Luke Phillips

1858–Male
Huron, Ohio, United States

The Life of Luke

When Luke Phillips was born in 1858, in Huron, Ohio, United States, his father, Richard R. Phillips, was 25 and his mother, Emily Dolbee, was 20.

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Richard R. Phillips
1833–1913
Emily Dolbee
1838–
Luke Phillips
1858–
Ira Phillips
1861–1924

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World Events (3)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 2

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 5

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

Age 5

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.

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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