Parents of this line are: William and Delila CUNNINGHAM Tibbets. They were natives of US but married and lived in Canada (Ontario/Quebec) for a time. They had 8 children total, 7 of which were born in Canada and the 8th (Ernest) was born in Dekalb County IL.
William was born about 1807 and died in 1869. Delila was still alive at the time after William died and lived with her daughter, Maria M. Tibbets GREGORY, wife of Starr Cozier Gregory in Otoe County NE.
This information was obtained through the "Biographical Album of Otoe & Cass Counties Nebraska"