Phebe Schellinger

Brief Life History of Phebe

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

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Family Time Line

Aaron Wright
1744–1816
Phebe Schellinger
1750–
Marriage: 22 March 1769
Josiah Wright
1774–

Sources (4)

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

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World Events (8)

1776

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

1776

New York is the 11th state.

1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

Name Meaning

German: possibly a variant of Schillinger .

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

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