Phoebe Hartshorn

5 June 1818–21 December 1901 (Age 83)
Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Phoebe

When Phoebe Hartshorn was born on 5 June 1818, in Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Hartshorn, was 43 and her mother, Phoebe Caddick, was 41. She married Samuel Henry Smallman on 2 October 1837, in Saint Thomas's Church, Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1870 and Flatbush, Kings, New York Colony, British Colonial America in 1880. She died on 21 December 1901, in Kings, New York, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Henry Smallman
Phoebe Hartshorn
Marriage: 2 October 1837
Hannah Anna Smallman
Sarah Smallman
Rachel A Smallman
Dinah Elizabeth Smallman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 October 1837Saint Thomas's Church, Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · 67 Streets in Brooklyn By 1819
    Age 1
    A village map dated April 8, 1819 shows sixty seven streets. The widest streets measured 60 feet wide while the narrowest street, Doughty Street, measured 20 feet wide.
    Age 5
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    Age 25
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Hartshorne in Derbyshire or Hartshorn in Northumberland, named from Old English heorot ‘hart’, ‘stag’ + horn ‘horn’, i.e. hill with some fancied resemblance to a hart's horn. Reaney suggests a further possibility: that it could come from the Middle English plant name harteshorn ‘hartshorn’, denoting either of two plants with leaves branched like a stag's antlers: Senebiera coronopus and Plantago coronopus.

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Phebe Smallman in household of Saml Smallman, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Pheebe Redfern in household of Joseph Redfern, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Phoebe Redfern in household of William H Cornell, "United States Census, 1900"

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