Phoebe Hadley

20 December 1876–13 February 1964 (Age 87)
Stonebroom, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Phoebe

When Phoebe Hadley was born on 20 December 1876, in Stonebroom, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Benjamin Hadley, was 24 and her mother, Matilda Robinson, was 27. She married Albert James Williams on 21 January 1897, in Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon, United States in 1930 and Sumpter, Baker, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 13 February 1964, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert James Williams
Phoebe Hadley
Marriage: 21 January 1897
Asa Thurlow Williams
Robert Clyde Williams

Spouse and Children

    Albert James Williams



21 January 1897
Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States


    Asa Thurlow Williams


    Robert Clyde Williams


Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Hadley


    Matilda Robinson




    Hannah Hadley


    Benjamin F. Hadley


    Sarah Hadley



    Edward D Hadley


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Historical Boundaries 1874-1878: Grant, Oregon, United States 1878: Baker, Oregon, United States
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): habitational name from either of two places named Hadley, in Worcestershire and Shropshire, or from either of two places named Hadleigh, in Essex and Suffolk. The first is named from the Old English personal name Hadda + lēah ‘wood’, ‘(woodland) clearing’; the other three are from Old English hǣð ‘heathland’, ‘heather’ + lēah.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Phoebe P. Williams in household of Benjamin W. Hoadley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Phoebe H Williams in household of Asa F Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Phoebe Hadly in household of Benjamin Hadly, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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