Phoebe Orissa Bovee

19 May 1834–
New York, United States

The Life of Phoebe Orissa

When Phoebe Orissa Bovee was born on 19 May 1834, in New York, United States, her father, John Bovee, was 40 and her mother, Samantha Hedden, was 36. She lived in Union, Cazenovia, Madison, New York, United States in 1855 and Kendall, Orleans, New York, United States in 1865.

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John Bovee
Samantha Hedden
Jemima Bovee
Lettitia Bovee
Job Hedden Bovee
John Smith Bovee
Jackson Bovee
Nicholas Bovee
Nancy J. Bovee
Fredrick D. Bovee
Edwin Henry Bovee
Phoebe Orissa Bovee
Joseph William Bovee
Francis M. Bovee

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

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.

Age 12

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

Age 31

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

1 French (Bovée): habitational name from a place named Bovée-sur-Barboure in Meuse.2 Possibly an altered spelling of the French habitational name Beauvais .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Orissa Bovee in household of John Bovee, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Orissa Bovee in household of Jacob Handenbrook, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Orissa Bovee in household of John Bovee, "New York State Census, 1855"

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