Pheobe Brown is the daughter of Richard Brown and Charity Rowe.Census: 1850 Whiteside County Illinois 545/545Brown, Richard43mNHFarmer; Charity 28NY;John11IL;Pheba A.4IL;Judd 1IL.
Census: 1860 Johnson County Nebraska Page 189Sheet 93Post Office HelenaFilm #803665Richard D. Brown age 50 Farmer & Physician Land Value 1000 Personal 400 birth place New Hampshire; Charity age 39 birthplace New York; Phebe age 14 Illinois;Charles age 12 Illinois;Josephine age 1 Nebraska.
Census: 1870Johnson County NebraskaCensusSterlingPrecinct Post Office SterlingPage 67 Sheet 5Film #0552329 R. D. Brown age 74 Physician Land Value 700 Personal 420 New Hampshire; Charity age 49New York;Josephine age 11 Nebraska; Charlote age 9 Nebraska.
In the Biography of Johnson Co NE, page 352, Richard's son, John E. Brown, states that his father, Richard D. Brown, was born in New Hampshire, reared in the Dominion of Canada and was of English Ancestry.
Information from the Biography & Portrait Album of Johnson County NE submitted by her brother James Brown states she was residing in Percival, Fremont, Iowa in 1890.