Phoebe Ann Veazey (McClay) (1841 - 1926)

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Death: Died in Delaware, United States
Cause of death: Cirrhosis of the liver
Occupation: Midwife; died of cirrhosis of the liver
Managed by: Laura Sickel
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About Phoebe Ann Veazey (McClay)

This gal was a doozie! She looks pretty fierce to me. She was first married to Edward Veazey by whom she had numerous (count 'em) children. After he died, she didn't want to lose his pension so, while running a boarding house, she continued at least one relationship producing some more children whom she named Veasey (w/ an "s"). A curious touch since a Veazey or Veasey had no say in the matter! Regardless...that is all I have heard...take it for what you will. She died in 1926...my grandfather would have been 28 and presumably knew her but he never spoke of her. (Bummer!)

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http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=sproth&id=I095:

   Petition for widow's pension in 1892 declares that she was not married after the death of her husband. She was a live-in housekeeper.
   Additional information from Bobby Veazey - Bobby Veazey has a copy of Annie's application for a Civil War pension, wherein she claims she never re-married. According to Aunt Bert, Annie was a mid-wife.
   Morning News July 8, 1926, page 2
   Obituary Notes
   Mrs. Phebe A. Veazey
   The funeral of Mrs. Phebe A. Veazey, who died at the home of her son, George L. Veazey, 12 Buena Vista street, Tuesday, of general debility due to old age will be held tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock. Burial will be in Mt. Salem cemetery.
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Phoebe Ann "Annie" (McClay) Veazey's Timeline

1841
April, 1841
1858
May 4, 1858
Age 17
1861
1861
Age 19
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States
1862
April 5, 1862
Age 21
Wilmington, Delaware, United States
1872
November 18, 1872
Age 31
Delaware, United States
1875
August 7, 1875
Age 34
New Castle, Delaware, United States
1878
February 3, 1878
Age 36
1926
July 6, 1926
Age 85
Delaware, United States
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