Phebe Hopkins

17 May 1759–17 April 1853 (Age 93)
Truro, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Phebe

When Phebe Hopkins was born on 17 May 1759, in Truro, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Capt. Constant Hopkins, was 38 and her mother, Phebe Paine, was 34. She married Elijah Davis on 8 April 1780, in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 17 April 1853, in Bridgton, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Bridgton, Cumberland, Maine, United States.

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Elijah Davis
Phebe Hopkins
Marriage: 8 April 1780
Sarah Davis

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    Elijah Davis



8 April 1780
Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 5

Historical Boundaries - 1764: York, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: York, Massachusetts, United States; 1805: Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Cumberland, Maine, United States

Age 17

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 27

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Hopkin . The surname is widespread throughout southern and central England, but is at its most common in South Wales.2 Irish (County Longford and western Ireland): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Oibicín, itself a Gaelicized form of an Anglo-Norman name. In other parts of the country this name is generally of English origin.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Phebe Davis, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Phebe Davis, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Phebe Davis, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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