Phebe Camp

3 May 1760–4 September 1859 (Age 99)
Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Phebe

When Phebe Camp was born on 3 May 1760, in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Joab Camp, was 41 and her mother, Thankful Hall, was 37. She married Daniel Ford on 6 March 1780, in Plymouth, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States in 1850. She died on 4 September 1859, in Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in East Cemetery, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Ford
1754–1838
Phebe Camp
1760–1859
Marriage: 6 March 1780
Mary Ford
1779–
Cephas Ford
1780–1821
Nancy Ford
1781–1862
Aaron Ford
1782–1865
Betsey Ford
1784–
Isaac Ford
1786–1846
Phebe Ford
1789–1859
Daniel Ford
1791–1838
Eli Ford
1793–
Anne Ford
1796–
Heman Ford
1798–1872

Spouse and Children

    Daniel Ford

    Male1754–1838Male

    Female1760–1859Female

MARRIAGE
6 March 1780
Plymouth, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
children

(11)

    Mary Ford

    Female1779–Female

    Cephas Ford

    Male1780–1821Male

    Nancy Ford

    Female1781–1862Female

    Aaron Ford

    Male1782–1865Male

    Betsey Ford

    Female1784–Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Joab Camp

    Male1744–Male

    Ann Camp

    Female1745–1774Female

    Male1745–1826Male

    Isaac Camp I

    Male1748–Male

    Thankful Camp

    Female1750–Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 16

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 21

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.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 26

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch (also van den Camp) and North German: from de camp ‘the field’ (from Latin campus ‘plain’), hence a topographic name or a status name denoting a small farmer or peasant ( see Kamp ).2 French: Norman, Picard, or southern form of Champ .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Phebe Ford in household of Herman Ford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Phebe Camp, "Connecticut, Church Records, 1660-1955"
  • Phebe Camp, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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