Phebe Wood (1787-1821) was the daughter of Israel Wood (c. 1759-1834) and Phebe Proctor (c. 1762-1802) of Danvers. She married Elijah Upton (b. 1785) on July 2, 1809. He was a tanner and currier by trade and in 1809 engaged in the manufacture of glue. In both departments he did a large business and accumulated a handsome fortune. He was a great inventor and gave liberally to public charities and supported temperance reform and missionary work. He was an invalid for many years. They had one child Elijah Wood Upton (1811-1881) who received an excellent academic education including studies abroad. (Additional information provided by Carol and Stephen Huber).
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