Philip Packer

about 1764–
Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of Philip

When Philip Packer was born about 1764, in Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Moses Packer, was 34 and his mother, Jane Smith, was 30. He married Sarah Underwood on 11 August 1798, in Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Philip Packer
1764–
Sarah Underwood
1777–
Marriage: 11 August 1798
Packer
1799–
Packer
1801–
Packer
1801–
Packer
1803–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 August 1798
Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(4)

    Male1799–Male

    Female1801–Female

    Female1801–Female

    Male1803–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a wool-packer, from an agent derivative of Middle English pack(en) ‘to pack’.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent derivative of Middle Low German pak, German Pack ‘package’, hence an occupational name for a wholesale trader, especially in the wool trade, one who sold goods in large packages rather than broken down into smaller quantities, or alternatively one who rode or drove pack animals to transport goods.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Philip Packer in record for Moses Packer; WEB: York County, Pennsylvania Wills, 1749-1819

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