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NameHenry Gibbs
Livedb. ca. 1677-01-01 - d. 1723-10-21 (old)
Linked SermonsSermon 1 on Proverbs 10:9 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Ephesians 5:16 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Galatians 6:7 -- preacher (autograph: yes)Sermon on Luke 9:62 -- dedicatee (autograph: yes)Sermon on Psalms 69:1 -- dedicatee (autograph: yes)Sermon on Romans 6:23 -- preacher (autograph: no)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesHarvard College (University) -- Place of Study
Source of DataCatherine Evans
Biographical Sources ConsultedHistorical Sketch of Watertown in Massachusetts, pp. 72-5.
Other NoteMay be the dedicatee of sermons in the George Curwen Papers. Henry Gibbs's father was Robert Gibbs, a Boston merchant whose family was from Dorset, England. Gibbs graduated from Harvard in 1685 and married Mercy Greenough in June 1692. On 14th October 1690, the town of Waterford voted to request him as their assistant minister. He remained in the post, becoming minister there, until his death. He published several treatise and sermons.
GEMMS record createdJuly 27, 2020
GEMMS record last editedJuly 27, 2020