Phoebe Wood

8 January 1769–8 September 1830 (Age 61)
Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Phoebe

When Phoebe Wood was born on 8 January 1769, in Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, David Wood, was 20 and her mother, Molly Farnum, was 16. She married Amariah White on 6 October 1786, in Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 8 September 1830, in Ashford, Windham, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Westford Hill Cemetery, Ashford, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Amariah White
Phoebe Wood
Marriage: 6 October 1786
Sally White
Sukey White
Moses White
Keith Wood White
Sylvia Huse White

Spouse and Children

6 October 1786
Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings

    David Wood





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World Events (8)


Age 7

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 12

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 17

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 and Scottish:1. mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood or a metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter or forester, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). 2. nickname for a mad, eccentric, or violent person, from Middle English wōd ‘mad’, ‘frenzied’ (Old English wād), as in Adam le Wode, Worcestershire 1221 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pheebe Wood, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Pheebe Wood, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Phebe White, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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