Phoebe Whaley

about 1791–from 1821 to 1889 (Age 30)
of,, Connecticut

The Life of Phoebe

When Phoebe Whaley was born about 1791, her father, David Whaley, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Golder, was 28. She married Amos Smith in 1812, in Connecticut, United States. She died from 1821 to 1889, at the age of 98.

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Amos Smith
Phoebe Whaley
Marriage: 1812

Spouse and Children

Connecticut, United States

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+5 More Children

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Whaley in Derbyshire, Whalley in Lancashire, or Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire (formerly in Cheshire). The first is probably named with Old English wælla ‘spring’, ‘stream’ + lēah ‘(woodland) clearing’. The second has as the first element Old English hwæl ‘round hill’, and the last has Old English weg ‘path’, ‘road’ as the first element, the second element in both cases also being lēah.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Mrs. Phebe Smith -

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