Phebe Reese

February 1806–16 September 1881 (Age 75)
Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Phebe

When Phebe Reese was born in February 1806, in Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, John Rees, was 28 and her mother, Mary Arthur, was 21. She married David Evans on 6 July 1825, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1861 and lived in Llangendeirne, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom for about 20 years and Panguitch, Iron, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 16 September 1881, in Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Evans
1808–1893
Phebe Reese
1806–1881
Marriage: 6 July 1825
Margaret May Evans
1824–1912
Hannah Evans
1827–1828
Amiah Or Emiah Evans
1828–1857
Emiah Evans
1828–1857
Phebe Evans
1831–1900
John Reese Evans
1834–1913
David Evans
1837–1839
David Rees Evans
1840–1871
Mathuselem R. Evans
1844–1924
Reese Evans
1846–1924
Benjamin Prosser Evans
1858–1921

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 July 1825Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (11)

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 2
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1812
    Age 6
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1830
    Age 24
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: variant of Rice .North German and Dutch (De Reese): nickname for a very big man, from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch rese ‘giant’.German: habitational name from any of the places called Rees or Reese, in Rhineland and Lower Saxony.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Rease
    Reesman
    Ress
    Reece
    Rhees
    Rice

    Story Highlight

    Pioneer Women of Faith and Fortitude. International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Publishers Press. 1998. Vol. 1 page 929 Phoebe Rees Evans

    Phoebe Rees Evans Birth date 1 Jun 1806 Carew, Pembroke, Wales Parents John Evans and Mary Arthur Married: at age of nineteen, 16 Jul 1825 to David Evans Lanelly, Carmarthen, Wales Death:16 Sep. 1881 …

    Sources (25)

    • Pheobe Evans in household of David Evans, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Phebeo Aurthur in entry for John W. Evans, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Phebe Evans in household of David Evans, "United States Census, 1880"

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