Phebe Elizabeth Haughwout

3 July 1818–11 August 1883 (Age 65)
Richmond, New York, United States

The Life of Phebe Elizabeth

When Phebe Elizabeth Haughwout was born on 3 July 1818, in Richmond, New York, United States, her father, Egbert Haughwout, was 30 and her mother, Eve Merrill, was 29. She married Michael Wheeler about 1843, in Richmond, Richmond, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Castleton, Richmond, New York, United States for about 15 years. She died on 11 August 1883, in Richmond, New York, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Michael Wheeler
Phebe Elizabeth Haughwout
Marriage: about 1843
William Michael Wheeler
George B. Wheeler
Hannah Wheeler
James Edward Wheeler
Ellen Natalia Wheeler
Phoebe Katherine Wheeler
Ann Maretta Wheeler
John H. Wheeler
David B. Wheeler
Robert Wheeler

Spouse and Children

about 1843
Richmond, Richmond, New York, United States


    William Michael Wheeler


    James Edward Wheeler


    Ellen Natalia Wheeler


    George B. Wheeler


    Phoebe Katherine Wheeler


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

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. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 9

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 18

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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Sources (3)

  • Phobe Wheeler in household of Micl Wheeler, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Phoebe Wheeler in household of Michael Wheeler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Phoebe Wheeler in household of Michael Wheeler, "United States Census, 1860"

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