Phebe Phelps

Female6 March 1797–14 February 1880

Brief Life History of Phebe

When Phebe Phelps was born on 6 March 1797, in Limerick, Brownville, Jefferson, New York, United States, her father, Benjamin Phelps, was 34 and her mother, Jemima Leach, was 28. She married Ebenezer Allison in 1814, in Brownville, Brownville, Jefferson, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in New York, United States in 1870 and Brownville, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1875. She died on 14 February 1880, in Brownville, Brownville, Jefferson, New York, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Dexter, Brownville, Jefferson, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Allison
Phebe Phelps
Marriage: 1814
Sarah Belle Allison
Samuel Allison
Mary Allison
Esther Allison
Julia Allison
Lovina Jemima Allison
Simeon Allison
Phoebe Allison
Harlow Allison
Jane Allison
Hannah Alison
William Henry Allison

Sources (10)

  • Phebie Allison, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Phebe Phelps Allison, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Phebe Allison, "United States, New York Land Records, 1630-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1814Brownville, Brownville, Jefferson, New York, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (7)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 3

    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 8

    Historical Boundaries 1805: Jefferson, New York, United States

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 22

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English (southwestern): variant of Phillips .

    History: The brothers George and William Phelps emigrated from Gloucestershire, England, to Dorchester, MA, c. 1630. Five years later they moved to Windsor, CT. George's sixth-generation descendant, Anson Greene Phelps (1781–1853), rose from being a penniless orphan to the status of a major industrialist and a prominent CT philanthropist.

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

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