Phebe Yeaton


Brief Life History of Phebe

When Phebe Yeaton was born in 1724, in Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Philip Yeaton, was 36 and her mother, Joanna Pray, was 27.

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Philip Yeaton
Joanna Pray
Phebe Yeaton
William Yeaton
Francis Yeaton
Philip J Yeaton Jr
Capt Moses Yeaton

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    World Events (6)


    Age 52

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


    Age 52

    New Hampshire is 9th state.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 62

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Yeaton in Shropshire, named with Old English ēa ‘river’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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