birth: 1864
5. Alla TIBBETS; Birth: 1866
6. Anvlly TIBBETS; Birth: 1870
7. Maud TIBBETS; Birth: 1871
8. Cedali TIBBETS; Birth: 1873
Source: patron submissions
"Anvlly" is a mis-reading of "Molley" in the 1880 census.  Unless Molly died young, she is Maud.

2.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find Adam.  Rebecca GRASS (æ 14, b. IN) is living in Washington Twp., Clay Co., IN (pp. 225B-226A), with her parents, Henry GRASS (æ 52, b. PA) & Mary (æ 47, b. NC), plus siblings.

3.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #21 of 44):  Brazil P.O., Posey Twp., Clay Co., IN, Roll M653_249, p. 761, PN 90, 671/660, enumerated 7 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
Adam Tibbets 28 M   Day Labourer   100 Kentucky
Rebecca C " 23 F   House Keeper     Indiana
William H "  3 M         "
Abbey McBride 19 F   Domestic     "

4.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find.

5.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #11 of 27):  Posey Twp., Clay Co., IN, Roll T9_269, p. 448C, PN 11, SD 4, ED 231, enumerated 9 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 11 13 21 24 25 26
106 110 Tibbets Rebecca W M 43     / House keeper   IN    
    _______ John W M 18 Son /   Coal miner   IN IN IN
    _______ Elsworth W M 17 Son /   Coal miner / " " "
    _______ Anna W F 16 Dau /   House keeper / " " "
    _______ Alla W F 14 Dau /   House keeper / " " "
    _______ Molley W F 10 Dau /   House keeper / " " "
    _______ Cedale? W F  7 Dau /     / " " "

6.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Widow Rebecca C. TIBBITTS (æ 62, b. Jun 1837, IN/PA/VA) is living in Brazil City, Brazil Twp., Clay Co., IN (p. 29A), with married daughter, Maud (æ 29, b. Mar 1871, IN), and her family.

7.  Messages posted to the Carrico Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com).

8.  One World Tree (online at Ancestry.com).  Shows just one child, Maud, and not parents for our subjects.

9.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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