Phebe Wallingsford

3 September 1788–5 November 1862 (Age 74)
Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Phebe

When Phebe Wallingsford was born on 3 September 1788, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Benjamin Wallingford IV, was 29 and her mother, Ann O. Gilkey, was 32. She married Phillip Tunks on 12 March 1809, in Champaign, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Green Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 5 November 1862, in Shelby, Ohio, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Green Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Phillip Tunks
Phebe Wallingsford
Marriage: 12 March 1809
James Tunks Funks
Mary Tunks
James Tunks Funks
Lucinda Tunks Funks
Jane Tunks
Anna Tunks
Harriet Tunks
George W Tunks
Martha Harriett Tunks
Sarah Tunks
1828–about 1853
Jane Tunks
Rebecca Tunks

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 March 1809Champaign, Ohio, United States
  • Children


    +7 More Children

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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1792 · Becomes the 15th State
    Age 4
    On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
    Age 15
    Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
    1810 · Change of capital city
    Age 22
    Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

    Name Meaning

    English (Dorset and Hampshire): habitational name from Wallingford in Berkshire. The placename derives from the Old English personal name Wealh + the Old English groupname suffix -ingas (genitive -inga-) + ford ‘ford’.

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

    Sources (6)

    • Phebe Tunks in household of George Tunks, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Pheby Wallengsford, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Martha H Tunks in entry for Harriett Thompson, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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