From "Libby Family in America" p 202

 

John Libby, born in Shapleigh, Me., 5 Feb, 1790; married, 20 June 1813, BETSEY BEAN, daughter of William and Susan (GILBERT) Bean of Shapleigh. He had his father's homestead in Shapleigh. He was a thrifty farmer, but, becoming surety for some of his neighbors, lost his all. In February, 1833, he removed to what was then Dearborn, afterward Waterville, and now West Waterville (and now Smithfield? 2012). "In all the towns in which he lived, he held places of honor and trust." He died in Waterville 8 MAy 1871, and his widow 16 Dec 1872.

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