Angenetta Phillips

15 January 1851–1893 (Age 41)
Scott, Meigs, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Angenetta

When Angenetta Phillips was born on 15 January 1851, in Scott, Meigs, Tennessee, United States, her father, Thomas L. Phillips, was 26 and her mother, Esther Jane Terry, was 26. She married Sampson R Reed on 31 December 1874, in Scott, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died in 1893, in Scott, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Hazel Valley Memorial Cemetery, Oneida, Scott, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sampson R Reed
Angenetta Phillips
Marriage: 31 December 1874
Martha J Reed
Bertha Bell Reed
William Finley Reed
Dillie Reed
Ettie Lee Reed
John Riley Reed

Spouse and Children

31 December 1874
Scott, Tennessee, United States


    Martha J Reed



    William Finley Reed




+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas L. Phillips


    Esther Jane Terry




    Nancy Phillips


    Josiah T. Phillips


    Alesy Phillips


    Joseph Phillips


    John Riley Phillips


+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 11

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Sultana Tragedy

Age 14

In April of 1865, the steamboat the Sultana exploded. The Civil War had been over for awhile so this was considered the worst maritime disaster in US history. Compared to the Titanic where 1,512 people were killed, 1,8000 soldiers were killed on the Sultana. Confederate soldiers that weeks earlier had been fighting with Union soldiers were now fighting to save their lives.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America this name has also absorbed cognate names from other European languages, for example Italian Filippi , Polish Filipowicz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna P Philips in household of Thomas L Philips, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Anganetta Phillips in household of Thomas L Phillips, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nettie Phillips in entry for Bertha Reed Acres, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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