Phebe Ellen Huey

2 February 1870–27 January 1923 (Age 53)
Huey, Clinton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Phebe Ellen

When Phebe Ellen Huey was born on 2 February 1870, in Huey, Clinton, Illinois, United States, her father, Andrew J Huey, was 33 and her mother, Mary May Myers, was 32. She married Cleburn Fairfax Burns on 27 October 1891, in Golden City, Barton, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Galena Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 27 January 1923, in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Cleburn Fairfax Burns
Phebe Ellen Huey
Marriage: 27 October 1891
Gaynelle Burns
Eva Burns
Minnie Jewel Burns
Grace Huey Burns
Opal Luella Burns
William Dean Burns
Esther May Burns

Spouse and Children

    Cleburn Fairfax Burns



27 October 1891
Golden City, Barton, Missouri, United States


    Gaynelle Burns


    Eva Burns




    Opal Luella Burns


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 15

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Name Meaning

1 English and northern Irish: from a pet form of Hugh .2 Irish: variant of Hoey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Phebe Burns in household of C F Burns, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Febe Burns in household of C F Burns, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Phobe Hury in entry for Eva Burns, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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