Phoebe Fairchild

Female19 July 1761–5 January 1850

Brief Life History of Phoebe

Phoebe Fairchild was born on 19 July 1761, in Seneca, New York, United States. She had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Zadock Ezra Knapp. She died on 5 January 1850, in her hometown, at the age of 88, and was buried in McCauley Cemetery, Manchester, Ontario, New York, United States.

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Zadock Ezra Knapp
Phoebe Fairchild
Clara Chloe Knapp
Betsey Knapp
Leonard Knapp
Polly Knapp
Benona Knapp
Abner Pease Knapp
Alanson Knapp

Sources (1)

  • Phebe Knapp, "Find A Grave Index"

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Children (7)

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World Events (8)


Age 15

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


Age 15

New York is the 11th state.

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 25

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English (southern): nickname from Middle English fair child ‘handsome child’ or ‘handsome youth of noble birth’ (see Child ).

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

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