Phebe Emerson

1 March 1767–20 June 1840 (Age 73)
Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Phebe

When Phebe Emerson was born on 1 March 1767, her father, Joshua Emerson Jr., was 57 and her mother, Mary Sanders, was 38. She married Abijah Wilson on 21 February 1790, in Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 20 June 1840, in Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in North Cemetery, Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abijah Wilson
1768–1854
Phebe Emerson
1767–1840
Marriage: 21 February 1790
David Willson
1791–1856
Sarah Wilson
1792–1863
Polly Wilson
1794–
Samuel Wilson
1795–1857
Abijah Wilson Jr.
1797–1871
Uriah Wilson
1799–1803
Phebe Willson
1801–1803
Joseph Willson
1802–1864
Fidelia Wilson
1804–1894
Eliza Wilson
1806–1884
Avery Wilson
1808–1837
George Willson
1809–1873

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 February 1790
Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
children

(12)

    David Willson

    Male1791–1856Male

    Sarah Wilson

    Female1792–1863Female

    Polly Wilson

    Female1794–Female

    Samuel Wilson

    Male1795–1857Male

    Abijah Wilson Jr.

    Male1797–1871Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 9

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 9

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 20

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Emery .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Phebe Willson, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Pheby Emerson, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Pheby Emerson, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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