Libby

Posts about the Libby family from Scarborough, Maine, descending from John Libby (1602-1682) the immigrant ancestor from Kent, England.

4 Aug 2015

Black Sheep Chicken Thief

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There's a black sheep chicken thief in our family tree. I found my father-in-law in the 1930 census as an "inmate" of the Kansas State Industrial Reformatory at the age of 19. Because my husband was not raised by his father, we didn't know what he'd done. Quick Googling [...]

4 Apr 2012

Joseph and Mabel Libby in Barnsdall, Oklahoma

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Joseph and Mabel Libby in Barnsdall, Oklahoma – finding them without the index in the 1940 census has made me very happy. So now I've found my husband’s grandparents, whom he never knew, in the 1940 Census. Here's how I did it: I didn’t have an address or even [...]