about 1743–about 1815 (Age 72)
Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Phoebe

Phoebe was born about 1743, in Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. She married John Crippen Jr. about 1762, in Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died about 1815, in New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in New York City, New York, United States.

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John Crippen Jr.
Marriage: about 1762
Ichabod Crippen Sr
William Crippen
Reuben Crippen

Spouse and Children

about 1762
Massachusetts, United States


World Events (6)


Age 33

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

Age 33

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 38

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

Greek: From a Greek name of Diana or the moon, which is from a Greek word meaning clear, pure, bright. The name could also be formed from Phoebus (Apollo), source of light, from the same root.

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