William Clark Phipps M.D.

24 August 1855–27 February 1926 (Age 70)
Lafayette Township, Coles, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of William Clark

When William Clark Phipps M.D. was born on 24 August 1855, in Lafayette Township, Coles, Illinois, United States, his father, James Monroe Phipps, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Hedges Van Meter, was 33. He married Evaline Kerfoot on 29 December 1885. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Hackberry Township, Labette, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Moro, Madison, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died on 27 February 1926, in Charleston, Elko, Nevada, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Charleston, Elko, Nevada, United States.

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William Clark Phipps M.D.
Evaline Kerfoot
Marriage: 29 December 1885
Minnie Phipps
Roscoe Phipps
Mary Phipps
Ethel Phipps
William Kerfoot Phipps

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 December 1885
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries: 1856: Madison, Illinois, United States
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 20
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: from a shortened form of the Middle English personal name Philip , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.History: The Phipps family, which holds the titles of marquess of Normandy and earl of Mulgrave, are descended from Constantine Phipps (1656–1723), who was lord chancellor of Ireland. A cousin with a different background, Sir William Phip(p)s (1651–95), was born in ME, where his parents had emigrated. Originally a ship's carpenter, he rose to become royal governor of MA.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • William Phipps in household of James Phipps, "United States Census, 1870"
    • William C Phipps, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Wm Clark Phipps in entry for William K Phipps, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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