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Phebe Mariette Wheeler Olney Hatch

June 20, 1804–February 3, 1899

Born at Brookfield, Fairfield, Connecticut; daughter of Huldah and Lyman Wheeler.1 Living in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois by October 1841.2 Founding member of the Female Relief Society of Nauvoo; appointed assistant secretary, March 17, 1842.3 Married Oliver H. Olney at Nauvoo, October 19, 1843.4 Husband died; married Wilder Hatch at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, August 22, 1868.5 Living in Wanship, Summit, Utah, by 1870 to 1880.6 Died at Bountiful, Davis, Utah.7 (1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1]“Phebe Anne Wheeler” and “Phebe Mariett Hatch,” Patriarchal Blessings, 1833-2011, CHL.#

  2. [2]“Phebe Anne Wheeler,” Patriarchal Blessings, 1833-2011, CHL. Lyman De Platt, Nauvoo: Early Mormon Records Series, Volume 1 M277.73 P719 (Highland, UT: 1980), 86.

  3. [3]“Phebe M. Wheeler,” A Book of Records Containing the Proceedings of the Female Relief Society of Nauvoo, Mar. 1842–Mar. 1844. CHL; also available at

  4. [4]Lyndon W. Cook, comp., Nauvoo Deaths and Marriages: 1839-1845 (Orem, UT: Grandin, 1994) 107. Phebe  Wheeler Olney to “Uncle and Aunt Dunning,” letter, Jan. 24, 1844, Oliver H. Olney Papers, MS 8829 item 8, CHL.

  5. [5]“Sealings of couples, living and by proxy, 1851–1889,” Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Endowment House, vol. E, #3413, Wilder Hatch and Phebe Mariette Wheeler, Aug. 22, 1868, microfilm 1149515, Special Collections, FHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed July 2016), Phebe Mariette Wheeler MPQT-MR9.

  6. [6]“Phebe Mariett Hatch,”  Patriarchal Blessings, 1833-2011, CHL. “Phebe Hatch,” 1880 US census of Wanship, Summit, UT, ED 73, 2B, NARA.

  7. [7]“Utah Death Registers, 1847–1966,” (1899), Phebe N. W. Hatch, #65; database and images, (, accessed July 2016); citing series 21866, from Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Utah State Archives and Records Service, Salt Lake City, UT. “Pheby Wheeler Hatch,” Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, UT.; Find a Grave, posted Apr. 4, 2004, memorial no. 8599166, (, accessed July 20, 2016).