Phebe Frye

Female29 June 1771–2 October 1848

Brief Life History of Phebe

When Phebe Frye was born on 29 June 1771, her father, Simon Frye, was 33 and her mother, Hannah Johnson, was 31. She married John Fifield on 13 May 1790, in Fryeburg, Oxford, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1850. She died on 2 October 1848, at the age of 77, and was buried in Fryeburg, Oxford, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Fifield
Phebe Frye
Marriage: 13 May 1790
Jonathan Frye Fifield
William Fifield
Benjamin Fifield
Phebe Fifield
Simon Frye Fifield
Hannah Fifield
William Fifield
John Fifield
George Washington Fifield
Elizabeth Fessenden Fifield
Sarah Ann Fifield

Sources (37)

  • Phebe Frye, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • Phebe Fifield, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Phebe Frye, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 May 1790Fryeburg, Oxford, Maine, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 5

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


    Age 6

    Historical Boundaries: 1777: York, Massachusetts, United States 1805: Oxford, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Oxford, Maine, United States

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 23

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Fry .

    North German: variant of Frey .

    History: Joseph Frye (1711/12–94) was a military officer from Andover, MA, where the family had long been of local prominence. In 1762, he was granted a township in ME, later named Fryeburg after him, and moved his family there. His great-great-grandson William Pierce Frye was born in Lewiston, ME, and served in Congress, first as a member of the House of Representatives and then the Senate from 1871 until his death in 1911.

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

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