Phoebe Spencer

December 1791–6 November 1846 (Age 54)
Barnet, Caledonia, Vermont, United States

The Life of Phoebe

Phoebe Spencer was born in December 1791, in Barnet, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. She married William Stuart Brock on 8 February 1816, in Peacham, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 6 November 1846, in Sutton, Brome-Missisquoi, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 54, and was buried in Glen Sutton, Brome, Quebec, Canada.

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Family Time Line

William Stuart Brock
Phoebe Spencer
Marriage: 8 February 1816
Mehitable Jane Brock
Ebenezer Stuart Brock
Walter Brock
Solomon Buzzell Brock
Helen Phebe Brock

Spouse and Children

    William Stuart Brock



8 February 1816
Peacham, Caledonia, Vermont, United States



    Ebenezer Stuart Brock


    Walter Brock



    Helen Phebe Brock


World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 9

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.

Age 17

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone employed in the pantry of a great house or monastery, from Middle English spense ‘larder’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Sources (3)

  • Phoebe Spencer, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Phoebe Spencer, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Phebe Spencer, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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