Phebe Harlow

1768–29 March 1859 (Age 91)
Orange, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Phebe

When Phebe Harlow was born in 1768, in Orange, New York Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Benjamin Harlow, was 29 and her mother, Lea Hannah Horton, was 23. She married Moses Hawkins in 1788, in Orange, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 29 March 1859, at the age of 91, and was buried in Neelytown Cemetery, Neelytown, Hamptonburgh, Orange, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Hawkins
Phebe Harlow
Marriage: 1788
Mary Hawkins
Ira Bailey Hawkins
Gilbert Hawkins
Samuel Hawkins

Spouse and Children

Orange, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Samuel Harlow



    Samuel Harlow



    John Harlow


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Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of various places called Harlow. One in West Yorkshire is probably named from Old English hær ‘rock’, ‘heap of stones’ + hlāw ‘mound’, ‘hill’; those in Essex and Northumberland have Old English here ‘army’ as the first element, perhaps in the sense ‘host’, ‘assembly’. 2. There is also a record of this name as a variant of Cornish Penhollow .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Phebe Harlow in entry for Mary Hawkins, "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Phebe Harlow in entry for Gilbert Hawkins, "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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