Phebe G. Lincoln

Female23 October 1794–November 1839

Brief Life History of Phebe G.

When Phebe G. Lincoln was born on 23 October 1794, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, her father, John Lincoln Jr., was 39 and her mother, Mary Yarnall, was 34. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Samuel Miller. She died in November 1839, in Red Lion, Clearcreek Township, Warren, Ohio, United States, at the age of 45.

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Samuel Miller
Phebe G. Lincoln
Harrison W. Miller
Emily B. Miller
Eusebia Miller

Sources (9)

  • Phoebe Lincoln in entry for Eusebia Frazee, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Phebe Lincoln, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

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 9

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.


Age 14

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city of Lincoln, so named from an original British name Lindo- ‘lake’ + Latin colonia ‘settlement, colony’. The place was an important administrative center during the Roman occupation of Britain and in the Middle Ages it was a center for the manufacture of cloth, including the famous ‘Lincoln green’.

African American: adoption of the surname in 1 above, in honor of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the US, who abolished slavery.

History: Abraham Lincoln (1809–65), 16th president of the US, was the son of an illiterate laborer, descended from Samuel Lincoln, who had emigrated from England to MA in 1637.

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

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