Phebe Axtell

23 June 1771–1 October 1832 (Age 61)
Mendham, Morris, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Phebe

When Phebe Axtell was born on 23 June 1771, in Mendham, Morris, New Jersey, United States, her father, Maj Henry Axtell Jr., was 33 and her mother, Phebe Condict, was 30. She married Isaac Clark in 1789. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 1 October 1832, in Morristown, Morris, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 61.

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Isaac Clark
Phebe Axtell
Marriage: 1789
Abigail Clark
Silas Condit Clark
Stephen Clark
Anna Clark

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    COLONEL Silas Axtell



    Henry Axtell III


    Rhoda Axtell


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World Events (8)


Age 4

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

Age 5

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 17

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from the Old Norse personal name Ásketill, composed of the elements áss ‘god’ + ketill ‘kettle’, ‘helmet’ ( see Haskell ). This name was in use both among Scandinavian settlers in northern England and among the Normans.

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

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  • Phebe Axtell, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1678-1985"

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