Sarah Tibbetts hoping to visit husband in port, Westport Island, 1895

Contributed by Westport Island History Committee


As the wife of a seafaring man, Sarah Tibbetts was often without the companionship of her husband. At home, she cared for their youngest child and a grandson.

Her husband, Captain John M. Tibbetts (1841-1926) was expected in port in nearby Bath to reload his ship, presenting an opportunity to visit him. Her daughter-in-law, Lottie Boucher, was helping to make this possible.

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  • Title: Sarah Tibbetts hoping to visit husband in port, Westport Island, 1895
  • Creator: Sarah A Tibbetts
  • Creation Date: 1895
  • Subject Date: 1895
  • Locations:
    • Westport Island, Lincoln County, ME
    • Bath, Sagadahoc County, 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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