Samuel Phillips

about 1771–1844 (Age 73)
Leigh, Worcestershire, England

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Phillips was born about 1771, in Leigh, Worcestershire, England, his father, William Phillips, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Gilding, was 46. He married Ann Gaskins 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 73, and was buried in Leigh, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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

Spouse and Children

31 March 1792
Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom



    Louisa Phillips


    Elizabeth Phillips


    Mary Phillips


Parents and Siblings





    Thomas Philips


    James Philips


    James Phillips


    Elizabeth Philips


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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 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)

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

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