Phebe Ann Douglas Young

September 1821–9 March 1865 (Age 43)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Phebe Ann Douglas

Phebe Ann Douglas Young was born in September 1821, in Tennessee, United States as the daughter of Tom Young and Mary Ann Douglas. She married Matthew H. Anderson on 5 December 1839, in Robertson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Robertson, Texas, United States in 1860. She died on 9 March 1865, in Robertson, Jasper, Texas, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Robertson, Texas, United States.

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Matthew H. Anderson
Phebe Ann Douglas Young
Marriage: 5 December 1839
James Posey Anderson
John Tyler Anderson
James Knox Polk Anderson
Margaret Jane Ballou Anderson
Ester Pauline Anderson
Simon Kellogg Anderson
Pheobe Douglas Anderson
Mary Ann Anderson
Martha Lane Anderson

Spouse and Children

5 December 1839
Robertson, Texas, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Tom Young


    Mary Ann Douglas




World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 9

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.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 14

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: distinguishing name (Middle English yunge, yonge ‘young’), for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, usually distinguishing a younger brother or a son. In Middle English this name is often found with the Anglo-Norman French definite article, for example Robert le Yunge.2 Americanization of a cognate, equivalent, or like-sounding surname in some other language, notably German Jung and Junk, Dutch ( De ) Jong(H) and Jong , and French Lejeune and Lajeunesse .3 assimilated form of French Dion or Guyon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Phebe A Anderson in household of Matthew Anderson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Phebe D Young, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Phoebe Young in entry for Esther Pauline Parker, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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