Andrew Phillips Hoey

29 January 1824–25 April 1878 (Age 54)
Inverkeithing, Fife, Scotland

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Phillips Hoey was born on 29 January 1824, in Inverkeithing, Fife, Scotland, his father, Andrew Philp, was 33 and his mother, Isabel Hoy, was 31. He married Ann Low about 1844. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Inverkeithing, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1824. He died on 25 April 1878, in San José, San José, San José, Costa Rica, at the age of 54, and was buried in San José, San José, San José, Costa Rica.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Phillips Hoey
Ann Low
Marriage: about 1844
David Phillips Low
Alexander (Alejandro) Phillips Low
Andres Phillips Low
James Phillips Low
Mary Clement Phillips Low
Maria Isabel Phillips Low
Robert Phillips Low
Ann Low Taylor
Georgina Phillips Low
Jane Magge Phillips Low
Elizabeth Clementina Phillips Low

Spouse and Children

about 1844


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 6

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 8

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.

Age 19

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Andrés Phillips in entry for Lesmes Iróla Chacón and Isabel Phillips Lou, "Costa Rica, Civil Registration, 1823-1975"
  • Andrés Phillips in entry for Isabel Phillips Low, "Costa Rica, Civil Registration, 1823-1975"
  • Andres Phillips Hoey in entry for Anita Phillips Low, "Costa Rica, Civil Registration, 1823-1975"

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