Phebe Angeline Holden

20 March 1829–24 October 1892 (Age 63)
Sweden, York, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Phebe Angeline

When Phebe Angeline Holden was born on 20 March 1829, in Sweden, York, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Benjamin Brinton Holden, was 30 and her mother, Hannah S. Dunham, was 29. She married Jeremiah G. Maxwell on 15 August 1855, in Waterford, Oxford, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Denmark, Oxford, Maine, United States in 1850 and Maine, United States in 1870. She died on 24 October 1892, in Bridgton, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Sweden, York, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah G. Maxwell
1825–1864
Phebe Angeline Holden
1829–1892
Marriage: 15 August 1855
Angeline B Maxwell
1856–1925
Emma G Maxwell
1858–
Lenora E Maxwell
1859–
Zilpha R. Maxwell
1860–1938
John Lester Maxwell
1862–1946

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 August 1855
Waterford, Oxford, Maine, United States
children

(5)

    Angeline B Maxwell

    Female1856–1925Female

    Emma G Maxwell

    Female1858–Female

    Lenora E Maxwell

    Female1859–Female

    Zilpha R. Maxwell

    Female1860–1938Female

    John Lester Maxwell

    Male1862–1946Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

Age 3

The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.
1846

Age 17

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Lancashire): habitational name from places in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, both so named from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’, ‘deep’ + denu ‘valley’. Compare Holcombe .2 German: unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Phebe Maxwell in entry for Jeremiah Maxwell, "United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890"
  • Phebe Maxwell in household of M M Hamlin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Phebe A Maxwell in household of J G Maxwell, "United States Census, 1860"

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