An American Family History

Philip Wickware


Wickware also spelled Wickwire, Wickwise
was a river god in Greek mythology.
Lebbeus (Laboris, Lebeus, Lebius, Lebeous, Libeous, Libious) is from the Bible. It means a man of heart.


Philip Wickware was born on July 24, 1791. He was the son of Philip Wickware.

He married Matilda Griffin (1798) on December 1, 1816.

He operated a vessel on the river and contracted a fever at Toronto.

Philip and Matilda's children included:
Lebbeus (Libeous_ Philip Wickware, (1817, married Catherine Mallory),
Alpheus Wickware (1819, married Florence Lapointe),
Samuel Griffin Wickware (1821-1826),
Gilbert Wickware (1823, married Elizabeth Truesdell), and
Matilda Wickware (1826-1826).

During the War of 1812, Philip served in the Leeds County Militia.

Upper Canada Land Petitions Wickware, Philip .. Leeds .. 1818

In 1824 Philip witnessed the marriage of Nathaniel Brown and Peggy Philips.




from Genealogy of the Wickware Family

Philip [Wickware] (Philip, Lebbeus, Lebbeus), b. July 24, 1791; m. Dec. 1, 1816, Matilda Griffin, b. Feb. 9, 1798. This branch spell the name Wickware.

He operated a vessel on the river and contracted a fever at Toronto, and d. Aug. 18, 1826.

I. Libeous Philip, b. Nov. 18, 1817.
II. Alpheus, b. June 19, 1819.
III. Samuel Griffin, b. Apr. 16, 1821; d. June 21, 1826.
IV. Gilbert, b. May 21, 1823.
V. Matilda, b. Feb. 11, 1826; d. June 30, 1826.

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