Phebe Ann Burhans

Female28 November 1845–6 March 1934

Brief Life History of Phebe Ann

When Phebe Ann Burhans was born on 28 November 1845, in Ulster, New York, United States, her father, Alfred Wood Burhans, was 34 and her mother, Jemima J Budd, was 25. She married Hiram H Terwilliger in 1868, in Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Ellenville, Ulster, New York, United States for about 30 years and Wawarsing, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States in 1920. She died on 6 March 1934, in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Ellenville, Ulster, New York, United States.

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Hiram H Terwilliger
Phebe Ann Burhans
Marriage: 1868
Milton Newkirk Terwilliger
Helen Frances Terwilliger
Mae Terwilliger
Mary Terwilliger

Sources (17)

  • Phebe H Fernsteiner in household of Hiram H Fernsteiner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Phoebe A Terwilliger, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Phebe A Terwilliger in entry for Hiram H Terwilliger, "United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933"

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  • Marriage
    1868Ulster, New York, United States
  • Children (4)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 1

    Iowa is the 29th state.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 25

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    German: from Middle Low German būr ‘farmer, peasant’ + the personal name Hans, a short form of Johannes (see John ), hence a distinguishing occupational name ‘farmer John’ with Hans being a very frequent name. See also Burian .

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

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