Samuel Phippan


Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Phippan was born in 1756, in Rowberrow, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Phippen, was 35 and his mother, Rebecca Athay, was 35. He married Mary Dyer on 14 April 1778, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

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Samuel Phippan
Mary Dyer
Marriage: 14 April 1778

Sources (2)

  • Samuel Phippen, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"
  • Samuel Phippen in entry for Mary Dyer, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"

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  • Marriage
    14 April 1778Somerset, England, United Kingdom
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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (5)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 45

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.


    Age 59

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


    Age 67

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish (of Norman origin): shortened form of the Anglo-Norman surname Fitzpain ‘son of Pain’ (see Payne ).

    English: variant of Phipp with the West Midlands Middle English genitive singular -en instead of the more usual -s, see Phipps . Alternatively, perhaps from the unattested Middle English personal names Phippon or Phippin, which could be Old French pet forms of Philip , though they are not on record.

    Irish: perhaps an altered form of Thigpen by association or confusion with the name in (1). The 17th-century Thigpen and Phippen families in NC were apparently related.

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

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