Jacob Luther "Jake" Phillips

4 September 1851–29 February 1876 (Age 24)
Cedar, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Jacob Luther "Jake"

When Jacob Luther "Jake" Phillips was born on 4 September 1851, in Cedar, Missouri, United States, his father, Jacob Phillips, was 46 and his mother, Minerva Jane Miller, was 42. He married Serena Butner on 3 May 1871, in Cedar, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 29 February 1876, in his hometown, at the age of 24, and was buried in Bearcreek, Cedar, Missouri, United States.

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Jacob Luther "Jake" Phillips
Serena Butner
Marriage: 3 May 1871
Armilda Akin
Emma Phillips

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World Events (6)

Age 9
In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
Age 12
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
Age 15
The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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

De Phillips

Sources (4)

  • Jacob Phllips in household of Jacob Phillip, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jacob Phillips, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Jacob Luther Phillips, "Find A Grave Index"

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