Phebe (Wheeler) Curtis
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Phebe Jane (Wheeler) Curtis (1829 - 1908)

Phebe Jane Curtis formerly Wheeler
Born in Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 30 May 1849 in North Stonington, Connecticut, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Ashford, Windham, Connecticut, United Statesmap
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Biography

Birth

Phebe Jane Wheeler was born 24 May 1829 to Dudley Denison Wheeler, Sr. and Nancy Wheeler, (Note she was a Wheeler at birth and a distant relative), in Stonington, Connecticut. She was one of their twelve children.[1][2]

Marriage

30 May 1849 Phebe married Thomas Chandler Curtis, who was living in Norwich, Connecticut at the time. The marriage took place in North Stonington. The officiant was M.N. Morris.[1][3]

  • 1849-abt 1859: Together they lived in Norwich though some point up to 1860 when they moved to Stonington, Connecticut.[4][5]
  • By 1870 they had moved to Windham, Connecticut. By 1880 they moved to Ashford, Connecticut, and at that time they had eleven children:[6][7][8]

Children

Charles T. Curtis; b. 30 Mar 1850[9]
Isabella (Curtis) Shippey; b. 4 Apr 1853
Ida Jennie Curtis, b. 3 Jun 1855
Daniel Henry Curtis, b. 20 May 1857
Frank Curtis, b. 20 May 1857
Elizabeth Curtis, b. 20 Nov 1861
Francis Fanny Curtis, b. 16 Sep 1863
Samuel Curtis; b. 11 Nov 1865
Arthur Fredric Curtis, b. 29 Jun 1869
George Dudley Curtis; b. 7 Jun 1871
Nelson Lawrence Curtis; b. 8 Sep 1874

Life, Death & Probate

Phebe and Thomas continued to live in Ashford until Phebe's death on 15 Sep 1908 . After her death and the appropriate Probate period the house that they lived in and the 155 acres was sold for $2000.00 less inventory loss and expenses leaving $1300 that was divided by her living children and her husband. She is buried in Westford Hill Cemetery, in Ashford, Connecticut[10][11][12][13]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wheeler, Albert Gallatin : American College of Genealogy (1914). The Genealogical and Encyclopedic History of the Wheeler Family in America; PG 335, #4392; Retrieved from: https://archive.org/details/genealogicalency00amer/page/334
  2. Wheeler, Richard Anson; (1900); History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connecticut, from its first settlement in 1649 to 1900; Press of the Day Publishing Company, New London, Conn.; PG 657, #547; Retrieved from https://archive.org/stream/historyoftownofs00whee_1#page/n679/mode/2up
  3. Ancestry.com. Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) for Phebe J Wheeler, North Stonington Vital Records 1807-1852; PG 371; Original data: White, Lorraine Cook, ed. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records. Vol. 1-55. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994-2002.
  4. United States Census, 1850, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M68R-8BN : 9 November 2014), Phebe Jane Curtis in household of Thomas Curtis, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States; citing family 2170, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.)
  5. United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHRW-NBH : 30 December 2015), Phebe J Curtis in entry for Thos C Curtis, 1860.
  6. United States Census, 1870, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MN7R-4MX : 17 October 2014), Phebe Curtis, Connecticut, United States; citing p. 21, family 209, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,616.
  7. United States Census, 1880, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFZQ-V59 : 24 December 2015), Phebe Curtis in household of Thomas Curtis, Ashford, Windham, Connecticut, United States; citing enumeration district ED 134, sheet 503A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0110; FHL microfilm 1,254,110.
  8. United States Census, 1900, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M97J-W6Z : 25 January 2015), Phoebe I Curtis in household of Thomas C Curtis, Ashford township, Windham, Connecticut, United States; citing sheet 2A, family 39, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,151.
  9. Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7Q5-TLP : 11 February 2018), Phebe Curtis in entry for Charles Curtis, 30 Mar 1850; citing Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States; FHL microfilm 1,311,436.
  10. Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7N7-GJ5 : 3 December 2014), Phebe J. Curtis, 1908; citing , reference 78; FHL microfilm 3,319.
  11. Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7Z7-8PR : 3 December 2014), Phebe J. Curtis, 1908; citing , reference ; FHL microfilm 3,112.
  12. Find A Grave, database and images (findagrave.com : accessed 06 November 2018), memorial page for Phebe J Curtis (1829–1908), Find A Grave: Memorial #52894664, citing Westford Hill Cemetery, Ashford, Windham County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by KChaffeeB (contributor 46506715) .
  13. if you have a paid subscription you can find the probate record here: Ancestry.com. Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: Connecticut County, District and Probate Courts. (http://goo.gl/HquDfI)


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