Nellie Margaret Tibbitts

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Above: Tibbitts, circa 1959

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 1, 1959 from Watsonville, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: August 22, 1933
  • Age: 26 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'4, 135 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Tibbitts has deformed nails on two fingers. Her maiden name is Thompson.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Tibbitts was last seen in Watsonville, California on October 1, 1959. She was driving her green and white four-door 1952 Plymouth with blackwall tires, simple chrome hubcaps and California license plates; it was found abandoned a few weeks after her disappearance. She has never been heard from again. Tibbitts was born in Illinois and moved to California in childhood. Few details are available in her case.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office
    831-454-7649

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    Source Information
    NamUs
    Rootsweb

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    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 13, 2017; date of birth added, distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.

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