Susanna "Susan" Phillips

Female25 August 1806–27 June 1851

Brief Life History of Susanna "Susan"

Susanna "Susan" Phillips was born on 25 August 1806, in Campbell, Tennessee, United States as the daughter of William Ballard Phillips. She married Richard Claiborne Wilhite about 1821, in Campbell, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 27 June 1851, in Bradley, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Lebanon, Bradley, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Claiborne Wilhite
Susanna "Susan" Phillips
Marriage: about 1821
Margaret Wilhite
John Wiley Wilhoite
Susanna "Susan" Wilhite
Mary Jane Wilhite
Cyntha Phillips Willhite
Catherine Lucretia Wilhite
Frances Gregory Wilhite
William Milton Wilhoite
Rebecca Quentine Wilhite

Sources (4)

  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
  • Susannah Phillips Willhite, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Susan Edwards in entry for Mary Jane Hickox, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1821Campbell, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.


    Age 6

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 13

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America, this surname has also absorbed cognates from other languages (see Philips ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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