- Born: 2 May 1820, Isle La Motte, VT 282
- Marriage (1): James Helms on 30 Jan 1841 in New York 282
- Died: 28 Mar 1860, Nashua, Bradford, Chickasaw County, Iowa at age 39 282
- Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Chickasaw County, Iowa 285
Noted events in her life were:
• Possible ancestry. Phoebe may be Phoebe Wait born 2 may 1820 in Isle LaMotte and who died 28 March, 1860 in Nashua, Iowa. This Phoebe is the daughter of Willett Wait and Belinda Scott.
Jane Lockhart's notes show that Phoebe Wait married James Helms on 30 January 1841 in New York.
• Census, 1850, Alburg, Grand Isle, Vermont. The 1850 census shows Phebe (spelling?) with James in Alburg. She is also the mother of Belinda then age 6.
Phebe is not with the family in the 1860 census in Nashua, Iowa.
Phoebe married James Helms, son of Rouse Helms and Margaret (Peggy) Brayton, on 30 Jan 1841 in New York.282 (James Helms was born on 7 Aug 1817 in Alburg, Grand County, Vermont (see note),283 died on 27 Nov 1896 in Riverton, Fremont County, Iowa 283 and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Nashua, Chickasaw County, Iowa 284.)