Biography of Sylvester Gibbons
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SYLVESTER GIBBONS was born in Granville, Mass., about 1825. When a young man he peddled goods for N. Watson of Owego. He came to Waverly in 1848 and built the first store on Broad street and conducted it until his death, in 1852. His wife was Hannah, daughter of Moses Hill. Their children were Martha P., and James S. Gibbons, who was born in Waverly, March 4, 1852, and has been in the mercantile business since 1877. Mrs. Gibbons died April 10, 1896.

From:
OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A MEMORIAL HISOTRY OF TIOGA COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: LEROY W. KINGMAN
W. A. FERGUSSON & CO. ELMIRA, N. Y., 189?


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