Phoebe Louisa Fellows

14 August 1840–12 March 1882 (Age 41)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Phoebe Louisa

When Phoebe Louisa Fellows was born on 14 August 1840, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, her father, Albert Gallatin Fellows, was 40 and her mother, Sally Maria Hanford, was 32. She married Emanuel Hunt on 2 March 1857, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1880. She died on 12 March 1882, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Hunt
Phoebe Louisa Fellows
Marriage: 4 April 1863
Samuel Isaac Hunt
Eliza Jane Hunt
Mary Ellen Hunt
Sarah Susannah Hunt
Amelia Emeline Hunt
Alice Melinda Hunt
Rosetta Hunt
Wilford Hunt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 April 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (7)

    1847 · Moving the State Capital
    Age 7
    The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
    1848 · State Capital Moves to Lansing
    Age 8
    Detroit fought to maintain the Capitol within its jurisdiction, but communities in the growing western part of the state had reasons for wanting a move inland. This move would make the Capitol more easily defensible in case of another war between the British and the U.S. like that of the War of 1812. Proponents of moving the capitol also sought to make the government more accessible to the people throughout the state. Construction began in 1847 on a temporary state capitol building in Lansing. It was a simple two-story wood frame structure, painted white with green wooden shutters and topped by a tin cupola. The building was sold when the permanent capitol building opened in 1879 and, like the first capitol, it was later destroyed by a fire in 1882.
    1854 · Creation of the Republican Party
    Age 14
    A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from Fellow, from Middle English felau(e) ‘partner, co-worker, companion’ (late Old English fēolaga, from Old Norse félagi, which is composed of ‘fee, money’ + legja ‘to lay, place, put’). In Middle English the term was used in the general sense of a companion or comrade, and the surname thus probably denoted a (fellow) member of a trade guild. Compare Fear 1.

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

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    Sources (24)

    • Thedole S Hunt in household of Levi Hunt, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Louisa Tillins in entry for Mary Ellen Sheppard, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Th? H? in household of H, "United States Census, 1870"

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