Hibben family papers
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James Hibben graduated from Miami University with collegiate honors but went into business with his brother George and others. He married Sarah Ann Pattison August 29, 1853 in Rush County, Indiana and they had three children: Harold Barcroft, Thomas E., and Louise. Hibben served very briefly in the Civil War; he was mustered in July 7, 1863 and mustered out July 15, 1863. Hibben moved to Indianapolis in 1866, where he worked tirelessly to increase his business success. James Hibben died October 17, 1877 in Indianapolis and is buried in East Hill Cemetery, Rushville, Indiana.
Thomas Entrekin Hibben, Sr. was born October 22, 1860 in Rushville, Indiana to James Samuel and Sarah Ann (Pattison) Hibben. He was the middle child of three, including Harold Barcroft and Louise. Hibben married Jane Merrill Ketcham on July 26, 1879, in Jackson, Michigan and they had six children; an infant child who died very young; Paxton Pattison; Helen Louise; Priscilla Paxton; Thomas Entriken, Jr.; and James Herbert.
Thomas Hibben was a successful businessman who produced etchings and enjoyed photography and improving the process. He was also an acknowledged patron of the arts besides being an artist. Hibben died July 6, 1915 in New York and is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Paxton Pattison Hibben was born December 5, 1880 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Thomas Entriken and Jane Merrill Ketcham Hibben. He was one of six children, including Priscilla Hazen and James Herbert Hibben. He was graduated from Princeton University with a bachelor's degree in 1903 and finished a master's at Harvard in 1904. He married Cecile Craik, with whom he had a daughter, Jean Constantine, on October 17, 1916 in Athens, Greece. He was a lawyer, journalist, author, and diplomat. He served in the United States Army during World War I, advancing to captain. He died December 5, 1928 and is buried in the Novodevichy Cemetery, in Moscow.
Priscilla Hazen Hibben was born December 20, 1890 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Thomas Entriken and Jane Merrill Ketcham Hibben. She was one of six children, including Paxton Pattison and James Herbert Hibben. Hibben was a teacher and taught in Indianapolis, Indiana and in Florida. She died in Florida on June 16, 1978.
Thomas Entrekin Hibben, Jr. was the fourth child of Thomas Entrekin and Jane Merrill (Ketcham) Hibben. He was born October 22, 1893 (on his father's 33rd birthday) in Indianapolis, Indiana and had 5 siblings; one who died as an infant, Paxton Pattison, Helen Louise, Priscilla Hazen; and James Herbert. Hibben served in the U. S. Army, 1st artillery, first as a sergeant, then 2nd lieutenant, then 1st lieutenant, from 1917 to 1918. Thomas Hibben married Mary [Carmella] Carmela Koening July 5,1938 in London, England and adopted her son, Roderick. He studied architecture and engineering at Princeton University, the University of Pennsylvania and schools in London and Paris, France.
Thomas Hibben designed buildings at Butler University in Indianapolis; was involved in the first phase of the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial; worked on New Deal projects for the federal government; worked in the Bureau of Economic Warfare and served in the military (1st Lieutenant, Co. H, 5th Infantry, 17th Div. USA) in several foreign countries during World War II. Hibben advised the federal government on economic issued from 1946 to 1950, authored a number of reports and was appointed by Secretary General Trygve Lie of the U.N. in 1950 as resident representative with the rank of an ambassador to Pakistan, where he died suddenly on March 19, 1952. Thomas Hibben is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.
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