Anna Phillips

Brief Life History of Anna

When Anna Phillips was born on 15 September 1785, in Frederick, Maryland, United States, her father, Samuel Phillips Sr., was 43 and her mother, Nancy Anna Sargent, was 39. She married Benjamin Penn Jr on 7 January 1802, in Frederick, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Pleasant Township, Brown, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Georgetown, Pleasant Township, Brown, Ohio, United States in 1860. She died on 16 August 1874, in Georgetown, Brown, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Georgetown, Brown, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Penn Jr
1776–1862
Anna Phillips
1785–1874
Marriage: 7 January 1802
William Penn
1803–
Samuel W. Penn
1805–
Rebecca Penn
1810–1880
Granville Penn
1813–
Nackey E Penn
1815–1880
Mary Ann Penn
Helen Penn
1806–1878
John H Penn
1807–before 1827
Caroline Phillips Penn
1813–1880
Augusta Ann Penn
1813–1899
Hanson L. Penn
1813–1857
Benjamin M. Penn
1813–1880
Harriet A. Penn
1818–1902

Sources (4)

  • Anie Penn in household of Benjamin Penn, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Anna Phillips, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Col. Howard married Harriet A. (Penn) Broadwell on Nov. 27, 1877 the daughter of Benjamin Penn and Anne Phillips HISTORY OF CLERMONT COUNTY, OHIO, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF ITS PROMINENT MEN AND PIONEERS. PHILADELPHIA: LOUIS H. p.273

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

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.

1803

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

1810 · Change of capital city

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America, this surname has also absorbed cognates from other languages (see Philips ).

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

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Anna (Philips) Penn Biographical Sketch for Washington Township, Clermont County, Ohio in 1800

ANNA (PHILIPS) PENN. Anna (Philips) Penn was the youngest daughter of Samuel Philips, of Frederick Co., Md., and was born Feb. 15, 1785, near Frederick City. Her ancestry were English, and among the e …

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