Phebe Wallingsford

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

The Life 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 Funks 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 Funks Tunks
1783–1845
Phebe Wallingsford
1788–1862
Marriage: 12 March 1809
James Tunks Funks
1809–
Mary Tunks
1810–1880
James Tunks Funks
1813–1850
Lucinda Tunks Funks
1815–1840
Jane Tunks
1817–1843
Anna Tunks
1819–1833
Harriet Tunks
1821–
George W Tunks
1823–1903
Martha Harriett Tunks
1825–1910
Sarah Tunks
1828–1853
Jane Tunks
1830–1832
Rebecca Tunks
1830–

Spouse and Children

    Phillip Funks Tunks

    Male1783–1845Male

    Female1788–1862Female

MARRIAGE
12 March 1809
Champaign, Ohio, United States
children

(12)

    James Tunks Funks

    Male1809–Male

    Mary Tunks

    Female1810–1880Female

    James Tunks Funks

    Male1813–1850Male

    Lucinda Tunks Funks

    Female1815–1840Female

    Jane Tunks

    Female1817–1843Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+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
1803

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 and Scottish: habitational name from a place in Oxfordshire (formerly in Berkshire), named in Old English as Welingaford ‘ford of the people of a man called Wealh’.

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

Sources (3)

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

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