Frank Phoebus

about 1820–
Somerset, Maryland, United States

The Life of Frank

When Frank Phoebus was born about 1820, in Somerset, Maryland, United States, his father, Lewis Phoebus, was 48 and his mother, Sally B Ross, was 18.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Phoebus
1772–1842
Sally B Ross
1802–1873
Miranda Jane Phoebus
1818–1896
Frank Phoebus
1820–
John A. Phoebus
1841–
Elizabeth A. R. Phoebus
1824–1852
Lewis L. Phoebus
1829–1873
William Abdel Phoebus
1830–1902
Emily Eliza Ross Phoebus
1836–1911
Maria Mariah A. Phoebus
1838–1886
Harrison Phoebus
1840–1886

Parents and Siblings

    Lewis Phoebus

    Male1772–1842Male

    Female1802–1873Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (3)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 0

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

See Phebus .

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

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