Peter married Emeline Bowman in Frederick Co., MD on 16 September 1854. She was bornApril of 1832 in Montgomery Co., MD the daughter ofAllen and Rebecca (Bedford) Bowman. Emeline with her parents and brother, George Bowman,moved to New Market, Frederick Co. MD 1844-1850.1860 census New Market, Frederick Co., MD. Peter Phebus age 43 wife Emily (Emeline Bowman) age 30. Children in household.George 24,Elis19, William 21,Sally 16, Charles 14 and James 12.Children of Peter andEmeline,Columbus 5, Jacob 3, Danl, 3/12.1870 census New Market- Peter and Emeline Phebus-childrenFrancis age 14, Jacob 12, Emmanuel E. 10. Ida A., 5 and John F. age 3.1880 census New Market- widow, Emeline Phebus. Children T. Columbus 24 , Jacob 23, Anne 15, Franklin 13.1900 census New Market- Emeline Phebus as Emeline Ohebus with Jacob A.38 and Williamage 13 .William listed as nephew of Jacob A.1910 census Election District 9,Frederick Co., MD.Jacob Phebus head of household, single, occupation horse dealer, age 49,( Jacob A. 1873-1912 buried Bush Creek German Brethren Cemetery)Emeline 79, John F. age 41, appears to be a widower, coach painter, William Phebus age 22, single nephew of Jacob, occupation coach painter.