Pharaba (Roberts) Dewees
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Pharaba (Roberts) Dewees (1790 - 1863)

Pharaba "Pharaby" Dewees formerly Roberts aka Deweese
Born in Orange Co., North Carolinamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about 1819 in Grayson County, KYmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Grayson County, Kentuckymap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Mar 2014
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Birth 6 March 1790 in Orange, North Carolina South Carolina Death 24 May 1863 in Grayson, Kentucky Pharaba Roberts Dewees

Pharaba Roberts Dewees was the daughter of Charles Roberts, Jr. and Frances Langston of Logan County, Kentucky. "Pharaby" was the second wife of Benjamin F. Dewees. They were married about 1819 in Grayson County, Kentucky.

They were the parents of: Lurana Dewees - 1w/o Henry Haynes - b. 30 Aug 1820 / d. 05 Nov 1845 Joseph Dewees m. Mary Rosina Lawson - b. ca 1822 / d. aft 1880 Rebecca Dewees - 2w/o Henry Haynes - b. 26 Apr 1823 / d. 28 Oct 1868 William Roberts Dewees - Eliz. P. Jones - b. 26 Apr 1823 / d. 27 Dec 1882 Unknown Daughter Dewees - b. ca 1825 Phebe Dewees - m. John Fenley White - b. ca 1827 / d. aft 1867 Martha Jane Dewees - m. James B. Pirtle - b. ca 1828 / d. 16 Feb 1857 Commandore Perry Dewees - b. ca 1830 / d. aft 1905

Her husband Benjamin F. Dewees (1780 - 1846)are buried in Ann Mariah Shain Deweese Cemetery in Pine Knob,Grayson County,Kentucky. The Dewees family do not add an "e" at the end of their name--so Dewees is correct. Her Find A Grave Memorial# 19594546

Deweese Family Newsletter P621 #69 re Lurana Dewees Haynes also shows her name as "Phroba".


Deweese Family Newsletter #69 p 621

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