Sarah Tibbetts news about neighbors to John Tibbetts, Westport Island, 1895

Contributed by Westport Island History Committee

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Sarah Tibbetts was the wife of a seafaring husband, Captain John M. Tibbetts. While her husband was at sea with one of their sons in tow, she cared for their youngest son and one or more of her grandchildren.

The Tibbetts family rented a house on the east shore of Westport at the south end of the island.

Sarah wrote of a neighbor, Alice M. Jewett, who had died on May 2, 1895 and had her funeral on the day that she wrote this letter.

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  • Title: Sarah Tibbetts news about neighbors to John Tibbetts, Westport Island, 1895
  • Creator: Tibbetts, Sarah A
  • Creation Date: 1895-05-05
  • Subject Date: 1895-05-05
  • Town: Westport Island
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 17.8 cm x 22.9 cm
  • Collection: John M. Tibbetts Collection
  • Object Type: Text

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Westport Island History Committee
6 Fowles Point Road, Westport Island, ME 04578
(207) 882-8477
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