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Phoebe Washburn (Whitney)

Death: Died
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Daughter of Capt. Phinehas Whitney and Bethiah Whitney
Wife of Asa Washburn
Mother of Nelson Phinehas Washburn and William B. Washburn, Governor, U.S. Senator

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About Phoebe Washburn

Phoebe Whitney, born April 5, 1797. She was a tall woman; in fact, all of the daughters inherited the stature of their father rather than of their mother. In early life it was said that she was of a very gay and social character, which could scarcely be believed by those who knew her only in old age as one of the gravest and most dignified of women.

She married Asa Washburn in 1817. He died in 1824. They had two sons, Nelson Phinehas Washburn, born October 14, 1818, and William Barrett Washburn, born January 31, 1820.

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Phoebe Washburn's Timeline

October 14, 1818
Age 21
January 31, 1820
Age 23
Winchendon, MA, USA
Age 79