Hugh McKibben (Hugh B.) was born in Beaver County, Pennsylvania May 1804. His wife’s maiden name was Isabella Chambers. He came into Ashland County in 1828, and settled in Clear-creek Township, four miles northwest of Savannah. He was the father of eight children: William C., Elizabeth Jane, Mary, Sarah, James A., Robert, Hugh, and Martha Belle. Mary, married James Brinkerhoff in 1849, and died in September 1854, leaving one daughter. James A. died May 16, 1858.
The father died September 26, 1868, his wife surviving him until the year 1879, November 14th. Both were earnest members of the Presbyterian Church, and were industrious and worthy people. Robert was married to Mary P. Platt, March 31, 1864. Their children are one son and one daughter. Robert still occupies the old homestead.
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