Phebe Schellinger

27 February 1750–
Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Phebe

When Phebe Schellinger was born on 27 February 1750, in Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, her father, William Schellenx, was 32 and her mother, Prudence Prude, was 30. She married Aaron Wright on 22 March 1769. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Aaron Wright
Phebe Schellinger
Marriage: 22 March 1769
Josiah Wright

Spouse and Children

22 March 1769


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World Events (8)


Age 26

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 26

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 31

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

German: possibly a variant of Schillinger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Phebe Schellenx, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Phebe Wright, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1640-1921; ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91S-Y112

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