Phoebe A. Davis

14 September 1798–2 April 1873 (Age 74)
Lancaster, Lancaster Town, Erie, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Phoebe A.

Phoebe A. Davis was born on 14 September 1798, in Lancaster, Lancaster Town, Erie, New York, United States as the daughter of Nathan Davis. She had at least 5 sons and 5 daughters with Ezekial Dye. She lived in Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 2 April 1873, in Elk River, Sherburne, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Vernon Cemetery, Elk River, Sherburne, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezekial Dye
Phoebe A. Davis
Jonathan L. Dye
Nancy Nanny Dye
about 1816–about 1818
David Jenkins Dye
Amy E. Dye
about 1818–
Patience Dye
Mary Dye
Thomas Dye
John Dye
Navey Dye
Sophia Amelia Dye

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+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 2
While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
Age 5
Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 21
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

(1997: 354880;2007: 790284; 2010: 1116357)English and Welsh: patronymic meaning ‘Dafydd's (son)’, equivalent to Welsh ap Dafydd, the Welsh form of David . The spelling Davis is more typical in southwestern England northwards as far as Lancashire, where the frequency of the surname largely reflects Welsh migration, but may sometimes represent a native English surname based on Davy (compare Davies ). Davis (including in the sense 2 below) is the eighth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans.Irish and Scottish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Daibhéid ‘son of David’; see McDevitt . Compare Davies .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Phoebe Dye in household of Esekiel Dye, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Phebe Dye, "Minnesota, County Deaths, 1850-2001"
  • Phoebe Davis Dye, "Find A Grave Index"

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