Ira Phillips

27 March 1861–24 June 1924 (Age 63)
Hartland, Huron, Ohio, United States

The Life of Ira

When Ira Phillips was born on 27 March 1861, in Hartland, Huron, Ohio, United States, his father, Richard R. Phillips, was 28 and his mother, Emily Dolbee, was 23. He married Nina Lunette Ney about 1886, in Huron, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Oberlin, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Canton, Stark, Ohio, United States in 1920. He died on 24 June 1924, in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 63.

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Ira Phillips
Nina Lunette Ney
Marriage: about 1886
Mary E Philips

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    Nina Lunette Ney


about 1886
Huron, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 18

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Ira Phillips, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ira Phillips, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ira Phillips, "United States Census, 1900"

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