Phebe Bibbins

Brief Life History of Phebe

When Phebe Bibbins was born on 25 October 1756, in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Ebenezer Bibbins, was 42 and her mother, Susanna Manning, was 39. She married Jesse Gates on 22 September 1774, in Preston, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Gates
1731–
Phebe Bibbins
1756–
Marriage: 22 September 1774
Susannah Gates
1775–

Sources (3)

  • Phebe Bibbens, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Phebe, "Connecticut Marriages, 1640-1939"
  • Phebe in entry for Susannah Gates, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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World Events (8)

1776

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

1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Name Meaning

English (Durham and North Yorkshire): metronymic from a pet form of Bibb . This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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