Phoebe Alderman was the daughter of David Alderman and Jamima Hall. She was born 11 Apr1783 in Duplin County, NC and died 1818. She married John Mathis b.1774 in Duplin County,NC and d. 20 Aog 1851 in Lamndes County, GA. They had 11 children. After her death, John remarried and had 12 more children.