Phoebe Ann Desha (1821-1871)

Mrs Phoebe (Desha) Smith

Associated Houses

Murray Forbes Smith House


She was the mother of the famous Mrs Alva Vanderbilt Belmont. Phoebe was married to a wealthy cotton merchant and she was remembered in Mobile for giving "costly, but not popular" parties according to Thomas C. de Leon.
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 12/03/2019 and last updated on 16/07/2019.