Birth5 Nov 1854, Clark Co., Indiana
Death21 May 1927, Danville, Vermilion Co., Illinois
Marriage8 Jul 1875, Champaign Co., Illinois
SpouseJane Ellen “Jennie” Edwards
Birth22 May 1854, Vermilion Co., Illinois
Death25 Jan 1897, Champaign Co., Illinois
Birth25 Dec 1881, Vermilion Co., Illinois
Death24 Feb 1973, Putnam Co., Indiana
Notes for Solomon & Jane Ellen “Jennie” (Family)
Champaign Co., Illinois marriage book 4, p. 82, records the marriage of Solomon Tibbets and Jennie E. Edwards on 8 July 1875.
This is not intended to represent a complete family group. I am entering their records only to document the parents of Minnie E. Tibbets who married Ardra Sadler.
1850 census of Clark Co., Indiana, Charleston township, enumerated 3 Oct, lists as family #516:
John Tibbetts, 35, farmer, b. Maine; Amanda, 28, b. Indiana; Francis (m), 1, b. Indiana; Robert, 74, b. New Jersey; Polly, 72, b. New Jersey.
1860 census of Champaign Co., Illinois, township 19, St. Joseph P.O., enumerated 6 Aug, lists on p. 513 as family #1672/1637:
Amanda Tibbetts, 29, washwoman, b. Ind; Francis (m), 11, b. Ind; William, 8, b. Ind; Solomon, 6, b. Ind; Isabel, 3, b. Illinois.
Amanda remarried on 18 April 1861 in Champaign Co., Illinois to John C. Hay.
The family appears twice in the 1870 census:
1870 census of Champaign Co., Illinois, Homer township, enumerated 20 July, lists on p. 15 as family #103/102:
Hay, John, 55, miller, b. Penn; Amanda, 42, b. Ireland; John, 21, day laborer, b. Ohio; Henry, 12, b. Ohio; Abraham, 18, b. Ohio; Daniel, 16, b. Ohio; George, 8, b. Illinois; Cyrus, 5, b. Illinois; Otis, 2, b. Illinois; Tibbits, Merian (m), 20, b. Indiana; Solomon, 15, b. Indiana; Isabella, 13, b. Illinois. (Neighbors are Elisha Parsons at household 102/101, and Mary Wood at 104/103.)
1870 census of Champaign Co., Illinois, North Homer township, enumerated 29 July, lists on p. 15 as family #104/103:
Hay, John, 55, farmer, b. Penn; Amanda, 42, b. Indiana; Tibbits, Marion (m), 20, b. Indiana; Solomon, 16, b. Indiana; Isabel, 14, b. Indiana; Hay, Abraham, 18, b. Ohio; Daniel, 15, b. Ohio; Henry, 14, b. Ohio; George, 8, b. Illinois; Cyrus, 6, b. Illinois; Otis, 4, b. Illinois; (Neighbors are William Pokejoy at household 103/102, and Sarah Wood at 106/105.)
1880 census of Vermilion Co., Illinois, Sidell township, enumerated 4 June, lists on p. 7 as family #56/58:
Tibbets, Solomon, 24, farmer, b. Ind -- Ind; Jane, 23, wife, b. Illinois England England; William, 2, son; Manda, 4/12, dau. Both children b. Illinois Indiana Illinois.
1900 census of Champaign Co., Illinois, South Homer township, enumerated 5 June, lists on p. 5B as family #125:
Hay, Amanda, 73, b. March 1827, Indiana Ohio Ohio, widowed; Tibbetts, Solomon, son, 45, b. Nov 1854, Ind Ohio Ind, widowed, tile ditcher; Minnie, granddau, 18, b. Dec 1881; Nettie, granddau, 12, b. Oct 1887; Bessie, grandau, 10, b. Feb 1890; Mamie, granddau, 8, b. May 1892; George, grandson, 4, b. Sep 1895. All children listed as born Illinois Ind England, although according to other records their mother was born in Indiana and both of her parents in England.