Samuel Phillips

Maleabout 1771–1844

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Phillips was born about 1771, in Leigh, Worcestershire, England, his father, William Phillips, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Gilding, was 47. He married Ann Gascoyne Gaskin on 31 March 1792, in Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He died in 1844, at the age of 74, and was buried in Leigh, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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Samuel Phillips
Ann Gascoyne Gaskin
Marriage: 31 March 1792
Melina Amelia Phillips
Louisa Phillips
Elizabeth Phillips
Mary Phillips

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Phillips, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Samuel Phillipps, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Price Genealogy Source Notes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 March 1792Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)

    1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

    Age 4

    "On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."

    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

    Age 16

    The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 30

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    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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