Mother came from Canada. One source says Phoebe was born in Cleavland Ohio, Another (1900 Census for Pigeon, IN) in Michigan. Married Jacob [J.?] Stern around 15 MAR 1868. Had nine children who lived: Bertha circa 1870, Edward H. circa 1871, Frank 1875 Zanesville, Ohio, Estelle Feb 13, 1878 Zanesville, OH, Fred (Ferdinant or Ferdinand) Jan 29, 1881 Mt. Vernon, IL, Irma 1884 Metropolis, IL, and twins Earl and Emil Sept 1887 Pigeon, IN Sept 1887 Pigeon, IN.There was another child who did not survive, referred to in the 1910 Indiana Census for (Pigeon) Evansville, IN. At the end of her life she was living with her grandaughter, daughter Irma and Irma's sister-in-law's family in Chicago. According to 1900 Census she was born in 1850.