Phebe Tompkins

Female1811–15 July 1891

Brief Life History of Phebe

When Phebe Tompkins was born in 1811, in Pitstone, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Thompkins, was 54 and her mother, Mary Ann London, was 37. She married John White on 13 June 1839, in Pitstone, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Tring, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 50 years. She died on 15 July 1891, at the age of 80, and was buried in Tring, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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John White
Phebe Tompkins
Marriage: 13 June 1839
John White
Mary White
George White
M. A. White
John White
Sarah White

Sources (8)

  • Phebe White in household of John White, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Phebe Tompkins, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Phebe Tompkins, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 June 1839Pitstone, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (7)


    Age 4

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


    Age 12

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 22

    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from Tomkin, a medieval pet form of the personal name Thomas .

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

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