When Rhoda Phillips was born in 1744, in Hunterdon, New Jersey, British Colonial America, her father, Col. John Philips, was 48 and her mother, Anna Annatje Lott, was 44. She married Theophilus Moore about 1766, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died on 8 April 1825, in Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Second English Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Amwell, East Amwell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States.
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 ).