Philip Corlew

1756–1810 (Age 54)
Halifax, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Philip

When Philip Corlew was born in 1756, in Halifax, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Corlew III, was 31 and his mother, Hannah UNKNOWN, was 16. He married Hannah Sutton in 1777, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. He died in 1810, in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Philip Corlew
1756–1810
Hannah Sutton
1758–
Marriage: 1777
Phillip Corlew
1777–1856
Belford Corlew
1779–1799
James Corlew
1781–1827
Amanda Malvina Anne Corlew
1781–1894
Patsy Corlew
1781–
Ransom Corlew
1783–
daughter Corlew
1787–
daughter Corlew
1789–
Elizabeth "Eliza" Rebecca Corlew
1790–
Betsy Corlew
1803–
Anne Corlew
1783–
Corlew
1785–
Jackson Corle Corlew
1795–
William Corlew
1801–

Spouse and Children

    Male1756–1810Male

    Hannah Sutton

    Female1758–Female

MARRIAGE
1777
North Carolina, United States
children

(14)

    Phillip Corlew

    Male1777–1856Male

    Belford Corlew

    Male1779–1799Male

    James Corlew

    Male1781–1827Male

    Amanda Malvina Anne Corlew

    Female1781–1894Female

    Patsy Corlew

    Female1781–Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1725–1783Male

    Hannah UNKNOWN

    Female1740–Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1756–1810Male

    Male1762–1843Male

    Ann Corlew

    Female1765–1780Female

    Mary Corlew

    Female1766–Female

    Frances Corlew

    Female1770–1821Female

+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 20

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 20

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 30

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone thought to resemble a curlew in some way, Anglo-Norman French curleu, Old French corlieu. The spelling Corlew is recorded in Sussex in 1327 , but now appears to have died out in the British Isles, replaced by the modern form Curlew.

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

Sources (3)

  • Philip Corlew, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Phillip Corlew in entry for Adam Hoskins and Patsy Corlew, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • North Carolina, State Census, 1784-1787

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