Phebe Hedges

12 January 1794–1868 (Age 73)
Berkeley, Berkeley, Virginia, United States

The Life of Phebe

When Phebe Hedges was born on 12 January 1794, in Berkeley, Berkeley, Virginia, United States, her father, Joshua Hedges Jr., was 49 and her mother, Mary Vinsonhaler, was 28. She married Joseph Miller on 24 April 1823, in Pickaway, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Walnut, Pickaway, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died in 1868, in Walnut Township, Pickaway, Ohio, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Reber Hill Cemetery, Walnut Township, Pickaway, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Miller
1788–1831
Phebe Hedges
1794–1868
Marriage: 24 April 1823
John Miller
1826–
Mary Miller
1827–
Catharine Miller
1829–1881
Rhoda Miller
1832–1852

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 April 1823
Pickaway, Ohio, United States
children

(4)

    John Miller

    Male1826–Male

    Mary Miller

    Female1827–Female

    Catharine Miller

    Female1829–1881Female

    Rhoda Miller

    Female1832–1852Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1744–1804Male

    Mary Vinsonhaler

    Female1766–1819Female

siblings

(12)

    Joshua Hedges

    Male1782–1868Male

    John P Hedges

    Male1784–1835Male

    Obed Hedges

    Male1788–1830Male

    Jabez Hedges

    Male1789–1880Male

    Female1791–1834Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 9

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 25

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hedge .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Phebe Miller, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Phoebe Miller in entry for John Miller and Malinda Mccombs, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Phebe Hedges, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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